Gun Found In Student’s Backpack At Evanston Township High SchoolOfficials at Evanston Township High School notified the school resource officer after they found an unloaded Walther P38 semi-automatic handgun in a student’s backpack at 9:20 a.m., according to a statement from Evanston police.
Man Critically Wounded In Evanston Shooting, Nearby High School Locked DownA man was critically wounded in a shooting in north suburban Evanston Tuesday evening, prompting officials to lock down a nearby high school.
Three Illinois Teachers Finalists For $1M Global PrizeThe Varkey GEMS Foundation says there are 16 U.S. teachers among the 50 finalists for the "World's Best Teacher" award. Among the finalists are Jacqueline Lopushonsky of Wheaton, Mark Vondracek of Gurnee and Paul Solarz of Arlington Heights.
Slain Teen's Mom Providing Scholarships In Son's MemoryThe mother of a slain Evanston high school student is honoring his memory, by providing scholarships to two teens who walk the path her son would have traveled had he survived a shooting in 2012.
Teen Charged In Slaying Near Evanston H.S.Matthew A. Dubose, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Cardereon Priester on Sept. 10.
Man Shot And Killed Near Evanston High SchoolCardereon Preister was found lying face down in the 1700 block of Leland Avenue, around 11 p.m. Tuesday. That street is about two blocks away from the Evanston Township High School building.
Evanston High Baseball Team Forfeits Playoffs Over Sexting AllegationsSchool officials disciplined the entire team over the incident, because players would not reveal who shared pictures of nude girls they had received from female classmates.
Prosecutors: Gunman Didn't Even Know Who Evanston Boy WasA suspect has been charged in the shooting that killed a 14-year-old boy on the west side of Evanston last weekend.