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Threat Prompts Heightened Security At Lincoln Park High School

More Security At Lincoln Park School After Threat - Lincoln Park, IL - Police have been patroling the school and all students are required to put their personal ...

Lincoln Park High School placed on lockdown for bomb threat  Chicago Sun-Times

Lincoln Park High School was briefly placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after someone called in a bomb threat, according to authorities. An anonymous ...

Extra security in place at Lincoln Park HS after threat found  WLS-TV

Extra security is in place at Lincoln Park High School Thursday after a threat was discovered.

Lincoln Park High School On Lockdown After Bomb Threat

Lincoln Park School On Lockdown After Bomb Threat - Lincoln Park, IL - The school was briefly placed on lockdown after a man called the school and said that a ...

Top 100 recruit Terrence Shannon signs with Texas Tech  247Sports

Terrence Shannon signed with Texas Tech on Thursday.

Lincoln Park High School Celebrates First Homecoming Parade

Lincoln Park High Holds First Homecoming Parade - Lincoln Park, IL - Complete with the school's marching band, the football team, and pom poms.

43rd Ward Aldermanic Debate To Be Held In Lincoln Park

CHICAGO — A 43rd Ward aldermanic debate will be held in the Lincoln Park neighborhood on Thursday, Jan. 17. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln ...

Prosecutors: Lincoln Park High School teacher had sex with boy, 15, he met online  Chicago Tribune

A teacher at Lincoln Park High School has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse after police said he had "inappropriate involvement with a ...

Swastika Found On Jewish Students Locker At Lincoln Park School

Swastika Found On Student's Locker In Lincoln Park - Lincoln Park, IL - The principal described a "desensitization" to "'joking around' with one another about ...

DeFrancesco named Mundelein coach  Chicago Daily Herald

The Mundelein High School District 120 board of education has approved the hiring of Vince DeFrancesco as head varsity football coach and wellness teacher ...

Oz Park Tree Lighting Rescheduled

Oz Park Tree Lighting Rescheduled - Lincoln Park, IL - The event has been bumped from Saturday to Sunday.

8 Chicago High Schools Among Best In Illinois For 2018: US News  Chicago, IL Patch

8 Chicago High Schools Among Top In IL: US News - Chicago, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.

Chicago Public Schools enrollment by school for 2018-19  Chicago Tribune

Look up how enrollment at each Chicago public school has changed from 2017-18 to 2018-19.

Chicago Has State's Top 6 Public High Schools: US News Rankings  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Chicago Public Schools once again claims the top spots on an annual list of the state's best public high schools. Which schools made the cut.

43rd Ward 2019 Aldermanic Election Candidate Previews

43rd Ward 2019 Aldermanic Election Preview - Lincoln Park, IL - Five candidates are trying to unseat Ald. Michele Smith in the 43rd Ward. Here are their profiles, ...

Chicago Municipal Election 2019: Where, When To Vote

CHICAGO — Voters will be flocking to polling places Tuesday across Chicago to mark their ballots. The election will determine who will be the next mayor, city ...

43rd Ward Aldermanic Election: Smith, Lindblom Head Into Runoff

43rd Ward Aldermanic Election Heads To Runoff - Lincoln Park, IL - Ald. Michele Smith will face off against Derek Lindblom Apr. 2.

WGN Radio's Lisa Wolf attends the Hamilton Education Program with 25 Chicagoland high schools including Pike High School and Lincoln Park High School.  WGN Radio - Chicago

On May 2, 2018, 1900 students and teachers from 25 Chicagoland area schools attended the matinee performance of HAMILTON at Broadway in Chicago's ...

Chicago offers less college prep in majority black, Latino schools  Crain's Chicago Business

Chicago public schools that are heavily black and Latino aren't offering the same rich selection of college-prep courses as schools with more white students.

Lincoln Yards Revised Proposal Public Survey Launches

Lincoln Yards Revised Proposal Survey Launches - Lincoln Park, IL - The 2nd Ward office is conducting its latest survey on the evolving proposal.

