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  • 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...
  • Boys basketball: Lake Forest rides Boudreaux, Karras to Tosh title

    Boys basketball: Lake Forest rides Boudreaux, Karras to Tosh title
    The attention Evan Boudreaux draws in the paint makes Noah Karras his perfect complement. Boudreaux can do so much on his own that production from Karras and the rest of the Scouts could take Lake Forest a long way. Boudreaux, a 6-foot-8 Dartmouth...
  • 2 brothers beaten, robbed at Navy Pier

    2 brothers beaten, robbed at Navy Pier
    Two teenage brothers are recovering at home Saturday after being beaten and robbed during a Friday night disturbance at Navy Pier’s Winter Wonderfest. "It's very horrible,"’ said the two boys' mother, who was reached by phone about the ...
  • 2 hurt, 5 arrested after disturbances at Navy Pier

    2 hurt, 5 arrested after disturbances at Navy Pier
    Five people were arrested and two people were injured Friday night during a disturbance at Navy Pier, authorities said. Around 7:45 p.m., police responded to a call of a disturbance at the popular lakefront tourist attraction and found about 30 people...
  • Boy shot 6 times Dec. 16 dies

    Boy shot 6 times Dec. 16 dies
    A 15-year-old boy who was shot six times in the Altgeld Gardens neighborhood on Dec. 16 has died, authorities said. Tyler Ellis, of the 700 block of East 131st Street in south suburban Riverdale, was pronounced dead Friday at 9:33 p.m. at the University...
  • We said they'd make headlines in 2014. Were we right?

    We said they'd make headlines in 2014. Were we right?
    As we prepare to look ahead to 2015, let's look back at the local executives we predicted would make headlines in 2014. Harper Reed CEO, Modest Barack Obama campaign veterans Reed and Dylan Richard didn't meet their self-reported 2014 launch date...
  • Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally

     Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally
    The president of Chicago-based Roosevelt University was paid nearly $1.8 million in 2012, making him the fifth highest-paid private university president in the country that year, according to an annual survey of college presidents' compensation. The...
  • Man dead, 3 others wounded in city shootings, including man robbed in Englewood

    Man dead, 3 others wounded in city shootings, including man robbed in Englewood
    A man was shot dead and three other people, including a 14-year-old boy, were wounded in separate shootings since Christmas Day. A 52-year-old man died after being shot and a 42-year-old man was wounded during a domestic incident in the Lawndale...
  • John Goodlad dies at 94; led research on how schools fail to educate

     John Goodlad dies at 94; led research on how schools fail to educate
    John I. Goodlad, whose exhaustive analysis of the culture of schools and the reasons for their failures made him one of the intellectual leaders of the education reform movement that took off in the early 1980s, died Nov. 29 in Seattle. He was 94. The...
  • Immigrants in state illegally to get state-funded kidney transplants

     Immigrants in state illegally to get state-funded kidney transplants
    When he was diagnosed with renal disease almost two years ago, Gustavo Galvez had never heard of dialysis. Doctors told Galvez, who had been working in the United States 17 years without legal residency, that it would help his failing kidneys function and...
  • Airline changes to frequent-flier programs snub rank-and-file patrons

    This was the year in which airline passengers learned where they really stood with the big carriers they've been loyal to over the years. Beginning Jan. 1, Delta Air Lines will start handing out frequent-flier miles based not on distance traveled, which...