| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The push to build Barack Obama's presidential library officially got underway Friday with the establishment of a foundation managed by three of his longtime supporters.
Chicago businessman Marty Nesbitt, a close friend of the president who served as...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:08 PM
SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan called today for the state to put up $100 million to boost efforts to land the presidential library and museum of President Barack Obama.
The speaker joined fellow Democratic Chicago Rep. Monique Davis...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:06 PM
The push to build President Barack Obama’s presidential library officially got underway on Friday with the establishment of a foundation, managed by three of his longtime supporters, to oversee the process.
Chicago businessman Marty Nesbitt, a...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The news from the University of Illinois at Chicago of apparently well-founded allegations that the dissertation leading to the Ph.D. awarded to Chicago State interim Provost Angela Henderson was rife with plagiarism is disheartening ("UIC reviews...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The family of a Morgan Park student who was fatally shot after a basketball game at Chicago State University a year ago is suing Chicago Public Schools and Chicago State University, among others, alleging that officials did not take the necessary...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 5:26 PM
After four of its key players transferred to Homewood-Flossmoor, where its former coach, Anthony Smith, took over, Bolingbrook had yet to record a signature victory this season.
The No. 10 Raiders, led by Aysia Bugg's seven fourth-quarter points and...
| Jan 22, 2014
John W. Rogers Sr. was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and went on to a successful legal career capped by 21 years as a Cook County Juvenile Court judge.
"He was an amazing figure who lived his values more clearly than almost...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Valerie Jarrett, one of the few Chicagoans who has remained with President Obama’s administration for a second term, acknowledged her personal fondness for the city on Monday, but said it will be entirely up to the president and first lady to decide...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:17 AM
A Cook County jury has awarded a former Chicago State University employee $2.5 million in damages and back pay after deciding he was fired in retaliation for reporting alleged misconduct by the university president and other top officials, an amount...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:42 PM
When he retired from basketball, Scottie Pippen left a legacy as one of the greatest all-around players the NBA had ever seen.
Now there's another Pippen in Chicago trying to make his mark on and off the court.
Quinton Pippen plays for Chicago State...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:25 AM
A man awaiting trial for the 2011 killing of a woman was ordered held without bail after being charged with gunning down and killing a man at a stop light that same year, officials said.
Dwayne Timberlake, 22, was charged with first-degree murder for an...
| Dec 29, 2013
When Edward Howard is asked if he recalls the moment he first set eyes on his future bride, his response is immediate.
"Room 1029, 10th floor," said Howard, 37, of their introduction at Harold Washington College in Chicago some 14 years ago. "I saw...