| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Thursday, Dec. 19
Bulls Prep at Rauner, TBA
Chicago Vocational at Harlan, 5
Geneva at Streamwood, 7:15
Hancock at Little Village, 4:30
Larkin at Elgin, 7:15
Morgan Park at Simeon, 4:30
North Shore at Chicagoland Jewish, 6:30
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:14 PM
When Janet Rowley was accepted into the University of Chicago's medical school in 1944, the quota for women was already filled — three in a class of 65.
So she had to wait a year.
Dr. Rowley made up for that early setback by becoming an...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The CTA and riders are reporting Ventra Card reader outages on some buses during rush hour and into the evening, after several dozen Pace buses experienced similar problems Friday.
The CTA has "reports of scattered outages of (Ventra Card) bus readers,"...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Five years ago, Northwestern University's freshman class included just 28 graduates from Chicago Public Schools.
This fall, 75 of the 2,000 freshmen came from the city's high schools, but Northwestern President Morton Schapiro says that's not enough. He...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Anita Lowenberg was living in Berlin with her mother and grandparents in June 1939 when the 6-year-old was told one morning to pack some clothing. Lowenberg soon joined other children on a train to Holland and then a ferry to London as part of the...
| Nov 20, 2013
Do not go west, young Frenchman.
And the South Side south of 59th Street? Non, non, non.
If you read my colleague Katherine Skiba's story in the Tribune on Tuesday, you know what I'm talking about. The French government has been advising visitors to...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Considering that she grew up in Israel playing mostly saxophone, Anat Cohen wasn't necessarily destined to become one of the world's leading jazz clarinetists.
Or maybe she was and didn't realize it.
Either way, Cohen – who has vacillated...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Chicagoans play in bowling, kickball, baseball, beach volleyball and countless other sport leagues. But skee ball? It's more popular than you think.
"For most of the people, the last time they played was when they were 5 years old at Chuck E. Cheese's,"...
| Nov 10, 2013
Back when retired professor Bill Ayers hosted potluck seminars with his partner Bernardine Dohrn at their Hyde Park home, some University of Illinois at Chicago graduate students might have seen their mentor as simply a pleasant, aging lefty with a love...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:34 AM
As much as 4 inches of rain doused the morning rush hour, flooding ramps and roads, and more storms are expected just in time for trick-or-treaters this evening.
Some areas could see another 2 inches of rain, and storms could be strong with large hail...