| 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...
| Nov 10, 2013
David Foster Wallace was no fan of cities. He used to complain to friends that they left him riled up. Being in New York City, he once wrote to the then-fiction editor of Playboy, Alice Turner, “My whole nervous system seems to be on the outside...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:02 AM
When a University of Illinois transfer applicant last month was denied acceptance, she called the admissions office to ask about submitting an appeal. Her godmother, who stated that she was a Cook County Circuit Court judge, was yelling in the background....
| Oct 27, 2013
When she was hired five years ago at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares received a new perk with the job: an all-expenses-paid house to live in, with the expectation that it would be used for university functions.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:00 AM
More than half of families of fast food workers receive some sort of public assistance, costing the nation $7 billion a year, according to a new report distributed by a group that has been pushing for union representation and higher wages for fast food...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: Several years ago, family members aged 91 and 95 died and left me the owner of a lot of things that I have no idea re value. Can you give me a clue? I'll pay for your appraisals.
A: Oh, boy, do I feel for this reader. I can't count the times this kind...
| 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 14, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The new movie "Divergent" opens on a marsh, wild and untended, its grasses long, wavy and serene. So what follows, considering the relatively benign, "Ferris Bueller"-ed archetype of Chicago on film, might prove unnerving: As the camera pans across...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:40 AM
After a near two-year sabbatical, the beloved Alma Mater statue is headed back to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
University officials confirm the 84-year-old landmark will be returning to campus next month after undergoing extensive...