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Randi Belisomo and her late husband Carlos Hernandez Gomez. (Source: Facebook)

Reporter, Northwestern Doctor Launch Website About Facing Terminal Illness

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.

08/02/2013

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Credit: CBS)

Northwestern To Pay Almost $3M To Settle Research Grant Fraud Claims

Northwestern University has agreed to pay the government almost $3 million because one of their cancer researchers was living large on federal dollars.

07/30/2013

Daniel Taylor (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

After 20 Years In Prison, Charges Dropped In 1992 Double Murder

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.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2013

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Northwestern Professor Quits, Cites Students Behaving Badly

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.

06/13/2013

This fossil primate was encased within a rock and discovered after the rock was split open, yielding a skeleton and impressions of primate bones on each side of the two rock halves. One half is shown here. (Photo Credit: Dr. Xijun Ni, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing)

Local Scientists Help Announce Discovery Of Oldest Primate Skeleton

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.

06/05/2013

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Falling Beam Kills Construction Worker At Northwestern University

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.

05/16/2013

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Northwestern Student Found Dead In Lab Building

A Northwestern University student was found dead in a university building Sunday, Pioneer Press is reporting.

05/06/2013

Drew Crawford.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Crawford To Return To Northwestern

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.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2013

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Online Exhibit Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of O’Hare Dedication

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.

WBBM Newsradio–04/10/2013

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Local Expert Says War With North Korea Unlikely

An expert in Asian affairs hears the sound of political signals as well as saber rattling from inside North Korea.

04/06/2013

Chris Collins. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Collins Can’t Do It Alone And Northwestern Knows It

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.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines drives between Jared Swopshire #12 and Dave Sobolewski #3 of the Northwestern Wildcats at Welsh-Ryan Arena on January 3, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Northwestern To Experiment With New Ticket Pricing For Basketball

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.

02/13/2013

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Dry Weather Has More People Buying Humidifiers

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.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2013

Northern Illinois Huskies team celebrate their undefeated season, after defeating the Kent State Golden Flashes 44-37 during the Mid-American Conference Championship game at Ford Field on November 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Wisch: NIU Seeking To Snap Land Of Lincoln’s ‘BCS’ Bowl Drought

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.

CBS Chicago–01/01/2013

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Why Can’t NIU Football Draw A Crowd In DeKalb?

When it comes to college football, the state of Illinois has an attendance deficit.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2012

Drew Crawford goes up for a layup during the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Northwestern’s Crawford Done For Year With Shoulder Injury

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.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2012

Bill Carmody

Wisch: How Much Longer Can Carmody Last At Northwestern?

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.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2012

Willie the Wildcat cheers on Northwestern (Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Northwestern Tops Fairleigh Dickinson 80-53

Reggie Hearn scored 14 points and Northwestern’s defense did the rest Sunday in an 80-53 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson.

11/18/2012

A scheme by Cyril Marsollier and Wallo Villacorta won first place in a design competition to come up with an idea to save Prentice Women's Hospital, organized by the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the Chicago Architectural Club, and the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects. (Credit: Chicago Architecture Foundation)

Architecture Groups Offer Ideas To Redesign, Reuse Prentice Hospital

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.

WBBM Newsradio–11/16/2012

Prentice Women's Hospital

Judge Temporarily Blocks Demolition Of Prentice Hospital

The wrecking ball won’t claim the former Prentice Women’s Hospital building for at least three more weeks.

11/15/2012

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