| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:23 AM
One male victim was killed and another remains in critical condition after a fight led to them being stabbed near Loyola University of Maryland's campus Monday night, police said.
The age and identity of the victim who was fatally stabbed was not...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 7:57 PM
A Sunday evening Mass at Holy Name Cathedral capped roughly 24 hours of celebration across the Chicago Archdiocese over the historic elevation of two popes to sainthood.
Unable to travel to Rome for the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII,...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:14 PM
A Lakeview man accused of drunkenly driving the wrong way on Lake Shore Drive early Friday and killing a woman after he struck her oncoming taxi was ordered held on $750,000 bail Sunday in Cook County bond court.
Erik F. Johnson, 23, of the 3500 block...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:27 AM
Timonium resident and poet Ann Kolakowski says that what she discovered when her grandmother turned 99 has haunted her to this day. Now, nearly 12 years later, she has published a book of poetry about that discovery.
"When my brothers and I were...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:59 PM
A 16-year-old boy who collapsed during a basketball tournament on Saturday is in critical condition today after an off-duty doctor and nurse rushed to his aid until paramedics arrived.
As Melody Dantzler-Burrell watched Jermaine Cullum, a student at...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:56 PM
DePaul University students urging the school to divest from companies they say profit from the suffering of Palestinians could get a chance to make their case before a school panel after organizing a campus vote on the matter.
The divestment question,...
| May 30, 2014
The way Stuart Dybek tells it, on the night that he decided to become a writer, the moon rose full and bright over Lake Michigan. It had not been an easy decision. His father, an immigrant from Poland who had pushed his way to foreman at the McCormick...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:45 PM
A fifth-grade math and science teacher whose principal calls her the "cream of the crop" and whose students say makes them forget they're learning equations and elements was named Baltimore City's 2014 Teacher of the Year.
Elizabeth Barletta, in her...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:16 PM
George L. "Len" Novotny, a retired telecommunications company manager who was active in youth lacrosse for three decades, died Sunday of cancer at Lorien Mays Chapel and Skilled Nursing. He was 73.
George Leonard Novotny was born and raised in East...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Dorothea Arvin Rawlings, a former teacher at Barclay Elementary/Middle School, died of cancer March 9 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The West Baltimore resident was 73.
Born Dorothea Arvin Simmons in Baltimore, she was raised on Calhoun Street at...
| Nov 7, 2013
Illinois' gay marriage bill that awaits the governor's signature doesn't force religious clergy to officiate at same-sex weddings or compel churches to open their doors for ceremonies. But similar safeguards aren't spelled out for pastry chefs, florists,...