| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Arlington Heights' village manager is retiring this summer after more than two decades on the job.
Bill Dixon announced April 9 that he is leaving the top administrative post on June 27. His full salary package after a recent raise is now $207,092,...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:12 AM
As faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago consider another strike later this semester, school officials said they are unable to meet the faculty’s demands because of uncertainty in state funding.
UIC Provost Lon Kaufman said it would...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Each year Downers Grove North High School conducts a contest for students to recite the most digits from memory of the never-ending mathematical figure known as pi.
This year on March 14, known as Pi Day, the razor-sharp recall of senior Michael Schirle...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Hyunhwa Thomas Yu and Yuko Naululani Yu hail from different countries in Asia, but the world of ballroom dance brought them together in America.
About six years ago, while each was seeking a dance partner, the two discovered one another and quickly...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:52 PM
SPRINGFIELD--Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan advanced his proposal to make people who make more than $1 million a year pay a higher income tax Thursday, but a separate measure calling for a broader graduated income tax in Illinois failed in the...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:00 PM
An upcoming evening of sampling wines, craft beers and gourmet food will benefit the Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce and a local group building an accessible baseball field.
More than 70 vendors will participate in the 5th annual Brew & Vine Festival 4-...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:28 AM
David Guerrero was on his way to a dorm restroom to brush his teeth Monday morning when he heard someone yell that another University of Illinois at Chicago student was being sexually assaulted in the women’s shower.
“I opened the bathroom...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:30 PM
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:18 PM
When Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills opened its new 113,000-square-foot, $35 million Health, Fitness and Recreation Center, 84-year-old Don Aulwurm was waiting at 5:30 a.m. to be the first user.
He and many others followed during the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:55 PM
University of Illinois at Chicago’s faculty union on Thursday announced another strike date for later this month, an indefinite walkout that would disrupt classes near the end of the semester.
The strike would begin April 23 if a contract is...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Sixty-two teams showed off what robots made of Legos could do at a state competition held recently at Forest View Educational Center in Arlington Heights.
"We are trying to get the kids interested at a young age," said Dan Green, the executive...