| May 26, 2015
| 7:51 AM
Madison School's band and fifth-grade orchestra performed at an all-school assembly May 20 that included recognizing retiring Spanish teacher Mirta Evans, fifth-grade teacher Kathy Muller, and principal Melinda (Mindy) McMahon, who is retiring after...
| May 22, 2015
| 6:55 AM
The searing spotlight of media scrutiny fell upon a Maryland state's attorney, a rising star in Democratic politics. After a high-profile beating death, the young prosecutor convened a news conference to announce murder charges, detail the evidence and...
| May 18, 2015
| 5:42 PM
As their senior years come to a close, eight high school students from New Trier Township were rewarded with scholarships from The Winnetka Club at a special ceremony on May 17.
Taking place at The Hadley School for the Blind, The Winnetka Club...
| May 15, 2015
| 7:50 AM
Christ United Methodist Church and Ivy Tech Community College will sponsor a Single Parent Conference, 21st Century Solutions for 21st Century Families, from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, on the Ivy Tech campus, 1440 E. 35th Ave., Gary.
| May 11, 2015
| 8:45 PM
In 1849, a black man walked into a one-room schoolhouse in Ohio with his son, Ed.
"What's the matter with this damn schoolhouse that they won't take Ed?" he said when he confronted the white schoolmaster. "Ed has got to get in!"
His words rang for...
| May 7, 2015
| 1:10 PM
The last year of Deerfield senior Joey Lane's life has become something that resembles an inspiring Hollywood script.
As a 6-foot-1, 175-pound point guard for Deerfield's boys basketball team this past season, Lane averaged 11.9 points and two assists...
| May 5, 2015
| 8:11 AM
The last year of Deerfield senior Joey Lane's life has been something of a surprise.
As a 6-foot-1, 175-pound point guard for Deerfield's boys basketball team last season, Lane averaged 11.9 points and two assists per game — not exactly gaudy...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 8:09 PM
In the fall of her junior year, Travonya Kenly learned from her roommate of a marine biology program at Duke University that offered a full scholarship and gave special consideration to minority students.
"Sure, I'll apply for that," responded Kenly, a...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 9:28 AM
Earth Day Fair
ASHFORD – The Earth Day Fair, a fundraising event for the birds of prey at the Horizon Wings Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 9 Sand Hill Road, Ashford, will be held on Saturday, April 25, at 10 a.m. This event will features tours...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 10:08 AM
For many Chicagoans, The Morton Arboretum in Lisle is a green oasis, its canopied trails beckoning visitors for decades. But for Nicole Cavender, Morton's vice president of science and conservation, the 1,700-acre arboretum is much more than a wondrous...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 7:23 AM
Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer sealed his long-term future with the Buckeyes in January after guiding the program to its first college football national title in more than a decade. On Monday, he was rewarded by the university.
Ohio State signed Meyer...