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  • Hemingway's Oak Park home for sale

    Hemingway's Oak Park home for sale
    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...
  • Fatal shooting in River Forest: 'Looking at her lifeless, I couldn't breathe'

    Fatal shooting in River Forest: 'Looking at her lifeless, I couldn't breathe'
    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,...
  • Ex-cop accused of plotting with son to kill girlfriend

    Ex-cop accused of plotting with son to kill girlfriend
    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,...
  • Prosecutors: Friend offered $400 to kill ex-cop's girlfriend

    Prosecutors: Friend offered $400 to kill ex-cop's girlfriend
    Prosecutors said this morning a former North Chicago police officer offered a friend $400 to kill the man's girlfriend. Devin Bickham Sr. paid Cardell Taylor half the money upfront before the killing of Chervon Alexander Monday night in a parking lot...
  • Local wins award at Cooperstown tourney

    Bits and pieces from the local sports scene: Toluca player takes first in Golden Arm competition: The Fightin' Titans, a Toluca Baseball Pony League team, enjoyed modest success recently at a Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament. During the event in New...
  • Illinois Storytelling Festival

    Illinois Storytelling Festival
    Your ears are in for a treat at the Illinois Storytelling Festival, Saturday September 24th at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. Tellers from many cultures will share their talents with family audiences in the afternoon & adult audiences...
  • Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics

    Graduates cooking up new ways to utilize degrees in dietetics
    Dietitians were once found mainly in hospitals and health care facilities treating patients with diabetes or kidney issues. While those needs still exist, healthy eating, overcoming the obesity epidemic, quality school lunches and bio-engineered foods...
  • $200K bail for man charged with beating dog to death

    $200K bail for man charged with beating dog to death
    A $200,000 bail was set today for a Lakeview school teacher charged with punching his dog to death in anger when it refused to get into a bathtub after it “ate every piece of paper” in the man's apartment and soiled itself. Derek Fierro, 25,...
  • The stitching hour

    The stitching hour
    Fashion students get used to pulling all-nighters in the studio as deadlines approach. But heading into the 11th annual Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence recently, Maribel Dinwiddie thought she could rest easy, knowing her last loose thread had been...
  • Bookmark: Farewell to the wild one

    For every kid with a scraped knee, a skinned elbow, a bumped head and a torn shirt — the inevitable result of being very determined not to learn from one's mistakes — Maurice Sendak was your man. For every kid who builds forts out of old...
  • River Forest: Standing the test of time

    River Forest: Standing the test of time
    "I'm really happy to be here," says teacher Annie Darley, whose life trajectory proves: You can go home again. Although she and her husband just moved to River Forest a year ago, Darley also grew up here -- in a house her grandfather built, no less. After...