| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Frank L. Fouce, an impresario of Spanish-language entertainment who turned downtown's historic Million Dollar Theater into a prestigious venue for a burgeoning Latino market and helped launch the television network that became Univision, died Sept. 22...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
If you are a woman, Gloria Steinem is like an indispensable computer program, always running in the background of your life. You don’t always remember that she's there, but without her, your life would be constrained in ways you can hardly imagine....
| Feb 9, 2014
Dr. Riad Barmada, head of orthopedics at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine from 1984 to 1998, was a quiet champion of diversity at the school.
"Long before anyone talked about diversity, he recruited women and minorities," said...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Dozens of friends, classmates and neighbors braved bitter temperatures and falling snow to participate in a recent blood drive to help a Maine South High School student replenish a blood bank's supply.
Dubbed "Jimmy's Blood Drive," the effort to boost...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:38 PM
David Mutnick said when he crossed the finish line at a marathon last month, he ran into his father's arms and both men cried.
"I just said, 'This is for you, Dad,'" said Mutnick, 37, of Deerfield.
Never a long-distance runner, Mutnick laced up his...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Music and charity often go hand-in-hand.
When the suburban band Not for Profit formed in 2007, it carved out a niche playing for charitable causes.
Seven years later, the band has reached $1 million in raised funds -- not too shabby for a group of...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:05 AM
Women with dense breast tissue will now get an extra warning about cancer. Dense breast tissue, while common in women, can make it harder to detect breast cancer. A new state law requires doctors to send women with dense breast tissue a special letter...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The show opens with Aloe Blacc performing "Wake Me Up." This is one of those songs that I've heard a million times but couldn't have told you the title or the singer.
Now that we've gotten rid of a few couples, we should go back to the individual walk-...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Benjamin Curtis, the guitarist and producer behind the dream-pop band School of Seven Bells, died Sunday night in New York after a yearlong battle with T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, reports the Dallas Observer. He was 35.
Curtis was raised in Dallas,...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Edward "Eddie" Dopkin, whose business acumen and knack for building relationships fueled a long career in Baltimore's restaurant and catering industries, died on Saturday at Sinai Hospital from complications associated with a form of leukemia. The...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:59 AM
On the first Friday of October, Jack Bierman escorted his younger daughter, Clare, onto the football field at La Cañada High School, where she was honored as a member of the LCHS Homecoming Court.
Two weeks later, the elder Bierman was in Huntington...