| Sep 12, 2011
| 2:06 PM
The University of Illinois has put its Law School admissions dean on leave and launched an investigation into whether the school inflated test scores and grades when describing the profile of this fall’s incoming class.
The possible inaccuracies...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:05 PM
Sunday's review is of Indigma, which was one of the casualties of December's Park Plaza fire. The move across the street to 802 N. Charles St. is meant to be a temporary solution, but Tony Chemmanoor has fixed the place up real nice. My Thai, by the way,...
| May 12, 2011
| 11:41 AM
A veteran state parole officer accused of not keeping tabs on a parolee who was later charged with killing an Indianapolis police officer is back on the job. When Thomas Hardy was accused of killing Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer David Moore...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 5:56 AM
The family of an IMPD officer who was murdered will hopefully receive some closure.
Thomas Hardy, 61, will be sentenced at 9 a.m. Thursday.
Hardy pleaded guilty last month to shooting IMPD Officer David Moore during a traffic stop last January. As a...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:07 PM
The man accused of killing an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer was sentenced Thursday morning.
Thomas Hardy, 61, received life without parole for the murder and an additional 40 years for robbery and firearm charges.
| Jul 19, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
"Trishna" opens as if it could be an Indian cousin of "The Hangover," as Jay (Riz Ahmed of "Four Lions") and his fellow vacationing dudes either lounge and laugh freely or lay around nursing the night before.
Few of the women in this...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 1:16 PM
And so the Christopher Nolan rendition of Batman — started in “Batman Begins” (2005) and continued in “The Dark Knight” (2008) — comes to an end, in “The Dark Knight Rises.”
It stands proudly alongside...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 12:26 AM
This movie is based on the novel by Thomas Hardy (no, not the villain in the latest Batman). That novel from the 1800s is brought into modern-day India.
Trishna (Frieda Pinto) is trying to help her dad, who fell asleep in his truck and got badly injured....
| Dec 19, 2007
| 8:31 AM
Chicago was the center of the American political universe in the summer of 1932, playing host to the Democratic and Republican presidential nominating conventions.
"For the next three weeks Chicago will be in the spotlight," the Tribune declared. "By...
| Jul 24, 2009
The University of Illinois has commissioned a poll to test responses to its admissions scandal, with options including a public apology and the resignation of some school trustees.
The board took no such dramatic steps Thursday, but did issue a statement...
| Aug 30, 2009
The University of Illinois admissions scandal has cost the school about $440,000 in legal fees so far and has made it the target of a state inspector general's investigation, newly released documents show.
The bulk of the legal costs, about $392,000,...