| May 21, 2012
| 11:19 AM
A 20-year-old man was charged today with felony DUI in connection with a crash that killed four people early Saturday morning on the city's Southwest Side.
Gustavo Pichardo of the 3600 block of West 61st Street was initially cited with disobeying a red...
| May 24, 2012
| 5:13 PM
A Finnish mountaineer died Wednesday while descending Mount McKinley, becoming the second death on the mountain during this year’s climbing season according to Denali National Park officials.
Park spokesperson Maureen McLaughlin says Ilkka...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Lucas Brandom climbed a mountain for his brother.
Shivering cold, soaked to the skin and numb with exhaustion, Lucas made the excruciating final push to reach the 13,455-foot summit, then swore he'd never do it again.
But, sure enough, after several...
| Apr 23, 2012
Walking into a new corporate space her team designed in River North for Whole Foods Market Inc., Nila Leiserowitz pointed out a long lunch table visible from the front entrance instead of hidden in a back room.
The 36,000-square-foot space,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Recovery efforts on Alaska's Mount McKinley were suspended Sunday because of environmental hazards following an avalanche thought to have killed four Japanese climbers, the National Park Service said.
The avalanche on the western side of the mountain,...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Donnie Davisson has practically known nothing else except music.
As lead singer and rhythm guitar player for the bluegrass/Southern rock/country music group the Davisson Brothers Band, he has spent nearly his entire 34 years immersed in music.
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:28 PM
When patients come to F. Reed Hopkins pediatrics, they get more than just a checkup.
They also get a glimpse of their doctor's personal life.
Inside the exam rooms, Bob Sullivan keeps pictures from his mountain climbing trips.
"I think people enjoy...
| Jul 6, 2012
Michael J. Ybarra, a former Times reporter who had recently chronicled his extreme-sports adventures for the Wall Street Journal, was killed in a mountain-climbing fall over the weekend on the edge of Yosemite National Park. He was 45.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:24 PM
SOMERSET — Top honors went to the team of Chris Cooper, Joe Tirko and Althea Shaw scattering 2,137 pins Wednesday at Terrace Lanes. Second place (2,023) was nailed down by the team of Clyde Gray, Pat Maust and John Mostoller....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:35 PM
Funny Approval went to the front and never looked back, posting an upset victory in the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap at Laurel Park on Saturday.
A maiden win and two allowance scores at Mountaineer Park over the off-going were the credentials...
| Dec 11, 2011
After Barry Ohm met mountain guide Dave Beck, Ohm knew he had to ski across the Sierra.
Ohm, a seasoned climber who was living in South Lake Tahoe in 2009 when he took a winter survival class from Beck, was enthralled with Beck's tales of skiing in...