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  • IMSA working to raise $650K to build innovation hub

    IMSA working to raise $650K to build innovation hub
    Over the last year, Britta McKenna and students at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy have done a lot of research to help shape the design of a new innovation hub slated to open for the start of the 2016-17 school year. Last week, the...
  • Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows

    Suicide attempt survivors come out of the shadows
    After four people with ties to Northwestern University committed suicide within a year, Josh Walfish no longer could remain silent. The deaths compelled him to disclose a painful piece of his past that he had kept to himself. When he revealed his...
  • Land of opportunity: Niles West's Hilma Mededovic hopes to play basketball in college

    Land of opportunity: Niles West's Hilma Mededovic hopes to play basketball in college
    SKOKIE — Like many highly-regarded female basketball players in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hilma Mededovic encountered a crossroads when she considered her future. Universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina — where Mededovic was part of the country&...
  • Man freed by Quinn's clemency action: 'I feel like I can breathe'

    Man freed by Quinn's clemency action: 'I feel like I can breathe'
    Tyrone Hood paused just outside the prison entrance to look at the horizon, the treetops and the bridge spanning the nearby Mississippi River. He marveled at the technicolor world around him, a jarring contrast to the grays and whites that had been his...
  • Glenview teen breaking down barriers for women in computing

    Glenview teen breaking down barriers for women in computing
    Lauren Ribordy has several theories as to why women are not better represented in the field of computer science. But the 18-year-old senior at Glenbrook South High School is fully committed to changing that. In mid-November, Ribordy, a Glenview...
  • Quinn commutes sentences of 2 men with shaky murder convictions

    Quinn commutes sentences of 2 men with shaky murder convictions
    In his final minutes in office Monday, Gov. Pat Quinn granted 43 clemency petitions, including two commutations that will lead to freedom for convicted murderers whose appeals had been stuck in the courts in spite of mounting evidence of their innocence....
  • A Beurrage of ambition at Pilsen bakery

    A Beurrage of ambition at Pilsen bakery
    You don't design and build a to-scale replica of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater in gingerbread without a particular kind of zeal for butter, flour and sugar. Jeffrey Hallenbeck possesses that zeal. It's the kind of commitment and enthusiasm it takes to...
  • Businessman Abe Kogan, longtime Skokie resident, dies at 90

    Businessman Abe Kogan, longtime Skokie resident, dies at 90
    Abe Kogan was a successful entrepreneur who grew his suburban businesses into leaders in the plumbing and kitchen supply industry. Mr. Kogan started the businesses, Builders Plumbing Supply in Addison and Kitchen Distributors of America in Itasca, after...
  • Students robbed at gunpoint near IIT campus: cops

    Students robbed at gunpoint near IIT campus: cops
    Chicago police say students were the victims in two separate holdups near the Illinois Institute of Technology campus in the past week. At about 2 p.m. and again at about 2:15 p.m. on Friday, police say that two males wearing hooded sweatshirts...
  • Heart of the Home: A look back at west suburban real estate in 2014

    Heart of the Home: A look back at west suburban real estate in 2014
    The year 2014 was a year of recovery for the real estate world. The market continued to improve, realtors were back at work (and lovin’ it, I might add), and buyers and sellers were actively doing deals. Projects were started, construction...
  • Me, My Shelf and I: Carly Kocurek

    Me, My Shelf and I: Carly Kocurek
    When students stop by Carly Kocurek's office at the Illinois Institute of Technology, they assume her extensive book collection is on loan from the campus library. "Wow, how many books does the library let you borrow?!" they ask. The confusion is...