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Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and a group of University of Chicago graduate students he now teaches are reaching across the state line to help the battered steel town of Gary, Ind.
A recent breakthrough could change the way doctors treat breast cancer.
University of Chicago students who have outgrown the frat party scene have been complaining about the dearth of nightlife in Hyde Park for decades. But they will soon have one more option besides taking a seat at the long bar at Jimmy’s Woodlawn Tap.
A sizable number of young minority voters could find themselves turned away from polling places in November because of new photo ID laws.
Longtime Chicago radio host Steve Edwards is set to move into the world of academia, taking a position at the new Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, according to multiple reports.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is making headlines – but not for its academics.
Dr. Donald Liu, a Chicago surgeon who devoted his life to saving the lives of children, died Sunday as he tried to rescue two young boys in Lake Michigan.
A new report touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago’s unemployment rate is shrinking faster than that of any major city – even though it is still the third highest in the nation.
The city is set to unveil a plan Monday for making Chicago an even greater cultural destination.
Arrests for violent crime plunged and school attendance improved among troubled Chicago teenagers in a program that combines counseling with Olympic sports like archery and judo, according to a University of Chicago study released Friday.
A search for a missing teenage boy from the South Side ended happily two dozen miles away in Glenview Thursday morning.
Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing teenage boy who has autism.
Here in Chicago, there are resources that support all stages of self-awareness and discovery for members of the LGBT community.
It is a difficult diagnosis for anyone to hear, but when a child is diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, it is truly life-altering for the whole family.
In search of a quality book club or discussion group this season? The following libraries provide several opportunities for literary enrichment. For those interested in attending a book fair, be sure to visit the Printer’s Row Literary Fest in June.
Renowned University of Chicago psychology professor Bertram Cohler has died. He was 73.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is reassuring Chicago taxpayers that they won’t be stuck with the bill for all the activity, security and disruptions that will occur around the NATO Summit the weekend of May 19.
The older you are, the more likely you are to believe in God, according to a new University of Chicago study.
NATO is coming to Chicago for its 25th summit meeting next month, and this week, WBBM Newsradio is looking at why, and why Chicago.
Former Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Paul Vallas says new research from the University of Chicago vindicates a program he instituted that had many doubters.
- Woman Found Dead At O’HareA woman was found dead near a bus stop at O’Hare International Airport Saturday, authorities said.308
- Toddler Reunited With ParentsPolice on Sunday were looking for the parents or guardians of a little boy who was found in the West Side Douglas Park neighborhood.233
- A Dozen Illinoisans Come Within One Number Of $600M Powerball JackpotOne number in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing was the difference for a dozen Illinois players between being $10,000 richer and living the life of a multi-millionaire.193
- 12 Arrested After Youth ‘Flash Mobs’ Erupt On Michigan AvenueOne adult and 11 juveniles were arrested Saturday night after police responded to groups of teens running through traffic around North Michigan Avenue on the Gold Coast.410
- Jail Inmate Charged With Previous Murder, Shooting In RobbinsA Cook County Jail inmate faces new charges in connection with a 2012 murder and a separate 2011 shooting in south suburban Robbins, the Cook County Sheriff’s office announced Saturday.60
- Teen Hurt In Little Village ShootingA 14-year-old boy was shot in the arm Saturday afternoon in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood.86
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