| Mar 19, 2014
Michael J. Howlett Jr., son of a former Illinois secretary of state, was an accomplished attorney, popular law professor and a Cook County judge.
"He was one of the best judges and nicest men I ever met," said Judge William Bauer of the 7th U.S. Circuit...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Dr. William R. Bell, an internationally known Johns Hopkins hematologist who conducted research into bleeding and clotting disorders, died Oct. 4 of complications from a blood clot at his Roland Park home. He was 78.
"Bill was one of the premier...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:40 AM
For Catonsville Children's Theatre founder and executive director, Nick Gough, and his wife, Barbara, enabling children to act is the goal, not memorizing lines or rote repetition of a script.
Nick said the young actors are considered "partners" and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:21 AM
A moving truck was parked outside the headmaster's house as Andrew Holmgren started his new job as leader of the prestigious Calvert School on July 16.
"I'm a firm believer in doing things when you're ready," said Holmgren, 40, who is a headmaster for...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Robert S. Kraemer, NASA's former director of planetary exploration who was also an expert in rocket engines, died Aug. 20 at an assisted living home in Catonsville, Md., of complications from a fall, his family said. He was 84.
Kraemer joined NASA in...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The Orioles were without first- and second-round draft picks this year, but that didn't stop Gary Rajsich, the club's director of scouting, from being excited about his new crop of players, including the three pitchers he introduced to the media and...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Sitting in a packed house of excited, engaged young people at a concert by Third Coast Percussion last week in the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts, I was reminded how much the city's lively – and getting livelier all the time...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:42 PM
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a lower court ruling that denied a preliminary injunction requested by the University of Notre Dame as part of its challenge to the federal health care law’s contraception mandate.
The Roman Catholic...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A lawyer representing the University of Notre Dame got into a heated exchange with a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday over the federal health care law's contraception mandate, which the Roman Catholic university...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Under Armour took on Nike and Adidas — and won.
Beating out much bigger rivals to partner with the University of Notre Dame and its athletic teams catapulted the Baltimore-based sports brand onto an elite playing field, marketing experts say....
| May 7, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Buffeted by a rise in converts to other forms of Christianity as well as a falling away from religion entirely, the share of Latino Catholics in the United States continues to decline, a study released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center found.