| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:24 AM
With memories of last week's school massacre still hauntingly fresh, most students in Newtown will return to the classroom Tuesday with their sense of normalcy shattered.
They'll see more police and more counselors in their buildings. But nothing can...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 8:31 PM
He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop.
There was a common...
| Nov 22, 2012
This time of year, "thankfulness" and "gratitude" are terms folks throw around so much that they almost become greeting card platitudes.
Maybe people mean it, maybe they don't.
Doctors have linked the concept of gratitude to inner peace, even physical...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 8:40 PM
Bob Nobles III plans to be a Santa's helper this year. He will distribute toys and other gifts to young people who come to the Kennedy Krieger Institute's upcoming Festival of Trees.
But it won't be the first time that the New Windsor teenager has put...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 4:25 AM
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Every high school student could use a friend like Colin Fischer, the protagonist in a new teen mystery novel called, as...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The husband of a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier has been charged with killing his stepbrother in Wisconsin and burying his body.
Police arrested Jeffrey Vogelsberg, 28, at JBLM's main gate Monday, the Tacoma News-Tribune said.
At a news conference...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Almost half of children with autism in a new study had run away at least once - and many of them were missing long enough to cause concern.
Researchers found that kids most often wandered off from their home, school or a...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:21 PM
David Byrne's lyrics, especially in his early days with Talking Heads, put even the most mundane human behavior underneath a magnifying glass to reveal all its wonder and strangeness.
He was the "anthropologist from Mars," instantly staking out a place...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
All summer long, Printers Row invited kids ages 5-16 to send in book reviews. For the past five weeks, we've published most of the critiques we received, but we couldn't print them all. To see additional reviews, visit chicagotribune.com/printersrow....
| Sep 13, 2012
With five children, including a son with autism, finding a family outing everyone will enjoy can be a challenge for Vivian Gibbas and her family.
But the Aurora mom says she has found bouncing on wall-to-wall trampolines at facilities like Sky High...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:56 AM
WINNETKA (KTLA) -- Police found a 13-year-old African-American girl who had gone missing in Winnetka.
Valae Zonora Young was found around 6:30 a.m. at the Vallarta Supermarket off Sherman Way by a police unit patrolling the area, the LAPD said.