January 15th, 2019 3:36 PM
The parents I represented as a longtime legal services and civil rights lawyer never expected to find themselves on the wrong side of a child-abuse hotline call. Erroneous judgments, finding both guilt and innocence, issue at alarming rates, often without any court review.
January 15th, 2019 2:54 PM
It's safe to say that most local homeowners believe that their property taxes are just too high, but a state program in place since 1984 offers one of the few methods of keeping that bill in check for a set period of time.
January 15th, 2019 1:02 PM
On Jan. 10, at Thatcher Woods Pavilion in River Forest, the Oak Park-River Forest Rotary Club was among three area Rotary clubs to host Walter Robb, the former co-CEO of Whole Foods Market.
January 15th, 2019 12:58 PM
The head of a popular children's museum in Oak Park has taken a job with an Austin nonprofit.
January 8th, 2019 4:24 PM
Shadows and Light. It's more than the theme of Season 12 at 16th Street Theater. It represents the company itself, founded by Ann Filmer, whose vision shines through today.
January 8th, 2019 2:48 PM
The six-hour documentary series, Surviving R. Kelly, which aired on Lifetime over three days last week, Thursday through Saturday, has caused a nationwide stir.
January 8th, 2019 2:40 PM
The 10-part documentary series America to Me, which aired last fall on Starz, plumbed the complex depths of Oak Park and River Forest High School's long, layered struggle with race.
January 8th, 2019 2:35 PM
It's the stuff of most homeowners' nightmares: a big storm and a big tree collide, with the storm coming out the winner and the house coming out the loser.
January 3rd, 2019 11:24 AM
The Hemingway Readers Theatre presented "The Spirit of Boxing Day" at the Birth Home celebration of this English custom.
January 3rd, 2019 10:59 AM
Foreign countries are supposed to be just that, foreign. I never expected that foreignness would become such a huge part of my life. Our business contract in Cairo, Egypt, was meant to be a trip that would make us a lot of money and give us pictures of the Pyramids to hang on our wall. We never bargained for an Egyptian son-in-law.
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