| Apr 15, 2015
| 5:00 AM
State and federal lawyers on opposite sides of the immigration divide are set to square off in federal appeals court Friday before three judges who will decide whether to lift a temporary stay on President Obama’s executive action, which seeks to...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 2:41 PM
While Chicago has been engaged in a heated debate over the use of public parks for President Barack Obama's library, his selection of a host university may have more to do with which institution can offer the most financial support than which offers the...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 10:50 AM
WASHINGTON Rand Paul, a libertarianish eye doctor who's courting the votes of techies, conservatives, African-Americans and fans of Edward Snowden, is often called the most interesting candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. Here are...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:34 AM
Sen. Rand Paul is set to join the 2016 presidential campaign on Tuesday. A snapshot of important things to know about the Kentucky Republican:
A first-time candidate for office in 2010, Paul rode the tea party wave to become one of the...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 2:44 PM
Dr. Michael Ralph Mardiney Jr., an allergist and asthma specialist who founded immunology centers throughout Baltimore, died of heart disease March 28 at his Ruxton home. He was 80.
He oversaw the growth of the Mardiney Asthma, Allergy and Immunology...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:10 PM
Rep. Aaron Schock's senior adviser resigned Thursday after news reports on racially charged Facebook posts in which he allegedly condemned "hood rats" and "black miscreants."
The adviser, Benjamin Cole, also allegedly urged in a 2010 post that a...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 1:49 PM
A group of Thurston Middle School students spent a recent Friday morning searching the campus for body parts and weapons.
The eighth-graders from Kelly Skon's science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) course had their crime scene...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 6:10 PM
Walter Swierk was at death's door in the summer of 2012 when he agreed to participate in a medical study conducted by a team at Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
The retired Chicago police officer was asked to go on the research-based DASH diet,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Several months from now, participants in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games will descend on Glendale, which will serve as host to 100 athletes in the sporting event, and the event organizers have named 17-year-old Michael León as a global...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:00 AM
President Barack Obama's remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 5, in which he seems to blame modern Christians for events occurring under Byzantine Emperor Alexius Comnenus, without ever mentioning the present-day beheading of children and...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 11:42 AM
"We're Open For Business" is now Maryland's official state greeting. That cheesy expression appears on 20 yellow-and-white welcome signs on roads leading into the state. The words were added a couple of weeks ago, at the same time State Highway...