| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:21 AM
West Palm Beach's Luis Delgado hopes to play major league baseball someday.
"My favorite player is (Washington Nationals') Bryce Harper," said Delgado, 11, of the South Florida Stickmen 11 & Under AAA team, based in Royal Palm Beach. "I want to be like...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:28 PM
For months now, Addie Lynn Fausett has been a little girl without friends.
It’s not her fault: The 6-year-old from rural Utah suffers from a worsening brain disease that robs her of her free will, causing her to lash out — scratching,...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 5:27 PM
This holiday season Chicago was colder on Thanksgiving than on Christmas. It seems to me that this has been happening regularly? Can you confirm?
— Lee, Carpentersville
Over the years it's happened on multiple occasions,...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:04 PM
In the weeks and days before Black Friday comes, there’s a sense of excitement and anticipation. Shoppers crowd the stores hoping for the year’s best deals. Retailers stock the shelves hoping for the year’s best bottom line....
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:33 PM
Six persistent volunteer divers went back into the dark, frigid waters of the Schuylkill River on Saturday, looking again for some trace of missing college student Shane Montgomery.
This time, they were successful.
At 12:09 p.m., they found his body...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Moving his business just got a lot more comfortable for Daily Grind owner Rick Harness.
Now the butcher is gearing up for the holiday season — traditionally his busiest — to leave Lake Bluff with a bang before moving two miles south to Lake...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Tannya and Florin Nistor loaded up their 4-month-old daughter Tatiana and headed north from Glenview Friday morning, arriving at Gurnee Mills at 7 a.m.
Yes, they were focused on securing some Black Friday deals, but the early-bird shopping excursion...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Round Lake Beach Police Department , a popular restaurant in Third Lake and nearly three dozen volunteers reach out to those less fortunate on Thanksgiving by delivering fully-cooked meals.
For one 59-year-old Round Lake Beach woman, her husband...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say.
"If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:28 AM
For the past 50 years, several Morton Grove congregations have held an interfaith service to celebrate Thanksgiving.
The location of the service is rotated annually between the congregations. This year, it was held at the Muslim Education Center. The...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:20 AM
The children of the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Active Learners Preschool held two Thanksgiving feasts at the Community Center Nov. 24.
Boys and girls wore homemade Indian headbands and Pilgrim hats and took the time to give thanks for their...