| Apr 10, 2014
Letters to the editor from Glenview and Northbrook.
The debate about whether college athletes should get paid is foolish. In fact, it's ridiculous — especially for athletes who get to go to Northwestern University, a place...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Detectives have apparently doubted the story Allan Kustok told of his wife's final hours since the first time they heard it, but whether his account holds up with jurors will likely depend on which batch of scientists they think are telling the truth....
| Mar 6, 2014
Letters to the editor from Orland Park.
I'm lucky enough to be a student on a full-ride scholarship to Northwestern University, thanks to unfortunate and unwanted circumstances. My father experienced a sudden fatal heart attack in...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 1:23 PM
A number of organizational changes in the Village of Northbrook resulted in a new chief information officer and a new assistant to the village manager joining the staff.
Lori D. Baker, who previously worked as a manager at Oak Brook-based Tradebe...
| Mar 19, 2014
It's been three years since Allan Kustok was charged with killing his wife, Anita "Jeanie" Kustok, and a week since a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder, but friends and neighbors of the Kustok family said that while the verdict may have...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Letters to the editor from Grayslake and Mundelein.
One size shoe does not fit all feet. The same goes for a federally mandated minimum-wage law.
Places like New York City and San Francisco already have wages that are at or above even...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Letters to the editor from Oak Park, Warrenville, Downers Grove, Naperville, Wheaton, Berwyn and Western Springs.
Influence of the wealthy
In regard to your April 3 editorial supporting the Supreme Court decision to eliminate limits to total campaign...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Some Highland Park High School students and parents are protesting a handful of staff reductions and course cancellations in the fine arts department next school year, saying the cuts would be a detriment to the school.
As of Monday morning, almost 900...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
William F. Thomas, an editor who led The Times during an extraordinary period of expansion in the 1970s and 1980s, when the paper widened its reach nationally and abroad and became a showcase for literary journalism, has died. He was 89.
| Mar 28, 2014
Wednesday, April 23, marks the 100th anniversary of the first professional baseball game at what is now Wrigley Field. The Chicago National League Ball Club LLC will, of course, promote this anniversary with a special logo and various historical...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Three local teachers are finalists for the 2014 Golden Apple award, which honors outstanding educators in Illinois.
Kim Dyer, of South Middle School in Arlington Heights; Jacquelyn Negus, of Quest Academy in Palatine; and Alessandra Kennedy, of Thomas...