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  • Clemency seekers press departing Gov. Quinn for help

     Clemency seekers press departing Gov. Quinn for help
    Amid the more than 3,000 clemency petitions sitting on Gov. Pat Quinn's desk is a plea from Wilder "Ken" Berry, a 45-year-old single father who spent eight years in prison for a sexual assault he didn't commit. He has been publicly cleared of the...
  • ComEd's smart grid test sites spark little interest

    ComEd's smart grid test sites spark little interest
    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...
  • Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally

     Roosevelt University president's pay ranks No. 5 nationally
    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. The...
  • Architecture stories that towered above all in 2014

    Architecture stories that towered above all in 2014
    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...
  • 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...
  • Nelson Mandela's uneven legacy

    Nelson Mandela's uneven legacy
    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...
  • Ken Fulton, former Tinley Park mayor, dies at 86

    Ken Fulton, former Tinley Park mayor, dies at 86
    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...
  • IIT offers another major architecture award

    IIT offers another major architecture award
    By virtue of its jaw-dropping stock of landmark buildings, Chicago is a global architecture capital. Now it's becoming an architecture awards capital. On Wednesday night, the Illinois Institute of Technology announced the first winners of its new...
  • Train your eyes on three great photographers

    Train your eyes on three great photographers
    That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...
  • Buyers of 'Ferris Bueller' house plan to 'love it'

    Buyers of 'Ferris Bueller' house plan to 'love it'
    The Highland Park property known as the “Ferris Bueller house” has sold for less than half the original $2.3 million asking price to a Highland Park couple who intend to maintain and restore the main home and pavilion in keeping with the...
  • Robin Williams' death shows depression's reach, experts say

     Robin Williams' death shows depression's reach, experts say
    Robin Williams was a rich, talented and beloved superstar who had no problem holding up his demons for public inspection. He joked onstage about his cocaine addiction and spoke with many interviewers about his alcoholism, relapses and mental health. "Do...