| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Famed hypnotist Tom DeLuca used the power of suggestion to entertain and help the New Trier High School class of 2014 raise money toward building a home for a poor family in Waukegan.
For many years, the graduating class has taken on a service project...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
With a small kitchen, you might think your decorating possibilities are limited, but that's short-sighted. Small kitchens have a cozy, inviting charm of their own and there are many ways to stretch your space and add flair.
| Oct 25, 2013
The DuPage Homeownership Center got its start more than 20 years ago to promote and preserve homeownership among first-time buyers and low- and moderate-income consumers.
It still does that, and in fact is seeing an uptick in consumers pursuing...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Despite their potential as affordable, well-built housing for the masses, modern prefabs in California have tended to be custom-built designs that exceed prospective buyers' budgets. In South Los Angeles, however, a nonprofit organization called Restore...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:49 AM
His giggles are contagious. Once Zander Tewksbury, 2, starts laughing, his mom can't help but laugh along with him.
And as they cuddle together on the couch, Krystal Middaugh tickles her son's belly even more. Happy laughter fills their Petoskey...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith doesn’t see the leadership void that retired linebacker Ray Lewis said exists now that he and safety Ed Reed are no longer on the team.
Now an ESPN analyst, Lewis questioned the Ravens' leadership for the second...
| Oct 2, 2013
If it weren't for volunteers, most of the helpful nonprofit community organizations would not be able to deliver their services to the needy.
Thanks to KidsMatter, a volunteer fair will help bring together those organizations and hundreds of...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:11 PM
An Indiana University freshman from Clarendon Hills, remembered by her former high school counselor as "a great kid," was found dead in her dorm room Sunday, authorities said.
An autopsy conducted Monday failed to determine the cause of death of Abigail...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Arrow Felicity and Diggle (Emily Bett Rickards,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Phew! They did it! They survived week one of "Top Chef," Season 11. Chef Patty was crying over the experience, which didn’t win her any points in chef Stephanie’s book -- she insisted she’ll only cry when she is kicked off. Hmm,...
| Oct 11, 2013
Memphis, Tenn.: Mark Allen Duncan, 51, of Memphis went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.
He passed away at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville due to complications from his treatment for leukemia, which he had...