12 hrs ago
Violin Stolen From Classroom, Burglaries Reported in Oak Park: Police
Someone broke a window to enter a home in the 800 block of South Boulevard and stole a laptop between 2 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9:30 a.m. Dec. 9. The estimated loss is unknown, police said.
17 hrs ago
Herceptin Plus Taxol Highly Effective in Low-Risk Breast Cancer
MAYWOOD, Ill. - A remarkable 98.7 percent of certain lower-risk breast cancer patients were cancer free for at least three years after taking a combination of the drugs Herceptin and Taxol, a study has found.
22 hrs ago
Kane Co. Chronicle
Kaneland Connection: Emotions run high as Kaneland OKs levy
SUGAR GROVE – The Kaneland School District 302 Board approved the district's tax levy Monday night, in a three-hour meeting at Kaneland Harter Middle School that featured emotional comments from residents and tension among board members.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Natural Life For Gang Member For Murder Of Iraq Vet
A gang member will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of an Iraq war veteran who was an innocent bystander to a shooting that followed a bar brawl in 2007.
Temps Reach 18-Year Low; More Bitter Cold And Snow Coming
It was the first time since 1995 that the temperature was below zero in Chicago, and that's just the start of frigid conditions.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Breakthrough in Treating Leukemia, Lymphoma Patients with Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells
MAYWOOD, Il. - Donated umbilical cord blood contains stem cells that can save the lives of patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Wings' Board Chair Rita Canning seeks to break the circle of violence
I'm often asked why I've dedicated this chapter of my life to helping abused women build a secure life for themselves and their children.
Man Shot To Death In Austin
The 26-year-old man was shot in his chest and side of his body about 1:35 a.m. in the 5600 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Study to See if Weight Loss Tied to Where People Live
The number of obese Americans is expected to increase to 113 million by the year 2022, making the U.S. the most overweight country in the world.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Man Uses Baby Stroller to Steal Booze, 5 DUIs: Police
Police charged Anthony Williams, 18, of Maywood, with driving under the influence of drugs and improper display of registration during a traffic stop in the 7200 block of Madison Street around 3 a.m. He was processed, given a Jan. 13 court date and released on bond.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Do Sports Concussions Really Cause Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy?
MAYWOOD, Ill. - It's been widely reported that football and other contact sports increase the risk of a debilitating neurological condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy .
Good Samaritans pull man from burning car after I-55 crash
Romeoville Police Officer Woodsman "Woody" Jones, retired Burbank Police Officer Wayne Young, and Chicagoan Ernesto Irizarry, who is trying to become a police officer, don't know each other.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
New cholesterol guidelines biggest change in more than 25 years
New cholesterol guidelines for identifying adults at risk for heart disease represent the biggest change in such expert advice in more than 25 years, according to Loyola University Health System preventive cardiology experts.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
How Alcohol Impairs the Immune System
MAYWOOD, Il. - On Nov. 22, leading alcohol researchers from the United States and Europe will present the latest findings on how alcohol impairs the immune system.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
December 2-6 is the American Occupational Therapy Association's Older Driver Safety Awareness week.
How to Avoid Turkey Bowl Injuries
MAYWOOD, Ill. - Every year around this time, Loyola University Medical Center sports medicine surgeon Dr. Pietro Tonino sees a spike in sprains, contusions, broken bones and other injuries suffered in Thanksgiving pick-up football games.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Loyola University Chicago Seeks Metadata & Digital Services Librarian
Loyola University Chicago is seeking a Metadata & Digital Services Librarian to work at the Health Sciences Library for the Library Health Science Division at the Maywood Campus .
Innovative Vaccine Trains Immune System to Fight Melanoma
MAYWOOD, Il. - Loyola University Medical Center is enrolling melanoma patients in the first clinical trial in the Midwest of an experimental vaccine that trains a patient's immune system to fight the deadly cancer.