| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Seeing a growing backlog of personal injury cases, Judge John T. "Jack" Keleher helped establish and implement the Mandatory Arbitration Program in the Circuit Court of Cook County and became its first supervisory judge in 1990.
The program, in which...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Lira Singers: The group celebrates its 50th season with a festive concert of Polish carols, songs and dances, assisted by the Lira Dancers and Lira Symphony, with English narration. 3 p.m. Sunday, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E....
| Dec 13, 2014
| 1:52 PM
When the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Johns Hopkins University and other Maryland nonprofits want to maximize the money they can spend in pursuit of their missions, they do what many wealthy individuals and businesses do.
They open investment accounts...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:56 PM
An unarmed Loyola University Chicago pre-med student with so much to contribute to society gets gunned down by thugs who have nothing at all to give to society but grief.
Where are all the protesters?
— Duke Thompson, Chicago
| Dec 12, 2014
Now that Broward County's northern District 2 has a county commissioner in the wings, let's take a look at what he stands for.
Attorney Mark Bogen said during the campaign that he doesn't support the Florida Panthers request for more public funds, he...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:41 PM
I've been searching for artificial drama lately, like the dramas of sports and politics that I find fascinating.
And they help me avoid other stories that thump the soul, stories that are relentless, and come at me like traffic lights at night. I wonder...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Joe Dooley was just 5 years old when he wrapped a couple of rubber bands around a cigar box and began strumming.
His desire to make music led to the guitar, then the saxophone and eventually the autoharp. He began exploring different styles of music and...
| Dec 7, 2014
Former Chicago Park District CEO and Superintendent Tim Mitchell, who was instrumental in bringing Lollapalooza to Chicago, was found dead in his North Side home Wednesday.
Mr. Mitchell, 49, died in his sleep of natural causes after months of health...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Muhlenberg College has chosen John I. Williams Jr., a graduate of Harvard Law School with extensive experience as a strategic consultant to higher education, as its new president, school officials announced at a news conference Friday.
| Dec 6, 2014
| 11:25 AM
A Loyola University student from Pakistan who was shot to death Friday evening when two attackers tried to rob him and his brother in the Rogers Park neighborhood has been identified, authorities said.
Mutahir Rauf, 23, of the 1400 block of West Pratt...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Loyola University students who knew Mutahir Rauf remember him as an intelligent, humble pre-med student with an outgoing personality. He was always laughing. He was always smiling. And he was always at the gym.
"Even though I'm a freshman and he's a...