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  • Waukegan woman wants trademark for 'I Can't Breathe'

    Waukegan woman wants trademark for 'I Can't Breathe'
    A Waukegan woman has filed a trademark application for the phrase "I Can't Breathe," words that have become a national rallying cry for civil rights and racial justice in the wake of cases involving the deaths of unarmed black men during encounters with...
  • Project aims to place more homeless youths in private housing

    Project aims to place more homeless youths in private housing
    Antwan Jones still remembers the feeling of disbelief when he and his mother were evicted from their West Side apartment, forcing him into homelessness at 16 years old. "I was shocked. It almost felt unreal in the way that I thought, you know, it...
  • Some forced to buy on health insurance exchanges for the first time

    Some forced to buy on health insurance exchanges for the first time
    The outrage was swift and loud. Millions of people were feared to be in danger of losing their health insurance last year because their plans did not comply with the Affordable Care Act. To keep people covered and quell consumer anger, President Barack...
  • Chicago woman to join elite ranks of supercentenarians

     Chicago woman to join elite ranks of supercentenarians
    Ruth Adler reads three newspapers a day, lives in a comfy lakefront condo and is about to achieve elite status beyond most people's imagining, let alone reach. On Jan. 11, as confirmed by her Cook County birth certificate, she will turn 110 years old....
  • Officials: Child at U. of C. tests negative for Ebola

    Officials: Child at U. of C. tests negative for Ebola
    A child admitted to the University of Chicago Medical Center early Friday after being flagged for a high fever during an O'Hare International Airport screening test was discharged Saturday after testing negative for the Ebola virus, according to...
  • For Chicago jazz lovers, it was a very good year

    For Chicago jazz lovers, it was a very good year
    Chicago jazz listeners heard great sounds in 2014, including: Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Nov. 14, Auditorium Theatre: A little more than a decade ago, the CJP was but a dream of Chicago trumpeter-composer Davis and colleague Mark Ingram....
  • Research explores how building blocks of life move from deep within Earth

    Research explores how building blocks of life move from deep within Earth
    A common theory holds that the building blocks for life came to Earth from comets that landed here billions of years ago. But what if they also came from within the planet? A study published last month by Johns Hopkins University professor Dimitri...
  • State hospital association names new chairman

    The CEO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare has been elected chairman of the Illinois Hospital Association. Dean Harrison, president and CEO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, will succeed Kevin Poorten of KishHealth System on Jan. 1 to lead the...
  • 2014 in review: Orland Park and Homer Glen

    2014 in review: Orland Park and Homer Glen
    Downtown development, library Internet rules and a new village hall made headlines in Orland Park and Homer Glen this year. Here's a look back at some of the southwest suburbs' biggest stories of 2014. Kustok sentenced to 60 years for wife's murder...
  • Clemency seekers press departing Gov. Quinn for help

     Clemency seekers press departing Gov. Quinn for help
    Amid the more than 3,000 clemency petitions sitting on Gov. Pat Quinn's desk is a plea from Wilder "Ken" Berry, a 45-year-old single father who spent eight years in prison for a sexual assault he didn't commit. He has been publicly cleared of the...
  • Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder songs used to enhance bids for Obama library

    Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder songs used to enhance bids for Obama library
    The University of Chicago's bid for the Obama presidential library was delivered in December in two big binders about 31/2 inches thick, tucked inside a gray box. But just in case President Barack Obama still isn't sure how much the U. of C. wants to...