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There have been 22 school shootings in the US so far this year

WASHINGTON — So far in 2019 there have been 22 shootings at US schools in which someone was hurt or killed. They have occurred across the country, from ...

Lori Lightfoot to huddle with Ivanka Trump at the White House on Tuesday  Chicago Sun-Times

WASHINGTON — Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot will huddle with Ivanka Trump on Tuesday, when she kicks off three days of meetings at the White House and the ...

Parker H.S. Senior Helps Organize Benefit For Planned Parenthood  DNAinfo

LINCOLN PARK — A Francis Parker High School senior suddenly finds herself a concert impresaria after a Planned Parenthood benefit she was trying to ...

Love, laughter and daily kiss the hallmarks of Batavia couple's 75-year marriage  Chicago Daily Herald

Married in 1944 when he was home on leave from World War II, Carmen and Mary Siciliano couldn't be sure of what might come their way. On Monday, the ...

Girls Sports Month: A look back at Candace Parker in high school  USA TODAY High School Sports

WNBA superstar Candace Parker was throwing down dunks in games in high school and even doubled as the water girl.

Greatest high school basketball player from each decade  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - MaxPreps looks at the top high school basketball players for the past 100 years.

Robert Drew | Obituaries  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Robert Nolan Drew, 79, of St. Joseph passed away surrounded by family and friends on Saturday (June 8, 2019) after complications from a surgery.

Nike Gave Jabari Parker's High School Branded Apparel And That's OK  Deadspin

Grid, a weekly magazine in Chicago, noticed that the best public high schools for basketball in Chicago—a city where high school basketball gets foldout ...

Alabama Roots: The state's first-round picks in the NBA Draft

Thirty-four players from Alabama high schools and colleges have been selected in the first round of the NBA Draft.

Blondean Davis  Jackson Free Press

Tougaloo College named Blondean Davis, chief executive officer of Southland College Prep Charter High School in Chicago, to its board of trustees in June.

Made Men Basketball AAU Tryouts | Articles | News |  Wednesday Journal

MADE MEN is the official AAU/grassroots basketball club of NBA player Iman Shumpert (Cleveland Cavaliers). Additional programs include camps, clinics and ...

In between study hall and bedtime, local teens plan March for Our Lives Chicago rally  Chicago Tribune

As teens flock to similar rallies in other major cities including a national rally led by survivors of the Parkland shooting in Washington. D.C., here's a look at the ...

Bill Lowry: Who is he, why he's running, his positions  Chicago Sun-Times

Bill Lowry is a Democratic candidate for the Cook County Board of Commissioners in the 3rd District. Read his responses to a Sun-Times' questionnaire.

Teaching during desegregation  Greenville Journal

“Where will they use the bathroom?” It was the most common refrain Pearlie Harris heard when schools finally desegregated in Greenville County in February of ...

Ms. Basketball of Illinois 1993 | Marshall's Kim Williams  Chicago Tribune

The people of Englewood Terrace knew long before the rest of Illinois that Ms. Basketball lived in their South Side apartment building. Her picture, clipped out ...

Watauga, Avery Obituaries – July 3, 2019  High Country Press

The following are recent obituary notices from Austin & Barnes and Hampton funeral homes in Boone and Reins-Sturdivant in Newland. Iris N. Gragg (February ...

A Legendary Coach Says Goodbye to His Team After 57 Years  Runner's World

Joe Newton, 88, learned plenty from his career coaching at York High School in Elmhurst, Illinois.

Still in middle of senior season, Jabari Parker’s high school jersey is already retired  Yahoo! Sports

Chicago (Ill.) Simeon High senior Jabari Parker is extremely talented at basketball. This is not news. He has been the top ranked recruit in the Class of 2013 for ...

Schaumburg's Beard finds a home with Chicago Mustangs  Chicago Daily Herald

He grew up in the suburbs, but everything about Ephraim "Easy" Beard, a 27-year-old defender for the Chicago Mustangs indoor soccer club, screams Windy ...

