| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:01 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige was several hours late to the ACC's preseason basketball gathering Wednesday because he had to take an exam. Feel free to add your own punch line.
Not to suggest that Paige, a well-spoken...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Costa Mesa is safer than candidate implies
I voted for Katrina Foley the last time she ran for Costa Mesa City Council, before she quit halfway through her second term. I won't be voting for her again on Tuesday.
As a liberal Democrat, she's been a...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner hammered each other on ethics, education and budget plans today during a free-wheeling face-off during a joint appearance before the Chicago Tribune editorial board.
Sitting side by side,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The focus on ethics and alleged ethical misdeeds in the Illinois governor’s race ramped up Wednesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner launched new TV ads to attack each other.
With the campaign growing ever more...
| Oct 13, 2014
Armed with a new political map they drew for themselves and with President Barack Obama at the top of their ticket, Illinois Democrats ousted four Republicans from Congress in 2012. Two of those Republicans — Bob Dold in the 10th Congressional...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The race for Broward Circuit Judge Group 8 was supposed to be between an appointed incumbent and a challenger who felt he was better suited to the job.
But the race changed abruptly on May 27, when the incumbent, Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal,...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Charly Mariska Adie
School: Harbordale Elementary in Fort Lauderdale
Hometown: Fort Lauderdale
When a new student arrived from abroad, Charley quickly took the shy and soft-spoken classmate under her wing....
| Nov 4, 2014
Several weeks ago, H.T., a reader from New England, arrived at her gym and "created a disaster."
The gym is a large open space. On one side is a common area for members with a large table and cubicles for gym members to store their belongings. When H.T....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
When Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery retired last week under the weight of hundreds of sexually explicit emails he sent to an agent in the state attorney general's office, many called it a positive step that would allow the court to...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:11 AM
The year was 1987, and Colorado Sen. Gary Hart, aiming for the White House, got sidelined when the Miami Herald caught him in the company of a woman other than his wife. In Matt Bai's analysis, Hart was done in by a conjunction of sexual politics and a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:57 AM
One lawyer mailed a letter to a judge's home with "unflattering commentary" about a ruling. Another lawyer was so rude in court, he refused to look up from his computer to make eye contact with the judge speaking to him.
Then there was a divorce...