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Woman Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed 8-Year-old

Skokie, IL Patch | Andrea Hart | Posted 05.23.2012 | Chicago

A 23-year-old Skokie woman has been charged in the crash that killed an 8-year-old boy, according to a police statement released Wednesday. Hanin G...

Barrington Hills Couple Found Dead, Murder Suicide Suspected

Lake Zurich, IL Patch | Morgan Delack | Posted 07.10.2012 | Chicago

Police are on the scene of an apparent murder-suicide in Barrington Hills this morning. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office tells Barrington ...

Mitt's New House Will Be Six Times Bigger Than Average American's

La Jolla Patch | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

As the race for the White House heats up, political pundits will hammer away at the candidates looking for weak spots in their armor. One question tha...

Man Dies After Electrocution While Trimming Tree

Lemont, IL Patch | Cari Barcas | Posted 04.22.2012 | Chicago

A man from the Lemont area died Friday after being electrocuted while trimming a tree in DuPage County near the village, according to a Chicago Tribun...

12-Year-Old Boy Dies After Baseball Accident

Oswego, IL Patch | Steven Jack | Posted 04.14.2012 | Chicago

A 12-year-old Oswego boy has died from injuries suffered Wednesday while playing baseball for the Oswego Panthers 12U Orange traveling team. Accord...

Baseball Team Comes Together Over Tragedy

| Posted 04.06.2012 | Teen

By Michael Sewall "We learned a lot about what really matters this week," Lincoln-Way Central coach Sean Bieterman said. "There are more important...

Ron Paul Reveals What He's 'Sick Of'

Riverdale Patch | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

About eight months after President Barack Obama addressed unemployment and the national debt at Ritchie Coliseum, a man who hopes to take his job disc...

Forget Book Clubs, Pinterest Parties Are The Next Big Thing

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 03.29.2012 | Technology

The next big thing to hit your living room could be Pinterest. In a "CBS This Morning" report aired March 29, CBS revealed how some creative Pinte...

Former Mexican President Fox Wows Students

Posted 03.03.2012 | Latino Voices

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox made time Friday to speak to Coronado Middle School students, encouraging them to value their educational opportu...

Aww. Teen Firefighter Asks Classmate To Prom Atop Ladder!

| Eric Campbell | Posted 03.02.2012 | Teen

If you heard a dull roar emanating from Lower Merion High School on Tuesday, it may have been the collective grumblings of all the senior guys who are...

WATCH: Teen Survives Heart Attack, Returns To Basketball Court

Posted 02.24.2012 | Home

Here at HuffPost High School, we've been hearing a ton of inspiring high school basketball stories lately ("Linderella" stories, in some cases!). The ...

4 Michigan Students Suspended For Distributing 'Skank List'

Patch | Posted 02.17.2012 | Home

This month, dozens of Dearborn families got an unwanted letter in their mailboxes: a so-called "skank list" with their daughters' names on it. The ...

How Dangerous Is Skateboarding?

| Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

Teacher Killed, College Student Injured In Bar Stabbing

Naperville, IL Patch | Mary Ann Lopez | Posted 02.04.2012 | Chicago

Police had a suspect in custody early Saturday in connection with an overnight stabbing at a Naperville bar that left one man dead and another in seri...

Torn Between Three Teams... No Longer Feeling Like a Fool

Tom Davis | Posted 04.04.2012 | New York
Tom Davis

If you want some sense of what it's like to live in a happy sports utopia, where three football cultures broken apart by bitter rivalries can break bread and live life in peace -- and not in pieces -- come to the Jersey Shore.

Local High School Considers Selling Ad Space, Inviting Sponsors For Academic Buildings

Glencoe, IL Patch | Michelle Martin | Posted 01.20.2012 | Chicago

New Trier Township High School District 203 school board members said Monday night that they are amenable to possibly allowing some advertising on sch...

Protesters Plan To Counter Pro-Walker Rally

Patch.com | By Jim Price | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

Protests of some kind are being planned Saturday afternoon to counter the Celebrate Walker rally in Hart Park in Wauwatosa, according to several sourc...

Man Faces Felony Charge After Throwing, Killing Kitten

Palatine, IL Patch | Brian SlupskiEmail the Author | Posted 01.07.2012 | Chicago

A Palatine man who picked up and threw a kitten has been charged with felony animal cruelty. Palatine Police Cmdr. Mike Seebacher said 33-year-old ...

Suburban Resident, Gulag Survivor Makes First Trip To Homeland Since 1939 Over Holidays

Western Springs, IL Patch | Darren McRoyEmail the Author | Posted 01.03.2012 | Chicago

Sometimes people ask Adam Szymel about his education. He tells them that he has a doctorate in "life experience." The 82-year-old Western Springs r...

Over 200 New State Laws Go Into Effect Jan. 1

Naperville, IL Patch | Amanda LuevanoEmail the Author | Posted 12.22.2011 | Chicago

As the clock strikes midnight Jan. 1, more than 200 new laws will go into effect in Illinois, including a database of first-degree murderers, stricter...

Local Native Is NHL's First Cuban-American Player

Glenview, IL Patch | George CastleEmail the Author | Posted 12.22.2011 | Chicago

Al Montoya is proud to be a Cuban-America -- the first to play in the National Hockey League -- but his sports upbringing is definitely classic All-Am...

Suspect In Indian Head Park Teen's Murder Pleads Not Guilty

Burr Ridge Patch | Sabrina Wu | Posted 12.23.2011 | Chicago

John L. Wilson, Jr., the man charged with the murder of a Lyons Township teen, has pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. At his arraignment W...

Next Nashville Stars...Facebook Changes...Cheerleading Champs

| Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

PHOTOS: Local Christmas Light Displays Across The U.S.

Posted 12.19.2011 | Travel

It doesn't feel like Christmas until the first intrepid guy or gal ventures into the front yard with a ladder and string of lights. Indeed, one of the...

Suspect In Bleeding Heart Robbery Arrested

Oak Park-River Forest, IL Patch | Casey Cora | Posted 12.16.2011 | Chicago

Police in Oak Park say the attacker in the Bleeding Heart Bakery robbery has been caught. Travion Trapp, 19, of the 300 block of North Hamlin Avenu...