University Of Chicago Gets $100M For Global Conflict CenterCiting a migration crisis that has displaced more people this year than at any time since World War II, entrepreneur brothers Thomas and Timothy Pearson said Wednesday they are giving $100 million to the University of Chicago for a research institute aimed at using big data to study and resolve global conflicts.
Suburban Wildlife Center Preparing For Lots Of Injured Migrating BirdsAs birds begin migrating back north this spring, many will end up injured or killed as they fly through downtown Chicago, and volunteers at a suburban wildlife center will try to nurse the survivors back to health.
South American Bird Overshoots During Migration, Ends Up In ChicagoA sharp-eyed 16-year-old birdwatcher has spotted a bedraggled visitor, who has migrated about 7,000 miles from home.
Oak Park Man Watches Over Hummingbird That Should've Flown SouthA very durable hummingbird from Oak Park still hasn’t left for warmer climes, and his host is laying on the hospitality while hoping the bird will still bail out and head south.
Study: Many Moved Out Of Illinois In 2010An annual study of where in this country people are moving from, and to, finds that Illinois and other Great Lakes states continue to be places more people want to see in their rearview mirrors.