| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:32 PM
George Willborn and Christian Hayes came through when the Meteors needed them most Friday night.
De La Salle's George Willborn has a ton of respect for his Division I-bound teammates Karl Harris and Brandon Hutton.
He watches and listens, picking...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 2:30 AM
As president and co-owner of GovHR USA, based in Northbrook, Heidi Voorhees and her staff help place people in local government jobs. Clients of the recruitment, selection and management consulting firm include cities, counties, park districts,...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:38 PM
Truly a free man for the first time in more than two decades, Tyrone Hood quietly exited a courtroom Monday at the Leighton Criminal Court Building when his sister let out a shout of joy.
Serene despite the commotion around him, Hood stopped in the...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Cook County prosecutors on Monday plan to set aside the conviction of a Chicago man who served nearly 22 years in prison for a murder he has long insisted he did not commit.
Sally Daly, spokeswoman for the state's attorney's office, said prosecutors...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:20 AM
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...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 9:20 AM
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&...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:02 PM
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...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 12:15 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:38 PM
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....