| Feb 11, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Carl Sandburg High School officials are mourning the loss of the high school's athletic director who was found dead Sunday afternoon after a single-vehicle accident in Carroll County.
Bruce Scheidegger, 54, had been reported missing at 11:07 p.m....
| Feb 11, 2013
Last night’s mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead had fans re-visiting the town of Woodbury and finally re-uniting the Dixon Brothers, Daryl and Merle. By the end of the episode the poop really hit the fan and left viewers with a lot of...
| Feb 15, 2013
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The home's cobalt blue siding sets it apart from older brick houses in its River Forest neighborhood. But the color of the house on Jackson Avenue is the least of its distinguishing factors.
| Jan 30, 2013
It takes special gall to raise taxes for some Illinoisans so soon after they were hit with a massive increase in state income tax rates.
So, give an audacity award to any "progressive" trying to renew the ill-timed and perennial campaign to replace...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Updating “The Smell of Napalm in the Morning”: A cosmetics company in Gaza recently began selling a fragrance dedicated to victory over Israel and named after the signature M-75 missile that Hamas has been firing across the border. “...
| Jan 22, 2013
Before Carl R. Woese, science divided the living world into two types of organisms: bacteria and everything else.
But the University of Illinois professor and colleagues in the 1970s discovered that microbes now called archaea look like bacteria but...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Dr. William J. Weiner, a professor and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who was nationally known for his work with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, died Dec. 29 of multiple myeloma...
| Dec 2, 2012
Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week.
But despite the university's...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 1:06 AM
For many ranch families, the holidays aren't over until the National Western Stock Show (NWSS). Hundreds will make the trip to Denver, Colo., this January to join in on the 107-year-old tradition. Angus events kick off Wednesday, Jan. 16 and continue...
| Nov 18, 2012
The protest march on North Michigan Avenue early Thursday afternoon by members of the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago was probably futile.
The membership of this independent, newly formed union — drawn from retail and restaurant...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The Orange County Museum of Art has announced its hiring of Dan Cameron as chief curator, effective this January. An internationally known curator with roots in New York who is not afraid to try new cities, Cameron was the founding director of Prospect...