| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:25 PM
William Bricker's home is nestled in a woodsy area right outside the quaint downtown of Glen Arbor, Mich., a scenic lakefront community near the northern tip of the state's Lower Peninsula that's been a popular draw for tourists and other retirees from...
| Aug 11, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS—Malik Spencer is hoping to transform his community, with the help of one neighbor at a time.
The 15-year-old Southeast Newport News resident is one of 45 teenagers from across the city who will, over the next three years, attempt to...
| Oct 1, 2014
Hampton University received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to promote learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields.
The university received the federal funds for STEM education under a new initiative...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Jean Baron, a writer and editor who was deeply involved in Evanston's political scene, served two terms on the Evanston Library Board in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Mrs. Baron chaired the library's 100th anniversary celebration, represented Evanston...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:28 AM
Event highlights 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: triblocal.com/events.
Park Ridge's annual Pumpkin...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit
Thursday, Oct. 16
"Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:12 PM
While attending college in the mid-1970s, Cherlynlavaughn Bradley joined the American Chemical Society and began a lifelong commitment to encouraging young people, especially girls, to pursue careers in chemistry.
Ms. Bradley, 62, who in 2002 won the...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In jazz, student and mentor often perform together to powerful effect, and that's precisely what has happened in the remarkable partnership of violinist Zach Brock and pianist Phil Markowitz.
Chicagoans will remember Brock as an aspiring musician...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:02 AM
When Northwestern University cut down a stand of trees last year to make way for a parking garage and visitor center along Lake Michigan, it seemed as if the university was bumbling into a new version of the madness that inspired Joni Mitchell's famous...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:56 PM
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has changed its admissions system with the hope that no more students will feel like B-list applicants, invited to join the class only after getting a second look.
In an effort to make students from...
| 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...