| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Chicago taxpayers could end up shelling out millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit filed by a man who lost his leg after being hit by a car that skidded on ice caused by a leaky water main.
A $5 million settlement will be considered Monday by the...
| May 2, 2014
Sister Kathleen McIntyre was born at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, the hospital that ultimately became her life's work.
She was inspired to become a nurse after watching the Sisters of Little Company of Mary care for her ailing...
| Jun 11, 2014
The South Side lakefront jewel where Barack and Michelle Obama held their wedding reception vs. a rare, open downtown field set against Chicago's majestic mountain range of skyscrapers.
The home of the 1893 world's fair, near where Frederick Law Olmsted...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Thirteen bidders filed paperwork by Monday’s deadline saying they want to host the Obama Presidential Library, according to the foundation established to oversee the selection process.
In a statement released today, the Barack Obama Foundation said...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:01 PM
WASHINGTON — White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, asked Friday whether Chicago had a lock on becoming the home of the future Obama presidential library, emphasized that the just-received bids for the project would be carefully examined, including...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Five months after the abrupt resignation of Bolingbrook High School Principal Michael D. White, school board members unanimously approved his successor Monday night.
Yolanda Jordan, who has been interim principal since mid-February and the assistant...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:49 AM
A study released Monday by the University of Chicago shows that an Obama presidential library located on the South Side of Chicago would pour $220 million into the city’s economy each year.
According to the study, commissioned by the university,...
| Jun 12, 2014
•An article Wednesday about a Chicago State University proposal for the Obama presidential library misidentified the Metra stop that would be relocated to inside the library under the plan. The correct Metra stop is the 95th Street-Chicago State...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Columbia University in New York City will make a bid to build the Obama presidential library on its Manhattanville campus in West Harlem, where the structure would be a cornerstone of the university’s $6.3 billion expansion into the economically...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:07 AM
A second former employee of Chicago State University has filed a lawsuit against the public institution claiming he was fired in retaliation for reporting alleged misconduct by the school’s president.
The whistleblower lawsuit brought by Glenn...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The jury foreman in a recent wrongful termination judgment against Chicago State University did not disclose in jury selection that he himself had been sued in a wrongful termination case brought by a relative of a CSU trustee, the Tribune has learned....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Rachel Carrington darted toward the sliding puck to block it with her stick and prevent her opponent from scoring in the hockey game.
The defender was participating in an April scrimmage off the ice. In fact, her team was at least seven feet underwater....