By Chelsea A. Laliberte
In the blink of an eye, your life can be completely turned upside down.
By Nazgol Ghandnoosh
Gov. Bruce Rauner has created a committee tasked with reducing Illinois' prison population by 25 percent in 10 years. Illinois prisons now hold almost 49,000 people, compared with about 11,000 in 1980.
By Lisa Madigan, Bridget Gainer, Toi Hutchinson and Michelle Mussman
As college graduation season approaches, it is a time of great joy and celebration for thousands of Illinois families.
But for too many undergraduate women, the promises of graduation day are replaced by pain and loss.
By Michael Lucci
Illinois' middle class is struggling, and the state's weak economy and skyrocketing property taxes are much to blame.
By Topper Steinman
His first name was Bernie. He was the lead trainer and keynote speaker in a mediation certification training I attended years ago. Here is his opening sentence: "Little League baseball is the source of much of what ails us in our country today."
By Michael H. LeRoy
The cost of high school football just went up — dramatically. Former Illinois high school football players recently filed a class-action concussion lawsuit.
WASHINGTON — Syracuse University alumni are new additions to the lengthening list of persons who can stop contributing to their alma maters. The university has succumbed — after, one suspects, not much agonizing — to the temptation to indulge in progressive gestures. It will divest all fossil fuel stocks from its endowment.