Northwest Suburbs in 60 Seconds
Student a math champ:
A high school junior from Hoffman Estates recently took first place at a Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament. James Tao, a student at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, competed against 1,000 other top high school mathematics students in the nation and China. The students competed in three individual events algebra, combinatorics and geometry and in two team events. Tao placed first overall individually. The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy team placed 15th overall in the team category.
Attack follows Facebook talk:
Facebook comments sparked retaliation that ended in two people being arrested on battery charges, Mount Prospect police said. Ryan P. Hanley, 18, of the 200 block of North Emerson Street, Mount Prospect, and Matthew Kevin Guth, 20, of the 100 block of South Louis Street, Mount Prospect, were arrested around 3:45 p.m. Feb. 1 near the 200 block of Forest Avenue and charged with battery. Police reports said they drove to a home on the block, confronted a teenage boy about Facebook postings he had made, and punched him and pushed him down. Police reports said Hanley also bit the victims mother when she tried to stop him. Their court date is Feb. 22.
Dillard speaks in Schaumburg:
Illinois state Sen. Kirk Dillard will be the next speaker at the Schaumburg Township Republican Organizations "Meet Your Next Governor" series at the groups monthly breakfast meeting. The meeting takes place at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at Chandlers Chophouse, 401 N. Roselle Road in Schaumburg. …