| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:22 PM
Does anyone go through the newly ubiquitous body scanners at airport security and not wonder whether they are doing damage to themselves? I hope not. Because the short answer is we don't know.
We certainly know what the Transportation Security...
| Oct 28, 2011
The night began with alcohol, athletes and a group of freshman women. Before sunrise last Halloween, two female students would say they were sexually attacked by Marquette University athletes, touching off a crisis that quietly engulfed the school.
| Jun 21, 2011
| 6:39 PM
MILWAUKEE — On a chilly Sunday morning, a 19-year-old Marquette University student walked into the campus security office and tearfully reported being raped by an athlete just hours earlier.
She says two of the officers on duty that February day...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 12:49 AM
A former graduate student at Northwestern University reporting on the unrest in Libya is believed to be a captive of authorities in the North African country and has not been seen or heard from in nearly two weeks.
Friends of James Foley, 37, a New...
| Apr 27, 2011
Terrance W. McGarry, a former Los Angeles Times Valley edition reporter and assistant city editor whose previous work for United Press International included coverage of the assassination of President Kennedy, died Tuesday of a rare brain disease at his...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Campus sex assaults
A 14-month examination into the handling of sexual assault cases on Midwestern campuses prompted two federal investigations and sweeping changes to how universities and prosecutors respond to reports.
In November, the U.S. Department...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Kevin Byrne, the Ravens' senior vice president for public and community relations, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquette University’s athletics department and the Marquette University Alumni Association on April 27.
He earned a...
| Feb 19, 2012
"I'm not sick; I'm only dying," a friend told Dr. William Lamers Jr. The man had inoperable cancer and wanted to go home to die, but his doctor wouldn't let him out of the hospital.
It was the early 1970s, when most people with incurable illnesses died...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Bel Air Pediatric Dentistry recently opened an office in Bel Air to provide comprehensive dental care for infants, children and adolescents.
Husband and wife doctors Kapil and Vidhima "Sheena" Davar, who specialize in pediatric dentistry, and the staff...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:01 PM
A cultural shift that eventually became a landslide began 10 years ago this month, though almost no one noticed at the time. Apple Inc. rolled out a portable MP3 player it dubbed the iPod, and after a promising opening quarter in 2002, sales dropped...
| Nov 11, 2011
Marquette University is under federal investigation for its response to sexual assault allegations levied against several athletes last school year, the U.S. Department of Education confirmed Thursday.
The inquiry will examine whether the Milwaukee...