| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Two weeks after Chicago's rampant gun violence shot back into the national spotlight with a bloody Fourth of July weekend, federal authorities are scheduled to announce Thursday that seven new ATF agents are being deployed to the city to try to help...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:00 PM
When Jennifer Hodge became principal at Our Lady of Victory two years ago, enrollment at the school had dropped to an all-time low of 91 students. But she felt confident she could turn around the prekindergarten to eighth-grade school, which had been part...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Jonathan R. Heintzelman has been appointed chairman and partner of Chicago-based fundraising consulting firm Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt. He joined the company in 2013 from his position as senior vice president for advancement at Loyola University Chicago....
| Jul 6, 2014
For as long as Sarah Hess can remember, she has been an advocate for children in need.
"My mom, Mary Hess, was a teacher, and my dad (the late G. Alfred Hess Jr.) was a school reformer here in Chicago," says Hess, 29. "There was a layer of social...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:24 PM
A crowd of protesters filled Water Tower Park Saturday afternoon to protest recent Israeli military action against Palestinians.
Dina Abdalla, a student organizer at DePaul with Students for Justice in Palestine, said Palestinians were being...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:40 PM
This summer, incoming Loyola University students are getting a new digital tool to fight the sexual assault problem on college campuses.
With funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, a group of Loyola administrators and students created "Here for...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Naper Settlement's new leader will be a longtime Naperville resident with legal and management experience, museum officials announced today.
The boards of the Naperville Heritage Society and Naper Settlement chose Macarena (Rena) Tamayo-Calabrese from...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Edward J. Hannon, a partner in law firm Quarles & Brady's Chicago office, was elected vice chair of the Illinois CPA Society Board of Directors, and will become chair of the board next year. Hannon earned his law degree from Loyola University School of...
| Jun 24, 2014
Sister Suzanne Zuercher lived for 63 years as a member of a monastic community of Benedictine sisters, but she was fully engaged with the world around her.
"While she was very attuned to spiritual life, she was also in contact with an incredible...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Every community deserves a viable public high school, and can work together to have one.
Four years ago, Chicago's Edgewater/Andersonville neighborhood was sending about 70 percent of its students to high schools other than the area's Senn High School....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:03 PM
Pulmonologist Emily Gilbert, MD, has joined Maywood-based Loyola University Health System and is an assistant professor in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She earned her...