| May 22, 2012
| 10:40 AM
(AP) - A search for a Harvard Business School student from Kansas who disappeared while celebrating his upcoming graduation with two friends has turned up a body in Portland Harbor.
Divers returned to the Maine harbor Tuesday after finding clothing...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:27 AM
(AP) - The Maine medical examiner's office says a Harvard Business School student's death was an accidental drowning.
Nathan Bihlmaier of Cambridge, Mass., went missing early Sunday after he was told to leave a waterfront bar for being visibly...
| May 25, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Blues guitarist Ronnie Earl said he is counting the days until his performance next month at the 17th annual Western Maryland Blues Fest.
His Saturday, June 2, appearance will mark his first in Hagerstown.
"I usually take an air trip every year to a...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:35 AM
It's hard to tell sometimes if a parade is an actual pride-of-purpose event or just another reason to get sh*tfaced. Hartford's annual Hooker Day Parade, taking place this Saturday, certainly has adherents who like to throw down. But lest we forget the...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 2:33 AM
Jean Porter, the Rev. John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, was recently inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, at Cambridge, Mass.
Founded in 1780, the academy is one of the nation’s oldest...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:57 AM
SOUTH BEND — A dollar certainly doesn’t go as far as it used to.
But Mayor Pete Buttigieg is hoping a single dollar will go a long way in naming the next police chief. The mayor announced at a news conference Tuesday that Robert Wasserman,...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:13 PM
A police department battered by controversy is trying something different in its search for a new chief. For the first time, an outside firm will handle a nationwide search.
Tuesday’s announcement came nearly five months after former chief...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- (KTLA) A UCLA professor has won the Nobel Prize for economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Monday
Lloyd Shapley of UCLA and Alvin E. Roth of Harvard University were awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for their work in...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
| Oct 25, 2012
As Halloween approaches, we're reminded that while eye of newt and wing of bat may not have invaded the nation's restaurant menus, neck of lamb and ear of pig most certainly have.
It's commonplace to find pig ears, head cheese and pig's feet on menus....
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:30 PM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — There's April in Paris, January in Park City and November in Tokyo. There's October in New York, resplendent in Halloween oranges, its crimson leaves choking every gutter.
Then there's September on Chapel Street, which is not...
| Sep 8, 2012
As we launch the 2013 Nelson Algren Short Story Awards Contest, we consider our relationship — as Chicago Tribune journalists — to the world of fiction. Though we are dedicated to the world of fact, we recognize that fiction can help us make...