| Feb 25, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Eileen S. Tarcay, who had taught English and journalism at what is now Coppin State University and was a prolific contributor of freelance articles to The Baltimore Sun, died Feb. 18 from complications of a stroke at a Salt Lake City nursing home. The...
| Nov 21, 2011
There aren't many weeks I am not scheduled to emcee or attend some kind of event outside of work. Last year at this time, I had double booked - racing from emceeing the Asian American Journalists Association's annual Trivia Bowl to the Palmer House Hilton...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 2:52 PM
David and Carolyn Styler of La Cañada Flintridge announce the wedding of their daughter Lauren Virginia Styler to Rolando Francisco Vargas.
Vargas is the son of Edgar and Maria Vargas of Costa Rica.
Styler is a 2006 graduate of La Cañada High School and...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:49 AM
The Megabus coach that crashed en route from Chicago, killing a graduate student from University of Missouri, was manufactured last year and “had passed a full preventative maintenance check within the past week,” the company says.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:02 AM
A woman was killed and several others were injured after a double-decker Megabus traveling from Chicago slammed into a concrete overpass support Thursday afternoon.
It happened at about 1:20 p.m. just north of Litchfield. The bus, with more than 70...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Aditi Avhad hadn't seen her parents in a year when they arrived at O'Hare International Airport from India Thursday.
They piled into a bus for the trip back to the University of Missouri in Columbia, where Avhad was a grad student at the medical school....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:02 PM
For the second time in a week, it appears a tire on a Megabus popped on a major interstate.
A bus was on its way from Atlanta to Charlotte when one of its tires apparently blew. As the bus tried to stop, it burst into flames.
All of the passengers...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:40 PM
A Missouri man who was aboard the Megabus that crashed in Illinois earlier this month is suing Megabus and the bus driver for failing to properly inspect maintain the vehicle, among other allegations.
Michael Murphy of Jackson County, Mo., filed the...
| Nov 30, 2012
— Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area.
There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
| Apr 2, 2012
Marianne Markowitz strolls through a hallway at the regional headquarters of the U.S. Small Business Administration in the Loop, not pausing to glance at the two official portraits, one of President Barack Obama, that are the only decor on a yawning...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:02 PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri sophomore has been sentenced to probation for stealing women's underwear from a residence hall laundry facility.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Tuesday 19-year-old Kevin D. Waida pleaded guilty to...