| Sep 18, 2013
Rather than destroying bacteria to fight infections, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher is trying to "tweak" their savvy communication networks and block the signals that lead to infection and disease.
Researchers have known for several...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The families who trek downtown and brave the frigid wind to ice skate in Millennium Park.
The Bears fans who have "The Super Bowl Shuffle" music video bookmarked.
The food lovers who know deep dish pizza and Chicago-style popcorn are dishes second...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Murder charges were filed Tuesday against a 23-year-old Cicero man in connection with the death of his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend, whom he allegedly shot outside of her Romeoville home last week.
Briana Valle, a freshman at Romeoville High School, died...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 AM
University of Illinois at Chicago officials are reviewing the dissertation of a high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University amid allegations that parts of it were plagiarized.
Chicago State interim Provost Angela Henderson, who took over in...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Donald E. McBrien, former director of pupil services for Howard County public schools who earlier held the same position in Baltimore County public schools, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital.
The longtime Ellicott City...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:53 PM
McDonogh didn't look far or long to find its new boys soccer coach.
Assistant Brandon Quaranta will take over for longtime coach Steve Nichols, who was named the new men's coach at Loyola University on Wednesday.
Quaranta, a standout player at...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:02 AM
On an oil-stained blacktop beside a Harvey convenience store, someone shot and killed 20-year-old trade student Tommy Lee in his car.
Five years later, his parents still have the sedan, two bullet holes rusting in the hood and fender. They also have...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Calls this year to raise the state and federal minimum wages from $7.25 to $10.10 brought the expected political responses from both sides of the aisle. Regrettably, neither side's response is clearly supported in reality. The final outcome will minimally...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:55 PM
In the days after Megan Chuhran was sexually assaulted in a Kalamazoo College dorm room, she felt like she was torn between two terrible options: let the traumatic experience go, or endure months of interviews, hearings and investigations from professors,...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Bernard J. "Bernie" Weigman Jr., who had taught at what is now Loyola University Maryland for more than 40 years and also chaired its physics and engineering department, died Saturday of prostate cancer at his Reisterstown home. He was 81.
The son of...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Men's Wearhouse's $1.2 billion turnabout offer for Jos. A. Bank Clothiers might have painted the smaller men's retailer into a corner.
After all, it was Jos. Bank's idea to combine the two companies with its now-withdrawn $2.3 billion offer for Men's...