| 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.
| 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,...
| 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,"...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Nine Baltimore schools on Thursday will celebrate a gift of more than $386,000 for a program aimed at lowering student dropout rates in the city.
The gift, from AT&T, is funding "peer group connection programs" created by the Center for Supportive...
| 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.
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Five college students accused of gang-raping a female fellow student in a New Jersey dorm room pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, in the latest in a series of sexual assaults and harassment incidents prompting colleges to reexamine conduct policies.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Obama administration is developing a national rating system for colleges and universities to provide more transparency and give students and taxpayers a better sense of where to spend their education funds.
But even before it is released, it has...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Chicago is raising its minimum hourly wage to $13 … by the middle of 2019.
You can mark your calendar for July 2019 precisely. That's more than four years from now and one of the few certainties in all of this. Because you know what can happen in...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Something to think about as you stand in a checkout line this holiday season: "Gone are the days of searching for your wallet. The wasted moments finding the right card. Now payments happen with a single touch."
That's the promotional promise behind...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Thanksgiving is a time when we can give thanks for all of the blessings in our lives, like health, loving spouse, a wonderful family and amazing friends. But this is a money column, so this week, I would also like to give thanks to all of the amazing...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 4:43 PM
The nature of this page — of all editorial pages, really — is that much space is devoted to criticism, to identifying and illuminating the flaws of legislation or legislators, candidates or ideas. By way of respite, we like to devote our...