| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:45 PM
Randy Stine hoped he could make a career out of singing when he enrolled at Indiana University. The 1995 Naperville North graduate got his wish along with fellow Hoosier classmates when they started an a cappella phenomenon called Straight No Chaser....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Beebe Elementary School’s Learning Resource Center director Josh Mika is one of four teachers from three states to receive the Jacobs Educator Award from Indiana University School of Education. The annual award honors Pre-K through grade 12 teachers...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Some say the Christmas season begins on Black Friday or Cyber Monday or perhaps on Buyers’ Remorse Tuesday, but I still contend that it begins at 11 a.m. this coming Saturday, in front of U.S. Bank on the northeast corner of Jefferson Avenue and...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 12:18 PM
A passionate advocate for the falsely accused and an attorney dedicated to fighting injustice, Jane Raley helped overturn convictions of men and women who had spent years behind bars for crimes they did not commit.
During 14 years at Northwestern...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:39 PM
On Nov. 4, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner won more than an election. He won the opportunity to change our state's kleptocratic political culture and make Illinois once again a hospitable place to raise a family and grow a business.
Rauner campaigned as a...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:45 AM
The following items were discussed and/or action was taken at the Village of Lincolnwood Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 6.
Winter parking bans begin
The first snowfall of the season on Jan. 5 triggered the alternate side parking rule to go into...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 10:09 PM
Disabato: Southland still top football region
If there was any doubt to whether the Southland remains the state’s dominant high school football region, Saturday’s showing in Champaign should settle all debates.
| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Aiming to close a legal loophole that allowed L.A. Unified attorneys to argue that a 14-year-old girl could consent to sex with her teacher, a state assemblywoman introduced a bill Monday that would bar that defense in civil cases.
| Dec 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Late December has a special meaning for colleges and universities, beyond the relief of winter vacation and the deadlines for final grades. This is the most important time of year for fundraising in higher education.
Even without Santa's help, some...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:41 PM
An Indiana University student from Amsterdam was among those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in Ukraine, killing all on board, the school said in a statement.
Karlijn Keijzer, 25, was a doctoral student in the chemistry department of the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Several months ago at his parents' Naperville home, Randy Stine stumbled on an issue of his high school newspaper in which seniors talk about their future plans.
He doesn't remember writing that he wanted to be a successful singer in an a cappella...