| Apr 6, 2011
Sunny Sea Gold knows all too well the many pressures that young women face with body image and their weight.
Gold, 34, the author of the just-published paperback book "Food: The Good Girl's Drug: How to Stop Using Food to Control Your Feelings" and...
| May 5, 2011
With more children being diagnosed with disabilities and the goal of inclusive classrooms firmly in place, the special education landscape continues to progress.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in every 110 children in the...
| May 5, 2011
Since their birth in record numbers in the years following World War II, baby boomers have impacted all facets of society from housing to education. As this generation approaches its sunset years, it will continue to have great impact, in particular in...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Former Newport Harbor High standout Kirby Burnham and UC Irvine starters Aly Squires and Kristin Winkler are among 48 players selected to participate in the U.S women's national A2 volleyball team program this summer.
Burnham, a 6-foot-3 outside hitter...
| Nov 26, 2011
On a recent Wednesday night at Blue Chicago, a long-running club downtown, you had to elbow your way forward just to get past the doorman. Men and women in business suits — collars loosened, beers in hand — packed the place, barely leaving...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:17 PM
Nancy Marie Haragan, founding executive director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, died Sunday of metastatic melanoma at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The Canton resident was 60.
"Reflecting on all she's done for the arts community made me realize...
| Dec 4, 2011
Chicago State University police Chief Ronnie Watson was convinced he had a rape case on his hands in the early morning hours of Feb. 20, 2010.
An 18-year-old freshman reported being attacked by a fellow student after going to his dorm room to listen to...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:55 PM
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park has placed the legendary author’s boyhood home in Oak Park up for sale for $525,000.
Plans by the foundation to convert the house from its current use as a three-unit apartment house to a learning...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway's home is up for sale.
Hemingway's childhood home is in Oak Park, and is going for $525,000. It's now being used as a three-unit apartment.
Plans to convert the house into a learning center fell through when...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:55 PM
Three men were being questioned Tuesday in the shooting death of a woman in River Forest, which may have stemmed from a domestic situation, a law enforcement source said.
Chervon Alexander, 29, was shot several times in a parking lot on Division Street,...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:04 PM
A former police officer stands accused of plotting with his son and a friend to kill a girlfriend who had been pressuring him to "advance" their relationship, police said today.
The plot unfolded Monday night near Dominican University in River Forest,...