| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Former Chicago Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer has been sentenced to three years' probation after pleading no contest to driving under the influence in Beverly Hills.
Brewer, 29, entered the plea through an attorney Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 1:30 PM
When Kristin Cavallari talks about husband Jay Cutler, we listen – even if she is pretty much just repeating what she’s already said about the Bears star.
Cavallari was interviewed by the Bears' Kyle Long on behalf of Michigan Avenue...
| Aug 17, 2014
It's a Friday morning in Courtroom 206 at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building, and Associate Judge Rosemary Grant Higgins is getting an update on the progress of one of her cases.
"It looks like you've really taken to the program," Higgins says,...
| Jul 18, 2014
Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at modern-day Greece.
"People who saw his slides...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:06 PM
WILTON – The foot on the prosthesis might not look right to some, but for Ken Green it's a fine fit.
"The right foot should slide," Green, a Danbury native, said after a first-round 71 Monday in the Connecticut Open.
But he said if he used a right...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:41 AM
The Horse's Neck: During the 1850s, Chicago's Beverly neighborhood was known as Horse Thief Hollow, according to the website of the tavern with the same name, likely in reference to the stolen horses brought from Missouri to Chicago and hidden in...
| Apr 30, 2014
The Rev. Thomas W. Strieter and his wife, Doris, had recently finished editing the third in a series of six volumes on the homilies of outspoken Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was assassinated in 1980 while in church celebrating Mass.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The surprise wasn’t so much that Clippers guard Chris Paul was named to the NBA’s all-defensive first team on Monday.
After all, Paul did lead the NBA in steals (2.48 per game) for the fourth consecutive year and the sixth time in the last...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Just call him "Cavaliere." Owner Celestino Drago, of Drago Centro and numerous other Southern California Italian restaurants through the years, has been knighted by the Italian government.
Drago, a native of Sicily, came to Los Angeles in 1979 as chef...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Lilach Schrag says she finds beauty everywhere.
The Israeli-born artist came to the U.S. in 2000 with a degree in art education. After 12 years of teaching, the Highland Park resident decided to fulfill her passion of portraying the world around her....
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:11 AM
One thing to know about our book club
We are the Smith Village Ladies Book Club. Smith Village is a continuing-care retirement community in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood.
In a retirement community, our conversations about the books are...