| May 5, 2013
| 10:28 AM
A River Forest man was killed and three of four other suburban men with him were injured when their SUV blew a tire and rolled over near Remington, Ind., yesterday, causing a backup that led to another fatal crash.
An Indiana woman was killed in the...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:56 AM
As part of her marathon training, Daisy Carranza has taken an over-the counter pain reliever nearly every day for the last several months.
On race day Sunday, she's prepared to pop at least seven Extra Strength Tylenol capsules: two at the starting line,...
| Nov 30, 2012
— Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area.
There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
| Dec 2, 2012
Six years ago, when University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign officials announced plans to enroll more undergraduates from outside the state, the public outcry was so intense that the plan was scrapped within a week.
But despite the university's...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:51 PM
— Last year, as the U.S. Olympic swimming trials drew record crowds in Omaha, the popular refrain was Michael Phelps had created a wave of general interest in the sport that would keep rolling.
Last week, as the first U.S. Championships or...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 6:38 PM
When the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center women’s club swimming team took to the National Club Swimming Assn. Summer Championships, it relied on five locals to guide them near the top of the standings Saturday.
Three Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and two...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Being a former college football player, Bellarmine-Jefferson Principal Michael Stumph said it was a difficult decision to have to cancel a portion of the Guards season, as word about the cancellations were made official by the school on Wednesday via...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:04 PM
Reflecting growing interest in -- or at least curiosity about -- online education, U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday released its first rankings of fully online college and graduate degree programs. The magazine has for decades ranked more traditional.....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In terms of donations, arts and culture was Americans’ fastest-growing charitable cause in 2012, rising an estimated 7.8% to $14.44 billion, according to a leading annual research report on charitable giving.
Donations to education rose second-...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Terry Musika, an accountant and expert witness who worked in business fraud and patent damages claims, died of pancreatic cancer Dec. 18 at his Hunt Valley home. He was 64.
The co-founder of Invotex, a Fells Point business, he was a legal economics...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 7:38 PM
A cat beaten and tortured is getting a fresh start with a new loving family. Everyone thought Lennox had died after an Indiana University student admitted he slapped and threw it before he tied a cord around her neck then beat her with a rock.