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  • Fast-food labor expands scope of Fight for $15

    Fast-food labor expands scope of Fight for $15
    The group huddled in front of a McDonald's in downtown Chicago, preparing to tell the 100 people who had gathered there how the Fight for $15 had taken on a broader fight on behalf of low-wage workers ranging from airport workers to adjunct college...
  • New Trier grad Maggie Lyon helped Northwestern enjoy breakout season

    New Trier grad Maggie Lyon helped Northwestern enjoy breakout season
    The Saturday before Maggie Lyon played in the Northwestern women's basketball team's first NCAA tournament game in 18 years, she was at New Trier working on her game with her dad. It was just like old times. "We've been doing that for a long time,"...
  • Peyton DeChant's place is at the plate for Hampshire

    When she first saw Peyton DeChant bat during the summer before her freshman year, Hampshire coach Stacey Stepek knew right away what she had. "It's just her presence stepping in the box and how she carries herself. You can tell she's going to hit the...
  • Burr Ridge candidates look to end board division

    Burr Ridge candidates look to end board division
    Seven residents are running for the three seats up for election on the Burr Ridge Village Board on April 7. Candidates Jim Broline, Robert A. Grela, Jimmy Haimann, Paula Murphy, Albert J. Paveza, Mary T. Praxmarer and Antonio Schiappa spoke individually...
  • Retired judge Henry A. Budzinski dies at 91

     Retired judge Henry A. Budzinski dies at 91
    Henry A. Budzinski was the longtime presiding judge of Cook County's probate division and oversaw cases involving the estates of the son of Chicago Bears founder George Halas, vanished candy heiress Helen Brach and Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad....
  • John H. Schmidt, Lucent manager

    John H. Schmidt, Lucent manager
    John H. Schmidt, a retired Lucent Technologies manager who served for nearly four decades with the Maryland Air National Guard, died March 20 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80. The son of Walter Schmidt, a roofer, and...
  • Rauner's juvenile justice team vows retooling to keep kids out of prison

    Rauner's juvenile justice team vows retooling to keep kids out of prison
    Gov. Bruce Rauner's Department of Juvenile Justice says it will retool efforts to keep low-risk juvenile offenders out of state facilities and help those who are incarcerated successfully re-enter their communities. A five-point plan for how to do...
  • Inmates who allege police abuse by Burge may get hearing on innocence claims

    Inmates who allege police abuse by Burge may get hearing on innocence claims
    "Girt" Burton was 21 when he alleged Chicago police detectives working under Cmdr. Jon Burge kept him in custody without charges for six days, beating him with a phone book, choking him until he passed out and torturing him until he finally confessed to a...
  • Five candidates seek four seats in La Grange District 102

    Financial challenges and improving communication are the top concerns among five candidates seeking four seats on the La Grange Elementary School District 102 Board in the April 7 election. Candidates said they are alarmed by two proposals in...
  • Oak Lawn teen gets taste of medical career

    Oak Lawn teen gets taste of medical career
    Katelyn Sullivan, 18, already has been close to the medical career she's set her sights on – working with renowned doctors in Chicago and across the country and experiencing diabetes since she was 8. The senior at Richards High School in Oak...
  • In Lucas Museum fight, preservationists are protecting parking lots

     In Lucas Museum fight, preservationists are protecting parking lots
    "They paved paradise, put up a parking lot," goes the folksy Joni Mitchell tune. The great irony is that a litigious group of local preservationists is waging a legal battle to protect parking lots ... from an art museum. Not to mention, it's well-...