| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:32 PM
An assistant principal and athletic director has been placed on administrative leave, after being charged with drunk driving with a high blood-alcohol level.
The incident happened on the night of April 4. A news release sent out by the school district...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Capsule looks at the men's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish:
Last season: 32-9, 9-9, Big East tournament and NCAA champions
Coach: Jim Calhoun
Top players: Jeremy Lamb, Alex Oriakhi
| Apr 26, 2012
| 1:28 PM
After a school administrator was charged with driving with a high blood-alcohol level, leading police on a high speed chase, and trying to get out of trouble by invoking the name of the school superintendent, the superintendent has issued a statement....
| May 3, 2012
| 12:30 PM
An assistant principal and athletic director has been placed on unpaid administrative leave, after being charged with drunk driving with a high blood-alcohol level.
The incident happened on the night of April 4. A news release sent out by the school...
| May 7, 2010
| 7:58 AM
Jim Calhoun's five-year deal with Uconn, retoractive to last season, is worth $13 million over five years, $2.6 million a year. Salaries for coaches at private universities are typically not made public because they are not subject to state open records...
| May 20, 2009
An ex-Navy sailor who punched a 25-year-old taxicab passenger after a near collision with the car he was driving -- resulting in the victim's death -- was acquitted today of assault and involuntary manslaughter.
Sam Bonsu, 36, was originally charged with...
| May 22, 2009
The New Orleans district attorney's office is asking a federal appeals court to throw out or reduce a $14 million award to a former death row inmate who was exonerated after 18 years in prison.
The full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to...
| Aug 5, 2007
The magazine is in mint condition, and Jerome Jackson carries it almost everywhere.
The white lettering and red trim make the date jump off the cover: August 15, 1994. That's the year Time magazine profiled Lake Providence, La., painstakingly poring over...
| Sep 30, 2007
Inside a botanica in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood, she stands on the counter in all her glory: a smiling skeletal woman dressed in a long robe and veiled like a virgin.
In one hand the statue holds a globe, while the other clutches a scythe. She...
| Sep 27, 2008
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan celebrated its 500th game at the Big House with the first big win of the Rich Rodriguez-era.
The Wolverines rallied from a 19-point halftime deficit, and when Wisconsin's Allan Evridge misfired on a 2-point conversion pass...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Here is my Tuesday newspaper column on Billy Packer. The guy had a heck of a run, is a unique character and remains a valued trove of college basketball history who no doubt will resurface soon with other hoops-related ventures.......