| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:50 AM
SOUTH BEND — The man who wore jersey No. 13 for three seasons to never forget the tragedy his hometown transcended will put away that symbol of strength — and football — for good.
Senior outside linebacker Danny Spond, in an...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 10:39 PM
As far as Ravens Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs is concerned, there's no reason to overreact to a lackluster outing against the Atlanta Falcons.
The Ravens fell behind 20-7 by halftime, allowing255 yards of total offense as...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Ravens starting wide receiver Torrey Smith isn't practicing today at Stevenson University.
No immediate reason was disclosed, but Smith did have his left calf wrapped during practice Saturday at the Ravens' training complex.
UPDATE: After practice,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Michael Jackson’s ex-wife Debbie Rowe returned to the witness stand Thursday, crying as she described the singer “begging for relief” from medical issues and treatments she said were “horribly painful.”
It was the second...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
SOUTH BEND -- A St. Joseph County realtor wants South Bend to look at a new way to help low-income families buy homes. But some city leaders question how it would work and whether it’s a good idea for the city’s Housing Authority to consider....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:02 PM
“Gluten-free” foods line store shelves across the country, but some of them may lose that designation now that federal officials are stepping in to once and for all define what makes a product “gluten-free.”
The Food and Drug...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A few weeks ago, I mentioned to a friend I was working on a story about medical marijuana usage among seniors and the challenges they face using it in assisted living facilities for real, debilitating ailments.
In turn, she mentioned to me that she...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:15 AM
It was inevitable that, in putting forth a Wrigley Field renovation plan that was acceptable to the Chicago City Council, the Cubs had to make some concessions. No pedestrian bridge over Clark Street, a smaller Jumbotron, fewer signs. Sadly, Cubs fans...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Over the past two weeks, I've been on the receiving end of endless emails opposing the planned Central Park monument honoring "comfort women."
Along with more than 140 recipients — including the Glendale City Council and dozens and dozens of...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:45 AM
"Raw" is not about sashimi, carpaccio or Ethiopian kitfo; it's a veggie thing — all about sprouting, sunshine and summertime. Nutritionists and physicians since Dr. Dolittle have known about the benefits of an uncooked vegan diet and have touted...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:17 PM
A judge threw out a criminal charge Tuesday against a Crofton man accused last summer of likening himself to a "joker" and threatening to blow up co-workers.
The case raised alarm in the wake of a mass shooting in Colorado but ended quietly after...