Usually people living with cystic fibrosis don't live past young adulthood and have physical limitations because of their lungs. But 58-year-old Arnie Witzke is proving that isn't always the case. This past weekend, he completed his third stair climb to raise money to help fight the disease.
Despite 80 people angrily protesting Ventra and other CTA service issues, the CTA board Wednesday afternoon approved the 2014 budget without addressing any of the protesters’ concerns.
In the United States, car crashes are the leading cause of death for children up to age 13. To prevent these tragedies, parents and caregivers need to be hyper-aware of
The high costs involved in attending professional sporting exhibitions deter many fans from watching games live. This is especially true for families in the Chicago area. However, there is one team in the area trying to make games affordable and attainable for families.
Jonathan Garcia, a senior soccer player at Payton College Prepwas born with only one arm. That hasn't stopped Garcia from leading the team in goals and to three regional championships three out of the past four years. This is a story of determination, grit and work ethic.
Many exhibits fall into the trap of being static or passive. Not so an exhibit on display through Friday at the UIC African-American Cultural Center, which features items typical to soldiering in Iraq and Afghanistan – with the item’s likely owner on hand to talk about it with you.
With the High Speed rail plans in the work in Illinois, feasibility comes down to density and funding.
Gerald Chaney, full-time English teacher, is more than meets the eye. To his students, he is Mr. Chaney. To millions of sports fans across the country, he is simply riveting, delivering the national anthem in its purest form: a cappella. The son of a boxing promoter, he started singing at Golden Glove tournaments before making his way to NBA and MLB audiences -- all while maintaining a full-time teaching job.