| Apr 27, 2015
| 2:27 PM
The night of Thursday, April 23, was a relatively easy one for 25-year-old Hen Mazzig. There was no heckling, no screaming and no one was calling him a murderer.
Mazzig was at the end of a two-week "StandWithUs" tour of the Midwest, where he is...
| Mar 11, 2015
By Suzanne Kurtz Sloan
Yaniv Sadka met many kids while coaching his Los Angeles youth lacrosse league. But during the summer of 2011, one 13-year-old boy stood out.
"Benny became like my third brother," said Sadka, 19. "We would do brotherly things like...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Bad news for the desk-bound office worker, the long-haul road warrior and the couch surfer: even a heart-pumping regimen at the gym, apparently, won't undo the harm done by sitting, a new study finds.
Irrespective of hours spent in moderate-to-intensive...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 11:57 AM
Robert Havenstein, of Mount Airy, has received a Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which had its winter commencement ceremony at the Kohl Center.
| Apr 16, 2015
| 5:25 PM
A week after college basketball star Frank Kaminsky flooded the national spotlight collecting the prestigious John R. Wooden Award as being college basketball's top men's player, the 7-foot-tall Kaminsky stood a much smaller stage set up inside Benet...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 9:25 PM
Hunter, a fox red Labrador retriever, spent 10 days at a North Side boarding facility earlier this month while Alicia Fitzgerald was on vacation.
When Fitzgerald returned to pick up her pet Sunday, she was told Hunter had been coughing.
| Apr 13, 2015
| 4:30 PM
A Wisconsin judge has sentenced a 20-year-old Kenilworth man to probation in relation to a 2014 sexual assault, which took place on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Douglas Gill, who listed a Winnetka address at the time of the incident,...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 1:05 PM
Dr. Conrad Tasche spent his entire 30-year career at Cook County Hospital, where he performed general and plastic surgery and held administrative positions that included time as associate medical director for medical education.
Dr. Tasche, 82, who...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 1:13 PM
Gov. Scott Walker heads to Europe this week on a trade mission featuring private meetings with business and government representatives in Germany, France and Spain, as he ramps up for a likely bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016....
| Apr 7, 2015
| 6:25 PM
The Chicago Tribune's investigation of corruption and undeserved ticketing in Chicago's red light camera system has been honored with the 2014 Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Journalism, according to the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University....
| Apr 5, 2015
| 8:54 PM
From the streets of Madison, Wis., to the "Badger bars" of Chicago, anticipation is building for Monday night's NCAA men's basketball championship.
The story lines that got the University of Wisconsin a shot at a national title against Duke are nearly...