| Nov 25, 2011
By the time she was 7, little Ilana Diamond knew she wanted to be a lawyer.
"I believed lawyers did good, from what my father told me," she says. "I still believe it."
As an infant, she and her parents had left their home in Latvia, fleeing Hitler....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Dietitians were once found mainly in hospitals and health care facilities treating patients with diabetes or kidney issues.
While those needs still exist, healthy eating, overcoming the obesity epidemic, quality school lunches and bio-engineered foods...
| Jul 21, 2011
The old fall/spring semester schedule is a thing of the past at many colleges and universities, particularly those that cater to adult learners and graduate students. Some schools have as many as six terms per year, with a full catalog of courses...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 8:21 PM
Name of press: Lake Street Press
In what year was your press founded? 2009
How many people are on your staff? Publisher: Mary Osborne, Managing Editor: Hazel Dawkins, Events Coordinator: Rachel McHan
Tell us how your press came to be: Observing the...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 11:21 AM
A South Side parolee is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl at knifepoint on a Blue Line train late Saturday night, police said.
Earl Cowen, 55, of the 700 block of South Harvard Avenue, was charged with two counts of aggravated criminal...
| Feb 14, 2012
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel tops Chicago Magazine's list of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans.
To see more details on each person selected, visit www.chicagomag.com.
1. Rahm Emanuel, Mayor, City of Chicago
2. Patrick Fitzgerald, U.S. attorney, Northern...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:08 PM
As word spread that Virginia Perillo had been badly beaten in her Bridgeport garage, the line into her hospital room never stopped.
There were doctors and nurses and many others she had touched over her 40 years as a nurse at Rush University Medical...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 8:36 AM
Please join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for a patient program on myeloma on Wednesday, November 16th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Dr. John Maciejewski, MD, PhD from Rush University Cancer Center will cover topics thatinclude an overview of Myeloma, such as...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:21 AM
A former City Colleges of Chicago professor falsified a doctoral degree to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent pay, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday.
Carol Howley, a nursing professor at Richard J. Daley College, was indicted on...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:46 AM
A Chicago alderman is in the hospital Monday morning, after she collapsed in Englewood.
Ald. Joann Thompson, Ward 16, was attending a two-day music festival in her name, when she suddenly passed out, just before 8 p.m. Sunday.
| Jan 26, 2009
You don't have to be poor or have a low income to qualify for discounts on hospital bills if you lose your job and health insurance.
Several hospitals in the Chicago area extend substantial price breaks automatically to anyone without medical coverage....
| Oct 31, 2008
| 4:48 PM
Louis Terkel arrived here as a child from New York City and in Chicago found not only a new name but a place that perfectly matched--in its energy, its swagger, its charms, its heart--his own personality. They made a perfect and enduring pair.