| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:25 PM
A scion of a famously rich and well-connected family goes to a fancy prep school. Partying with his friends and neglecting his studies, he almost gets kicked out. But he eventually grows up and goes on to a successful career in politics.
| Mar 1, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Cyrus F. Horine Jr., a retired property manager and former college lacrosse star, died Jan. 24 at Genesis Multi-Medical Center in Towson of a stroke. He was 84.
The son of Dr. Cyrus F. Horine, a physician, and Blanche M. Horine, a registered nurse, Cyrus...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:35 PM
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® Chairman and CEO Larry Flick and President Joan Docktor were named in the "Swanepoel Power 200: The Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate in 2014." This report recognizes the most powerful...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:46 PM
Dr. Henry Betts, an outspoken advocate for people with disabilities and a pioneer in the field of rehabilitation medicine, led efforts to transform the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago into the leading facility of its kind.
Dr. Betts, 86, died in his...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:18 AM
The son of a hedge fund founder has been arraigned on second-degree murder in the killing of his 70-year-old father.
Thomas Gilbert Jr. also was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of forgery devices Monday night....
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:36 AM
A man shot his hedge fund founder father to death inside his apartment near the United Nations headquarters after they argued over the son's allowance, police said Monday.
Thomas Gilbert Jr. was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:21 PM
A son accused of killing his hedge-fund founder father over an argument about allowance learned Friday he had been indicted, although the charges haven't yet been made public.
Tommy Gilbert, 30, appeared in court briefly in an orange jail jumpsuit and...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 1:47 PM
The widespread practice of counting race in deciding who gets into college is under legal and political attack. Several states, educating almost one-third of American students, have banned racial preferences at public universities. The U.S. Supreme...
| Jan 11, 2015
TALLAHASSEE — It wasn't a banner year for transparency in Florida government.
Gov. Rick Scott went to California courts to fight releasing emails from private accounts while his re-election was underway. We learned how Republican political...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 2:01 PM
Homer J. Livingston Jr., whose father was chairman and CEO of First National Bank of Chicago, was a longtime commercial and investment banker who for a time headed the Chicago Stock Exchange.
"I think Homer was an excellent, superb banker, not only in...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:00 PM
A genome study of the famed Darwin finch species on the Galapagos and Cocos islands has unveiled a gene behind the 15 species' remarkable variation of beaks, a feature that helped inspire the father of evolutionary theory.
The study of 120 individual...