| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The excitement had been building all day. On election day 2008, every TV in the prison was tuned to the news.
By the time the first presidential returns began to crawl across the screens at the medium-security federal prison in Yazoo City, Miss., the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:05 AM
When a group of Deerfield High School students registered for a beginning art class, little did they know they would be paid professionals by the time they finished the course.
Thanks to one Wells Fargo vice president’s creative solution to a...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Approaching the 150th anniversary of one of the worst massacres against Native Americans in U.S. history, officials at Northwestern University are considering how to atone for its co-founder's role while also improving its relationship with Native...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Colorado's Sen. Mark Udall and Rep. Cory Gardner took starkly contrasting approaches in their campaign appearances Tuesday in the waning hours of one of the most competitive U.S. Senate contests this year.
Udall, a Democrat seeking a second term,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Whether on stage in crammed hotel ballrooms or crisscrossing tree-lined college campuses, a consistent presence on the campaign trail for U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has been his colleague Sen. Michael Bennet -- the man also in charge of Democrats' chances of...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:41 PM
Editor's note: This is the second in a series on high school sports legends with roots in Chicago and the surrounding area.
Johnny Lattner doesn't have a reason to leave.
The boys usually show up around 11 a.m., or whenever the doors of Doc Ryan's...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Whoa, that’s heavy, doc.
A California couple is trying to make the hoverboard, a floating skateboard made popular in the “Back to the Future” films, a reality. Science might not necessarily be on their side, though.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:01 PM
After leading the University of Denver to the Summit League women's tennis championship in her first year on campus, Maureen Slattery of Newport News recently added another accomplishment to a long list of them.
The 5-foot-2 slugger, who laces flat...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Corona del Mar High lacrosse graduates Kacie Kline and Kendall Mulvaney have earned U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American honors for the spring season.
Academic All-American members are awarded for their lacrosse skills, sportsmanship and academic...
| Oct 15, 2013
After six years of dating, and one year engaged, Carol, 41, of Winter Park, Fla., felt something was off with her fiance. She noticed his Facebook profile had a thorough recounting of his life but didn't mention her. She also noticed he had a new female...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Lee Thompson Young
Star of '90s 'Famous Jett Jackson' series
Lee Thompson Young, 29, an actor best known for playing the lead role in the 1990s Disney Channel series "The Famous Jett Jackson," was found dead Monday morning at his home in North...