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<p>About 50 adult students of Triton College's Nuevos Horizontes Educational Center rallied outside the center on April 12 to oppose the administration's decision to close the campus in June. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media</p>

Triton College hosting community meeting on Nuevos Horizontes transition

<p>This undated photo provided by Tom Smedinghoff, shows Anne Smedinghoff. Anne Smedinghoff, 25, was killed Saturday, April 6, 2013 in southern Afghanistan , the first American diplomat to die on the job since last year's attack on the U.S. diplomatic installation in Benghazi, Libya. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Tom Smedinghoff)&nbsp;</p>

Death of young diplomat Anne Smedinghoff result of poor planning, report says

Details from an Army report obtained by the Tribune suggest that the mission that left Anne Smedinghoff, the 25-year-old U.S. diplomat from River Forest, and four others dead...

<p>Oak Park-River Forest High School | Sun-Times Media File</p>

U.S. News & World Report ranks OPRF No. 19 in state

U.S. News and World Report released its ranking for the best high schools across the country this week. Oak Park-River Forest High School was ranked No. 19 in Illinois and No....

<p>In this April 10, 2014 photo, scoreboard operator Brian Helmus changes scores from inside of the scoreboard at Wrigley Field during a baseball game between Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs, in Chicago. With Boston&rsquo;s Fenway Park and Wrigley the only two stadiums in the majors with primary manual scoreboards, it has been a job largely shrouded in mystery until the Cubs allowed The Associated Press climb the steel ladder through the steel floor of the scoreboard for a rare visit to mark Wrigley&rsquo;s 100-year anniversary. | AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato</p>

Wrigley Field at 100: Photos from inside the iconic manual scoreboard

The team let an AP photographer take some pictures during a recent game.

<p>Baseball fans wait to enter Wrigley Field for the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game at the park, before a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Chicago. | AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast</p>

Wrigley Field at 100: More than just a ballpark

Wrigley Field turns 100 years old Wednesday. You probably think of it as just a ballpark which houses the Chicago Cubs but it's actually so much more.

<p>In this photo from 2010, River Forest resident&nbsp;<a id="firsthit" name="firsthit"></a>Ron&nbsp;Haddad, Jr. arraigned on 30 counts of making terrorist threats to 21 individuals at the federal courthouse in Chicago.&nbsp;| Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

River Forest man on trial for threatening letters to politicians, oil execs

An angry loner “waged a campaign of terror by mail” when he sent threatening letters, shotgun shells and fake anthrax to Chicago politicians and oil company executives,...

<p>The sun rises over the Chicago skyline on Jan. 28, 2014. &nbsp;| &nbsp;Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images</p>

What time does Chicago get to work?

The median Chicagoan begins work at 8:02 a.m., according to data from the American Community Survey.

<p>A clerk sells lottery tickets to an unidentified woman. | &nbsp;AP Photo/Rich Schultz</p>

Oak Park woman is third resident to win lottery in four months

A 27-year-old Oak Park woman is the third village resident to win a major state lottery in the same four-month period, lottery officials announced Monday.

West Suburban Special Recreation gets $10,000 for summer day camp

The 20-year-old nonprofit Thumbuddy Special once again raised $10,000 on behalf of West Suburban Special Recreation Association. These funds will provide summer day camp...

<p>Rob Breymaier, executive director of Oak Park Regional Housing Center. | Sun-Times Media File&nbsp;</p>

Oak Park regional housing leader sits on MSNBC panel

Oak Park's housing practices have been getting some extra attention lately, which has led to the village creating a Fair Housing Task Force. On Sunday, Rob Breymaier, Executive...

<p>A race fan waves the American flag and a banner bearing the slogan "Boston Strong" as&nbsp;<a id="firsthit" name="firsthit"></a>runners&nbsp;compete in the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Mass. | AP Photo/Michael Dwyer</p>

Oak Park, River Forest residents participate in 2014 Boston Marathon

Boston hosts runners and spectators for the 2014 Boston Marathon, which marks the one-year anniversary of the bombings. Security has been tightened at this year's marathon....

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