| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:27 PM
In the hours after his arrest, a man accused of killing his hedge-fund founder father over a cut in his allowance talked to police about his diet and exercise regimen but nothing to do with the death, according to court papers released Thursday.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:20 AM
BEIJING He spends his days under house arrest in a grungy west Beijing apartment block. Government minders track his every move and communication.
At age 82, Bao Tong has every right to be bitter. He once was a top dog in China's Communist Party, but for...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:50 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Two state senators said Wednesday they will introduce legislation to eliminate a controversial "personal belief exemption" that allows California parents to refuse to vaccinate their children.
"We shouldn't wait for more children to...
| 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 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
| 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 12, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Charles T. Brumback, known for his blunt demeanor and innovative approach to business, helped bring the Chicago Tribune into the computer age as CEO of first the newspaper and then Tribune Co. in the 1980s and early '90s.
"Charlie was a tremendous,...
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:05 PM
H. Thomas Howell, a trial attorney whose legal arguments helped overturn the mail-fraud conviction of former Gov. Marvin Mandel, died of a heart attack last Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 77.
"Tom was one of the great legal minds of our day,"...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Ralph Morse saw it all.
From Germany's surrender in World War II to Babe Ruth's farewell at Yankee Stadium, to the cutthroat Space Race between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, he was there, camera in hand, capturing history as it was made.
| 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...