| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:21 PM
Coleen Burrus, alderman of the Evanston's far south 9th Ward since 2009, confirmed Tuesday that she will step leave office next month to become Princeton University's new director of corporate and foundation relations.
Princeton officials said in an...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:22 PM
Alex Schmidt of Allentown, who won the 2014 National Middle School History Bee, will have the home advantage this year.
For the first time, the Pennsylvania history bee championship will be held in the Lehigh Valley. Dozens of students will be answering...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 10:09 PM
Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania - the "Chocolate Capital of the World" - doesn't help either of us....
| Mar 4, 2015
| 11:01 AM
NORWICH — Parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church are devastated after their new pastor was killed in a weekend car accident, leaving behind his wife, six young children and a shattered dream that he was close to attaining.
| Feb 21, 2015
| 2:00 PM
In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and dug through their pockets and purses for pens as Ann Lee launches a PowerPoint presentation.
Her primer on college admissions begins with the basics:...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 1:42 PM
Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose intimate portraits of blue-collar life were grounded in personal experience and political conscience, died Saturday. Levine was 87.
Levine, the country's poet laureate in 2011-2012, died at his home...
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 6:23 PM
Physicist Val Fitch was not a lawbreaker, but he is famous for broken laws.
In a classic 1960s series of experiments, Fitch and his Princeton University colleague James Cronin proved that one of the key laws of physics hitherto thought immutable —...
| 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...