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  • Margaret 'Peg' Jansson, 1937-2014

    As a nurse, Margaret J. "Peg" Jansson was drawn to mothers and newborns "and all the joy associated with that," according to those who knew her. So after becoming a certified lactation consultant, Mrs. Jansson in the late 1980s founded Nursing Care of...
  • Tim Mitchell, former Chicago parks chief, dies at 49

     Tim Mitchell, former Chicago parks chief, dies at 49
    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...
  • Muhlenberg College taps education consultant and entrepreneur as its new president

    Muhlenberg College taps education consultant and entrepreneur as its new president
    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. Williams, who...
  • Loyola student shot to death block from campus identified

    Loyola student shot to death block from campus identified
    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...
  • Slain Loyola University student remembered for warm personality; memorial planned

    Slain Loyola University student remembered for warm personality; memorial planned
    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...
  • 2 days after killing, Loyola students mourn loss of Mutahir Rauf

    2 days after killing, Loyola students mourn loss of Mutahir Rauf
    Bloodstains lingered Sunday on the Rogers Park street corner where Mutahir Rauf, a student at Loyola University, was gunned down Friday evening. About 100 friends and fellow students gathered at that spot in the afternoon to remember Rauf and condemn...
  • Memorial service planned for slain Loyola student Mutahir Rauf

    Memorial service planned for slain Loyola student Mutahir Rauf
    A memorial service is planned Tuesday for a Loyola University student shot to death during a robbery last week, Loyola announced Monday. The family of Mutahir Rauf, 23, who was fatally shot while walking with his brother about 7:40 p.m. Friday near...
  • Final push for Obama library bids ahead of Thursday deadline

    Final push for Obama library bids ahead of Thursday deadline
    With a Thursday deadline looming for submitting their official proposals, two Chicago universities hoping to host the Obama presidential library are lining up support from across the city, seeking to build coalitions that would strengthen their bids....
  • Family of slain Loyola student: 'Honor his memory by striving to mirror his grace'

    Family of slain Loyola student: 'Honor his memory by striving to mirror his grace'
    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....
  • Jane Byrne funeral services begin Monday morning

    Jane Byrne funeral services begin Monday morning
    The wake and funeral for former Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne's will begin at 9 a.m. Monday at a Near North Side church. According to an announcement by Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office, those services will be Monday at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1010 W....
  • Family, friends pay tribute to Jane Byrne

    Family, friends pay tribute to Jane Byrne
    Prominent Chicagoans and family members paid tribute to former Mayor Jane Byrne at her funeral Monday morning, remembering her as a feisty woman who blazed a trail — with panache. Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke at the funeral Mass, which was...