| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:52 PM
When Mike Hendrix fielded his All-Star baseball team earlier this summer, he had no idea just how far he could take his North Springs Little League Juniors. Hendrix and company did the local program proud and had a rather commendable showing in the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:43 AM
North Springs Little League's All-Stars have made an impression once again in Sectional and State Tournament play in two different age groups. Both of the league's 9/10s and 11s won their respective Sectional Tournament titles, followed by earning a...
| Aug 8, 2014
When Mildred Pagan moved into the Julia Lathrop Homes in the late 1970s, she was an anxious teenage mother with three small children fleeing an abusive marriage, her daughter said.
But she quickly became well-known among her neighbors in the public...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:02 AM
If the apartment complex called The Princeton at College Park gets approved by city leaders and completes construction, who is likely to live there?
Neighborhood residents have wondered if the building be filled with families with children, adding...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Just as city leaders and housing activists are about to introduce new legislation to bring more oversight of the Chicago Housing Authority, the agency on Tuesday revealed its own plan to improve transparency.
The CHA, which hopes to make progress in...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Traveling around Chicago, like in other housing markets where it's pursuing projects, Gerding Edlen executives get asked a lot about its hometown of Portland, Ore., and whether the city's portrayal in the satirical TV comedy "Portlandia" is accurate....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:23 PM
A state task force formed in response to a Tribune investigation recommended on Thursday sweeping reforms to address absenteeism in Chicago elementary schools, saying the future of the city's children and its economy are at stake.
Chicago Public Schools...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:17 PM
BANNING — From the beginning of the postseason, the dominance of the Burbank Little League 10-11 All-Stars was uncontested.
Even though the softball squad faced three teams at two tournaments, the theme of dominance remained constant, including at...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring line items from state and local budgets.
RICHMOND – Something like 0.4 percent of all homes in Virginia don't have indoor plumbing, and there's a government program to put in the pipes...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:36 PM
A former top south suburban police official was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum five-year sentence in prison by an outraged federal judge who ruled he sexually assaulted a woman in police custody and called his misconduct “revolting.”...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:42 PM
A dozen men and women in the Transcend program in Newport News are demonstrating how community housing can work for those with a serious mental illness.
"I love it. It's a wide-about mansion," said Karen Spangler, who was the first to join the program,...