| Jan 20, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Oscar Thomas Jobe Jr., a city public school educator who rose from being a classroom teacher to chief of staff to two Baltimore school chiefs, died Sunday of complications from Parkinson's disease at Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham.
| Mar 11, 2014
Current job: State representative (2009-present)
Born in: Hammond, Ind.
Lives in: Naperville
Personal: Divorced, two children
Education: Bachelor's degree in marketing and finance, Purdue University (1978); MBA, DePaul...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Rachel Hanuschuk of Avon was selected as Connecticut's representative during the CT/RI program, held at The Assembly Theatre in Harrisville, RI on Sunday, March 2. The Distinguished Young Women program that began in 1958 and was formerly known as...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:34 AM
While law student Mohammed "Mo" Khan campaigns for the Democratic nomination for the 20th District state representative seat, he said he's looking forward to possibly challenging incumbent state Rep. Michael McAuliffe (R-20th) in the November general...
| Mar 5, 2014
As an immigrant from South Korea, Steve Kim was introduced to American culture through childhood conversations about politics with his father over the daily newspaper. But it would take several years and a college internship before Kim realized his...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Consolidated High School District 230 looked to its own administrators, teachers and alumni to fill three leadership roles at Sandburg High School and Stagg High School.
Deb Baker, Stagg's associate principal, will take the helm at Sandburg next fall,...
| Feb 26, 2014
While I wrote a column on privatization not long ago, it was inevitable a voice would echo in my head, although it went unquoted in the finished piece.
The voice belonged to Dan Aykroyd. The words were credited to him and Harold Ramis. The subject was...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Murder charges were filed Tuesday against a 23-year-old Cicero man in connection with the death of his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend, whom he allegedly shot outside of her Romeoville home last week.
Briana Valle, a freshman at Romeoville High School, died...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:49 PM
A 15-year-old girl who was shot Thursday along with her mother as they sat in a car outside their Romeoville home died early Monday, according to authorities.
Briana Valle was pronounced dead at 12:03 a.m. at Loyola University Medical Center,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Comcast announced Thursday it would buy Time Warner Cable, combining the top two cable and Internet providers in the U.S. We asked two professors to analyze the proposal.
One hundred years ago, Congress passed antitrust provisions prohibiting mergers and...
| Feb 26, 2014
James Serpe was 90 and still teaching math at Loyola Academy in Wilmette when he was interviewed by Harry Porterfield for WLS-TV's "Someone You Should Know" feature.
After the 2007 news segment ran, Mr. Serpe, who had just marked 65 years in the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:19 PM
A mother and daughter were shot and seriously wounded as they sat in a car outside their Romeoville home this morning, spurring a warning to school children to stay home as police searched backyards with dogs, authorities said.
The warning and a soft...