| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan.
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:53 PM
The shelves of a bookstore hold the perfect gift for those on your holiday list, no matter their interests or hobbies. And for people who prefer not to shop online or at large chain bookstores, the Chicago area has an ample supply of independent stores....
| Feb 4, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Brenda Soto desperately wants to win the Orange Coast League in girls' basketball.
Her body doesn't always seem to share the same sentiment.
Soto's right shoulder is in a black brace. Sometimes it pops out of place.
That's OK, Soto tells herself,...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:41 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Plenty of scoring chances came the way of the Glendale Adventist Academy boys' soccer team in a Liberty League game against Yeshiva Wednesday.
The problem was those chances didn't translate to goals for the Cougars. Yeshiva, on...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 6:18 AM
Mayoral candidate and former city planning director Otis Rolley III has vowed to offer private school vouchers to students zoned to attend failing middle schools and says he would lobby to restore mayoral control to the city school system.
"Our future is...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 2:48 PM
The Rev. Walter John Paulits, a long-time Baltimore-area priest and theology scholar, died June 4 from natural causes at an assisted living residence in the Pasadena area. He was 88.
In a career that spanned decades as an educator, religious scholar...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Sister Mary Ferdinand Tunis, a Sister of Mercy who taught parochial school mathematics before establishing the Sisters of Mercy Windsor Hills Project in the early 1970s, died June 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center.
She was 91 and had lived...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Every time Alex Kurth spotted a Cardinal Gibbons High School classmate approaching the ITE Building at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, he would throw open the door and say, "Get in here!" with a grin and a firm handshake.
"These are my...
| Jun 22, 2011
Mammie Lee Davis, a retired professional seamstress and tax preparer, died Saturday of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 78.
Mammie Lee Benjamin was born and raised in Florence, S.C. She was a 1951 graduate of Wilson High School....
| Jun 22, 2011
St. Joan of Arc Catholic School in Aberdeen just graduated one of its largest classes in recent memory.
Thirty-two young men and woman walked across the stage Thursday, June 2. That by itself isn't even the impressive part. Of these 32 students,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 5:42 PM
JOSHUA C. SELBY
Shooting Guard/Point Guard
University of Kansas Jayhawks
Lake Clifton High School
DeMatha High School
The John Carroll School
Regarded as the elite incoming player in college basketball...