| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:57 AM
Books occupy a sacred place in Thom Barthelmess' home, a renovated Humboldt Park church featuring exposed brick walls and eclectic modern decor.
On a landing overlooking the living room, the librarian — now curator of the Butler Children's...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Laurie Kimbrel, the next superintendent for Township High School District 113, said she sees far more promise than problems waiting in her new job, despite controversies there in the past year or so.
Kimbrel, an Elmhurst native who has been working at a...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A nonprofit that delivers meals and more on Christmas Day is looking for volunteers to help with food and gift delivery.
Christmas Cheer Foundation, started in 1981, delivers food to those in need in 35 Chicago area suburbs. From Oak Park and River...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The Niles Public Library board approved the final job description for director, bringing it one step closer to hiring a replacement for retired director Linda Weiss.
The Niles library has been without a longl-term director since the beginning of July...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Katharine LeVeque, a Baltimore resident for more than 50 years and an anti-war activist, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 1. She was 82.
Noted for community and outreach work, Ms. LeVeque was born Katharine Tunstall Williams on May 17, 1932, in...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Thomas J. Todd was a high school cross-country and track coach in the western suburbs who went on to work as an official at Illinois High School Association track meets.
Mr. Todd, 61, died of complications from lymphoma on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Rush...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:51 PM
So, you want to take the family to "The Nutcracker." If you have little dancers of your own, your choice is probably made. But if not, or if you want to branch out, where to go? Timing, location, price, and quantity and quality of artists might all be...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:43 PM
A flying axe head struck and injured a woman last December while she was attending a Polish musical performance in west suburban River Forest, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges.
In the suit, Helen Rozanski said she was watching a performance of the Lira...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Police announced Tuesday morning that no charges will be filed in the alleged sexual assault of a female student at Dominican University in River Forest over the weekend.
After conducting numerous interviews of witnesses, the victim and a person of...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Police have taken a person of interest into custody in the sexual assault of a female student at Dominican University in River Forest early Saturday morning.
River Forest Deputy Chief of Police James O'Shea said the 22-year-old Chicago resident turned...