Voices From Inauguration Weekend: Who Is Going to Washington and Why  NECN

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the country's 45th president on Friday and thousands of his supporters from across the country will attend to witness the ...

National Signing Day 2018: Local high school athletes decide where they are going to college  First Coast News

National Signing Day is underway on the First Coast. Dozens of talented high school athletes are set to announce where they plan to begin their college careers ...

BOB HAMBRIC: 1939-2009  Chicago Tribune

Bob Hambric never had a losing season in 24 years as the boys basketball coach at Simeon Career Academy, winning more than 500 games, including the ...

Where is the Oldest High School Radio Station in the United States?  Radio Survivor

Happy High School Radio Day! Because of my fascination with radio history, it seems like a great day to delve into the history of high school radio. As is the case ...

Jewish teens present 'The Revenge of Dinah: A Feminist Rape Culture Seder' on May 21  Jewish United Fund

The Passover seder is a complex, ancient tradition steeped in values and meaning. Using the Haggadah as a guide, Jews around the world reflect on events set ...

This week's Chicagoan: Kelwin Harris, DJ and former assistant to Mayor Daley  Chicago Reader

A first-person account from off the beaten track, as told to Anne Ford. "I was born and raised on the south side, in Auburn-Gresham. I went to high school, ...

Evanston High School grad spins romantic web for Spidey in 'Homecoming'  Chicago Daily Herald

Laura Harrier remembers the moment she received The Call. "I was in total shock!" the former Evanston resident said. "I had all these calls from my agent.

Alabama Roots: NBA Draft first-round total finally set to increase from 33

AP Photo. Thirty-three players with Alabama basketball roots have been selected in the first round of the NBA Draft. That total has not changed in the past seven ...

Today's Birmingham elections – Here are the candidates for mayor, city council and school board  Birmingham Times

Mayoral Candidates. Patricia Bell. Patricia Bell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his historic 1979 mayoral campaign, as well as Rev. Jesse Jackson's ...

Substitute teacher body slams student while breaking up fight  Daily Mail

Shocking video shows the brutal moment a Florida substitute teacher body slams a student onto a desk while breaking up a fight between two students at Terry ...

Byron Trott's BDT buys stake in Athletico Physical Therapy  Crain's Chicago Business

BDT Capital Partners, the Chicago investment firm led by Byron Trott, bought an ownership stake in Oak Brook-based Athletico Physical Therapy and plans to ...

Robservations: After 25 years, Catalyst folds into Chicago Reporter  Robert Feder

It's the end of an era for Catalyst Chicago: The influential journal on school reform and urban education has ceased its run as a print publication.

Maya Romanoff, wallcovering king, dies at 72 | Chicago Business & Financial News & Analysis  Crain's Chicago Business

Maya Romanoff, who made tie-dyed shirts after a visit to Woodstock and then constructed a wallcovering empire and artistic career, luring such luxury clients as ...

New name, expansion plans for Legacy Charter  Greenville Journal

Legacy Charter School is changing its name — not expectations — and making plans to expand. Legacy, now the county's largest Title I school, is changing its ...

Milwaukee Bucks acquire draft rights to Brown; Proviso West hires 3 new coaches  West Suburban Journal

By MIKE SANDROLINI. PROVISO | Sterling Brown indicated during his senior year at SMU that he wanted to play pro ball. It appears as if the Milwaukee Bucks ...

Sing For Me! Incredible Video Of High School Production Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA  Broadway World

A high school excels with THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA!

Northeast Florida athletes seal college futures on Signing Day  WJXT Jacksonville

Dozens of local high school athletes will put pen to paper Wednesday and sign their National Letters of Intent to play collegiate athletics.

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...

Robert W. Farquhar, 83, a retired astrodynamicist, has died  Baltimore Sun

Robert W. Farquhar, a retired NASA astrodynamicist who was an expert in halo orbits, died Oct. 18 of cardiomyopathy at his home in Burke, Va. The former ...

Innovative ‘co-working’ spaces planned in old West Greenville mill  WYFF Greenville

A company that provides flexible workplace options is taking over one of Greenville County's old mill buildings.

