| 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...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Posting selfies on social media actually may expose some antisocial characteristics, according to recent research.
A December study from Ohio State University concluded that men who frequently post and edit photos of themselves on social media also...
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:01 PM
Not every Ohio State University student spent the week leading up to its Monday night's football national championship came against Oregon engrossed in all the media hype.
More than a dozen spent it laboring in the rundown neighborhood of Skyline...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:30 AM
Coyotes usually try to avoid human contact.
Yet animal experts say an increasing number of coyotes are setting up shop in one of most dense urban labyrinths: downtown Chicago.
The seemingly incongruous marriage between coyotes and a people-packed...