| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Week 9 – Oct. 15-21
All games 7:30 unless noted.
TUESDAY, OCT. 16
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 2
Bronzeville vs. Gage Park, 6 at Gately
Hirsch vs. Dyett, 4 at Eckersall
Urban Prep-West vs. Juarez, 6 at Hanson
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4
Johnson vs. Hawkins,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:14 PM
A Downers Grove woman in her 50s has contracted the first reported human case of West Nile virus in DuPage County this year, the DuPage County Health Department announced today.
Department spokesman David Hass said the county was notified Tuesday about...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Ask Jody Williams about Howlin' Wolf's legacy, and he'll rattle off remarkable numbers about the old Chicago bluesman.
Not chart statistics. Measurements.
"Well, he was a pretty big man," said Williams, 78, who played guitar for Wolf (a.k.a. Chester...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:04 PM
It's one of the most iconic movies in American cinema history, despite its running time of less than one minute.
In the film, four animated concession items — a candy bar, some popcorn, a box of candy and a soft drink — march up a movie...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:13 PM
The U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Chicago lawyer and former federal prosecutor Thomas M. Durkin to a vacant judgeship on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Currently a business litigator, Durkin, 58, becomes the sixth...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The Illinois Tollway’s proposed 2013 budget will be the subject of two public meetings next week and is available on-line for review and comment, the agency has announced.
The tentative spending plan covers annual maintenance and operations on...
| Oct 6, 2012
There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word.
Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...
| Oct 10, 2012
For a generation, hospital and nursing jobs were considered some of the safest in the economy, recessionproof.
Even during the latest downturn — the worst since the Great Depression — hospital employment remained relatively steady,...
| Sep 5, 2012
We think about being heart healthy. We think about strengthening our bones. But we rarely pondered the state of our kidneys — that is, until Boston Market announced last month that it was removing salt shakers from the tables at its 476 locations....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:08 PM
A woman with a history of theft – including using tape and a weighted string to fish cash out of a lock box-- was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for stealing more than $500,000 from a Downers Grove law firm where she worked as a secretary....
| May 7, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Joyce Wellhoefer, 53, Morton Grove
My biggest concern about retiring is will I be able to do the things that I want to do? Will I have the health and finances to support what I want to do? I want to stay active in church and community. Also, I want to be...