| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:38 PM
James Foley was determined to tell the stories of people suffering in war-ravaged countries, and he risked his life to cover conflicts in the Middle East.
But Foley, a journalist trained at Northwestern University who willingly went to countries beset...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:12 PM
Shortly after James Foley was released from 44 days of captivity in Libya, the American journalist returned to Boston to work at GlobalPost, the start-up website that had published much of his work from the Middle East.
But it soon became clear that...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A federal judge here dealt a major blow Friday to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses "unreasonably...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Former Lake County judge Joseph Waldeck has joined law firm Schiller DuCanto & Feck as a partner working out of its Lake Forest office. He is former supervising judge of Lake County's Juvenile Court. Waldeck received a bachelor's degree from Marquette...
| Jun 4, 2014
In doing some personal archival work I came across this article I wrote on Nov. 15, 1984 when one of my duties in the Tribune's feature department was to write a weekly column on the radio industry: Marriage made in......
| Jan 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
When Nelson Lopéz was preparing the first bilingual translation of "Tales of Clay," a landmark short-story collection by the legendary Salvadoran writer known as Salarrué, he turned for inspiration to some unlikely sources: Mark Twain and the Coen...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:32 AM
I wasn't the only "Community" obsessive to breathe a sigh of relief when the NBC comedy returned for its fifth season last week, with creator Dan Harmon reinstalled at the helm after being discharged from his duties last year. The show suffered for it,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:44 PM
The family of Andrew Boldt, a student and teaching assistant who was shot to death in an electrical engineering building at Purdue University, asked for prayers for him as police on Wednesday investigated the killing, allegedly by a fellow teaching...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The South Coast Water District has a new general manager, the agency announced in a news release.
Andrew Brunhart started Dec. 2 and replaces Betty Burnett, the district's legal counsel who had been general manager for eight months.
The district board...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 5:01 PM
— Newly named to head Baltimore's public schools, Gregory E. Thornton has unfinished business in the district he is leaving behind after 31/2 tumultuous years.
Wearing a red T-shirt, he arrived Friday at a school where, to peals of laughter, the...
| Feb 13, 2014
This is a tale of two neighborhood grocery stores, two teenage stock boys and two entrepreneurial long shots.
It's also a tale of loyal shoppers hailing from two North Shore towns, Glencoe and Winnetka, whose patronage of small businesses in their...