| Mar 6, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Seven years after his controversial exit, Isaiah Washington is heading back to "Grey's Anatomy."
Oh, but it will be a short visit to Seattle Grace. The actor, who played Dr. Preston Burke on the ABC medical drama, will reprise his role in one episode...
| Feb 4, 2014
Doctors used to call influenza "knock-me-down" fever, and there was a reason for that. Anyone who's suffered through a bout of it knows the miseries: the headaches, the throat that feels scrubbed with sandpaper, the fever so high you're floating on the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Living next to a McCook quarry for nearly four decades, La Grange resident Linda Lauterbach has grown accustomed to the periodic blasts. Now she's getting used to the occasional earthquake.
Lehigh Hanson, the company that owns the quarry, announced it...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:37 AM
The Lyons Township High School District 204 school board recently approved about $22.6 million in projects at both campuses, including the renovation of the Reber fine arts center and cafeteria at the north campus in La Grange and the science labs at...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Pacific Prime Health Insurance
Like all organs and systems in the human body, the hormones secreted by the thyroid gland must remain in balance to maintain good health. In simple terms, the thyroid's job is to release a...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes thyroid nodules? Does having them mean I'm at risk for thyroid cancer?
ANSWER: There are a variety of reasons why thyroid nodules may develop. In most cases, however, these nodules are benign, and the risk for developing...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A trio of films shared the Rotterdam Film Festival's Tiger Award for first or second films. Japan's "Anatomy of a Paper Clip" (pictured), South Korea's "Han Gong-Ju" and Sweden's "Something Must Break." Prizes were awarded Friday; the Dutch fest wraps...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:44 PM
The earth shook in Ocean City, Md., on Thursday morning, but seismologists said the vibrations didn’t match those of an earthquake or a frost quake, leaving the cause a mystery.
Richard Ortt Jr., director of the Maryland Geological Survey, said...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:22 PM
New Jersey indie band The Front Bottoms’ concert Friday in The Blast Furnace Room at ArtsQuest Center wasn’t rife with originality. It didn’t offer astounding musicianship. But it had two things important to live music success. The Front...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:03 AM
Officials suspect loud music at a Logan Square nightclub contributed to the partial collapse of a ceiling that injured three men.
The suburban men were dancing on the third floor of the Concord Music Hall, 2047 N. Milwaukee Ave., at 1:25 a.m. Saturday...