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  • Trevians focusing on the moment after losing 6 to graduation

    Losing six players to graduation does not mean New Trier will field an inexperienced girls basketball team this winter. Four starters are entering their third varsity season, one of whom is among the best post players in the state. Led by 6-foot-3...
  • [UPDATED] U of C: Feds investigate threatening Facebook hack

    [UPDATED] U of C: Feds investigate threatening Facebook hack
    [EDITOR'S NOTE: The University of Chicago has determined that the Facebook incident was not, in fact, due to hacking. Find the most up-to-date news here.] A group of University of Chicago students who petitioned the school to address its alleged “...
  • Cause of building collapse that injured 2 women under investigation

    Cause of building collapse that injured 2 women under investigation
    Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a three-story condominium apartment building to collapse in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side, injuring two women who were pulled from the rubble along with a dog. "We're not sure if...
  • Chicago scientist's Nobel medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5M

    Chicago scientist's Nobel medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5M
    A Nobel Prize gold medal awarded to Chicago scientist Dr. James Watson, a co-discoverer of DNA, is expected to sell for up to $3.5 million at auction next month in New York, Christie's said Monday. Watson, along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins,...
  • Abner Mikva given nation's highest civilian honor

     Abner Mikva given nation's highest civilian honor
    President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to 18 recipients including Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder and Chicago's Abner Mikva. Mikva, 88, a former Democratic congressman and federal...
  • What Clicked: A CTA holiday bus, poop trains and more hot stuff

    What Clicked: A CTA holiday bus, poop trains and more hot stuff
    It's the Monday of a short week, let's make this quick. Last week's hot hits included both poop trains and holiday buses, with a little bit of scandal at a Chicago university to mix it up. If you're behind, that's OK, here's "What Clicked" last week....
  • Boy, 15, among four people wounded in shootings in Chicago

    Boy, 15, among four people wounded in shootings in Chicago
    A 15-year-old boy was among four people wounded in shootings on the South Side of Chicago Sunday through early Monday morning, police said.  The boy was walking in the 300 block of East 53rd Street in the Washington Park neighborhood around 5 p.m....
  • Donald F. Steiner, researcher who made advances involving insulin, dies

    Donald F. Steiner,  researcher who made advances involving insulin, dies
    Dr. Donald F. Steiner, a University of Chicago faculty member since 1960, did ground-breaking research on insulin that included the discovery of what he called proinsulin, a finding that has improved the lives of people with diabetes around the world....
  • Girls swimming state notes: Downers Grove North still afloat

    Girls swimming state notes: Downers Grove North still afloat
    During what was supposed to be a down season, Downers Grove North will not go away. The Trojans came within 3 1/2 points of beating New Trier for the team title in 2013. They graduated arguably the most talented senior class in program history —...
  • 4 killed, 15 hurt in city shootings

    4 killed, 15 hurt in city shootings
    Three men and a woman died and at least 15 people, including seven teenagers, were wounded in shootings across the city from Saturday afternoon into early Sunday morning. In the latest fatal shooting, a 27-year-old man died after being shot around 3:...
  • Ditka? Halas? Trestman? Ranking 10 best Bears coaches

    Ditka? Halas? Trestman? Ranking 10 best Bears coaches
    Lance Briggs weighed in with his three all-time greatest Bears coaches this week when he ranked George Halas, Mike Ditka and Lovie Smith at the top. This reporter has been around here a little longer than Briggs. In fact, Halas once invited me to sit...