It’s a topic no one wants to talk about: death. A new website hopes to provide support for loved ones of people facing terminal illness.
Northwestern University has agreed to pay the government almost $3 million because one of their cancer researchers was living large on federal dollars.
A man who served two decades behind bars for the murders of two people — despite records showing he was in police custody at the time of the shooting — will soon go free, after prosecutors dropped all charges on Friday.
An adjunct professor at Northwestern’s school of medicine has quit his job and he’s moving away from the Evanston campus because he says he’s angry and disgusted that the school is tolerating bad behavior by students.
A local husband and wife team of anthropologists have co-authored research regarding the discovery of a tiny monkey fossil that is one of the most complete and oldest fossils ever found.
An autopsy was scheduled for Friday on a 57-year-old construction worker from Indiana, who died in an accident on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University.
A Northwestern University student was found dead in a university building Sunday, Pioneer Press is reporting.
New Northwestern basketball coach Chris Collins got a slice of good news Friday afternoon when forward Drew Crawford announced that he will remain at Northwestern for his final year of eligibility during the 2013-14 season.
History buffs can have loads of fun surfing the Internet on a new online exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the dedication of O’Hare International Airport.
An expert in Asian affairs hears the sound of political signals as well as saber rattling from inside North Korea.
Chris Collins was introduced as Northwestern’s 24th head men’s basketball coach Tuesday. But that may have been the second most important development inside Welsh-Ryan Arena.
Northwestern University basketball will try out “Purple Pricing,” designed by economics professor Jeffrey Ely to increase revenue and fairness, and also decrease the number of empty seats at low-interest games.
There hasn’t been much need for snow shovels in the Chicago area this year, or salt for the driveway, but there has been a run on humidifiers, due to the unusually dry conditions this winter.
Kirk Herbstreit might want to shoo them out of South Beach, but the Northern Illinois Huskies will nevertheless be playing in a BCS game tonight when they butt helmets with Florida State during the 2013 Orange Bowl.
When it comes to college football, the state of Illinois has an attendance deficit.
Northwestern’s chances of making the school’s first-ever NCAA Tournament didn’t get any better Friday when news broke that senior Drew Crawford’s season was over after suffering a shoulder injury.
With no games scheduled until Monday, the Northwestern basketball team is taking a break this week. But here in the meantime, what I’m wondering is if the Northwestern basketball program will ever decide to break away from coach Bill Carmody.
Reggie Hearn scored 14 points and Northwestern’s defense did the rest Sunday in an 80-53 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson.
As a Cook County judge granted the former Prentice Women’s Hospital building a three-week stay of execution, the Chicago Architecture Foundation opened an exhibit that features more than 80 designs that would preserve the structure.
The wrecking ball won’t claim the former Prentice Women’s Hospital building for at least three more weeks.