| Jun 9, 2013
Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:35 PM
A condominium association in Evanston is suing a man, claiming he refused to let the association treat his unit for bedbugs.
In September 2011, the Maisonette Condominium Association discovered a bedbug infestation at its building on the 2000 block of...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Pat Fitzgerald makes his rounds at 5 p.m. on Thursdays.
"He'll say, 'The office is closed in five minutes. Get out of here,'" linebackers coach Randy Bates said. "And then he'll swing by a second time to make sure."
Thursday is date night for...
| Oct 14, 2012
At a time when automobiles were rare but orphans were plentiful, a tradition began in Chicago to bring them together. The idea was simple: Why shouldn't a needy kid get to enjoy an automobile ride and fun picnic in the park?
In 1904, five children from a...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Monday was an exciting day for off-duty Evergreen Park police officer Chris LeCompte. He got to take his newborn baby boy home, but first he had to thwart a robbery in a cafeteria at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
"It was an exciting day, but it didn't...
| Jun 23, 2013
It’s finally camping season. But before you pack up your car and head to the campgrounds, there are a few things you need to know to make sure this trip goes off without a hitch.
The first rule of camping is to leave all your technology behind,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Lehigh University’s wrestling team, which finished No. 8 in the country last year, will take on two-time defending NCAA champion Penn State 7 p.m. Friday Nov. 16 as the early season highlight of the schedule, which was announced on Tuesday.......
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
We think it’s safe to say that Chicago is officially back on the film and television map. The city’s always been an attractive place to shoot — rich in history and architecture, and possessing an abundance of patina. But until the tax...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A Dolton man was fatally stabbed on the far North Side this morning and a man who was shot last month died from his injuries, officials said.
Anthony Price, 35, of the 200 block of East 140th Street in Dolton was pronounced dead at 3:10 p.m. at St....
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:12 PM
An 18-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing a Dolton man on Thursday in what police called a domestic-related incident was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail today.
Dezarai Gardner of the 2000 block of West Jarvis Avenue is charged with...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Nersa "Nena" Alvarez Maceo Mitchell passed away peacefully on June 17, 2013 at the age of 83. She was born on November 20, 1929 in Puerto Padre, Cuba. She leaves behind her beloved family including husband Joseph Mitchell and 5 children: Thomas, Joseph...