BOOK BEAT: Congrats to Deerfield resident Lisa Frydman Barr on the publication of her first novel. The former Today’s Chicago Woman managing editor — who also once worked at the Sun-Times — has penned “Fugitive Colors,” a historical suspense tale that is being released Tuesday. Already the book won first prize at the recent Hollywood Film Festival for best unpublished manuscript.
There have been some issues with the Bulls playing smaller this season, but for now coach Billy Donovan was focused on worrying about fixing roster issues in-house. Then again, he also knows he has a very aggressive front office that is always evaluating.
The teen boy walked into a residence to buy drugs about 6 p.m. in the 3300 block of West Beach Avenue when two males pulled out a gun and shot him.
Fire on the prairie: Curative use of fire at the Forest Preserves of Cook County, bonus remotest spot
Tagging along and learning much on a prescribed burn with the Forest Preserves of Cook County; plus the bonus of going to the most remote spot in Cook Cook.
The Big Ten has lost its annual "Challenge" against the ACC only twice in the last 12 years.
Brandon Peters threw for 242 yards and a touchdown and Chase Brown rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown in the Illini’s 47-14 victory Saturday.