| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 AM
University of Illinois at Chicago officials are reviewing the dissertation of a high-ranking administrator at Chicago State University amid allegations that parts of it were plagiarized.
Chicago State interim Provost Angela Henderson, who took over in...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:17 PM
When Pat Barone was trying to lose weight, the very people she looked to for support — her friends — seemed to be sabotaging her efforts.
Questions like, 'Is that all you're going to eat?' were just the beginning. "Before long, your food...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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 8, 2014
| 8:02 AM
On an oil-stained blacktop beside a Harvey convenience store, someone shot and killed 20-year-old trade student Tommy Lee in his car.
Five years later, his parents still have the sedan, two bullet holes rusting in the hood and fender. They also have...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Loyola University Medicine
A recent cigarette tax hike in Illinois is making smoking dangerous to people's physical and financial health. The additional economic pressures are compelling people to quit smoking. In fact, 70...
| 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 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Loyola University Medical Center
As children are hard at work at school, viruses and bacteria are also toiling industriously, spreading from one child to another. One of the most contagious ailments is pink eye. Though not...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Poor Basil. He was assaulted by bears. And Kate? She was struck by an ax.
Xerxes was devoured by mice, Victor was squashed by a train, and little Neville met what may be the most painful and terrible fate of all. He died of ennui.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The second annual list of 100 trans-identified people making a big impact on LGBTQ issues in America is out, and 11 of this year's honorees are from Chicago.
The Trans 100 list, compiled by an anonymous committee of trans people and sponsored by...