First look at Gold Coast condo project, Fifteen Fifty on the Park

New renderings have been released for Fifteen Fifty on the Park, a boutique condominium building from developers Golub & Company, CIM Group and Avoda ...

Former North Side Teacher Gets Probation For Abuse Of Teenage Boy  CBS Local

CHICAGO (CBS) — A former Lincoln Park High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage boy was sentenced to probation ...

Illinois Basketball: Illini seem to be back in Terrence Shannon sweepstakes  Writing Illini

The Illinois basketball team was out of the running for Terrence Shannon. But, the Illini are back in it after he de-committed this weekend.

Lincoln Park H.S. Students Walk Out To Protest Teacher Firings  CBS2 Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A few hundred students staged a walkout Friday morning at Lincoln Park High School — one of the state's top schools — to protest the ...

Chicago Mayoral Election 2019 Candidates Preview  Chicago, IL Patch

CHICAGO — The number of candidates running to be Chicago's next mayor is the largest in the city's history. Before Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced last year ...

Walter Payton College Prep named best high school in Illinois, 8 other CPS schools make top 15  WLS-TV

The top high schools in Illinois in 2018 are found in Chicago, according to a new report.

CPS Scores Top 5 Public High Schools in New Rankings  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

In addition to having the top five highest-rated public high schools in the state of Illinois, Chicago Public Schools has two of the top 100 high schools in the ...

Kim Foxx Wants to Tell You a Story

In her mission to reform a tarnished office, the high-wattage Cook County state's attorney is reaching deep into her past.

Miller, Morgan Park roll to Dipper title | Sports  The Beverly Review

The nation's top recruit in the Class of 2020, Morgan Park High School (MPHS) junior guard Adam Miller admitted he hadn't quite found his rhythm through the ...

Illinois Basketball: Decision coming for Illini target Terrence Shannon  Writing Illini

The Illinois basketball team needs to sign up players for the class of 2019. There is a decision coming for Illini target Terrence Shannon.

13 Illinois High Schools Named Among Best in Country, According to US News & World Report  NBC Chicago

More than a dozen Illinois high schools have been named among some of the best in the nation, according to the latest ranking released by U.S. News & World ...

Former Near North H.S. Field To Become Lincoln Park H.S. Home Field  DNAinfo

Nearby Lincoln Park High School will use the field for after-school games and practice, Ald. Smith said.

The Most Challenging Schools In Illinois: Washington Post

'Most Challenging Schools' In State: Report - Chicago, IL - The Washington Post has released its 2017 list of the Most Challenging Schools in the U.S. and many ...

SAT scores in Illinois: explore the data  Chicago Tribune

Unlike most of Illinois schools, Hersey High School in Arlington Heights scored an average 1202.3 on the SAT, one of only 14 high schools in the state that on ...

Study finds success beyond selective CPS schools; students agree  Chicago Sun-Times

Some top students who end up at neighborhood high schools in Chicago do better than they might at CPS' 11 selective-enrollment schools, a study finds.

State's attorney Kim Foxx welcomes Flossmoor's community comforts  The Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle

Kim Foxx loves living in Flossmoor. Foxx, Cook County's State's Attorney, says her house, and her neighborhood, provide a respite from workdays filled with a ...

2017-18 budgets: Search for your CPS school  Chicago Tribune

Of the 642 school budgets released by Chicago Public Schools this week, 336 are getting more money and 306 are getting less compared with last year.

Lincoln Park High School Wins the 5th Annual Magnetar Academy Team Challenge as Competition Sets Participation Record  Business Wire

Magnetar Youth Investment Academy, an innovative high school-based financial education program, held its fifth annual Magnetar Academy Team Challenge.

York HS Ranked Among States Best For 2018: US News  Elmhurst, IL Patch

York HS Among Illinois' Best High Schools - Elmhurst, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how York ...

Why I teach — and why I fight for my CPS students  Chicago Tribune

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be only one thing when I grew up — a teacher. When my older brother, John, walked down the street to school, I would walk ...

