| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
On Jan. 12, Robert Ethan Saylor, a 26-year-old man with Down syndrome, died at the Regal Westview movie theater in Frederick. I did not know Mr. Saylor or his family, but I can't get his tragic death off my mind.
Mr. Saylor liked the movie he saw, "Zero...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Joseph G. "Bodie" Finnerty Jr., a highly regarded trial lawyer who headed DLA Piper's litigation department and oversaw expansion of the firm to Philadelphia and New York City, died Thursday of Alzheimer's disease at Copper Ridge assisted-living...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Funneling a beer through a bong is Anne Kendzior's last memory of a night of partying inside a sparsely furnished off-campus house rented for Naval Academy lacrosse players. She says she crashed on an air mattress in a bedroom sometime around 1 a.m. and...
| Sep 1, 2013
Until a decade ago, Mary Ann Scully had been with First National Bank of Maryland — later Allfirst — for her entire banking career.
But after M&T Bank Corp. acquired Allfirst Financial Inc. in 2003, Scully went in a new direction. Along...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:14 PM
A man has been ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail after being charged with sexually assaulting a 20-year-old woman near the Loyola University campus in Rogers Park, police said.
Michael L. Dixon, 37, of the 1300 block of West Estes Avenue, is charged...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Joseph stars in team's second scrimmage
Junior Derrick Joseph returned the opening kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown in Towson's second scrimmage of the preseason Saturday at Johnny Unitas Stadium, then excelled at wide receiver,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds It was painful to watch. Teenagers deliberately walking a few paces ahead, stopping only to take pictures of all the newness as parents watched on, their faces full of pride, excitement and a tinge of heartbreak noticeable......
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:50 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with diabetes who ate a diet consistent with general health guidelines and high in fruit, vegetables, fiber and unsaturated fat were less likely to develop kidney disease than unhealthy eaters, in a new study....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Denison has announced the hiring of former Loyola University and Loyola High player Keith Euker and former Maryland assistant and player Fran Gormley as assistant coaches.
"We are really fortunate to hire two top-notch people and coaches in Keith Euker...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The depth and diversity of Chicago's literary community sits on my desk, in the form of many piles of books that have arrived with encouraging frequency. Here is what's in one of those piles:
The Taylor Street File of Red Cin by JoBe Cerny, Cerny/...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:37 PM
A new study by a Chicago-area researcher casts doubt on the idea that football players are suffering the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, but the findings still show an elevated risk of cognitive problems later in...