| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:07 PM
Fred Couples wasn’t trying to be cocky Wednesday when he said it: “There are some tournaments where I feel like people deserve to play and I feel like I deserve to be in this field."
Couples has won the Northern Trust twice in his career, in...
| Apr 1, 2013
In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman.
Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Honor and service to the country was the focus of the 10th anniversary Liberty Gala for the Pritzker Military Museum & Library at the Hilton Chicago on Nov. 16. The evening celebrated the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, past and present.
| Sep 29, 2013
Expo Chicago, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, attracted more than 3,000 people to Vernissage, an opening-night preview party Sept. 19 at Navy Pier's Festival Hall benefiting the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Attendees...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Mark Gilbert expects you'll meet a pair of gay best friends at the Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.
The first is "G.B.F," the festival's curtain-raiser concerning the hottest fashion accessory among status-seeking teen queens at a high...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 11:32 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Bernhard Langer has seen some of his peers go from the Champions Tour to the PGA Tour and achieve success. But the 53-year-old does not want to follow suit because he thinks "bouncing back and forth doesn't do a whole lot."
| Feb 10, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Federal authorities are looking for two men wearing masks and hoods who robbed a TCF Bank branch in Rolling Meadows shortly after noon, and another man who held up a Logan Square Northern Trust bank an hour later.
In a surveillance photo released by...
| Jul 5, 2011
Older Boy Scouts in Chicagoland and around the nation are rebuffing satirist Tom Lehrer's spoof on their "Be Prepared" pledge, which says: "Be prepared to hold your liquor well. Don't write naughty words on walls if you can't spell."
| Oct 3, 2011
On a September evening, in a large tent pitched outside his bank in downtown Lake Forest, Ed Wehmer took the microphone and addressed 350 people celebrating the 20th anniversary of what is now Wintrust Financial Corp.
The jocular 57-year-old is known...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 9:29 PM
When Bank of America credit officer Dan Petrik and his team sat down in early 2007 to analyze Sam Zell's plan to take control of Tribune Co., their numbers showed that the complex deal failed to meet five of the bank's 10 lending guidelines.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 10:33 AM
For the 30th anniversary of the Black Creativity Gala, there were more than 700 guests at the Museum of Science and Industry on Jan. 26 to celebrate this year's exhibition themed "Innovation." During the opening reception, guests enjoyed a juried showcase...