| Oct 2, 2014
Marjorie Frey Brown put her energy and talent to work on behalf of others over decades of service to Chicago-area charitable organizations and political groups, including a decadeslong involvement with the Chicago-based Northwestern University...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:34 PM
"I'm not here to criticize my predecessor," said Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez Thursday, speaking to reporters about her dramatic decision to release prison inmate Alstory Simon.
Indeed she was not. She was there to criticize others —...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Current job: lieutenant governor
Previous positions: Law school professor, Southern Illinois University; Carbondale City Council member; candidate for Carbondale mayor; Jackson...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:06 AM
The Baltimore Sun canvassed readers, sources and leaders to determine the area’s most intriguing movers and shakers of 2014. Here's our list:
Keshia M. Pollack
35, associate professor of health and policy and management at Johns Hopkins...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Albert W. Isenman III was an award-winning instructor at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and later the school's director of Custom Executive Programs.
In that role, he developed programs the university created for major...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:28 AM
I agree with Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin that Northwestern University’s recently completed lakefront visitor center boasts an elegant and graceful exterior and is a welcome addition to NU’s campus (“NU’s lakefront...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Rewriting a key chapter in Illinois' death penalty history, Cook County prosecutors Thursday threw out the murder and manslaughter conviction of Alstory Simon, whose videotaped confession unraveled one of the state's most pivotal wrongful convictions,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Day of the Dead
See how Mexican artists pay homage to their ancestors at the Day of the Dead exhibit at the National Museum of Mexican Art. View works from more than 60 artists from Mexico and the U.S. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (closed Mondays) through...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention.
"I love you,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:00 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events
Corks for a...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Within two years of assuming the medical directorship of Chicago's Columbus Hospital in 1963, Dr. Joseph R. Nora helped establish the first intensive care and coronary care units in a community hospital setting in the Chicago area.
He also saw the...