| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Commonwealth Edison said it was about economic development in 2011 when it sold Illinois lawmakers on its dream to build a futuristic digital electrical grid.
The new $2.6 billion grid, paid for by electricity customers, the utility said, would...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The president of Chicago-based Roosevelt University was paid nearly $1.8 million in 2012, making him the fifth highest-paid private university president in the country that year, according to an annual survey of college presidents' compensation.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:09 PM
A law enforcement veteran with decades of experience in Chicago has been named a deputy chief of police in Oak Park, officials announced this week.
Frank Limon was chosen out of more than 60 candidates in a four-month national search process, said Oak...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 11:05 AM
If Nora Ibrahim feels strongly about something, those who disagree had best watch out. She knows how to make her argument and has done so for three years, going on four, as a member of the debate team at Universal School in Bridgeview.
Ibrahim, a senior,...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season.
The big question: How much the Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:50 AM
An Oak Brook couple is among three alumni and longtime supporters of Eastern Illinois University chosen as honorary lifetime members of the institution’s foundation.
Sandra Senkbile Pine and Jack Pine of Oak Brook were inducted into this class when...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Nelson Mandela's selfless brand of leadership surprised the world and won him universal accolades during his lifetime. After being confined to Robben Island for most of his 27 years in prison, Mandela became South Africa's first black president, and his...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:27 PM
With a Thursday deadline looming for submitting their official proposals, two Chicago universities hoping to host the Obama presidential library are lining up support from across the city, seeking to build coalitions that would strengthen their bids....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:48 AM
In 2014 architecture put the recession in the rearview mirror.
A wave of residential towers washed over American downtowns while, in Chicago, controversies flared over George Lucas' plan for a massive museum along the lakefront and Donald Trump's...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Former Tinley Park Mayor Kenneth J. Fulton passed away Nov. 20. He was 86 years old.
Mr. Fulton was mayor from 1965 to 1969 and served as a village trustee for 32 years, first from 1961-65, then from 1971 to 1999, village officials said.
He was a...