| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Mohammed Hamzah Khan, 19, rose before dawn on Oct. 4 to pray with his father and 16-year-old brother at their neighborhood mosque in Bolingbrook.
When they returned home just before 6 a.m., the father went back to bed and the Khan teens secretly...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The brother of a Loyola University student who was shot to death during a robbery last week said Tuesday his family seeks "peace not vengeance, understanding not bigotry." Mutahir Rauf, 23, was fatally shot while walking with his brother about 7:40 p.m....
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Three men were killed, and five others another were wounded in separate shootings since Friday on the city's North, West and South sides, said police.
The latest shooting happened at about 7:50 p.m. in the 1200 block of West Albion Avenue, said...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Thanks for making civic education in our state a front-page issue recently! We agree. Students in Illinois do deserve rich, engaging opportunities to be prepared to effectively participate in our democracy. Research shows that the voting and civic...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 2:22 PM
As the longtime president of Ready Paving & Construction Co., Robert Ready helped pave many of the roads in Chicago's growing southwest suburbs during the boom years of the 1960s and '70s.
With new houses and subdivisions popping up to accommodate waves...