We've got a jam-packed episode of Long Story Short after a busy news week. Catch up with us.
A video making the rounds on Facebook shows a 15-year-old student at MacArthur High School being attacked and beaten by a group of other boys.
Olympic rugby player Lauren Doyle, a native of Boody, visited her sister-in-law Jennifer Doyle's third-grade class at Our Lady of Lourdes School on Friday over Google Classroom, to answer questions written by the students.
A football game between two rival Chicago schools will be played without spectators Saturday, capping a tumultuous week of threats and the fatal shootings of two students.
More than 143,800 Western New Yorkers have contracted Covid-19 since March 2020 and 2,615 have died of it.
Friday marks one month since Jelani Day went missing, a case that has brought national attention to Bloomington-Normal. Here's a look at key dates in the case.
Students and faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago might notice something new wandering around this academic year. Among the throngs heading to classes, you can now spot the occasional squat autonomous vehicle valiantly trying to make its way through campus.
Two teenagers who attended the same Chicago high school were killed just hours apart, the latest violent tragedy involving young people in the city.
While the Illinois State Board of Education and Illinois Department of Public Health say test-to-stay is an acceptable option for school districts, the DuPage County Health Department does not.
“The testing regimen is there in order to make sure that they’re not entering the institution where they work and spreading COVID-19,” Pritzker said.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
The board also named Kent Newton to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Dave Brandon last month.
A DePaul University student was stabbed during a robbery outside a North Side bar early Saturday, according to Chicago police and the university.
The campus is about 40 acres, and includes 18 major buildings, seven parking lots, a parking deck and a football and soccer field with bleachers.
The Rock Island High School soccer team had to reschedule a game Thursday after the team stood together in support of players who weren't allowed on the bus while holding a Mexican flag.
The so-called devious lick TikTok bathroom challenge that has lured teens nationwide to wreak havoc on school restrooms has arrived in suburban Chicago districts, where officials are warning the latrine marauders that videotaping their friends yanking soap dispensers off the wall is no laughing matter.
Illinois families struggling to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic received good news and bad news Friday, with the state health department reporting the number of childhood virus cases appearing to decline the week before, while the number of school outbreaks in Illinois continued to climb.
"She was loved by so many here and will be greatly missed," the Taylorville Student Council posted on Facebook.
Big Blue Backpacks, a Millikin student organization aimed at addressing food insecurity in Decatur, is celebrating their sixth year by expanding their efforts and providing 80 students at the American Dreamer STEM Academy with food each weekend during the academic year.
About a week after school started at East St. Louis School District 189, Larita Rice-Barnes' daughter received the first of three letters from her school about students testing positive for COVID-19.
Nearly 450 Illinois school districts and private schools have signed up for COVID-19 saliva SHIELD testing. So far, only 79 have started. Here’s why.
Lawyers in a 2016 hush-money lawsuit against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert involving decades-old sexual abuse have agreed to settle the case.
Richard Kyte and Scott Rada also discuss why more young men are not attending college and whether students should be allowed to take mental health days.
District leaders also heard a snapshot of COVID-19 cases in Decatur schools.