| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:08 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Canada won a third consecutive Olympic title in men's curling with an overwhelming 9-3 victory over Britain in eight ends Friday to complete the country's sweep of the gold medals at the Sochi Games.
Canada beat Sweden in the...
| Mar 9, 2014
Chicago's third-coldest winter has contributed to the deaths of 26 people so far, nearly 50 percent more fatalities than the entire season's average in recent years, according to numbers provided by the Cook County medical examiner's office.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The detailed floor plan for the Naperville Park District's long-sought Activity Center features basketball courts, child care and play areas, multipurpose rooms and exercise space.
But for planners, drawings unveiled last week to the Board of...
| Mar 20, 2014
Letters to the editor from Lincolnshire, Mundelein and Highland Park.
There oughta be a law!
Whereas, unregulated snowfall is a health hazard if not removed from walkways; and
Whereas, a large amount of snow leads to destruction of property when...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:56 PM
With a study on the feasibility of an indoor swimming pool in Glen Ellyn concluding that either a smaller or larger version could be self-sustaining, the enthusiasts who raised the money for the document hope to persuade park district officials to put the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:56 PM
With a vision for an aquatics facility in hand, board members from the Glen Ellyn Park District will now have to decide if the time is right to move forward with a plan to build a long-debated indoor pool.
More than 60 residents attended a recent public...
| Mar 19, 2014
New technological devices may be on the horizon for students and teachers at Glenbrook High School District 225 in the 2014-15 school year.
District officials recently discussed buying more advanced, durable devices for its one-to-one technology...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Membership in the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook is up 37 percent and the executive director credits renovations and the array of programs.
Membership grew from 2,150 households to about 2,950 households from January 2013 to January 2014, Howard...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:55 AM
An Evanston middle school principal sent a letter home to parents Tuesday seeking to calm controversy over a dress code that appears to ban girls from wearing leggings in certain cases — a rule that is under review after some parents complained that...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:11 PM
A newly renovated Edmond J. Sendra Park could have a rain garden, fitness stations or a splash pad, depending in part on what residents say they want.
"It's just a really exciting community project," said Sheree Kozel-La Ha, Homer Township Public...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Listening to the Tibetan Singing Bowls transports Ed Susralski to a peaceful place, far from the terminal cancer that might otherwise cloud his thoughts.
As Jayne Hayes played the rims of 17 different Tibetan Singing Bowls with a mallet during a...