| Jan 26, 2015
| 1:03 PM
A University of Iowa student from Chicago's west suburbs might have been the victim of a robbery when he fell and suffered serious injuries while studying abroad in Rome this month, according to university officials.
Andrew Mogni, 20, of Glen Ellyn, was...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:32 PM
Ray Nagel, a UCLA quarterback in the 1940s who became a college football coach and athletic director before a stint in the front office of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1980s, has died. He was 87.
Nagel died Jan. 15 in San Antonio, according to the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:20 AM
One of the most painful scenes in Ava DuVernay's film, "Selma," about Martin Luther King Jr.'s protest marches in Selma, Ala., shows nurse Annie Lee Cooper, played by Oprah Winfrey, being turned away from registering to vote because she can't name the...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 11:45 AM
A University of Iowa student from Glen Ellyn has been seriously injured after a fall in Rome.
A posting on the university website says 20-year-old Andrew Mogni, of west suburban Glen Ellyn fell early Wednesday morning and suffered serious injuries. He...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 2:07 PM
Luis Peguero, a tight end at Palm Beach Central, saw snow for the first time Saturday during his official visit at South Dakota. For Peguero, who has lived all of his life in South Florida, playing college football in a radically different environment...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Mark Alt never felt any different than anybody else he grew up around, but he sure was, and people took notice.
The son of John Alt, the Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame right tackle, a 6-foot-8 behemoth of a man, Mark Alt had some very big shoes to...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Katarina Perez was 9 years old when her father, a Chicago police officer, was killed in the line of duty.
Now a 21-year-old college student, Perez spent the weekend with the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation as it caravaned around Chicago to deliver...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:05 PM
This isn't your grandfather's NASA.
That's the gist of a growing push at the space agency as a whole, and at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton in particular, to get more peach fuzz among the grizzled veterans of its workforce.
In fact, NASA...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:40 PM
The University of Illinois has proposed a tuition freeze for in-state undergraduates next fall, part of an effort to woo high-achieving Illinois students who are increasingly leaving the state for less expensive options.
The freeze, if approved by...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
We live in a community filled with exceptional people; I’d like to recognize two individuals who have proven that anything can be achieved with motivation, drive and determination.
First, I would like to congratulate Mark Weisman on his...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:39 PM
On Nov. 4, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner won more than an election. He won the opportunity to change our state's kleptocratic political culture and make Illinois once again a hospitable place to raise a family and grow a business.
Rauner campaigned as a...