| 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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Announcing a promotion and two recent additions to The Times' staff:
Stacey Leasca has been named social media editor.
Stacey will work with Jimmy Orr to direct our social media strategy across the newsroom. She and her team will work with writers and...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:46 PM
As coach of the Corona del Mar High boys' lacrosse program, G.W. Mix doesn't get to see his two sons play in college often.
He's too busy coaching, while Ryan Mix and Casey Mix are away competing. Ryan plays for the University of Notre Dame and Casey...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:10 AM
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business has pulled ahead of chief rival Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of the top U.S. business schools.
Booth moved up to No. 4 from...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Details are still being finalized, but April 23 promises to be one of the biggest days in Dieruff High School history.
That's the day that Andre Reed returns to Allentown's East Side for a day-long celebration.
Andre Reed Day will feature a tour of...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Four area high school athletes were named to the Florida High School Athletic Association's All-Academic Team on Monday.
The Benjamin School's Riley Burke, St. Thomas Aquinas' James Fraser, Sagemont's Andrea Martinez and Jupiter Christian's Lindsey...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Bernard J. "Bernie" Weigman Jr., who had taught at what is now Loyola University Maryland for more than 40 years and also chaired its physics and engineering department, died Saturday of prostate cancer at his Reisterstown home. He was 81.
The son of...