| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:56 AM
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,...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:58 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:38 AM
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...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:53 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:35 AM
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....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:10 AM
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...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 5:14 AM
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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:15 AM
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,...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 11:41 AM
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...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:51 AM
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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:26 PM
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...