| 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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Sister Lois Mueller, a Sister of Mercy whose career as a teacher and administrator took her to parochial schools in Baltimore, Washington and Georgia, died Wednesday of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 98.
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Arlington Heights officials recently approved a 2.75 percent raise for the village manager.
Bill Dixon's full salary package, effective Jan. 1, is now $207,092, according to Mary Rath, human resources director for the village.
Dixon, 67, said the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The day after her father, Cook County Sheriff’s Investigator Cuauhtemoc Estrada, was gunned down protecting her, Christina Estrada clutched a gold pendant shaped like his badge that she wears around her neck.
“Now he's not going to be able...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A new fitness and health center to replace the existing 40-year-old facility has been in the master plan at Moraine Valley Community College since 1986. With the center slated to open in March, college officials are still seeking a company to occupy the...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:52 PM
A Loyola University cafeteria worker was ordered held on $325,000 bail Sunday on charges that he conspired in the robbery of the dining hall early Friday and, after being arrested, attacked two police officers and tried to escape a police station...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Two men, including a dining hall employee, were charged with aggravated robbery after a cafeteria manager at Loyola University Chicago was held at gunpoint early Friday and forced to hand over money from a safe, police and prosecutors said.
| Dec 9, 2013
When Antwan Turpeau, 33, was a young boy, his family was homeless on and off for about three years. Some evenings they couldn't get into a shelter, so they would spend the night riding the Red Line from end to end.
Turpeau said that his mother was a...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Men's Wearhouse's $1.2 billion turnabout offer for Jos. A. Bank Clothiers might have painted the smaller men's retailer into a corner.
After all, it was Jos. Bank's idea to combine the two companies with its now-withdrawn $2.3 billion offer for Men's...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Lori Bein is the new Arlington Heights School District 25 superintendent.
A three-year contract was approved Thursday at a special meeting in which the school board members present all voted yes but made no comments. School board Vice President Susan...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The families who trek downtown and brave the frigid wind to ice skate in Millennium Park.
The Bears fans who have "The Super Bowl Shuffle" music video bookmarked.
The food lovers who know deep dish pizza and Chicago-style popcorn are dishes second...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:01 AM
It seems as if everywhere you turn this month in and around Chicago, you'll find choirs large, small and in-between raising their voices in joyous celebration of Christmas. Here is our annual guide to the seasonal choral bounty (events are listed in...