| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:18 PM
With more and more students interested in dedicating their lives to a greater good, colleges and universities continue to add programs and degrees geared toward leadership in the nonprofit sector.
Many colleges offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The 15-year-old heroine of a shooting at a suburban Houston home that left six of her family members dead was released from the hospital Friday.
Cassidy Stay was discharged in good condition from Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and is...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:01 AM
A group of neighbors of the former Children's Memorial Hospital site in the heart of Lincoln Park say they will file a lawsuit today, their latest step to try to stop a developer from turning the parcel into residential high rises, offices and stores they...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:24 PM
As I watch Hamas firing hundreds of rockets against Israel, and the violent protests in Europe about Israel, thoughts come flooding back about the first time I ever visited the country and my most recent visit last month.
My first trip to Israel in...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Five students were airlifted from El Campo Middle School to a Houston hospital after they ingested pills they received from another student, officials said Wednesday.
The five students were all listed in good condition at Children's Memorial Hermann...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Sarah Wood gives good advice — and she follows it.
Wood, wife of former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood, is co-founder with her husband and vice president of the Wood Family Foundation. She is in her second year at the University of Illinois at Chicago,...
| Mar 16, 2014
Warm breezes will soon hint at spring, inspiring Chicagoans with vacation homes to set a date to open cottages and cabins in a wide arc stretching from Lake Michigan's eastern shores to the vest-pocket lakes of northern Illinois and Wisconsin.
| Apr 8, 2013
She rides a Harley and wears a full-length fur, but don't draw any conclusions about Trina Dru Gordon.
The president and chief executive officer of Boyden World Corp. racks up mileage these days in a conservative navy pinstripe suit and prefers...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Charlie Zill, the popular long-time usher at Camden Yards who entertained Orioles fans with his “Zillbilly” dance during the seventh-inning stretch, died late Saturday night of lung cancer. He was 56.
Zill, who had been diagnosed with cancer...
| Jan 12, 2014
Ask Nancy Reinsdorf about her day, and she'll tell you, "I buy a lot of crickets."
That's because of the bearded dragon she, husband, Michael, and their three children have at their north suburban home. And the gecko. And the two frogs. And the hermit...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 10:10 AM
A $350 million proposal to build twin high rises, other buildings and redevelop four existing structures at the former Children's Memorial Hospital campus in Lincoln Park is headed to a full City Council vote next week after the Zoning Committee today...