| Feb 20, 2013
Editor's note: In light of a recent shooting at Nordstrom, we are re-visiting expert advice in this Heidi Stevens article about helping children avoid dating abuse.
Dating abuse among teenagers has reached alarming levels, and many parents aren't...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Women who report sexual violence on college campuses seldom see their accused attackers arrested and almost never see them convicted, according to a Tribune survey of several Midwestern universities.
The survey of six schools in Illinois and Indiana...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 11:35 AM
As much as James Gayle wanted to play in 2009 when he first arrived at Virginia Tech, he didn't really have a chance. He said the day before the '09 season-opener against Alabama he didn't "feel like sitting out a year," because that wasn't the kind of...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Roselyn Elizabeth Hammond, a retired Morgan State University biology professor who often entertained at the piano, died of cancer Sept. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Ashburton resident was 72.
Born Roselyn Elizabeth Brown in Grambling, La., she was...
| May 9, 2011
Bill Blackbeard, an early scholar of newspaper comics who created an indispensable archive in San Francisco that helped legitimize the study of comics in popular culture, has died. He was 84.
Blackbeard died at a Country Villa nursing home in...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Well-equipped, affordable cars are muscling in on the luxury market's turf.
Or is it the other way around?
Today's new-car market offers a panorama of models priced between $20,000 and $30,000 that in many respects can compete with gleaming, leather-...
| May 9, 2011
| 7:30 PM
Kyle Radcliff put the finishing touches on a lesson about calculating volume on Monday morning when a line of school officials, educators and his wife, carrying their infant daughter, burst into his Chicago classroom to surprise him with one of the...
| May 13, 2011
| 8:09 AM
Whenever a Lafayette High team needed money for new uniforms, Mel Jones called Ron Springs. If the track squad needed travel funds for the Penn Relays, Jones called Springs.
“The check was always there the next day,” Jones said Friday...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:53 PM
The Chicago Tribune's Silver Football, awarded annually to the best in the Big Ten since 1924, pre-dates the Heisman Trophy by 11 years.
Red Grange of Illinois was the first recipient and Jay Berwanger of Chicago won it in 1935, the year he was named the...
| May 25, 2011
| 1:25 PM
There are telltale signs that a product has gone bad. Moldy bread. Clumpy milk. The layer of fur blanketing the cream cheese. But what about the toothpaste sitting in your pantry for years after a zealous bulk purchase? Or those condoms waiting...
| Dec 5, 2011
Struggling with the black dog of depression? The supplement aisle abounds with options for people seeking a non-medicinal remedy — but figuring out what works and what doesn't can be a challenge for consumers and experts alike.