| May 14, 2014
Has Sen. Rand Paul flip-flopped on the issue of voter ID requirements?
A year ago at historically black Howard University, the Kentucky Republican defended his party's push for voter identification card requirements, saying they hardly compared with the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
North Shore School District 112 has hired Chicago-based Nagle Hartray Architecture to begin two studies as the district considers closing between four and six of its 12 buildings.
Nagle Hartray will be paid $99,380 and $225,620 for a state-mandated...
| May 16, 2014
It takes a special mindset to be an emergency room nurse, says Margaret Mateja, senior director of emergency services at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Glenview.
"It's organized chaos," Mateja said. "Some people don't have the type of...
| May 16, 2014
Artist Rachel Sussman is a time traveler. She writes in "The Oldest Living Things in the World" that she crisscrossed the globe photographing living organisms at least 2,000 years old to encourage "an anthropomorphic connection to a deep timescale that,...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Authorities today suspended the license of a prominent University of Chicago neurologist who was charged last week with public indecency and disorderly conduct.
Jeffrey I. Frank, 53, of the first block of Kings Cross Drive in Lincolnshire, surrendered...
| May 16, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Jeb Stuart Magruder, the former White House aide who served seven months in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal that forced Richard Nixon to resign from the presidency in 1974, has died. He was 79.
Magruder, a retired Presbyterian minister,...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Nerves were a little shakier than usual when the 2013-14 school year started in Chicago, as parents and city officials anxiously watched thousands of children heading off to classrooms in unfamiliar neighborhoods because of the district's move to close...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Following the latest in a string of arrests on public indecency charges, a prominent University of Chicago neurologist has been suspended from caring for patients at the university’s medical center and temporarily barred from practicing medicine...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:29 AM
Frances Taylor Dunham Catlett, a social worker, painter and poet, came from an African American family with deep roots in Hartford. Many members of her extended family have made significant contributions in education, social work, the union movement,...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Orland Park trustees gave early approval to plans to bring a University of Chicago Medicine facility to the village’s Main Street Triangle.
The village signed a letter of intent with University of Chicago Medicine outlining plans for a 120,000...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Freedom of speech used to be a quintessential liberal cause.
That quintessential liberal advocacy organization, the American Civil Liberties Union, prided itself on defending the 1st Amendment right of even the most marginal and disliked of groups to...