May 4, 2007
If you refer someone to the police, all you're going to do is teach kids to hide their feelings, to shove it down and not let it out there. And I don't think that's what we want to teach young writers."
December 16, 1991
Sam Smith of the Chicago Tribune, author of the controversial "The Jordan Rules" about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, made his first appearance of the season at a Bulls game last week, filling in for the Tribune beat reporter. Smith said Jordan looked at him, then looked down at the floor. A smiling Horace Grant saw Smith approaching and made a cross with his fingers. Substitutes Chuck Nevitt and Bob Hansen, who weren't with the team last season, jokingly asked Smith: "Are we the only guys you can talk to?"
November 13, 2005
On November 4, 2005, ELAINE K. BERNSTEIN (nee Katz), 84; cherished wife of the late Nathan; beloved mother of Becca and Carol Bernstein (Martin Eckstein); loving grandmother of Nathan and Lillian Eckstein; dear sister of Gerald (Joan) Katz; fond aunt of James Katz and Robin Kamphaus. Donations appreciated to the University of Chicago, Elaine K. Bernstein Memorial Fund for Women in Science, 5801 S. Ellis, Chicago, IL 60637, or Goucher College. News obituary in Chicago Tribune, November 6, 2005, at chicagotribune.
November 15, 2005
"What type of grade do I give? I give a victory. That's it - a `V.'" Ellis Hobbs New England Patriots cornerback, on what type of grade he gives himself "Jail ain't built for 6-9 guys. I'll put it like this: When I was lying on the bed, I had my feet out of the bars." Keon Clark Former NBA player, on his accommodations while jailed on a child support matter "`My hat goes off to Kyle Orton,' Bears receiver Muhsin Muhammad said. Of course it did. It wasn't strapped down." Rick Morrissey Chicago Tribune, on the blustery conditions for Sunday's Bears game
November 9, 2005
Maybe you haven't noticed, but the dried-fruit aisle is getting bigger. These intensely flavored morsels are worth exploring in sauteed dishes. They're packed with flavor and lend punch to entrees. They're typically high in calories but a little goes a long way. Here, dried apricots and walnuts perk up a quick chicken saute. Renee Enna writes for the Chicago Tribune. Dried-and-True Apricot Chicken With Rice 4 servings -- Preparation time: 20 minutes -- Cooking time: 15 minutes 1 cup coarsely chopped dried apricots 1 package (8.8 ounces)
September 9, 2008
CHICAGO - United Airlines' stock fell more than 75 percent yesteday morning after a nearly 6-year-old Chicago Tribune news report was distributed via a market information site operated by Bloomberg L.P. The stock, which had closed Friday at $12.30 a share, hit a low of $3 a share before the confusion was cleared up. The stock closed at $10.92, down $1.38 for the day. After being alerted to the issue yesterday morning, the Chicago Tribune removed the...
August 9, 2007
The makers of a Thomas & Friends spinning top initiated a voluntary recall of the product yesterday, prompted by a Chicago Tribune test that found a painted wooden knob on one of the toys contained 40 times the legal limit for lead. The toy maker, Schylling Associates of Rowley, Mass., said the recall would cover 24,000 Chinese-made tops shipped by the company between June 2001 and July 2002. The company also revealed that its own records show it knew about the problem five years ago. But instead of recalling the tops, a Schylling executive said, the company changed the design to a plastic knob.
June 15, 1993
The architect of the first All-Star Game was Arch Ward, former sports editor of the Chicago Tribune. In 1933, Ward convinced his publisher and baseball's leadership that a game matching the best players from the American and National leagues would be a fitting attraction for the 1933 World's Fair in Chicago."
January 9, 2005
Broncos (10-6) at Colts (12-4) Time, TV: 1 p.m., chs. 13, 9. Line: Colts by 10. Last meeting: Broncos won, 33-14, last Sunday at Denver. Key stat: Broncos allowed only 15 sacks, franchise record and third fewest in NFL. Players to watch: Peyton Manning had historic regular season, with NFL records for passer rating (121.1) and TD passes (49). Jake Plummer threw 27 TD passes with rating of 84.5. The buzz: Colts went through motions in Denver last week, but now they're back home where they'll try to reprise last season's 41-10 playoff victory over Broncos.