| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:15 PM
A former Santa Ana mayor turned headstone hunter, Gordon Bricken explored Orange County cemeteries to document how many Civil War veterans were buried there — and then set out to tell their tales.
One astonishing story: The influx of hundreds of...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Arguably the greatest player in Wichita State history, Xavier McDaniel, and Houston’s three-time All-American Elvin Hayes will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in Kansas City November 24 at the Midland by AMC.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Friday's print column Greetings from Chicago, the “murder capital of America,” a toddlin’ town that’s “gaining a national reputation for violence,” the site of a “mini-Holocaust” on the streets due to our ...
| Jul 13, 2013
This is a story about a blue crab killed for no good reason.
It is a story about birth and rebirth, law and life, nature and nurture, cooperation and connection, cultivation and civilization, production and destruction, seed and greed, Adam and Eve....
| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:12 AM
WASHINGTON — Only four days after George Washington University unveiled its new basketball court at the Charles E. Smith Center, several former Terps and local players had the honor of being among the first to play on it as part of the Basketball...
| Jul 26, 2013
Greetings from Chicago, the "murder capital of America," a toddlin' town that's "gaining a national reputation for violence," the site of a "mini-Holocaust" on the streets due to our "epidemic of gun violence," all in the recent words of TV talking heads....
| Jul 26, 2013
Sunday, July 28
Water works Swimmable Action Day will be held at several locations, including Mayo Beach Park, Edgewater, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Swim and kayak on the bay to celebrate the need for clean water. The event is sponsored by the South River...
| Jul 14, 2013
Brace yourself for a lot of looking-back stories. Fifty years have passed since 1963, a time of transition that makes today's social and political firestorms look like a cool breeze.
It was the year that the Beatles released their first album. The...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse announced that assistant coach John Tucker (Johns Hopkins) will take over head coaching duties from Steve Duffy for the remaining eight games of the season.
Tucker is a former Chesapeake Bayhawks and Baltimore...
| Apr 14, 2013
Last summer Kelly Bruski went to the store with her sons to buy a birthday gift for her boyfriend.
When the boys, now 6 and 9, chose a magnet desk toy called Buckyballs, "I saw they were really picking out a gift for themselves," said Bruski, a sales...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:56 PM
A forest grows in Govans. As traffic rumbles by on busy York Road, cardinals flit about in a shady grove of trees sandwiched between a CVS drugstore and the Govans-Boundary Parish United Methodist Church.
In a city where some neighborhoods are...