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iana Nyad jumps into the water to try swimming in a three-day non-stop journey from Havana to Florida at the Ernest Hemingway Nautical Club, in Havana on August 31, 2013. (Credit: YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Lake Forest College Cheers Alum Diana Nyad

This is a happy day at Lake Forest College – because Diana Nyad is a 1973 graduate.

09/02/2013

Edward Schutt, 18, was killed by a Metra train in Lake Forest on March 25, 2012. (Credit: Facebook)

Third Lake Forest High School Student Killed By Train

The Lake Forest community was reeling Monday, after three Lake Forest High School students were killed by Metra trains in the past three months, all apparent suicides.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Ally Bain, 21, helped push for "Ally's Law," legislation requiring stores in Illinois to provide restrooms for people with medical emergencies. She suffers from Crohn's disease, which can make her need to use the restroom almost without a moment's notice. (Credit: Facebook)

Vernon Hills Teen’s Disease Spurs Her Activism

A 21-year old Vernon Hills woman was recently honored for her work on behalf of people like her, who suffer a painful and potentially embarrassing disease.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011