| Apr 18, 2014
In writing her first book, "When Others Shuddered: Eight Women Who Refused to Give Up," Jamie Janosz sought to redress a historical void that has denied heroic women of Christian faith their due.
Certainly, the names of these women — Fanny Crosby,...
| Sep 29, 2013
For more than a century, Moody Bible Institute has peered over the shoulders of its aspiring young evangelists, making sure they weren't drinking alcohol, though the Bible tells the story of Jesus turning water into wine.
The same rule, plus bans on...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A parolee tried to rob a West Garfield Park man outside his home, shot him when he tried to drive away, rifled through the man’s pockets as he sat dying and robbed the woman he was with, prosecutors said today.
Anthony Tucker, 41, was charged with...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:30 PM
A homeless man convicted last month in the 2011 robbery and sexual assault of a Schiller Park grandfather in Grant Park was sentenced to natural life in prison plus seven years today, according to prosecutors and court records.
Cortez Foster, 47, was...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:58 PM
A man discovered unresponsive under a bridge in the North Park neighborhood this week became the third person to die from causes related to cold exposure this season, authorities said.
David Kraft, 52, who was believed to be homeless and gave his home...
| Mar 4, 2012
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city.
| Nov 30, 2008
This electric mower -- lighter, easier to care for and causing much less air pollution than a gasoline one -- can handle even a lawn larger than the standard half-acre. The Remington Cordless PowerMower (Model MPS6017A) has a rechargeable...