| Mar 13, 2015
| 6:17 PM
It only seems appropriate that the first piece of information in Kara Gust's biography on the Ohio State University women's hockey website deals with her academic achievements.
As successful as the Orland Park resident has been on the ice for the...
| Feb 21, 2015
Want to help your student do better on tests? Cut out the fast food.
Fast-food consumption isn't merely connected to increases in pants size — it's also tied to significant decreases in test scores among school children, according to a new...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 8:26 AM
Video games can be educational and inspirational.
Take the case of Nick Sabatini, a senior at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox. He played video games when he was young, and that is when a love for flight was first sparked, he said. Now he...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:01 PM
Federal investigators looking into a fiery commuter train wreck that killed six people zeroed in Wednesday on what they called the big question on everyone's mind: Why was the driver of an SUV stopped on the tracks, between the lowered crossing gates?
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:23 PM
New medical staff officers have been named at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey for 2015-16, according to a press release from Ingalls Health System.
Dr. Cressa Perish, a family practice physician, was elected president, while Dr. Carl Johnson, a...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 12:48 PM
I think we can all agree that the best way to deal with abusive bosses and managers is to round them up and ship them to a small island in the Pacific Ocean, preferably one populated by an unusually large number of hungry tigers.
Sadly, that method is...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:47 PM
The BodyVox dance company is known worldwide for its whimsical, athletic, beautiful choreography. Its founders, Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland, are Emmy Award-winning dancers, who performed with renowned contemporary companies Pilobolus, MOMIX and ISO...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 9:07 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is cashing in after the Buckeyes' victory in the NCAA's championship football game.
The university expects a $3 million increase this year in royalties from licensed merchandise sales as fans continue...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 11:49 AM
Nearly four out of five "middle-market" companies in Florida are poised to invest, including in new employees, according to a survey released Tuesday by the National Center for the Middle Market.
Middle Market companies represent one-third of the...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
At a Glance:
Occupation: Nonprofit administration at EngAGE
Political affiliation: Democrat
Education: Ohio State University -- Master's in City and Regional Planning
University of South Alabama -- Bachelor's of Science in Geography
| Jan 15, 2015
| 4:43 PM
Larry Green, the public safety director for Metra, had some advice for anyone whose car is stuck on railroad tracks when a train is approaching, and it went beyond the obvious "get out of the car."
But Green, speaking Thursday morning to about 150...