7 Chicago High Schools Make Top 10 List Of Illinois' Best  DNAinfo

U.S. News & World Report is out with its list of the best schools in the country and the state.

100 Best Public High Schools in Illinois for 2016

Chicago, IL - A new 2016 list compiled by, an information *service* provider, ranks the Land of Lincoln's best public high schools.

25 Best Illinois High Schools: U.S. News Rankings 2016

Chicago, IL - Where does your school rank in the 2016 U.S. News and World Report list released this week?

Doris Ivy’s second chance at life molded Jesse White’s views on organ donations  Chicago Sun-Times

Jesse White's sister has died — 27 years after her life-saving kidney transplant made secretary of state a champion of organ donation. Services set.

Hinsdale South Ranked Among States Best For 2018: US News

Hinsdale South Ranked Among Illinois' Best Schools - Darien, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.

One-handed pianist Norman Malone's triumphant concert debut  Chicago Tribune

At himself. "You're going to hear words you never heard before," he says to his accompanist, letting loose a torrent of expletives. "I knew this was going to be the ...

LTHS Ranked Among States Best For 2018: US News  Homer Glen, IL Patch

Lockport Ranked Among Illinois' Best High Schools - Homer Glen-Lockport, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the ...

Area Notebook: Bensko comes south for business, pleasure  The State Journal-Register

Dusty Bensko is looking forward to seeing old friends on Friday and Saturday. But it will be more than just a sentimental journey for Bensko, who wants to make ...

Illinois Basketball: Upcoming weekend is big for both Illini programs  Writing Illini

Not one, not two, but three top 100 players are coming up to Champaign to see what the Illini program is all about. The headliner of the visit is big man, Oscar ...

3 castlelike Chicago homes for more than $1 million  Chicago Tribune

Castles aren't always for royal families — and you need not travel to Europe to find them.

TV Pilot Filmed In Historic Beverly-Morgan Park Home  Beverly, IL Patch

TV Pilot Filmed At Historic Beverly Home - Beverly-MtGreenwood, IL - A group of students with *Fresh* Films assisted in the filming of a professional television pilot ...

Historic home part of film project | Community News  The Beverly Review

A historic mansion in Morgan Park recently became the setting for an upcoming TV pilot show made by teens that will be unveiled later this year.

LHS Ranked Among States Best For 2018: US News  Lemont, IL Patch

LHS Ranked Among Illinois' Best High Schools - Lemont, IL - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how ...

Northside College Prep Ranked Among Nations Top 20 Best High Schools

Lincoln Square, IL - Walter Payton, Jones, Whitney Young, Lane Tech and Lincoln Park also ranked best in state by U.S. News and World Report.

Making Music Together: A Look at Diversity in Orchestras  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

The Grant Park Music Festival opens in one week, making classical music accessible to anyone who's interested. But the makeup of orchestras across the ...

Maine East ranks 37th in state on new 'Best Schools' list  Chicago Tribune

Maine East High School has a spot among Illinois's top public schools in U.S. News and World Report's latest ranking of "Best High Schools" in the nation.

At Orr High School, basketball — and the bleeding of a U.S. city  Chicago Sun-Times

The violence really never ends around Orr High School, and its basketball team is often caught in the crossfire. Part 1 of 5 from Rick Telander.

Chicago dominates top of state list with elite schools, with a catch  Chicago Sun-Times

Once again, Chicago's elite high schools dominate the top of state's high schools, with selective-enrollment schools taking the top four.

Meet the Teen Rockers In Oak Lawn Fall On The Greens Battle of the Bands

Teens Bands Star In Oak Lawn's Fall on the Green - Oak Lawn, IL - Seven teen bands from high schools across Chicago region compete in Oak Lawn's Battle of ...

Senn High School's Big Transformation: 'What's Happening Here is Real'  DNAinfo

Since Susan Lofton became principal in 2010, the Edgewater school has become a top-rated school for CPS.

