Saundra Taylor considers herself a people person and always thought during her 34 years at NIPSCO she knew how to communicate with superiors.
Participants pose for a photo during one of the monthly ladies' nights at Maxon, an indoor gun range and shooter's supply store in Des Plaines. "We had such a flux of women coming in, we had to change our business dynamics," said Maxon co-owner Claudia Levin, who started the ladies night eve…
DES PLAINES, Ill. | On a Saturday night in Des Plaines, about 20 women are hanging out, chatting about their families and snacking on a veggie platter and lemonade.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois state officials say the Women, Infants and Children program or WIC, will continue despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Original caption: August 4, 1948 - Chicago, Illinois: They're on the auction block. These small children of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Chalifoux of Chicago, Illinois. For long months 40 year old Ray and his wife, Lucille, 24, waged a desperate but losing battle to keep food in the mouth and a roof ove…
Susan’s husband once threw her into a wall. Another time he pounded on (and dented) the roof of their car while she locked herself in the vehicle for her safety. On countless other occasions he broke phones, computers and other objects. He emotionally and mentally abused and intimidated her …
LANSING | On Feb. 2, the Lansing Junior Woman's Club will host their second annual "Ladies Afternoon Delight" from noon to 4 p.m. at a new location, the Lansing Knights of Columbus at 178th Street and Lorenz Avenue.
Darlene Jahn and Rosalie Putignano prepare appetizers at the Lansing Junior Woman's Club "Ladies Afternoon Delight" fundraiser last year.
This election is nothing short of a full assault on women.
CRETE | On Oct. 3, the Crete Public Library went back in time when Carol Perry portrayed her grandmother, Ida Adams, in “Without Women, Crete Could Be a Ghost Town."
Historian Carol Perry, standing, portrayed her grandmother, Ida Adams, in "Without Women, Crete Could Be a Ghost Town" on Oct. 3 at the Crete Public Library. Dressed in vintage attire, Perry took the audience back in time to the 1800's and early 1900's with a convincing portrayal of the life…
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Habitat for Humanity Chicago South Suburbs invites women from throughout the south suburbs to attend the 2013 Women Build kickoff event from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 3 at the Bloom Township Center, 425 S. Halsted St.
DECATUR, Ill. | If you watch the TV show "Sons of Anarchy" on FX, you see women are never invited to meetings and don't wear the patch. They're relegated to the background at best. Granted, the show is about over-the-top outlaws, but basically, that part is accurate.
Tracie Cook, left, of Petersburg, Ill., and Tracy Cooley, of Springfield, pose on their motorcycles near Niantic, Ill. The two women are trying to start a local chapter of the national organization Women on Wheels.
Barb Young, president of the Porter County Community Foundation, speaks Thursday to women gathered at the 12th annual Women's Tea at Strongbow Inn in Valparaiso.
Sharon Frawley, of Valparaiso, toasts with other women Thursday during the 12th annual Women's Tea sponsored by the Porter County Community Foundation at Strongbow Inn.
Christine Runnion, of Valparaiso, toasts with other women Thursday during the 12th annual Women's Tea sponsored by the Porter County Community Foundation at Strongbow Inn.
Jenn Snyder, author of the motivational book "Don't Change the Channel," speaks to women Thursday gathered for the 12th annual Women's Tea sponsored by the Porter County Community Foundation at Strongbow Inn.
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