| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The University of Illinois doesn’t often buddy up with the University of Iowa, just as Rolls-Royce doesn’t often volunteer to hold hands with General Electric.
But that’s exactly the kind of scenario the Digital Lab for Manufacturing --...
| 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
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:28 AM
A woman with Chicago-area ties is recovering from injuries in Germany after she was wounded in an attack that killed her husband and father-in-law in Afghanistan last week.
Teresa Gabel was with her husband, John Gabel, and father-in-law Gary Gabel,...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 24, 2014
Bicycling enthusiasts in Highland Park can look forward to trail and sidewalk improvements this summer, as the city continues working on its 18-year plan to improve biking and walking paths.
Eventually, Highland Park is hoping to be considered a...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Forgive U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Hopkins if he seems a bit rushed.
A printout of today’s schedule is tucked into his pants pocket, detailing the events the NASA astronaut must tackle before he travels to deliver tomorrow’s graduation...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park need more than a laptop, a room of standard servers or even a supercomputer dubbed Deepthought to tackle research exploring Saturn's rings, the earliest galaxies, fire dynamics and drug-resistant...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Paul Davidson III was just hours away from receiving his degree in architecture from the University of Illinois when he was killed Friday night in a traffic accident.
Davidson, 30, originally of Lemont, was riding his motorcycle down an Urbana street...