| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:07 PM
PERRIS, Calif. (KTLA) -- It was a happy homecoming in Perris Wednesday, when Lt. Johnnie Green returned from a year and a half-long deployment, surprising his family.
The big surprise happened at St. James Catholic School, where Green's three children...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 8:30 AM
NEW YORK — He called out Notre Dame. He called out Touchdown Jesus' bank account. Yep, right here in New York, right here on 42nd Street, Geno Auriemma blew the doors off the B.B. King Blues Club & Grill.
Maybe it took someone as cheeky as...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 6:31 PM
In 1972, tiny Immaculata College in suburban Philadelphia, made history by winning it's first of three straight natiional championships in college women's basketball. The all women catholic school's basketball team, with little money and poor facilities,...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 9:35 AM
Since their sport does not drive conference realignment, women’s basketball coaches had never created a stir on the issue. But women’s basketball has never had a coach quite like Connecticut’s Geno Auriemma.
He’s edgy, opinionated...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:17 PM
With dark skies blanketing much of the region, some areas could see more rain into the evening on Monday, the National Weather Service said. That could put a damper on Halloween trick or treating.
A flood warning has been extended until 11:45 a.m. on...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan.
| Nov 9, 2011
| 9:56 PM
For the first time in school history, the Northwest Yeshiva girls' volleyball team qualified for the state championships. But then came news the players feared most.
"The WIAA told us that they would not be able to accommodate our participation,"...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:53 PM
The shelves of a bookstore hold the perfect gift for those on your holiday list, no matter their interests or hobbies. And for people who prefer not to shop online or at large chain bookstores, the Chicago area has an ample supply of independent stores....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 6:41 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Plenty of scoring chances came the way of the Glendale Adventist Academy boys' soccer team in a Liberty League game against Yeshiva Wednesday.
The problem was those chances didn't translate to goals for the Cougars. Yeshiva, on...
| Jul 24, 2011
"I used to win like crazy," my friend Juanita Mendonca would tell me. "Every slot machine turned to gold. I'd come home and my purse would be stuffed with money."
Juanita, a retired parochial school teacher with a magic touch at the slots, loved to...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:00 PM
I thought it best to wait a while to decide if I should comment on the speech by Notre Dame law Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett as reported in the July 9th South Bend Tribune. It seemed so arrogant and outrageous to me that I thought I might be...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 8:32 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his wife have decided to forgo Chicago public schools and send their children to the University of Chicago Lab School in Hyde Park this fall, a source familiar with the decision has told the Tribune.
Leah, Ilana and Zach will be...