Formerly Homeless Teen Gets Full Ride To HarvardPhiladelphia teen Richard Jenkins spent part of his young life in homeless shelters. He and his mother would move a lot, and when she couldn't afford a motel room, they would stay in shelters, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
MUST SEE: Teen's Celebration After Being Accepted To HarvardThe teen's acceptance celebration has become an instant hit online, with over 240,000 views on YouTube since it was posted on Dec. 13.
Using Mouthwash Too Often Raises Diabetes Risk, Study SaysA person using mouthwash twice a day was increasing their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 55 percent.
Harvard City Clerk Charged With Possession Of Child PornThe city clerk in northwest suburban Harvard was arrested Monday and charged with three counts of possessing child pornography.
Shop With Reusable Bags? Researchers Have Your NumberA Harvard study came up with some interesting conclusions about what shoppers may be more likely to buy when they're saving the environment. CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports.
Photo Of Fairdale Tornado Victim Found 35 Miles Away In HarvardA photo from the home of a Fairdale tornado victim was found 35 miles away, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Fake Harvard Rejection Letter Puts Chicago Student In SpotlightCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez explains how the high school senior turned a potentially bad experience into viral gold.
Living The American Dream? Chicago Is A City That Doesn't Work, Study Finds For parents who want their children to live the American Dream, Chicago is a city that doesn't work, a group of Harvard and Cal-Berkley researchers found
Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s PerfectionIn the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.
South Side Man Backs Off Threat To Burn Historic PapersA South Side man, who threatened to torch a treasure trove of irreplaceable historic documents that once belonged to Harvard’s first black graduate, says he’s changed his mind.
Two Suburban Women Accused Of Processing Checks For A Nigerian ScamTwo women from far northwest suburban Harvard are accused of working with a large-scale Nigerian-based scam.
Teen Mother, Boyfriend Found Dead In Apparent Murder-SuicideA 17-year-old mother was found fatally shot in a Northern Illinois back yard early Thursday – the apparent victim of a murder-suicide perpetrated by the father of her baby.