| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Picnics, pool parties, and endless days of outdoor activity can only mean one thing: summer is officially under way. While summer can be a fun-filled time for both children and adults, it also carries an increased risk of injury. So when you are out and...
| Jun 27, 2013
Taking care of several different animals all year round, Charlene Marriner said she understands the need to be watchful of pets during the summertime.
“It’s important because they can die if they’re not properly taken care of,”...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Her name, at this point, is almost onomatopoeic: the elegantly coiled, haute-American Sylvia, poised and serpentine, and then the Germanic exhalation of Plath, its fatal flatness like some ruptured surface resealing itself. Her whole history is in there...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:46 PM
B.J. Futrell came back from surgery on a torn labrum and biceps tendon to become a wrestling All-America the next season. He has come back from surgery to repair a heart problem to become the third-ranked 141-pound wrestler in the country this season....
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Here is an archive, in reverse chronological order, of the Tribune's coverage of the Daniel Taylor case: News story: Criminal justice: Jail alibi doesn't outweigh confession -- Records show Daniel Taylor in jail when double murder occurred, but...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Toyota is recalling around 87,000 model-year 2010 Prius hatchbacks and Lexus HS 250h sedans to fix a braking issue. According to the automaker, the brake pressure accumulator could develop a crack due to fatigue or internal vibration, interfering with...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Vaccination of horses has become a hot topic among equine veterinarians and owners. There is not one vaccination program that is appropriate for every horse, every time. The horse's immune system is not the same as ours. Therefore, we vaccinate yearly and...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:27 PM
Confession: After the first half of Virginia’s first-round NIT game against Norfolk State declined into an eyesore, I paid scant attention. The Cavaliers are better than the Spartans, and I presumed talent and pedigree would prevail.
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Jack Schaap, the former pastor of a 15,000-member northwest Indiana megachurch, was sentenced today to 12 years in prison for engaging in sex with a troubled underage girl who sought him out for counseling.
In a statement, the victim wrote that Schaap...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Dear Pharmacist: What is licorice root? I heard you say something like it could take the place of lots of different drugs, and that it helped with chronic fatigue. — W.W., Dallas
Dear W.W.: Unlike licorice candy, licorice root has many medicinal...