| 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 —...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A federal judge threw out a lawsuit Thursday against Northwestern University by a student who alleged the school mishandled her complaint that a professor sexually attacked her after getting her drunk in 2012.
In his eight-page ruling, U.S. District...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Wayne J. Fickinger was a top executive at J. Walter Thompson in Chicago at a time the advertising agency created memorable campaigns for brands like 7UP, Oscar Mayer and Sears.
During his 18-years at J. Walter Thompson, Mr. Fickinger rose to become...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:58 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: .
Woodlands Academy's adaptation of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The brother of a Loyola University student who was shot to death during a robbery last week said Tuesday his family seeks "peace not vengeance, understanding not bigotry." Mutahir Rauf, 23, was fatally shot while walking with his brother about 7:40 p.m....
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Stephen Schellhardt, who was raised in Winnetka and has appeared in the Glencoe Writers Theatre production of “Days Like Today,” is company manager of the newly formed Chicago Artists Chorale.
Schellhardt, a 2001 New Trier Township High...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A Northwestern University philosophy professor filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against an undergraduate student who accused him of sexual misconduct.
The suit by Peter Ludlow alleges that the student knowingly made false statements to news media...
| 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...
| 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.