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  • Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows

    Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows
    After four people with ties to Northwestern University committed suicide within a year, Josh Walfish no longer could remain silent. The deaths compelled him to disclose a painful piece of his past that he had kept to himself. When he revealed his...
  • 2014 in review: Downers Grove

    2014 in review: Downers Grove
    With an ongoing debate about flooding, a community fight to save a 19th-century home, a drunk driving investigation, and yes—chickens—Downers Grove was ripe with controversial, provocative and intriguing news in 2014. Here's are some of the...
  • Police escorts for sports teams a 'troubling' privilege, critics say

    Police escorts for sports teams a 'troubling' privilege, critics say
    Evanston's Central Street was already sluggish on a recent Saturday afternoon when a wailing siren brought traffic on the two-lane road to a halt. An Illinois State Police cruiser sailed up from behind, lights blazing, and led a line of westbound buses...
  • Northwestern's Jane Raley was passionate advocate for the falsely accused

    Northwestern's Jane Raley was passionate advocate for the falsely accused
    A passionate advocate for the falsely accused and an attorney dedicated to fighting injustice, Jane Raley helped overturn convictions of men and women who had spent years behind bars for crimes they did not commit. During 14 years at Northwestern...
  • Northwestern brings women's health expertise to Ethiopia

    Northwestern brings women's health expertise to Ethiopia
    Dr. Gelila Goba hasn't forgotten where she came from. Instead of joining a comfortable practice in the U.S. after completing her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University, Goba instead will be caring for patients in her native...
  • Supplements company sees big growth in 2015

    Supplements company sees big growth in 2015
    The small office/warehouse of Natural Product Solutions in Timonium hardly suggests the national reach of the dietary supplement company, or the bigger things to come in 2015: agreements that could double its range, and a new spokeswoman who is a national...
  • Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship

    Oak Park and River Forest residents receive George M. Pullman Educational Foundation scholarship
    Robin Redmond, Executive Director of the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation, announces that two students from the Oak Park/River Forest area are among the 161 Pullman Foundation Scholarships awarded for the 2014-2015 school year: River Forest’...
  • Experts: Chicago's short yellow light times, red light cameras a risky mix

    Experts: Chicago's short yellow light times, red light cameras a risky mix
    Chicago has the nation's largest red light camera system and the shortest allowable yellow lights — a unique and dangerous combination that makes rear-end crashes more likely across the city, a Tribune investigation has found. The three-second...
  • Evanston bakery provides sweet opportunity to men with autism

    Evanston bakery provides sweet opportunity to men with autism
    Drew McDonough walks quickly past the 50-pound bags of brown sugar and the huge tubs of chocolate frosting. He takes a second to clock in at a computer, dresses in his bakery clothes (hairnet, work shirt, apron), and then speed-walks toward the...
  • Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry

    Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry
    Cecilia Corrigan, a 2013 Lake Forest College writer-in-residence, is receiving national accolades for the poetry she wrote during her stay on the North Shore. Corrigan's book, "Titanic," contains poems whose central figure is Alan Turing, the British...
  • Traffic experts on red light camera study

    Traffic experts on red light camera study
    Here are comments from nationally recognized traffic experts who provided guidance to Tribune reporters during the process of gathering data for the study.   Raghavan Srinivasan, Ph.D., senior transportation research engineer, University of North...