| Dec 25, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Michael Wynn, a star football player at Evanston Township High School during the mid-1960s, played defensive end at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1970 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders.
Injuries derailed his dreams...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Since my wife and I moved in together 23 years ago, I've been waking up on the wrong side of the bed, because she took my side!
Nevertheless, for 21 of those years, I've been a regular exerciser and rarely make it past three pages in a novel before my...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Christopher Anderson's mother believes he would still be alive had state troopers patted him down at the scene of a car crash hours before he was shot inside a Highland Park emergency room.
"He should have been frisked. All of this could have been...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:10 AM
While most of Wilmette’s current and former elected officials like the village’s official term limits, outside observers – including several with admittedly long electoral CVs – are far less sure arbitrary service ceilings are...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Approaching the 150th anniversary of one of the worst massacres against Native Americans in U.S. history, officials at Northwestern University are considering how to atone for its co-founder's role while also improving its relationship with Native...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Northwestern University held a memorial service for journalist James Foley tonight in Evanston. Foley, an alumnus of their Medill School of Journalism, was killed by Islamic State militants in August after being kidnapped and held in Syria.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:06 PM
“Jim was formed by the word of God. Words were his stock in trade, and they resonated with God’s word.”
The Rev. Kevin Feeney spoke these words of James Foley during a Northwestern University memorial service for the slain journalist,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Fresh from the world of high-stakes trading, David Vitale arrived at Chicago Public Schools a decade ago with a plan to transform the way it borrowed money.
With the district thirsty for cheap cash, plain old municipal bonds weren't good enough anymore,...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:48 AM
One of the final films in the long and passionate career of moviemaker Jerry Blumenthal was 2010's "Prisoner of Her Past." It has aired more than 500 times on television stations in more than 140 markets, has toured the world and continues to play in...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: University of Florida Shands Medical Center
A new University of Florida study shows daily moderate physical activity may mean the difference between seniors being able to keep up everyday activities or becoming housebound. In fact, moderate...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Besieged by women's requests for works by painter Annie Lee in the late 1990s, Hammond, Ind.-based art seller Yusuf Ali El traveled to the Annie Lee & Friends Gallery in south suburban Glenwood and was surprised to find the artist herself staffing the...