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  • As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival

    As Preakness 2013 arrives, infield shows identity shift from drink-a-thon to music festival
    In 2008, Ed DeRosa witnessed the infamy of the Preakness infield — the passed-out partiers, the chucking of full beer cans into crowds and of course, the "Running of the Urinals," where drunken infielders ran down a row of portable toilets. DeRosa,...
  • Under Armour founder Kevin Plank sees himself as the underdog

    Under Armour founder Kevin Plank sees himself as the underdog
    Kevin Plank may have sold the first Under Armour shirts from the back of his car, but as his reach has grown, so too have his wheels: These days, he jets around the world, recently to five Asian cities in six days, but managed to get back home to...
  • 3 areas see 5th homicide of 2013

    Grand Boulevard, West Englewood and West Pullman each recorded their fifth homicide of the year in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Grand Boulevard, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4700 block of...
  • Princess Diana museum to close, contents go to sons William, Harry

    Princess Diana museum to close, contents go to sons William, Harry
    The museum dedicated to Princess Diana will close next year and her sons Prince William and Prince Harry will be taking possession of her belongings. Diana left personal items to her brother, Charles Earl Spencer, to be "looked after" until her sons...
  • May 19, 2013

    May 19, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Got to get more to UConn! -- Mike Wambolt, Enfield What a bummer. As it turns out, I'm not physically OR fiscally fit. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford I had a lot more help with emptying these buckets. -- Jeffrey Faccinto, East...
  • Man, 23, killed while calling for help

    Man, 23, killed while calling for help
    Eduardo Jaramillo ran up and down the stairs of the apartment building in West Pullman screaming for help. Then shots rang out and Jaramillo fell, shot in the head. The 23-year-old collapsed outside the second-floor apartment of Elaina Chatlos, who...
  • Chicago Crime Overnight Report

    Chicago Crime Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Eduardo Jaramillo ran up and down the stairs of the West Pullman apartment building screaming for help. Then shots rang out and Jaramillo fell, shot in the head. The 23-year-old collapsed...
  • Chicago hits 100 homicides

    Chicago hits 100 homicides
    Chicago on Thursday logged its 100th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 23-year-old man was shot to death Thursday in the 300 block of East Kensington Avenue in West Pullman, the Tribune reported. For the...
  • Anne Frank and Emmett Till meet in AAPACT play

    Anne Frank and Emmett Till meet in AAPACT play
    She was not thinking of writing a play about Anne Frank and Emmett Till. Janet Langhart Cohen was just enjoying her life in Washington D.C.’s social whirl as the wife of former Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator William S. Cohen. But she did,...
  • Carol G. Hjortsberg, educator

    Carol G. Hjortsberg, educator
    Carol G. Hjortsberg, former head of Grace Episcopal Day School and author of a history of St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, died March 27 from complications of diabetes at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 69. "Carol was very...
  • Dr. Lorenz E. and Anastasia U. Zimmerman

    Dr. Lorenz E. and Anastasia U. Zimmerman
    Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92. His wife...