Mom's 'really scary moment' led South Barrington sisters to launch charity for brain treatment
After their mother survived two emergency brain surgeries, South Barrington sisters Rhea and Ranya Sharma in early 2019 formed Skulls and Drills. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit aims to help fund brain surgeries for people who need one but cannot afford it.
Show squirrels some love on their special day: Squirrel Appreciation DaySquirrel Appreciation Day is a great excuse to walk in the woods to observe these native mammals, or just look out the window for a while. We might be surprised -- and cheered -- by what we see.
Readers show off their photos on Suburban Wildlife Facebook pageCheck out our Daily Herald Suburban Wildlife page on Facebook. There, you will find what many people have asked us about: A place to share your neighborhood coyote sightings and other related snapshots.
Studies show that working out may help reduce certain pain"With anybody who is experiencing chronic pain -- there is going to be movement that makes the symptoms worse and some that make it better," said Justin Feldman, a physical therapist.
Scientist to headline North Central College MLK eventThe first African-American to have a scientific equation that bears his name is scheduled to be the speaker for North Central College's Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast.
MLK event in Lisle looks back, forwardBoth the history and the future of black Americans were honored Sunday in Lisle at the Agape Connection's 19th annual Martin Luther King Day celebration at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.
Keep your body -- and mind -- fit through proper nutritionEver notice a change in your mood after eating certain foods or skipping meals altogether? Mood swings, irritability or anxiousness can be side effects of a poor diet.
Constable: Shirtless children's hospital 'mayor' brings strength and smiles for everyoneDiagnosed with a brain tumor at age 7, Michael Carr of Bloomingdale underwent surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and other treatment. Now, his tumor is back and the 11-year-old boy is determined to climb 1,643 steps as part of Aon's Step Up for Kids fundraiser to support families at Lurie Children's Hospital.
Wheaton MLK observance celebrates 30th anniversaryThe 30th annual observance of MLK Day will take center stage Monday at Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton.
Fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Carol Stream under investigationState and local authorities are investigating three cases of Legionnaires' disease -- two of them fatal -- at a Covenant Living retirement home in Carol Stream.
How to figure out how much homeowner's insurance you needInsurance policies vary, and sometimes homeowners and buyers find it difficult to understand what's covered, when to file a claim and how homeowner's insurance differs from a home warranty.
Chicago Sinfonietta to perform musical tribute to MLKA musical tribute to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will feature new renditions of familiar standards, celebrated performers and an audience participation sing-along when the Chicago Sinfonietta takes the stage at Naperville's Wentz Concert Hall on Sunday, Jan. 19.
Through the Film Magnifier: Dallas Green, Tony LaRussa, The Lone Ranger, electric cars, a war protest and more