| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Jazz guitarist Chardavoine would likely be a doctor if it weren't for George Benson.
While a freshman at SUNY in upstate New York, where he was studying medical technology, Chardavoine (first name: Jean) attended a concert by Benson. As he watched the...
| Aug 30, 2014
The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University opens its school year this week with about 600 students, 150 faculty members and a new dean.
Fred Bronstein, who started on the job in June after six years as president of the St. Louis Symphony,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Westview names Employee of the Month
Jodi Holton has been named Employee of the Month for August at Westview Health Care Center. She is a second shift supervisor and has been employed at Westview since May 2005.
As the second shift nursing supervisor,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:35 AM
This month, Maryland banned high-proof liquors like Everclear and other inexpensive tipples. Self-proclaimed public health activists claimed such "high octane" liquors increased the likelihood of binge-drinking and sexual assaults on college campuses....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:08 PM
More than two years after James E. Holmes killed 12 people and wounded 70 at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., the family of one of the victims has filed suit against the websites where they say he bought the ammunition, body armor and tear gas used to...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Old Dominion jumped out to an early lead and won 2-1 at Liberty. Victoria Rezette scored 8 minutes, 51 seconds into the game for the ninth-ranked Lady Monarchs (1-3), and Katy Fuhrman scored with 14:49 left in the first half.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Molly Halper never dreamed she'd consume her baby's placenta, an organ that serves as a link between mother and fetus and is usually discarded after birth.
"My husband and I used to make jokes" about people who did that, said Halper, who lives in...
| Aug 7, 2013
Science reporter Abby Olena was writing about researchers hunting microplastics in Lake Michigan. The Tribune photo desk separately sought to photograph a flotilla of tall ships inbound for Chicago.
As it happened, a group of collaborating scientists...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Engineering researchers at the Johns Hopkins University plan to stir an earthquake this month, a temblor as powerful as the 1994 Northridge quake in Southern California — one of the costliest in U.S. history.
It will hit at the University at...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The University of Maryland University College expects to be among the first wave of schools this academic year awarding transfer credit to those who have taken — and can prove they learned from — certain "massive open online courses," known as...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:17 AM
SUNY Cortland men's lacrosse player Jonathon T. Foltz has been charged with second-degree gang assault in an early-morning attack during Memorial Day weekend in Auburn, N.Y., according to the Auburn Citizen.
Police said Foltz, 21, who is a rising senior...