| Apr 3, 2015
| 6:47 PM
Cardinal Francis George returned home Friday after being hospitalized last week for hydration and pain management issues and "is feeling much better," the Archdiocese of Chicago announced.
George was released after "the causes that required his...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 3:05 PM
Longtime Chicago attorney Larry O'Brien was known for spinning a good yarn.
"He would tell stories, and you were never certain if they were real or made up — sometimes not until years later," said his daughter, Jillian Dine.
"He was a...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 4:05 PM
Flossmoor Police Officer David Levy stood in a basement conference room his squad shares with the village's fire department, telling a story about his fiancee.
The fourth-grade teacher asked her class of 20 students how they felt about the police. Three...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:39 AM
Plastic is everywhere. Tiny plastic fibers are in fleece hats and gloves. The shovels used to dig out from the storm, the lids on the cups of coffee bought to warm up, the sleds the kids used at the park and the soda bottles bought for Super Bowl...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:27 PM
Susan Sher was at her son Graham Moore's side in Los Angeles over the weekend, beaming as he won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay.
Next month, Sher will be after a prize of her own. As senior adviser to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer,...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:33 PM
When the story broke that a little girl was trapped in a well in San Marino, thousands of Angelenos snapped on their television sets. They kept them on for the next 27 hours.
The year was 1949 — decades before live coverage of car chases, hostage...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:49 PM
The Ravens and Orioles stadiums haven't undergone a liquor board inspection in years, records show. The Royal Farms Arena? Not since 2013. And at Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino — home of the city's only 24-7 liquor license — officials have yet...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 12:29 PM
James O'D. Maher, a retired Foreign Service officer and volunteer, died Jan. 31 at his home in Washington's Adams Morgan neighborhood of cancer. He was 93.
The son of Thomas F. Maher, a Mountain Valley Water salesman, and Florence O'Donnell Maher, a...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 11:26 AM
No more video gambling licenses
As residents of Will County, we ask our fellow residents to attend the Will County Board Executive Committee's April 2 public hearing to urge the board to opt out of Illinois' video gambling law until such a time as...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 7:37 AM
A fundraiser at a tattoo parlor. A mustache invasion at a rally. College campus forums. And of course Facebook posts and YouTube videos.
Chicago’s mayoral candidates are trying to tap into the hip factor, in hopes of wooing 20-something and 30-...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 1:27 PM
After reading an article in Jubilee Magazine about a Montessori Method school in Connecticut, Dr. Paul J. Dunn and his wife gathered a group of friends who also had large families on New Year's Eve 1960 to discuss the possibility of starting such a school...