| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:25 PM
John Joseph Idzik, 85, who coached the Baltimore Colts during two stints in the 1970s and 1980s after playing for and later coaching the Maryland Terrapins football team, died on Tuesday.
Idzik, of Chadds Ford, Pa., owns the fifth-best punt return...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Wilbur O. Miller, a career Army officer who fought in World War II and Korea, died Aug. 6 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Oak Crest Village in Parkville.
He was 95.
Born and raised in Baltimore, he was a 1934 graduate of Polytechnic...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:42 AM
NEW HAVEN - It might look like the teens at University of New Haven's engineering camp are playing with Legos and toy helicopters, but what they're doing isn't child's play.
For the past two weeks, 25 high school students from across Connecticut have...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:03 PM
STORRS — This time, UConn made an easy victory look easy.
And by the end of their 101-55 victory over the University of Detroit, the Huskies starters were on the bench, enjoying the finishing of their work, rooting for the walk-ons to score a...
| Sep 27, 2012
Jerome Horwitz, a medical researcher at Wayne State University in Detroit, had spent more than a decade developing a drug he hoped would work against cancer. But the compound failed to help the lab mice he tested it on, so in 1970 he "dumped it on the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Elmore Leonard populated his novels with con men, hustlers and killers, with names like Chili, Stick and Ordell. He plunged readers into a sea of urban sleaze, spiking his tales with mordant humor and moral ambivalence.
In stories often set in Detroit...
| Mar 19, 2013
Michael J. Roarty, a retired marketing executive who helped build Anheuser-Busch beer brands into international powerhouses, died at a hospital in a St. Louis suburb Saturday, a day after suffering a heart attack. He was 84.
Roarty had been...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Elmore Leonard's con men, hustlers and killers never thought much of rules, but the master craftsman lived by one he held dear: If it sounds like writing, rewrite it.
“If proper usage gets in the way, it may have to go,” Leonard wrote in...
| Dec 11, 2012
On Tuesday, Scott Schuett will come before the Virginia Board of Long-Term Care Administrators at a public hearing to determine whether he will keep his license to administer assisted living facilities (ALFs) in the state.
The board suspended his...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons will announce Dr. Charles Hasse of Irvine as its new president at the group's annual scientific conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., next week.
Hasse, a surgeon at Hoag Hospital and director of the...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Ever wonder what the plural is for Toyota???s Prius? It???s been something of a gray area to our copy editors, and now that there???s a Prius V, a plural word for the vehicle could come in handy. Before we could......
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The Florida Dental Association has announced the election of new offiers to its executive board, including the first Cuban-American president, Dr. Cesar Sabates of Coral Gables. Dr. Cesar R. Sabates, President Dr. Sabates, a general dentist in private...