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Hadiya Pendleton's Family, Former Classmates Remember Slain Teen

King College Prep students and teachers read poems and sang songs to remember their slain classmate.

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Kenwood Ref Has Blown Whistle on Obama, Michael Jordan and More

Reuben Norris, 78, is still going strong after 41 years officiating high school, college and pro games.

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King Prep LSC Squashes Questions on Member's Public Indecency Arrest

Reginald King and the LSC didn't talk about the arrest, but parents debated it.

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CPS Local School Council Member Arrested Third Time for Public Indecency

Parents and teachers at King College Prep are asking Reginald Jones to resign if convicted.

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Former King College Prep Principal Returns to Elementary School

Shontae Higginbottom took the helm at Bouchet Math and Science Academy after resigning from King.

Kenwood »

King College Prep Gets Interim Principal

David Narain will take over as principal at King after serving as assistant principal at Kenwood Academy.

Kenwood »

King College Prep History Teacher Uses Poetry to Unlock History

Eric Young helped students write poems and organize a memorial to cope with Hadiya Pendleton's murder.

Kenwood »

King College Prep Parents: We Don't Want Another Higginbottom as Principal

After a troubled principal resigned, the King College Prep council is urged to involve teachers, parents.

Kenwood »

CPS Layoff Notices Go Out to Nearly 100 Teachers, Support Staff

A total of 54 teachers and 40 teaching assistants were told last week their last day would be Nov. 20.

South Loop »

Hadiya Pendleton-Inspired Piece to Help Launch Transition for Dance Company

The ballet debuts Friday as part of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater's "Generations" performance.

Kenwood »

Embattled King College Prep Principal Resigns

Shontae Higginbottom was the target of a sit-in by students angered by her rules.

Kenwood »

Two King College Prep Drama Students Chosen for All-State Play

Nehmiah Barker and Danyelle Monson will represent the city in "The Grapes of Wrath."

Kenwood »

Lupe Fiasco to Students at Rally: 'Invest in the Future of Your City'

Rapper attended Project Orange Tree rally Monday to combat violence in wake of Hadiya Pendleton's death.

Kenwood »

'Project Orange Tree' Bands Hadiya's Schoolmates Together Against Violence

The student-led movement calls for supporters to wear orange and fast against violence next next week.

Woodlawn »

Lupe Fiasco's Jonylah Watkins Song Imagines What Her Life Could Have Been

The Chicago rapper's "Jonylah Forever" is dedicated to the slain 6-month-old.