Race for Chicago city council. Candidate positions on key issues  Chicago Tribune

Below are responses to surveys conducted by the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board as part of our endorsement process for the February 2019 races for Chicago ...

Local teen musicians to share the spotlight at Midwest Young Artists Conservatory Feb. 1  Chicago Daily Herald

NPR's "From the Top with Host Christopher O'Riley," the pre-eminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on more than 220 stations nationwide, will ...

CPS announces employee cuts at city schools | News  The Beverly Review

More than 900 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) employees, including 356 teachers, will be laid off before the new school year as a statewide education-funding ...

Finding New Paths : Northwestern Magazine  Northwestern University NewsCenter

by Sean Hargadon and Erin Karter. Madison Jackson had just finished her first year of high school when her mother's cancer took a turn for the worse. In August ...

Safety is key to why people want to move to Naperville  Chicago Tribune

There's little doubt that people think Naperville is an attractive place in which to live. In survey after survey, we rank at or near the top. But why? Realtors and ...

Illinois Schools Named Among Most Challenging High Schools in America  NBC Chicago

A new report has ranked the most challenging high schools in the nation and a number of Illinois schools made the list.

Number of children booming in Lincoln Park  Crain's Chicago Business

Yes, Chicago has always had kids, from Englewood to Humboldt Park. What separates the children of Lincoln Park is their $1600 strollers and $20000 ...

Twin brothers, 17, fatally shot in Old Town  WLS-TV

Twin brothers were shot and killed in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood early Sunday morning, police said. Edward and Edwin Bryant both played basketball.

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

Which Chicago elementary schools are going International Baccalaureate?  Crain's Chicago Business

The Emanuel administration today announced plans to expand the International Baccalaureate program at five elementary schools, making the academically ...

Chicago-area schools are ranked by students and teachers using 5Essentials survey.  Chicago Tribune

The Illinois State Board of Education recently made public the results of the 2015 "5Essentials Survey," a compilation of responses from about 675,000 students ...

ChiArts Set To Open in Former Lafayette Building, but Old Wounds Remain  DNAinfo

Lafayette's name is still etched in stone on the building but ChiArts will wrap construction in August.

Battle Intensifies in 43rd Ward  Chicago Tonight | WTTW

First-term Ald. Michele Smith is fighting to keep her Lincoln Park aldermanic seat in a bitter battle with challenger Caroline Vickrey. They go head to head.

Isidrio Valverde, 40, charged in Lincoln Park sexual assaults  WLS-TV

A 40-year-old man accused to sexually assaulting a young woman near Chicago's DePaul University campus appeared in court Saturday.

Charlie Taylor's death marks the passing of a legend  Southgate News Herald

Charlie Taylor has passed away. To those of us who knew and loved him, these are some of the saddest words we've ever read.

Chicago Public School grads ready for college  Northwestern University NewsCenter

Three years after they were chosen from non-selective enrollment high schools as Northwestern Academy for Chicago Public Schools' inaugural cohort, 48 CPS ...

Lincoln Park sees more multiple-lot mega-mansions  Crain's Chicago Business

The Lincoln Park mega-mansion is coming back. In another sign of the rising residential market, more builders are buying up multiple lots on Lincoln Park's most ...

New Amundsen Coach Aims to Get Athletes in College

Lincoln Square, IL - Ryan Ward takes over the team mid-season and hopes to improve its 2-8 record. But his main goal is to see all of his players continue their ...

Magnetar Academy teaching Chicago teens personal finance  Crain's Chicago Business

Personal finance should be part of the standard public school curriculum. Until that day comes, we are filling the need ourselves in Chicago, writes the CEO of ...

Lincoln Park home Chicago's priciest single-family listing  Crain's Chicago Business

A Lincoln Park mansion on five city lots quietly hit the market at $18.5 million, making it the highest-priced single-family home listing in the city. The Burling Street ...

Chicago Restaurant Openings for Spring 2017  Eater Chicago

A regularly-updated list of new Chicago-area restaurants.

