| Jun 16, 2013
"The murder was committed in a cold, calculated and premeditated manner," said Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Maureen O'Brien, speaking last week to reporters about the recent stabbing death of a 14-year-old River Grove youth, allegedly at the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
This revised posting is featured in my Sunday print column “The murder was committed in a cold, calculated and premeditated manner,” said Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Maureen O'Brien, speaking earlier this week to reporters about the...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A penalty to Jimmie Johnson was all Tony Stewart needed to break out of a four-month slump.
After Johnson was assessed a drive-through penalty for jumping the final restart -- a sanction Johnson protested vehemently -- Stewart passed Juan Pablo...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:39 PM
A broken back hasn't slowed Denny Hamlin down, as his competitors in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series learned once again during Friday's qualifying session for Sunday's FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway.
Sidelined for five...
| May 27, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Ada Mae Reedy Anderson, 86, of Hagerstown, Md., went to be with her Lord on Monday, May 27, 2013, at Julia Manor Health Care Center.
Born Feb. 17, 1927, in Timberville, Va., she was the daughter of the late Minnie Florence Orebaugh Light Witmer.
| May 14, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Row, row, row your boat,
Gently down the shore,
If you see a lion there,
Don't forget to roar.
This unconventional take on a very familiar song is what parents and their children (grandparents too) heard as they strolled into the lobby of the Ruth...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Kobe Bryant looked dapper in his tux Thursday night at "An Unforgettable Evening" in L.A. He had to accessorize with crutches, thanks to the torn Achilles that knocked him out of the NBA playoffs, but he seemed to take it in stride as he posed with...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Thank you for the front-page story covering the Walk Now for Autism Speaks event (“Concerned about the danger, but still walking,” April 21).
In 2002 I was one of a small group of volunteer parents who had this idea of putting on a walk to...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:49 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
Health officials say the new number doesn't mean autism is occurring more often. But it does...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:48 AM
So last weekend’s St. Pat’s parades and events were, to quote the bard Allen Iverson, just practice. Practice, man. This is St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
A St. Pat’s party featuring the probably-not-Irish DJ Laz and not one but...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Need a little beautification before going out?
Then stop by the "Beauty Happy Hour" at Bloomingdale's in Aventura Mall on Thursday, Jan. 24 between 5 and 8 p.m.
Blo Blow Dry Bar Midtown will be in the Cosmetics department giving out touch-ups...