| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:15 AM
The special prosecutor appointed to investigate the 2004 death of a man during a drunken confrontation with a nephew of then-Mayor Richard Daley’s said today he has convened a grand jury but offered no timetable for when the investigation will be...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:55 PM
A special Cook County grand jury indicted former Mayor Richard Daley's nephew on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of David Koschman in a drunken confrontation on the city’s Near North Side, the special prosecutor said today.
| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Sixteen basketball players from the Baltimore area took part in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. After the first weekend of play, how many remain? Here's a look at how all 16 players fared.
* C.J. Fair's top-seeded Syracuse squad got...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The rebel commander's severely wounded chest is sewn back together with dental floss. All who see it marvel at the medical miracle.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:31 AM
McHenry County's chief judge is expected to reveal today which judge will preside over the politically charged involuntary manslaughter trial of former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's nephew.
Michael Sullivan, chief judge of McHenry County Circuit Court,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Dear Abby: "What would you do with a man who refuses to use a deodorant, seldom bathes, and doesn't even own a toothbrush?"
"Absolutely nothing," she replied.
The wry answer from Abigail Van Buren — the pen name of Pauline Friedman Phillips...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:27 PM
A McHenry County judge appointed to preside over the trial of a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley held court today for the first time in the controversial case.
Judge Maureen P. McIntyre was appointed over the case of Richard Vanecko after the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Say you had a family secret.
A juicy one. The kind that speaks volumes about families. And you wrote a book about it. But your family hates the book. Or, at the very least, potentially feels embarrassment from it. Would you still release that book?...
| Oct 15, 2012
Joe Mansueto's day jobs have been a handful lately: He has been busy turning Morningstar Inc. into a $3.1 billion investment information megamart, buying up media properties and skipping the charity circuit in favor of coaching grade-school soccer on...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:25 PM
After surviving a disfiguring bout of cancer, Roger Ebert was felled by the disease Wednesday at age 70. He had announced just days before that a new cancer had been found and that he was going to write, and tweet, a little less.
The Pulitzer Prize-...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Rogert Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic who died today, leaves behind a rich legacy, thanks to a shelf-full of books that explore movies -- and his own life.
His memoir, "Life Itself," dealt with his battle with alcoholism and the later,...