| May 23, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Our food is cheap – perhaps too cheap, if you look at the intersection of economics and obesity.
Researchers have found that obesity hits all groups of Americans – those with more money and education and those with less. That, and some other...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:14 PM
A stream of hyper teenagers bounded into Tom Tedeschi's band room at Lakeview Junior High School in Downers Grove for daily rehearsal.
The room soon filled with the combating sounds of trumpets, trombones, percussion and woodwinds warming up. Then a...
| Jun 13, 2014
Eight insurance companies are seeking approval to sell 504 health plans next year on the Illinois health insurance exchange, a noteworthy increase from 2014, the state said Thursday.
The surge in interest in the Illinois exchange allays widespread...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Thirty seconds may seem like a short duration for a flight, but the feat helped New Trier High School's Science Olympiad team claim an overall first place finish at the Illinois State Science Olympiad Tournament at the University of Illinois at Urbana...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Albert Valocchi, a University of Illinois engineering professor, recently recruited new graduate students to join his research team. He is scheduled to teach two classes this fall. He has several grant proposals pending.
But Valocchi, 60, may not be...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Services have not been set yet for the Palatine father and his son killed in Afghanistan last week.
A spokeswoman for the Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Arlington Heights, where Gary Gabel was a longtime active church member, said services have...