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  • Few arrests, convictions in campus sex assault cases

    Few arrests, convictions in campus sex assault cases
    Women who report sexual violence on college campuses seldom see their accused attackers arrested and almost never see them convicted, according to a Tribune survey of several Midwestern universities. The survey of six schools in Illinois and Indiana...
  • Suburban school districts have board members' relatives on payroll

    Suburban school districts have board members' relatives on payroll
    In Lansing School District 158, the payroll looks a little like a family tree. At least 14 relatives of school board members — from spouses to kids to grandkids — have landed jobs, with taxpayers paying the tab of some $550,000 in the last...
  • Private workers, public pensions

    Private workers, public pensions
    Jason Leahy hasn't set foot on the Illinois State University campus this school year, doesn't teach classes there and doesn't report to anyone at the school, an hour away from his office. But through a contract with ISU, he is deemed an "employee" of the...
  • Dan Rostenkowski dies at 82; former U.S. representative from Chicago

    Dan Rostenkowski dies at 82; former U.S. representative from Chicago
    Dan Rostenkowski, an old-style Chicago ward boss who became one of the nation's most powerful legislators during the Reagan era before a stunning fall to corruption charges that left him branded a political anachronism, has died. He was 82. Rostenkowski,...
  • John Mosca dies at 86; ran popular restaurant near New Orleans

    John Mosca dies at 86; ran popular restaurant near New Orleans
    John Mosca, proprietor of a two-room roadhouse near New Orleans famed for its Italian-style garlicky shrimp, oysters, chicken and marinated crab dishes, has died. He was 86. Mosca died Wednesday at his home in suburban Harahan, said his daughter, Lisa...
  • PASSINGS: Bernard G. Sarnat

    PASSINGS: Bernard G. Sarnat
    Bernard G. Sarnat Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, research scientist Dr. Bernard G. Sarnat, 99, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon and research scientist who advanced the study of facial deformities, died of respiratory failure Oct. 21 in Los Angeles, his...
  • PASSINGS: Robert Pritzker, Liviu Ciulei

    PASSINGS: Robert Pritzker, Liviu Ciulei
    ROBERT PRITZKER One of three brothers who built family business empire Robert Pritzker, 85, a billionaire industrialist and one of three brothers who built the Pritzker family's business empire, died of Parkinson's disease Thursday in Chicago, said...
  • Game 4 premium photos: Chicago Bulls vs. Philadelphia 76ers

    Game 4 premium photos: Chicago Bulls vs. Philadelphia 76ers
  • Where's the consistency, NHL?

    Where's the consistency, NHL?
    Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw hit a goalie. It was obvious and potentially concussive. The NHL said it was cracking down on hits involving the head. He deserved a suspension. Nashville’s Shea Weber rammed a player’s head into the glass...
  • Do the Bulls have a clue about being smart with Rose?

    Do the Bulls have a clue about being smart with Rose?
    Toe, back, groin, ankle and now foot -- that’s Derrick Rose’s starting five. The Chicago Bulls’ only hope for a championship suffered another injury to another body part while playing another meaningless game. Fun, huh? A lot of people...
  • From the archives: Skowron revels in storytelling as he battles lung cancer

    From the archives: Skowron revels in storytelling as he battles lung cancer
    This story was first published in the Tribune on May 22, 2011. The voice is softer now but as affable and entertaining as ever. Moose Skowron still has many, many tales to tell. Like the night Marilyn Monroe was flirting -- only not with Skowron, nor...
  • Enhanced photo gallery: Bulls-76ers in Game 1

    Enhanced photo gallery: Bulls-76ers in Game 1