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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.

More Threats -- And Police Resources -- Directed At Chicago High Schools  WBBM NewsRadio

Lane Tech administrators reported they discovered graffiti alluding to school violence that would potentially take place on Thursday, according to Chicago police ...

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.

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 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.

Lincoln Park HS teacher accused of having relationship with 15-year-old boy  WLS-TV

A Lincoln Park High School teacher is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a ...

Students walk out of class to protest CPS budget cuts  WLS-TV

Hundreds of Lincoln Park High School students walked out of class Friday morning to protest proposed budget cuts against Chicago Public Schools.

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 ...

Political daybook in Illinois and Chicago on Nov. 6  Chicago Sun-Times

This political daybook from the newsroom of the Sun-Times offers a rundown of events featuring key players in the 2018 midterm elections on Nov. 6.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

3 Teens Charged With Sex Abuse Of Lincoln Park High Student  CBS Local

CHICAGO (CBS) — Three teenage boys stand accused of forcing a 16-year-old girl to perform a sex act on them in a stairwell at Lincoln Park High School.

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.

Best Illinois High Schools 2017: U.S. News and World Report

Best Illinois High Schools In 2017 - Chicago, IL - U.S. News and World Report's 2017 "best high schools" is out and 105 Illinois schools made the cut. Did your ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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?

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander chronicles how the Orr High School basketball team coped with violence in the 2016-17 season.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

CPS students cut class to protest budget mess at Loop rally  Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Public Schools students risked detention Friday by skipping class to protest budget cuts at a Downtown demonstration.

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 ...

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.

School start and end times changing at more than 70 CPS schools  Chicago Sun-Times - Breaking News

Chicago Public Schools will change bell schedules at 60 high schools and 17 elementary schools this fall as the district tries to save.

6 CPS high schools among the top 10 in state  WLS-TV

U.S. News and World Report ranked six Chicago Public High Schools among the top 10 high schools in the state of Illinois this year.

Big names roam Champaign this weekend: RI’s Beal among women’s hoops recruits  Quad-Cities Online

There are plenty of big weekends for major college programs. This weekend the Fighting Illini men and women's basketball program will have some of the ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Long-Delayed Children's Memorial Hospital Project Inches Closer to Construction  Curbed Chicago

It's finally starting to feel real, folks. After years of inactivity, the demolition of Lincoln Park's deserted former Children's Memorial Hospital appears imminent ...

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.

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

Malcolm London is coming out with a new album titled "Opia" and he is here to perform the title track, and talk with WCL about his journey.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Chicago Restaurant Openings for Spring 2017  Eater Chicago

For a list of summer 2017 openings, go here. June 16. ARMOUR SQUARE— Joy Cafe is open, reported DNAinfo. It serves an iced coffee that comes from a Thai ...

Students, Activists March To Protest Possible CPS Teacher Layoffs  CBS Local

CHICAGO (CBS) — More than three dozen Chicago Public Schools students and other activists were marching through downtown and beyond on Friday, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

A regularly-updated list of forthcoming restaurants and bars.

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 ...

Ken Dunkin: The Truth, Regrets & Re-election  Chicago Defender

For 13 years Ken Dunkin served constituents in the 5th District as the State Representative in the Illinois General Assembly. Over the years, he became one of ...

2 Investigators: Chicago Cop Shoots Teen During Curfew Confrontation  CBS Local

(CBS) – There are more questions about Chicago police and the use of deadly force. A North Side teen was stopped for a curfew violation and ended up shot ...

WE Day Illinois celebrates young people making a difference  WLS-TV

WE Day Illinois is an annual celebration of young people working to serve their community. The party will be held Wednesday at Allstate Arena.

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 teachers rally, march through Loop after walkout  WLS-TV

The Chicago Teachers Union took their battle against Chicago Public Schools to the streets Friday with a one-day strike at schools across the city that ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

CPS launches redesigned website, new student-designed logo  WLS-TV

Chicago Public Schools launched a redesigned website Thursday, which the nation's third-largest school district says will allow visitors to easily access ...

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 ...

College-bound teens accused of beating man over $500 bike  WLS-TV

Five young people are charged in a robbery attempt to get a $500 dollar bicycle outside a Wicker Park gas station. Prosecutors said the attackers were ...

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 ...

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.

Thomas Leach, longtime Chicago elections spokesman, dies at 76  Chicago Tribune

Thomas Leach was a reporter who spent 34 years as spokesman for the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners.

I'm thankful...that I'm living and raising my kids in the city  Chicago Parent

It's not always easy being an urban mom, and the city of Chicago tends to take more criticism than applause. This season though, I'm giving thanks for the city I ...

Chicago Jazz Festival kicks off Thursday, lasts through Labor Day weekend  WLS-TV

Some of the world's best jazz musicians are taking center stage this weekend in Chicago. The 37th annual Chicago Jazz Festival kicked off this afternoon at the ...

In Defense of Public Education  Huffington Post

Instead of privatized education for Chicago, I hope for a future with strong neighborhood schools where teachers work together with CPS to create safe en...

Clemente High School To Adopt International Baccalaureate Curriculum  CBS2 Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday that Roberto Clemente High School will become Chicago's third school offering solely the ...

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.

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 ...

Young Lane Tech Team Bests Amundsen in Home Territory

Lane Tech guard Admir Suljic came alive in the second half to led the Indians in a 58-43 victory over Amundsen High School in Viking territory. For more scores ...

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 ...

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 ...

Malcolm London: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

A poet and leading activist was arrested Tuesday night during protests over the death of Laquan McDonald in Chicago. Malcolm London, 22, a Chicago native, ...

3297 - 30 Under 30 to be honored (Page 6) - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - 30 Under 30 to be honored (Page 6) ANNA RANGOS Anna, 17, is a student at Maine South High School in Park Ridge, Ill., and ...

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 ...

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.

Farmers Markets; Roundups  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. NEW HEAD OF SCHOOL Ancona School, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave., has named Ari Frede, a teacher, school and arts administrator, and ...

African Festival; Air & Water Show; Fiesta Del Sol  Gazette Chicago

By William S. Bike. AFRICAN FESTIVAL The African Festival of the Arts will be held in Washington Park, 51st Street at Cottage Grove Avenue, Friday, Aug.

4754 - Legacy Walk unveils five new bronze memorial plaques - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - Legacy Walk unveils five new bronze memorial plaques Chicago's Legacy Walk gained five new bronze memorial plaques that ...

Kim Foxx Buries 2-Term Prosecutor Anita Alvarez for Dem Nomination in Cook County States Attorney Race

Oak Lawn, IL - Two-term prosecutor Anita Alvarez faces a stiff challenge by Kim Foxx and Donna More in the Democratic Cook County State's Attorney primary.

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, ...

7185 - 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 ...

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