| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:27 PM
University of Illinois trustees today approved a student health insurance plan for the Urbana-Champaign campus that will for the first time cover gender reassignment surgery, a benefit they approved for the Chicago campus last year.
| Mar 6, 2014
The Tribune offers its last endorsements today in contested primary races for the Illinois House. The election is March 18.
79th District: No endorsement in the race between freshman Democratic Rep. Katherine "Kate" Cloonen, of Kankakee, and John Howard,...
| Mar 4, 2014
Gordon Delmar Chambliss, an engineer with Shell Oil for 33 years, sat on the board of the Wheaton Mosquito Abatement District and also served with the Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission.
Mr. Chambliss, 94, died Sunday, Feb. 23, at Central...
| Feb 19, 2014
Sportscaster Sarah Kustok was in court Tuesday to support her father as jury selection began in the murder trial of Allan Kustok, who is accused of killing his wife.
Sarah Kustok, formerly a reporter for Comcast SportsNet Chicago and now covering the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Sportscaster Sarah Kustok was in court this morning to support her father, her attorney said, as jury selection began in the murder trial of Allan Kustok, who is accused of killing his wife.
Sarah Kustok, formerly a reporter for Comcast Sports in Chicago...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:48 AM
University of Illinois at Chicago faculty members are poised to strike Tuesday for the first time in campus history. The two-day walkout could cancel hundreds of classes at the Near West Side public institution.
The union, which represents about 1,150...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:21 AM
Decades of efforts to curb air pollution have cut lung-damaging smog to levels far below the hazy days of the 1970s and '80s in Chicago and most other big urban areas.
But a growing body of scientific research suggests that smog can trigger health...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:53 PM
School administrators at Durham Academy in Durham, N.C., got a little old-school in their school-closing announcement this week.
Michael Ulku-Steiner, head of school, and Lee Hark, assistant head of school and upper-school director, threw it down...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Indian Prairie Unit District 204 has tapped one of its own longtime administrators to be its next superintendent.
The school board on Monday unanimously inked a three-year deal with Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Karen Sullivan to replace...
| Feb 10, 2014
Steve Grierson worked as an accountant in Chicago for more than 30 years but frequently helped out on his family's Champaign County farm, traversing the distance by piloting a boat-sized, gas-guzzling 1967 Buick Wildcat convertible along Interstate 57....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:06 AM
University of Illinois at Chicago’s faculty union announced Thursday night that it will strike for two days later this month if it feels the administration is not beginning to “bargain in earnest” on a contract. According to an email...