| Sep 15, 2013
When an airplane crashes, the industry and its regulators come together, accepting the responsibility to address the bad practices and structural defects the incident exposes to improve safety going forward.
When Wall Street crashes, there are plenty of...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Neal Orin Brace had a successful career as a research chemist before returning to teaching in his 40s and working as a professor at two Chicago-area colleges.
Over 25 years, Mr. Brace taught chemistry at North Park College in Chicago and Wheaton College...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Dr. Sean Rardin, 38, of Naperville, opened Riverwalk Family Medicine in 2002.
What sets you apart?
I spend more time with my patients — an hour with new patients and 20 to 30 minutes with return patients. I practice more integrative medicine,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:15 PM
The nation's Roman Catholic bishops took a step Tuesday toward aligning themselves with Pope Francis, selecting as their next president Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky. — a man who built a career on a foundation of personal faith and...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:31 AM
John and Tricia Whittles, of Laurel, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Robert Christopher, to Ashley Deanna Lunemann, daughter of Jerry and Ann Marie Lunemann, of Hillsborough, N.J.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Rutgers...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Trey Radel, a first-term Republican from Florida, faces arraignment in a Washington court Wednesday morning after being charged with possession of a controlled substance, according to court documents.
Radel was arrested on Oct....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Alcuin H. "Al" Krebs, a retired Baltimore public schools reading resource teacher and World War II combat Marine, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease at Brightwood assisted living in Catonsville. He was 86.
The son of a lithographer and a homemaker,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:55 AM
As Chicago singer-pianist Yoko Noge cries out a bluesy lament, her fingers barrel across the keyboard – and thousands listen in on WDCB 90.9 FM.
But on this afternoon, Noge isn't performing in one of the rowdy bars where she usually works, and she...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Bernard J. "Bernie" Weigman Jr., who had taught at what is now Loyola University Maryland for more than 40 years and also chaired its physics and engineering department, died Saturday of prostate cancer at his Reisterstown home. He was 81.
The son of...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Highland Park police are investigating the death of a 53-year-old Lake Forest man who was fatally hit by a northbound Metra train on Friday night – the second death by train in less than a week on the North Shore.
At about 7:30 p.m. Friday, the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The families who trek downtown and brave the frigid wind to ice skate in Millennium Park.
The Bears fans who have "The Super Bowl Shuffle" music video bookmarked.
The food lovers who know deep dish pizza and Chicago-style popcorn are dishes second...