| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:47 PM
The one person who should have been in Hearing Room 8E-A/B of the Pennsylvania Capitol, at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, was not there.
Moments before the start of a hearing held by the state Senate Law & Justice Committee, 10-year-old Hannah Pallas of Butler...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:45 AM
I am at Children's Hospital in Washington, D.C., with my three-year-old twin sons Nicolas and Byron, whom we call Nico and Bebo. They are recovering from feeding tube surgery, which they had to get because seizures are robbing them of the ability to eat....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:00 AM
Barry Considine still has to buy marijuana illegally, as he has since he first asked around a biker bar for it to help treat his post-polio syndrome. Ken Kopper still fears another possession arrest for using it to ease chronic pain resulting from a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
If you know that a small seahorse-shaped structure deep in the brain -- the hippocampus -- is crucial to committing new facts and skills to memory, you have not only your hippocampus to thank; you also owe a debt of gratitude to Henry Gustav Molaison,...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Paris Hundley is protective, very protective, when it comes to her brother, UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley.
"I know he looks like a big and bad football player, but my brother, he's like a cute baby," says Paris, who at 21 is a year older.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Dr. John M. Freeman, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins pediatric neurologist and expert in pediatric epilepsy who had also been a medical ethicist, died Friday of cardiovascular disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Ruxton resident...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Dr. John M. Freeman, a longtime Johns Hopkins University pediatric neurologist and medical ethicist who was known as an expert in pediatric epilepsy, died Jan. 3 of cardiovascular disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. He was 80.
| Dec 26, 2013
Letters to the editor for the Dec. 26 TribLocal print edition from Aurora, St. Charles, Naperville and Downers Grove.
Sharing the cold
Yes, winter has come to Chicagoland.
A neighbor has one of the fancy, monster snow-blowers. It's the kind with all...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:45 PM
Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has suffered another seizure and will miss an entire game for the first time because of his epilepsy.
Kill didn’t make the trip with the Golden Gophers to play No. 19 Michigan.
Minnesota officials said Kill was not...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:45 PM
An exhausting win beats a grueling loss, so coach Bill O'Brien is not about to complain about the effects of Penn State's four-overtime, 4-hour-11 minute, 43-40 victory over Michigan.
But he has adjusted practice this week. His younger players...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:56 PM
As the old TV series used to say, there are a million stories in the naked city. We'll touch on each in just a few sentences.
• Ben Howland coaches UCLA to a regular season Pac-12 basketball title and gets punked by Bruins brass. Vinny...