| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Robert Campbell, in his eight years as a Chicago police officer, came to love the job and dreamed of ascending in the department, much as his uncle had.
Though he rarely spoke to family members about his work or its inherent stress, they were well aware...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Sam Tedeschi aspired to play percussion, as a child but a turn with a brass instrument in fourth grade quickly changed his plans.
"My dad brought a tuba home one day, and I just fell in love with it," said Tedeschi, a senior at Downers Grove South...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For Karen and Mike Laspisa, every birthday, every holiday, every month is one more without Bryce.
This weekend they reached another milestone — one year since their son, a Naperville Central High School graduate, went missing in California....
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Two Chicago-area women are hoping to do for roommates what online dating has done for some happy couples.
For the past four years, Highland Park psychologist Kim Rubenstein, 42, and Skokie businesswoman Andrea Yusim Meltzer, 56, have been working on...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Erinn Hutkin
Program director of environmental health at Illinois State University, George Byrns calls the field a "discovery major." Many students don't even know it exists, then stumble upon it and end up switching to this intriguing field....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:05 PM
James E. Moore had a profound impact on the lives of thousands of young men and women as the face of the Evans Scholars Foundation, which has provided tuition and housing to 10,000 golf caddies since 1930.
Those caddies had a lasting impact on him too....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Sikich, an accounting, advisory, investment banking, technology and managed services firm headquartered in Naperville., has named Jim Drumm the partner-in-charge of the firm’s technology practice. In his new role, Drumm will set the overall...
| Jul 8, 2014
Jane C. Newman was a physical education teacher at Wiesbrook Elementary School in Wheaton at a time when budget cuts were prompting district administrators to consider reducing or eliminating gym classes.
Mrs. Newman held strong views about the value of...
| Jul 11, 2014
Norman P. Sturm, who spent more than 30 years as an industrial arts teacher and administrator in DuPage County, created Addison Trail High School's first graphic arts program.
Mr. Sturm, 67, died Saturday, June 14, at Gibson Area Hospital in downstate...
| May 8, 2014
Letters to the editor for the May 8 TribLocal print edition from Bourbonnais, Tinley Park and Bolingbrook.
Here we go again on another front. The federal government, tasked with very few responsibilities by the U.S. Constitution, is trying...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
By Marcella Kreiter
As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders.
She spotted an introductory course on...