| Jul 3, 2015
| 3:33 PM
Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 8:17 PM
As career days go, March 24 ranked pretty high for Stani Schiavone. The University of Mississippi senior won her first college golf tournament that day, shooting a career-best round of 65 in the process, that led her to being named the SEC player of the...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 7:22 AM
The following students have recently graduated from their respective colleges and/or universities:
Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Gurnee: Richard Betor. Kildeer: Moses Chun. Vernon Hills: Jenna Przybyla. Waukegan: Alexandra Chapa.
| May 27, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Mellody Hobson was apprehensive at first when she was invited to deliver this year's main commencement address at USC. After all, she said, "you have to recognize that this is a very important moment in a young person's life. And there is nothing worse...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 5:00 AM
State and federal lawyers on opposite sides of the immigration divide are set to square off in federal appeals court Friday before three judges who will decide whether to lift a temporary stay on President Obama’s executive action, which seeks to...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 2:41 PM
While Chicago has been engaged in a heated debate over the use of public parks for President Barack Obama's library, his selection of a host university may have more to do with which institution can offer the most financial support than which offers the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:10 PM
Rep. Aaron Schock's senior adviser resigned Thursday after news reports on racially charged Facebook posts in which he allegedly condemned "hood rats" and "black miscreants."
The adviser, Benjamin Cole, also allegedly urged in a 2010 post that a...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 2:44 PM
Dr. Michael Ralph Mardiney Jr., an allergist and asthma specialist who founded immunology centers throughout Baltimore, died of heart disease March 28 at his Ruxton home. He was 80.
He oversaw the growth of the Mardiney Asthma, Allergy and Immunology...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 1:49 PM
A group of Thurston Middle School students spent a recent Friday morning searching the campus for body parts and weapons.
The eighth-graders from Kelly Skon's science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) course had their crime scene...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 6:10 PM
Walter Swierk was at death's door in the summer of 2012 when he agreed to participate in a medical study conducted by a team at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
The retired Chicago police officer was asked to go on the research-based DASH diet,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Several months from now, participants in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games will descend on Glendale, which will serve as host to 100 athletes in the sporting event, and the event organizers have named 17-year-old Michael León as a global...