| Oct 11, 2014
| 10:31 PM
There have been two big changes in Wesley Korir's life since he last ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, finishing fifth with a personal-best time in 2012.
He and his wife, Tarah, have become parents for the second time, with an 18-month-boy,...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 1:09 PM
A Kentucky firefighter who was severely injured a month ago while helping college students take part in an Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser died on Saturday from his injuries, authorities said.
Captain Tony Grider, 41, of Campbellsville was hurt along...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 4:12 AM
The controversial highway billboards featuring the Husky mascot next to a Coors beer bottle caused a stir in Connecticut this past week, but they also placed UConn among a number of schools across the country that have associated with beer companies to...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 1:43 PM
LEESBURG — Newly appointed Leesburg police Chief Rob Hicks said he is all about community, and his first changes to the department will be in the area of relations with the residents the department serves.
Hicks, 43, pledged to reach out to the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Samuel E. Jackson Jr., a retired research psychologist who was a longtime active member of Kappa Alpha Psi, an historically black fraternity, died Sept. 1 at Howard County General Hospital of heart failure. He was 80.
"He was a beacon of light in the...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:08 AM
A startup backed by Google, the Silicon Valley powerhouse whose innovations range from its eponymous search engine to self-driving cars, is teaming up with a North Chicago drug company to develop treatments for diseases tied to aging.
| Jun 30, 2014
I've been following the trial meant to determine whether players should get a piece of the billions of dollars generated by big-time college athletics, and all I can say is that if intellectual gymnastics were a sport, defenders of the status quo would...
| Jun 29, 2014
The ACC has expanded from nine to 15 members in the last decade, but if you want to see a growth spurt that would make Yao Ming blush, check out the University of Louisville.
"When I took the job 17 years ago, I think our budget was $14.9 million,"...
| May 24, 2014
| 7:25 AM
John Danko got his Baltimore company's first 3-D printer four years ago, and he said it's given him a front-row seat for a manufacturing revolution.
In an office across the street from the foundry where Danko Arlington's molten metal flows, he prints...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Not getting a good night's sleep may be a lot more harmful to your health than you thought. Beyond making you tired and cranky, it has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, obesity, depression and — most recently — cancer.
Two 2012 studies...
| Feb 4, 2014
Doctors used to call influenza "knock-me-down" fever, and there was a reason for that. Anyone who's suffered through a bout of it knows the miseries: the headaches, the throat that feels scrubbed with sandpaper, the fever so high you're floating on the...