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  • Violinist Jennifer Koh turns physicist for 'Einstein on the Beach'

    Violinist Jennifer Koh turns physicist for 'Einstein on the Beach'
    Before each performance of the five-hour "Einstein on the Beach," violinist Jennifer Koh must endure at least one hour in the makeup chair to transform her from a thirtysomething woman to the gray, wizened Nobel Prize-winning physicist — a head-to-...
  • The art of storytelling

    The art of storytelling
    Parents may not spend much time thinking about their children’s “giggle level,” but professional storytellers do. The giggle level–a term some storytellers use to determine what children find funny at different ages–is just...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers

    Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers
    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...
  • Baby boomers increase the need for geriatric social workers

    Baby boomers increase the need for geriatric social workers
    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...
  • In Cook County, campus sex-assault suspects rarely prosecuted

    In Cook County, campus sex-assault suspects rarely prosecuted
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Local trio collect invites

    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...
  • Playing the blues in black AND white

    Playing the blues in black AND white
    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...