| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
On a recent Friday afternoon at Willye B. White Park on Howard Street in Rogers Park, dozens of kids hit baseballs, kicked soccer balls and swung on the playset.
The shrieks that accompanied the child’s play were loud—yet it was a quiet...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:08 AM
Pediatric Endocrinologist Shivani P. Shah has joined Loyola University Health System. She also is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Shah had been a pediatric endocrinologist...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Three buildings that share a Gothic Revival style of architecture and gray limestone cladding on Northwestern University’s Chicago campus could soon become part of a historic district, officials announced on Tuesday.
The Commission on Chicago...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:32 PM
In recent years, as they have become increasingly aware of the frequency and various causes of wrongful convictions, prosecutors in a number of large cities and counties across the country created conviction integrity units. These units re-examine the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Musician Stevie Wonder and actress Cloris Leachman were among those who received honorary degrees from Northwestern University this morning.
Joining them was Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti, who also gave the keynote address this...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:08 PM
Nathan Unterman didn't always know how to ride a roller coaster, but after 28 years of taking high schoolers on amusement park attractions, he's got a pretty good idea.
Those who savor that moment before the coaster plunges down should ride in the front...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Michelle Lech was stunned when a stranger showed up at her Plainfield doorstep two years ago and confessed to killing her sister in a 2008 hit-and-run.
Now she’s outraged that Will County prosecutors dropped their case against the man Thursday...
| Jun 13, 2014
During Mary Lou Sundberg's 30-year elementary school teaching career, she found herself dealing with a student who could not learn letter sounds or formations no matter the educational approach.
That led to an epiphany — Mrs. Sundberg decided...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
By Marcella Kreiter
As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders.
She spotted an introductory course on...
| 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,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:57 PM
A civil trial pitting a class of former and current student athletes against the NCAA got underway Monday in U.S. District Court in a case that could upend the broad notion of amateurism in the multibillion-dollar collegiate men’s basketball and...