| Jul 1, 2011
| 2:41 PM
The boy in the black leotard was throwing yet another temper tantrum.
Seventeen-year-old Bilal Smith had his back to his dance instructor at the Baltimore School for the Arts. As she demonstrated a movement sequence to the class, Bilal bent from the...
| Sep 12, 2014
Event highlights for the week of Sept. 12-19 in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: http://triblocal.com/events.
Hunger Action Month in...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 9:40 AM
The following were taken from Lake Forest police reports.
A 27-year-old Highland Park man was arrested on Aug. 23 at 4:19 a.m. in the 200 block of South Western Avenue and charged with DUI and driving without a valid license.
A 25-year-old Zion man...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Throughout Lake County and the North Shore, events have been scheduled to draw attention to the causes of and possible ways to prevent suicide.
The Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force will hold a free luncheon and seminar on the issue Sept. 8...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Week 2 hardly weak
It will be hard to top the smorgasbord of upsets, miracle comebacks and fantastic finishes the characterized the season's opening weekend, but Week 2 is loaded with exciting nonconference matchups. So loaded that Maine South-Wheaton...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 10:00 PM
When it comes to transportation, the Chicago region has a bad case of terminal neglect.
It goes far beyond the shabby condition of Union Station, which if it were an airport would have one of the 10 highest passenger totals in the United States. The...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:18 PM
As a student in the first class of Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men, Tyler Beck found himself enveloped in a nurturing environment where teachers came in early and stayed late to help tutor struggling students. There, the boys formed a brotherhood...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:56 AM
The following items were taken from Lake Forest police reports:
A 67-year-old Lake Forest man was arrested at 9:24 p.m. Aug. 7 on Western Avenue at Westleigh Road. He was charged with driving on a suspended license, driving without insurance and driving...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Four years ago, when Northwestern Memorial HealthCare merged with Lake Forest Hospital, officials promised the building at 660 N. Westmoreland Ave. would be replaced, a commitment made real today during a groundbreaking ceremony for the new $378 million...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:04 PM
In five days, Mo'ne Davis has gone from a statistical footnote in Little League history to the title character in the most captivating U.S. sports story of the summer -- maybe the entire year.
The 18th girl to play in the Little League World Series...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:22 PM
In war, as a combat aviator during World War II, and in peace, as a businessman, civic leader and powerful player in local politics, James Alter was always fighting the good fight.
Mr. Alter, 92, died of congestive heart failure Thursday, Aug. 14, in...
| Jul 4, 2014
Chicagoan Roxanne Spruance has heard "The Star-Spangled Banner" countless times before sporting events, but this week, as she stood among thousands of red, white and blue-cloaked fans at Soldier Field to watch the U.S. play Belgium in a World Cup match,...