| Aug 31, 2014
| 4:34 PM
A second man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a mother of three in May, police said Sunday.
Marsharra Tate, 19, is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm in the...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Wending our way to the Old Chatham Sheepherding Company, we cross a creek, meander down a country road, then come to a farm with red barns, split-rail fences and flocks of sheep grazing in the green pastures.
We walk past the cream-colored sheep with...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:24 PM
In the aftermath of the Columbine High School shootings 15 years ago, passionate women from all over the country converged on Washington, D.C., to demand tougher gun restrictions. Called the Million Mom March, it was a powerful grass-roots movement that...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Sonia Nazario, the writer, found Enrique in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, in May 2000. She and Don Bartletti, the photographer, spent two weeks with him there and rejoined him at the end of his journey in North Carolina. Then, based on Nazario's extensive...
| Jun 25, 2014
For more than two decades, Cecy Rodgers Szuba was the smiling face meeting and greeting members at the Chicago Club, one of the city's oldest business and social clubs.
As program director for the club, which overlooks Grant Park and Buckingham...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Shopping for Mother’s Day for moms who like the outdoors and golf is easy when you give them gifts that make them look good and help them have more fun.
Outfit mom with apparel from Puma Golf and she’ll look and feel good from head to toe....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Charges have been filed in the shooting death of a Southwest Side mother of three just two days before Mother's Day, police said.
Johnny Reese, 23, of the 11400 block of South Union Avenue, is charged with first-degree murder, murder while in the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Marie Parsons Ellis, a 70 year resident of Burbank, died peacefully in her home on May 14, 2014, at the age of 95 with her friend Violet Mahoney at her side. She was much loved and admired by her family, and will be dearly missed by all of us and by...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:00 PM
He handed me his smartphone so I could wish my mother-in-law a happy Mother's Day. There it was, in large print on the screen, the identity of the place my husband, Ron, had telephoned.
Calm down, don't make a scene. It's Mother's Day, I...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:43 PM
As a kid, Kyle Beckerman always had his eye on the goal. He painted pictures of U.S. soccer stars, wowed classmates at Crofton Woods Elementary with his command of a soccer ball and even tagged his adolescent signature: "USA #15."
Attending the World...
| Jun 18, 2014
My young children and I watched the televised rally Monday celebrating the L.A. Kings' Stanley Cup victory, while my husband and older children attended at Staples Center. ("Garcetti drops an F-bomb at Kings celebration -- and there's fallout," June 16)...