| May 9, 2012
| 4:40 PM
It's hard to believe that Lyons captured its first outright West Suburban Silver conference crown since 2000 Tuesday with a 3-0 victory over Oak Park.
When it comes to consistency, this program has been a model for the rest of Illinois. As they have in...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Two friends who took a cruise to celebrate a birthday and escape the winter were instead imprisoned on a false rape allegation aboard the Royal Caribbean brig, despite the woman recanting her charge a day later.
David Anselem, 26 and Evi Mor, 22, decided...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Barack Obama claims only that his legislative and foreign policy achievements in his first two years matched those of "any president — with the possible exceptions of Johnson, FDR and Lincoln" in "modern history." Some Obama enthusiasts are less...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:17 AM
Norway killer Breivik defends massacre: 'I would have done it again'
OSLO, Norway (AP) — Anders Behring Breivik on Tuesday defended his massacre of 77 people, insisting he would do it again and calling the bomb-and-shooting rampage the most...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:21 PM
The nation’s heartland continues to pick up the pieces following a series of tornadoes that destroyed whole families and entire towns. At least 42 twisters raged through ten states, killing 39 people, including an Indiana family of five. The 14-...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 10:20 AM
When an earthquake struck Haiti in January of 2010, the repercussions were felt in Hagerstown — not on a seismograph, but in the hearts of parishioners from St. Ann Catholic Church.
For weeks, they followed news reports of a leveled Port-au-Prince....
| Apr 24, 2012
Lonely Planet travel expert discusses great travel ideas for single folks in their 30s, 40s, 50s. According to new singles stats, Washington DC has the largest population of unmarried folks in the country and residents there get married 7 years after...
| Apr 25, 2012
NY Giants and the NFL Draft, Jason Pierre-Paul is hosting a pre-draft party with supermodel Kate Upton. We discussed his family (his dad is blind), his first Super Bowl, the stress of the draft process, this year's draft picks, and Haiti (his parents...
| Apr 26, 2012
School Activities/Clubs: AP Physics; AP Economics; AP Biology; AP French; AP English; AP Chemistry; AP Calculus BC; AP World History; AP U.S. History; AP Statistics; Stanford Education Program for Gifted Youth, math; UCI: multivariable...
| Jul 30, 2012
Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.
The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 8:22 PM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Strange as it may sound, finding good Dominican food isn't so easy in Dominican restaurants.
The best Dominican food, I'm told, is served in Dominican homes. If you get that kind of invitation, well, lucky you;...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Jean Eddy Clerius never met Myles Standish.
To be honest, he may have never heard of one of the more famous pilgrims, but it doesn’t mean that the Hagerstown Community College guard isn’t down with what Standish was feeling on this day oh...