| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:19 PM
A soot-covered piece of paper on top of a desk in the Petit family's home office caught the eye of prosecutor Michael Dearington the day he walked through the charred remains of 300 Sorghum Mill Drive in Cheshire.
It was a letter announcing an...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:21 PM
What was first captured on satellite, is now capturing the attention of scientists. Extreme melting of Greenland's surface ice cover.
The photo above shows the extent of surface melt over Greenland’s ice sheet on July 8 (left) and July 12 (right)....
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:29 AM
The death of an American college student last month, which investigators in Barcelona initially considered to be accidental, is now under investigation as a homicide and a suspect has been arrested, the Catalan regional police said in a statement.
| Feb 17, 2012
| 6:45 AM
A new study on organic brown rice syrup used as a sweetener found arsenic in some of the foods, including baby formula and cereal bars.
Researchers at Dartmouth College took a look at how much arsenic is in many of the foods we eat, and they discovered...
| Feb 24, 2012
Mike Melvoin, a pianist/composer/arranger whose credits reach from Stan Getz and Frank Sinatra to Michael Jackson and the Beach Boys, and who was the first active musician to serve as national president of the Recording Academy, has died. He was 74.
| Mar 10, 2012
| 8:41 PM
Frontman for the R&B band Trammps
Jimmy Ellis, 74, the frontman for the Trammps R&B group who belted out the refrain "Burn, baby, burn!" in a 1970s-era disco hit, died Thursday at a nursing home in Rock Hill, S.C., according to the Bass-...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:22 PM
The Presentation College men’s basketball team will embark on one of the most interesting stretches of games that I can ever remember.
The Saints will take on a NCAA Division I opponent on the road tonight, followed by an Association of Christian...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:19 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among people who have a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer, those whose diets are heavy in junk food have an even higher risk, according to a new study.
"These patients have this very high risk because of this (genetic)...
| Dec 6, 2012
The argument for leaving 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after 2014 is more or less reasonable on its face. The Kabul government is fragile; our gains might be reversed; the Afghan military is not ready to stand on its own. Here's the unreasonable,...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Following a failed $174 million referendum earlier this year, the New Trier High School Caucus is looking for a change of leadership with its slate …...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Six candidates are vying for three seats on the New Trier High School Board in the April 5 election. Three were selected by the New …...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Matt Joyce, Jonathan Cox and Matt Parisi, all three recent graduates from Groveland South Lake, have signed with college baseball programs. Joyce signed an academic scholarship with Daytona State College, but is expected to play baseball there. Cox signed...