| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:19 PM
While teachers remained on strike, Lake Forest High School reopened Monday, apparently with enough students and certified teachers on hand to meet state criteria.
But whether the unusual move by the district will allow Monday to count as an official...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 6:14 AM
Negotiations continue today as students to Lake Forest High School this morning for a second day of school without striking teachers.
The Lake Forest school board and teachers union broke off negotiations at 11 p.m. Monday and will resume talks at 3 p....
| Mar 28, 2013
When officials in suburban Des Plaines read about the hazards of spreading cancer-causing coal tar on playgrounds, parking lots and driveways, they moved to join other communities across the nation that have banned pavement sealants made with the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The thousands of men expelled from the Boy Scouts of America on suspicion of molesting children came from all walks of life — teachers and plumbers, doctors and bus drivers, politicians and policemen. They ranged in age from teens to senior citizens...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 3:38 PM
— Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took center stage before a convention of New Hampshire Democrats Saturday, rallying the faithful in a state important to his party's hopes to hold the White House in November — and to his own future should he...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:54 PM
Harbor Day School plans to welcome its new head of school Sunday.
Daniel Greenwood replaces Douglas E. Phelps as director of the independent K-8 school in Corona del Mar.
"I can't wait to join the Harbor Day School community," Greenwood said in a...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:07 PM
The text messages started rolling in before Corey Graham even had a chance to settle in front of his locker late Sunday night following the finest game of his NFL career.
They came from friends, former coaches and old teammates. They came from people...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds a big lead in an early presidential primary poll in New Hampshire released Thursday, underscoring the challenge Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has before him should he decide to seek the Democratic nomination...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Kristina Anderson was a sophomore at Virginia Tech when she was shot twice in the back and once in the foot on April 16, 2007. In less than 12 minutes, the gunman shot and killed 11 of her classmates and one of her professors.
Six years after the...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Katherine Dube is the teacher students turn to when they need help and support. Among her colleagues, she’s known as the educator who invents creative ways to keep those fickle and energetic freshmen interested in literature.
And although Dube,...