| Oct 16, 2014
| 1:58 PM
All five commission seats are up in this year's election Nov. 4, with three incumbents running and two seats up for grabs by a pool of mostly newcomers.
Each district has its own set of issues, though most of the 14 candidates are concerned with...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Jeanne Safer didn't need a study to tell her that sibling aggression can cause a child as much distress as being bullied by a peer.
Safer, a psychoanalyst and author of "Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Frederick King Miller was born on November 21, 1917 in Flint, Michigan. He passed away October 26, 2013 in Pasadena, California. Fred was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend to many. He was predeceased by his wife of 47 years, Martha,...
| May 31, 2014
| 3:08 PM
An Australian tennis coach with ties to Northwestern and DePaul universities stalked his ex-girlfriend in Chicago, threatened her life and said he'd post nude pictures of her online, prosecutors alleged Saturday.
Mark Terry Henderson, 32, is accused...
| May 24, 2014
| 11:02 AM
FAU has named Lara Preacco, as head swim coach. Preacco, a former FAU swimmer, served as the Owls’ assistant swim coach since May 2012.
“We are excited to have Lara Preacco lead our swimming program. Coach Preacco embodies everything we look...
| Oct 18, 2012
David A. Peterson, a pioneer in the field of gerontology education and a longtime professor and director of USC's Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, has died. He was 75.
Peterson died Oct. 4 of advanced Parkinson's disease at a nursing facility in...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:18 PM
In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-age student working his way through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as a janitor, was declared guilty of racial harassment. Without granting Sampson a hearing, the university administration —...
| Jun 9, 2013
Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
| Apr 12, 2013
DePaul University students and other Lincoln Park nightowls now have a new way to satisfy their late-night munchies: cookies and milk delivered to your doorstep by Insomnia Cookies, which opened its first Chicago-area location in Lincoln Park Tuesday....
| May 30, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Donald J. Para, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Cal State Long Beach, was appointed Thursday as interim president while the college searches for a successor to the departing F. King Alexander.
During 26 years at the Long...