| Feb 3, 2011
| 5:07 PM
UCF won one of the biggest recruiting battles of coach George O'Leary's tenure when Denver linebacker Leilon Willingham picked the Knights over Michigan and Colorado.
Willingham and receiver Rayshon Williams, teammates at Denver's Mullen High, announced...
| May 13, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Early on, there were signs that the Chicago Tribune Author Talks program with Kathryn Stockett, who crafted the best-selling novel "The Help," would be an event. A large literary happening, in fact.
An early indicator: Tickets sold out in a matter of...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 8:42 AM
You'll read "The Ambition" trying to figure out which real-life characters the book's key players are based on.
Is power-hungry pastor Eric Stone really Willow Creek Senior Pastor Bill Hybels? Does corrupt judge Reese McKelvie have a doppelganger at...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:27 PM
In scores of consumer complaints, Heart Check America clients have accused the company of using pressure sales tactics inappropriate for a health care firm as it markets long-term medical imaging contracts costing thousands of dollars.
The Tinley Park-...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 5:16 PM
The executive brought in to lead St. Joseph Medical Center as a crisis manager after a doctor was accused of placing unnecessary stents in hundreds of patients resigned Friday without explanation.
Jeffrey K. Norman became chief executive officer during a...
| May 19, 2011
| 7:38 PM
The FBI is seeking DNA from the convicted Unabomber to determine if he was responsible for the long-unsolved Tylenol murders, linking two of the nation's most shocking crimes from the last three decades.
But it was unclear whether investigators were...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 7:06 PM
Bed bugs have been invading metro areas across the country and this region isn't immune.
On the Peninsula, hotel chains, private residences and at least one apartment building have had recent reports of the pests which are about the size of an apple...
| Nov 28, 2010
| 1:01 PM
LOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- Whole Foods Market, which specializes in organic and healthy-lifestyle foods, is recalling seven kinds of cheese because listeria and E. coli bacteria were discovered in the products.
The cheeses are Sage Cheddar, Silver Mountain...
| Jun 20, 2011
Work is, by its very definition, not fun. I know this because I looked it up in the dictionary and spotted nonfun words like "labor" and "exerts" and "effort." I also know this because I work, and have done so since realizing that money is necessary to...
| Jun 2, 2011
If you could ask the top experts in the world of self-help just one question, what would it be?
It's not often that so many of them can be found in one place at one time, but on June 10 in Chicago, you can find some of the top authors in the genre at the...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 3:34 PM
I struggled to keep my cool, though I wanted to pull my hair out.
There's nothing worse than traveling with a petulant adolescent, especially when the trip isn't all about her.
It was autumn 2004. We were in Colorado Springs for my older daughter...