| May 16, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Sen. Dick Durbin spoke Friday with students and graduates of North Central College in Naperville as part of his push for legislation that would expand options for repaying student loans and raise the tax rate on millionaires.
"I think this is a big...
| May 7, 2014
| 5:35 AM
A 16-year-old boy who collapsed during a basketball tournament in west suburban Riverside over the weekend has died.
Jermaine Cullum, of Chicago, was pronounced dead at 11 a.m. Monday at Loyola University Medical Center, according to the Cook County...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:38 AM
U.S. Senator Richard Durbin will appear at Loyola University this morning to tout a proposal to allow people with student loans to refinance them to a lower rate.
Congress passed a law last year tying student loan rates to the financial markets and...
| May 30, 2014
The way Stuart Dybek tells it, on the night that he decided to become a writer, the moon rose full and bright over Lake Michigan. It had not been an easy decision. His father, an immigrant from Poland who had pushed his way to foreman at the McCormick...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:43 PM
At its annual signing day festivities, Deerfield High School recently honored 23 seniors who will continue their athletic careers in college.
The group included two state champions, three of the five starters on the Central Suburban League North...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Cedar Lane Regional Park, a popular venue for soccer and lacrosse tournaments in Bel Air, plans to unveil a new, state-of-the-art electronic scoreboard on Saturday.
The 20-foot-tall scoreboard, manufactured and installed by Daktronics, has a 9-by-17...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Digital Harbor High School is a diverse, inclusive and successful school that prepares students for computer technology careers, college and productive citizenship.
Recent media coverage about tensions among small groups of black and Latino students...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:59 PM
A 16-year-old boy who collapsed during a basketball tournament on Saturday is in critical condition today after an off-duty doctor and nurse rushed to his aid until paramedics arrived.
As Melody Dantzler-Burrell watched Jermaine Cullum, a student at...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Telling the story of the Chicago park that Dr. Dennis Cremin became fascinated by when he arrived in the city to attend Loyola University in 1990 has won him a book-of-the-year award.
A history professor at Lewis University in Romeoville, Cremin...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Two weeks ago, Kathleen Alforque, 34, was walking to a Lakeview bus stop when she spotted a group of people outside a shuttle. One of them asked her which way she was headed.
Alforque said she was on her way to the Loop. She got on the shuttle instead...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Banking industry veteran and native Baltimorean Scott Wilfong got involved with the Living Classrooms Foundation to help improve lives in some of East Baltimore's neediest neighborhoods, including Perkins Homes, the Fayette Street corridor and McElderry...