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  • Grand jury subpoenas issued in Maine West hazing scandal

    Grand jury subpoenas in the Cook County state’s attorney’s investigation of alleged hazing on athletic teams at Maine West High School in Des Plaines have been issued, sources confirm. Although no one could say who received the subpoenas,...
  • More discipline possible in Maine West hazing case

     More discipline possible in Maine West hazing case
    District officials could take further disciplinary action Thursday against another employee involved in allegations of hazing on athletic teams at Maine West High School in Des Plaines. The District 207 school board has scheduled a special meeting for 6...
  • Soccer coach suspended in Maine West hazing case

    Soccer coach suspended in Maine West hazing case
    Another soccer coach linked to hazing allegations on athletic teams at Maine West High School has been suspended without pay by the district while officials pursue his dismissal. Maine Township High School District 207 officials reached that decision on...
  • 22 NIU frat members charged in freshman's hazing death

    22 NIU frat members charged in freshman's hazing death
    Nearly two dozen members of a Northern Illinois University fraternity were charged with hazing crimes Monday after a student died following excessive drinking at a party last month. On the night before his death, freshman David Bogenberger went from...
  • Frat members charged in hazing begin surrendering to police

    Frat members charged in hazing begin surrendering to police
    While members of a fraternity began surrendering to police throughout the region Tuesday, Northern Illinois University officials said more than 30 men and women at the school also face disciplinary sanctions in the death of a freshman pledge. As of 5 p....
  • Maine West suspends coach in hazing scandal

    Maine West suspends coach in hazing scandal
    One of the two coaches linked to allegations of hazing on athletic teams at Maine West High School has been suspended without pay by the district while officials pursue his dismissal. Maine Township High School District 207 reached that unanimous...
  • DCFS: Credible evidence of abuse at Maine West

    DCFS: Credible evidence of abuse at Maine West
    The state’s child welfare agency has determined that two staff members at Maine West High School abused and neglected children, a finding that appears to be linked to a soccer team hazing scandal at the Des Plaines school involving allegations of...
  • NIU hazing case: Attorney seeks names of more at party where student died

    NIU hazing case: Attorney seeks names of more at party where student died
    An attorney for the family of a Northern Illinois University freshman who died earlier this school year during a pledge party is seeking the names of additional students who attended the party to possibly add them to a lawsuit. The wrongful death suit,...
  • Hoffman Estates basketball team disciplined after hazing allegation

    Hoffman Estates basketball team disciplined after hazing allegation
    The Hoffman Estates High School boys varsity basketball team is being forced to forfeit three games after school district officials investigated a hazing allegation, according to district officials. The allegation surfaced Friday afternoon, and after...
  • Alvarez promises top to bottom review of Maine West hazing allegations

    Alvarez promises top to bottom review of Maine West hazing allegations
    Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez is promising a thorough investigation of the Maine West High School hazing case. In their initial assessment of the case prosecutors decided that there was not enough evidence to bring criminal charges.  But new...
  • Ravens say they don't tolerate hazing, bullying

    Ravens say they don't tolerate hazing, bullying
    When Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith reported to his first training camp two years ago, he anticipated being hazed by veteran teammates. He had heard the stories and watched shows like HBO's "Hard Knocks" that glorified the behavior and was prepared...