| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:56 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Senate President Don Gaetz named First Amendment Foundation President Barbara Petersen to a panel designed to evaluate the Legislature's transparency.
“Barbara Peterson is Florida's respected guardian of open records, open...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Orlando First Academy athlete Kwadarrius 'Kwad' Smith, the Florida Class 1A 100-meter state champion and a member of TFA's 2012 state semifinal football squad, has committed to the University of Missouri on a track scholarship. He said he will also be a...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:20 AM
ST. LOUIS The girls huddled in the corner of the gym as the game clock ticked down to halftime, their arms linked, hands clutching the shiny bundles of silver and black.
They said a prayer. Then came simple encouragement from senior Sierra McKenzie....
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:20 AM
ST. LOUIS �� The police officer swore that a man trying to kill her was at least 12 feet away when she shot him. But powder burns noted in an autopsy put the real distance at less than 4 feet.
David Klinger, who researches use of deadly...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The Sun’s investigative team — along with others in the newsroom — looks beyond official statements to examine issues that are important to Baltimore-area residents. Projects have scrutinized police brutality in Baltimore, Maryland&...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:15 PM
I lived in mainland China until I was 24 and never got the chance to vote for our government leaders or even meet my provincial governors. Average people in China don't vote for their political leaders.
This week, after living in this country for the...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Michael Wynn, a star football player at Evanston Township High School during the mid-1960s, played defensive end at the University of Nebraska and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1970 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders.
Injuries derailed his dreams...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 12:17 PM
In a local tradition that stretches back to the early 1950s, 18 young women will be presented to society on Saturday evening, when the La Cañada Thursday Club holds its annual black-tie event, the Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:56 PM
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has changed its admissions system with the hope that no more students will feel like B-list applicants, invited to join the class only after getting a second look.
In an effort to make students from...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Six years after the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that youths were beaten and abused inside residential treatment centers across the country, the mistreatment and violence continue amid inconsistent oversight by government agencies, an...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine.
Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...