| Jul 15, 2014
Robert M. Grant was a prolific and widely recognized scholar and professor of ancient Christianity at the University of Chicago who also published books on a side interest, World War I U-boats.
Mr. Grant, 96, the son of another noted theologian,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Kim Kamin has joined wealth management firm Gresham Partners as a principal, serving as chief wealth strategist and a client advisor. Kamin will help lead the firm’s estate, wealth transfer, philanthropic and fiduciary planning activities. Prior to...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Hope Alexander has joined construction firm Walbridge as executive director of new business development. She will focus on expanding the firm’s presence in Chicago. Alexander has worked in the Chicago architecture/engineering/construction industry...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Elaine Gonzalez of Northbrook, an innovative chocolatier noted for transforming chocolate into edible bowls, plates, ornaments, flowers and much, much more, died July 25. She was 79.
"She was an artist and took chocolate to new places," said...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:42 PM
James Pitts, an influential smog researcher whose work was used to craft California's pioneering air quality regulations, has died. He was 93.
Pitts died in his sleep of natural causes at his Irvine home on June 19, according to his wife, Barbara...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:39 PM
When Wilmette voters cast ballots in the November election, they may be weighing in on providing money to two revered local institutions — New Trier High School and the village's lakefront.
Officials of the Wilmette Park District recently said...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Lee Hyla's friends, colleagues and students remember him as a supportive musical colleague and a composer with a profoundly individual voice.
The vivid extremes of expression that made his music so compelling owed as much, they said, to his experience...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Last year Martha Montalvo-Ariri underwent a routine hysterectomy to help treat painful uterine fibroids. During surgery, her doctor used a morcellator, a device that cuts the tissue into pieces so it can be removed through small incisions.
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Fifteen years ago on the July 4th weekend, former Northwestern University basketball coach Ricky Byrdsong was murdered by a neo-Nazi on a hate-filled shooting spree.
Each year, the anniversary is difficult for his 25-year-old daughter, Kelley Byrdsong,...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Soldier Field was an ocean of green and red last week when Mexico's national soccer team came to town for a pre-World Cup warm-up match, but here and there were bright dabs of yellow and blue — fans dressed head to toe in the colors of Bosnia-...
| Jun 28, 2014
Even for Cook County, which has seen nearly 100 wrongful convictions exposed in the last quarter-century, Tuesday was momentous. The convictions of two men for a 1992 double murder were thrown out the same day a record $40 million settlement was made...