| May 8, 2014
Helen Heyrman, executive director of the first Home Health Care Association in the country, earned the moniker "Home Health Helen" and received 28 national, state and local awards for her dedication as an early leader in the field of aging.
| May 14, 2014
| 1:34 PM
An Evanston teenager has been sentenced to 33 years in prison after being found guilty of attempted first-degree murder and other felony charges in the April 2011 shooting of another teen in an Evanston McDonald’s restaurant, authorities said today....
| May 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Leslie Buchbinder comes from money. She knows influence. Her family made its reputation in the refrigeration business, and one of the ways her father invested was by collecting art. They are well-connected in the Chicago art world. In particular, the...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Upset that there is no trauma center that serves adults on the South Side, demonstrators are pressing again this week for the University of Chicago to reopen the unit it closed in 1988. The protesters, some of them clergy members, say it's incongruous for...
| May 8, 2014
When a beloved crossing guard at Evanston's Washington School faced homelessness a few years ago, one of the ways her supporters rallied to help was through a potluck dinner at the local community center.
International potluck dinners have also been big...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:34 PM
Authorities found a body in Lake Michigan off the Evanston shoreline on Saturday, according to police in the northern suburb.
Police were called to the 2300 block of Campus Drive about 6:10 p.m. Saturday after the body was spotted, according to a...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:47 PM
There's something about coming across a newly vacated restaurant that feels like a gut punch.
Businesses close all the time in sometimes startling, often melancholy-inducing ways. (Dominick's RIP.)
But you shop in stores. You live in restaurants....
| May 6, 2014
| 5:55 AM
Someone at Evanston Township High School may have contracted a case of mumps, health officials warn in an alert to parents.
In a letter distributed Monday, the Evanston Health Department tells parents "a person in your child's school may have...
| Jun 6, 2014
In their alternately affectionate and raucous joint memoir, "Good Talk Dad: The Birds and the Bees ... and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have," network news personalities Bill and Willie Geist riff and reminisce about their lives thus far as one of...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:21 PM
How many times has this happened to you? You're taking out-of-town visitors around the Loop or another popular neighborhood, and they point to a building you've seen thousands of times before and ask "What's that?" You hem and haw while your credibility...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:42 AM
Alante Vallejo’s jeans and red shirt lay strewn across a sidewalk where Chicago meets Evanston on Friday afternoon as two of his friends watched homicide investigators begin trying to figure out who killed him.
The tragic scene on the Rogers...