| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:44 AM
The Petoskey News-Review recently welcomed three new reporters into its fold.
Jamie Baumann has joined the staff as a part-time education reporter. Baumann, 60, graduated from Illinois State University with degrees in French and English and a minor in...
| Dec 2, 2012
Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week.
But despite the university's...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Thousands of senior high school student-athletes across the nation signed national letters of intent Wednesday and all of them hope they found the right fit. …...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Charges are pending in an head-on collision in Lincolnshire that claimed the life of a Buffalo Grove woman days after her wedding. Shruti Phadnis, 26, …...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Immaculate Conception High School drama students joined thousands of other high school students from across the state at the 37th Annual Illinois High School Theatre …...
| Aug 9, 2010
| 9:18 AM
Four years ago, Peter Robertson thought he was leaving the uncertainty of a freelance writing career for the stability of teaching.
He'd always wanted his own classroom, and the 52-year-old was pretty sure he'd get hired — schools were eager for...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 12:01 AM
Jason Leahy hasn't set foot on the Illinois State University campus this school year, doesn't teach classes there and doesn't report to anyone at the school, an hour away from his office.
But through a contract with ISU, he is deemed an "employee" of the...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 10:58 AM
The nightclub stabbing that killed a young Naperville teacher was reportedly touched off by a squabble authorities called so trivial – drinking beer from a wine glass – they could offer no reasonable explanation for the tragic events it...
| Jun 29, 2003
| 9:58 AM
Last year, Eric Kellogg's city of Harvey recorded more murders, sexual assaults and burglaries than any other south suburb. At least five gangs plied drugs along his streets. And more robberies occurred there than in many places with twice the population....