| Apr 6, 2013
| 2:04 PM
William B. "Buck" Frisch, a retired McCormick & Co. executive who played a pivotal role in bringing the tall ships to Baltimore during the nation's bicentennial in 1976, died March 30 of multiple melanoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 79....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
House Bill 2598 (.pdf) is making its way through the Kansas legislature. One portion says: No abortion shall be performed or induced (until) the physician who is to perform the abortion or the referring physician has informed the woman in......
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Residents of a River North condo building on N. Franklin Street and W. Institute Place were warned Tuesday that an NBC pilot will be filming on the corner Saturday-Monday.
"DO NOT BE ALARMED,” the condo association notice said in bold letters....
| Mar 31, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Everyone knows the names. Yvette. Kellie. Francena.
Hampton track and field coach Maurice Pierce's next goal is to construct a formidable, top-to-bottom team, and the first step is keeping the area's best talent at HU.
The Lady Pirates' profile has...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:46 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — Family members say Dr. Leila Denmark, who was the world’s oldest practicing physician when she retired at age 103, has died in Georgia. She was 114.
Denmark died Sunday in Athens. A funeral is planned for 1 p.m. Thursday at...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:48 AM
"Adios, losers!" Howe Gelb yelps about three minutes into the new Giant Giant Sand track "Forever And A Day." That line sums up the weird-but-gleeful mood of this week's Free Music Friday track.
It's a preview of the band's album "Tucson," set for a June...
| Mar 18, 2012
Several columns ago, I wrote about the 160th anniversary of the foundering of the HMS Birkenhead off the West African coast that established the maritime tradition of "women and children first" when it comes time to evacuate a stricken vessel.
| Dec 21, 2011
| 7:33 PM
They danced until midnight, interrupted only by an invasion by the famous USC Marching Band. A fun-filled and romantic winter wedding united a charming and promising couple in what was the social event of the holiday season.
Meredith Louise Potter,...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Intelligent Design: If the male nursery web spider were a human, he would be sternly denounced as a vulgar cad. Researcher Maria Jose Albo of Denmark's Aarhus University told Live Science in November that the spiders typically obtain sex by making...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash Saturday night in Danville, police said.
About 8:25 p.m., William Miller, 46, of Danville was driving a 2009 Dodge Caravan eastbound on the Danville bypass near Denmark Drive, police said.
| Oct 23, 2012
| 3:11 PM
"The Elephant Keepers’ Children” by Peter Hoeg. Translated from Danish by Martin Aitken. Other Press, 512 pages, $27.95.
On the island of Fino, Denmark, Peter, 14, has an older brother, Hans, and an older sister, Tilte. Their father is a...