Huskie Hall of Famer Tom Jorgensen Passes Away  Northern Illinois University Athletics

Dec. 2, 2013 DEKALB, Ill. -- Former Northern Illinois University men’s basketball head coach, and NIU Athletics Hall of Famer, Tom Jorgensen passed.

Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr., Washington D.C. lawyer with ties to Birmingham, dies  Birmingham Times

By Monique Jones. The Birmingham Times. Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr. died at the age of 59. Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr, a prominent Washington D.C. lawyer and ...

Illinois News, Young talent: Local orchestra develops skills, friendships  Beloit Daily News

The UW-Rock County Youth Orchestra integrates band and string instruments to create a unique sound. The group has several members from Beloit, including ...

Who Is Laura Harrier? Meet Spider-Man's Liz!  Just Jared

Laura Harrier has a starring role in the new Marvel film, Spider-Man: Homecoming, out in theaters at midnight. The 27-year-old actress plays the role of Liz in the ...

'His legacy is through every runner that puts on the green and white'  Suburban Life Publications

Legendary York cross country coach Joe Newton passes away at age 88.

Sue Conway, versatile singer who performed worldwide, dies at 67  Chicago Tribune

Sue Conway, a singer who performed in a variety of styles on stage, in films and in music halls worldwide, has died at 67.

A final farewell to some of the notable Northwest suburbanites  Chicago Daily Herald

From the "father" of Northwest suburban paramedic *service* to the man whose detective team caught John Wayne Gacy to groundbreaking women in politics, the ...

7609 - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus: A history lesson Toward the end of 1982, Mitch Laks noticed posters on the lamp posts near ...

What Happened to Billy Zane - News & Updates  Gazette Review

Billy Zane has starred in several high-profile films including Dead Calm (1989), The Phantom (1996), and Titanic (1997). Where is he in 2017?

Vic Law Jr. goes from savior to sidelined to scripting history  Inside NU

How a kid from South Holland jump-started the new era of Northwestern basketball.

A Rare Look Inside The Byron Power Plant

It's one of the most recognizable sights in the stateline: the two towers that shoot steam high in the sky can been seen from miles away. Many know the Byron ...

Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer explores all of Spidey's 'new suits'  Daily Mail

The various suits that Spider-Man (Tom Holland) wears in Spider-Man: Far From home are put on display in a new trailer.

Gun shop burglary suspect mailed manifesto to Trump, police say  CNN

Joseph Jakubowski, the man suspected of burglary at a Wisconsin gun shop, is on the run after allegedly mailing a manifesto to President Donald Trump ...

Jennifer Aniston's ex Justin Theroux by the sea with Laura Harrier  Daily Mail

Jennifer Aniston's ex husband Justin Theroux sure is enjoying the single life.

Justin Theroux, 47, steps out in Paris with Spider-Man actress Laura Harrier, 28  Daily Mail

On Monday, the actor, 47, cut a casual figure as he was spotted out and about in Paris with the American actress and model, 28.

Montini Catholic Announces Soccer Captains — Lombard news, photos and events  TribLocal

The Montini Catholic High School Varsity Boys Soccer Team has chosen their 2011 Team Captains. The three captains include seniors Kyle Samas (#9) and ...

Interview: Laura Harrier, star of BlacKkKlansman, is set to be the breakout actress of 2018  The Times

What's most striking about Laura Harrier when she stands to shake my hand in Soho House, on Manhattan's Lower East Side, is her delicacy. She's slender as a ...

Ivan Rodriguez: Moment Robbie Parker, father of a child killed at Sandy Hook embraces his baseball hero  Daily Mail

Longtime Texas Rangers fan Robbie Parker grabbed former star catcher Ivan Rodriguez in a long embrace and didn't seem to want to let go.

Zendaya is makeup free and wears her locks in messy updo on Atlanta set of Spider-Man  Daily Mail

The 19-year-old looked *content* with what she's shot thus far of the Spider-Man reboot, offering a pleasant smile as she departed with a to-go box of food in hand.

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