| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A trainer who sexually abused a teenage athlete was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison, according to DuPage County prosecutors.
Judge Blanche Hill Fawell sentenced Robert Theodore, 61, who had entered a guilty plea in December to a count of...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:03 AM
It's that time of year again, when families start planning spring and summertime reunions. A good family reunion resort will offer activities and pastimes for all age groups, and accommodations with spacious, connecting rooms and suites, and condo- or...
| Feb 24, 2014
Wesley M. Dixon Jr., a pharmaceutical executive, over the years chaired the boards of leading arts, health and educational institutions in the Chicago area, including the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
"Wes was the most important businessperson in...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Three young acts in the country scene closed out the WIRK Rib Round Up Saturday night: the first two performers, Scotty McCreery and Easton Corbin, gave us plenty of solid country. Then came the headline band, with flashing lights, thump-thump-thumping...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:18 AM
This is the time of year when a Rockette really has to be on her toes.
On Friday, the high-stepping, perfectly coiffed dancers will bring their "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" to West Palm Beach for a 25-show run. The 20 Rockettes (18 on stage,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Are you looking for a new way to exercise or get fit while enjoying the outdoors? Check out dragon boating, one of the fastest-growing water sports in the Central Florida area. Dragon boating is a team water sport where 20 paddlers, a drummer and a...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:40 AM
DuPage County health officials say they have linked two cases of Legionnaires' disease to a hot tub at an LA Fitness club in Naperville.
The men came down with the respiratory disease toward the end of October, according to Jason Gerwig, a spokesman...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:32 PM
The girls gymnastics season kicks off this week at Naperville high schools with some new faces in the coaching ranks — and many familiar names expected at the top of the standings.
On Monday night, Neuqua Valley started the season under first-year...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:29 AM
A giant, floating taste of Italy has made a home in Miami aboard the MSC Divina, which began year-round cruising of the Caribbean in November.
The arrival of Divina marks the first time MSC Cruises has based a ship in the United States for the entire...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:03 PM
More than a million people visited the Chicago Botanic Garden this year, setting a record at the 41-year-old sprawling garden in Glencoe.
Attendance at one of the Chicago area's leading tourist attactions has steadily increased in recent years.
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Pentagon plans to launch a pair of helium-filled blimps over Aberdeen Proving Ground capable of detecting, tracking and targeting cruise missiles, rockets and aircraft 340 miles away.
Military officials offered details of the Joint Land Attack...