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois names Class of 2017  Chicago Daily Herald

Golden Apple announces the induction of the 2017 class of the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program, a group of 234 young people who have chosen to ...

Wow! House: Opulent Gold Coast Mansion

This extraordinary mansion on an extra-deep double lot in the heart of the Gold Coast is a true gem. Designed by renowned Chicago architect A.M.F. Colton in ...

Adlai Stevenson, Buffalo Grove High Rankings: U.S. News & World Report

Best High Schools List: How Did BG Schools Rank? - Buffalo Grove, IL - U.S. News and World Report released its best high schools list on Tuesday. Find out ...

Chicago poet, activist, rapper Malcolm London performs  WLS-TV

CHICAGO -- Malcolm London is a performer, educator, activist and poet. Born and raised in the Austin neighborhood, he attended Lincoln Park High School, ...

Twin brothers, 17, among 17 killed in deadliest weekend of year  Chicago Sun-Times

Twin 17-year-old brothers were killed in a drive-by shooting early Sunday in Old Town — among 17 people shot and killed in Chicago between Friday evening ...

Updates On Upcoming Chicago-Area Restaurants & Bars, Winter 2017  Eater Chicago

A regularly-updated list of forthcoming restaurants and bars.

Robinson's #1 Ribs | Lincoln Park | Barbecue/Ribs | Restaurant  Chicago Reader

Lincoln Park outpost of the popular rib shack spawned by Mike Royko's Ribfest.

15 for 15: Basketball or baseball, Pleasant Plains won with Dusty Bensko in lineup  The State Journal-Register

He went on to a noteworthy college baseball career at the University of Illinois and a short stay in the minor leagues.But when Dusty Bensko's name is ...

Chicago mayor, Schapiro celebrate new Northwestern facility for CPS students  The Daily Northwestern

CHICAGO — University President Morton Schapiro and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel convened at Northwestern's Chicago campus on Sunday to celebrate ...

Jacobs High School Ranked Among the Best High Schools in State

ALGONQUIN, IL - Jacobs High School has been ranked among the top high schools in the state, according to annual rankings released Monday by U.S. News ...

Bughouse Square Debate topics over the years  Chicago Tribune

Heckling a public speaker is not often encouraged by the event organizers. That's not the case at the Bughouse Square Debates, a 30-year tradition in Chicago ...

Boosted by zoning changes, Anixter Center selling Clybourn buildings  Chicago Tribune

A nearly century-old nonprofit has agreed to sell one Clybourn Avenue building to a developer while putting a larger one across the street up for sale.

City Club of Chicago: Cook County State's Attorney candidate Kim Foxx  WGN Radio

February 18, 2016 Kim Foxx is an accomplished leader, prosecutor and advocate for children and families in Cook County. She is running to become Cook ...

School of Art Institute to award Kanye West honorary doctorate  Chicago Tribune

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago will award an honorary doctorate to rapper Kanye West on Wednesday.

Metro-east high schools fail to make top national rankings  Belleville News-Democrat

Not one metro-east high school made U.S. News & World Report's list of top ranked high schools in Illinois — but that isn't a fair reflection of local schools' quality ...

City Club of Chicago: Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx  WGN Radio

March 15, 2017 Hon. Kimberly Foxx - State's Attorney - Cook County Kimberly Foxx Kim Foxx was sworn in as Cook County State's Attorney on December 1, ...

Chicago's Most Expensive Home Ever Hits The Market  ChicagoNow

A massive home at 1955 N Burling in Chicago just hit the market. At $18.75 MM it is the most expensive single family home ever offered for sale in the city.

10 Ways 'The Good Wife' Gets Chicago Wrong | Little Kids, Big City  ChicagoNow

I've only been living here in Chicago for 15 years, so I certainly don't claim to be a life-long resident-level expert on the subject. But even with only 15 years ...

State's Attorney Race: An Interview with Candidate Kim Foxx  Evanston RoundTable

While no elective positions in Evanston will be on the March 15 Illinois presidential primary ballot, a number of important county-wide candidates will be selected ...

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