| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Member of U.S. hockey team that won a gold medal at 1980 Olympics
Bob Suter, 57, a member of the "Miracle On Ice" hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild NHL star Ryan Suter, died suddenly...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Charles Bowden, a chronicler of the Southwest who started as a nature writer but became known for his gritty yet lyrical nonfiction narratives of drug violence and hopelessness on the U.S.-Mexico border, has died. He was 69.
Bowden, who had been...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Michael S. Sigal began his law career in the late 1960s with a firm that soon merged with the Chicago office of Sidley Austin, where he gained a national reputation for his focus on corporate governance and executive compensation.
"He inaugurated our...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Skin-baring fashions, increased leisure time and acceptance of the idea of a "healthy tan" may have a lot to do with the rising numbers of new melanoma cases each year, suggests a new study.
Researchers found that increasing U.S. melanoma rates track...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
A year after Consolidated High School District 230 began letting student athletes use their own football helmets rather than those provided by the school, district officials said they've seen little interest in the program.
Although a parent pushed...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Are same-gender classrooms, offered at six public schools in Broward County, a way to address differences in how boys and girls learn, or are they discriminatory and ineffective?
The Broward school system has become embroiled in this controversy after...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:49 AM
Arlington Heights School District 25 is taking on unexpected enrollment spikes with a series of community forums.
Ivy Hill Elementary School, which has seen the largest student population increases this year, will host two meetings, including on Sept....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:01 AM
A foundation whose leaders include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is launching a partnership Monday with a charter school network to provide $3 million in college scholarships to 70 Chicago high school seniors whose immigration status is undocumented....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Police agencies have been over-militarized, as evidenced by the images of Ferguson, Mo., that offended many of our senses. However, these images also have provided us the opportunity to ensure that governmental authority is being exercised within the...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:23 PM
MIAMI (Reuters) - University of Miami President Donna Shalala, a former Clinton administration official who was considered a major catch by the school when she joined in 2001, said on Monday she plans to step down at the end of the academic year....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Barbara Aubin, a Chicago artist and art teacher, helped start the Chicago Women's Caucus for Art in the early 1970s and taught for years at Chicago State University.
Ms. Aubin, 86, died of ascending cholangitis caused by an infection of the bile duct on...