| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events.
Family 5K and health fair
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:31 AM
At 1 p.m. on Nov. 28, 1914, at the invitation of the Highland Park Business Men's Association, 115 motor vehicles drove single file north on Sheridan Road from the Congress Hotel to Forest Avenue in Highland Park. (The procession took several minor...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hussein Shehab knew things were going badly when he spotted the Iraqi police pickup trucks. They were flying the black flag of Islamic State fighters, who were driving the vehicles straight toward him and his fellow Iraqi security force soldiers.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:47 AM
After serving four decades as a police officer, including 11 years as the top cop in La Grange, Chief Michael Holub has decided to retire at the end of the year.
Holub, 62, said he will always cherish his memories as chief, working and socializing...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Police Department.
Two unrelated incidents of a suspicious man following girls were reported. On Nov. 9, several girls were walking near the intersection of Ashland and Harris...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's largest power company can now get in the natural-gas production business with its customers' money.
But it won't be able to use money from those same ratepayers to advocate against new federal clean-water rules.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:14 AM
He was an unusual sight in this embattled but historic Lebanese port city, a Westerner who wasn't a journalist, a young man driven to provide humanitarian help to the unremitting flow of wounded and displaced from Syria's civil war.
"He was full of...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The U.S. capital marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery where Vice President Joe Biden said the 23 million U.S. veterans were the backbone of the nation.
The commemoration at Arlington, where more than 40,000...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:06 AM
On Sept. 25, my uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse he had recently been in Liberia. But he was a man of color with no health insurance and no means to pay...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A clutch shot
The sickness typically starts with a scratchy, sore throat and a feeling of fatigue. After a few days, a fever follows, accompanied with severe and debilitating headaches, and the lethargy of prolonged illness. In extreme cases, the...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:11 PM
When the first guns of World War I opened fire in August 1914, few people in Hampton Roads foresaw how the battles in faraway Europe would lead to a hometown revolution.
No place in the United States was so deeply and permanently reshaped by the...