| Mar 16, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Bob Englehart was born November 7, 1945 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Influenced by children's book illustrators Tibor Gergely and H.A. Rey, he determined early in life to be an artist. Later, as a teenager, Bill Mauldin, Norman Rockwell, and the illustrators...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 8:34 AM
Teams always plan to win. I mean, who plans to lose? Therefore, television stations always plan that the team they're covering is going to win. If you don't, you will be kicking yourself later. Well a funny thing happened today before the game. ...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Gary Grimes II met Jackie Rieser while attending a fifth year of high school at Western Reserve in Dayton, Ohio, in preparation for entry into the United States Naval Academy.
Grimes grew up on Lido Isle, the son of Sharon and Gary Grimes. He attended...
| 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 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...
| 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.
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Janny Scott's intriguing new biography of Stanley Ann Dunham began as a newspaper profile published on the front page of the New York Times in March 2008, just as Dunham's son, Barack Obama, was driving toward the Democratic Party nomination. By then...