| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:38 AM
The theft of an iPhone ended with a man being stabbed on a train early Sunday morning in Kensington, according to police.
Investigators say the suspect stabbed the victim in the chest on a Manhattan-bound F-Train around 1:55 a.m. They say the victim...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:17 AM
A month or so ago, I mentioned to my 8-year-old daughter that I’d just done a phone interview with the man who trained the dogs who’ve played Sandy in every Broadway production of Annie. She responded that she’d just been reading about...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Police today warned the community about a series of armed robberies of people leaving Metra Electric line trains near the Pullman or Kensington stations.
In the three recent robberies, the victim left either the Pullman (111th St.) or Kensington (115th...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 7:00 AM
San Diego could be improved. If the county had 75 miles of beaches instead of 70. If the Padres won a World Series or the Chargers won a Super Bowl. Or if the municipal sloganeers dropped "America's finest city" in favor of "You stay classy, San Diego."...
| Mar 4, 2011
Publisher promoted romance novels
Walter Zacharius, 87, a publisher and iconoclast who released an unauthorized version of the erotic classic "Candy" and had the savvy and sales talk to help romance novels make the transition from...
| Dec 19, 2010
With three active kids and no trust fund, my husband and I are big believers in the vacation rental over the hotel experience. Granted, there is no room service, but frankly, who can afford it for five? Over the years we've rented houses and apartments in...
| Dec 19, 2010
For years, my husband and I had wanted to take our children to London before the magic of "Peter Pan" and "Mary Poppins" wore off, before the older two became too jaded for the Changing of the Guard and double-decker buses, before they would rather hang...
| Feb 13, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO ST. HELIER, JERSEY
From France, Condor Ferries, http://www.condorferries.fr, carries passengers and cars from St-Malo and Manches Iles Express, http://www.manche-iles-express.com, operates passenger ferries from Granville. No daily...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
China Spree has an amazing deal on its eight-day Timeless Beijing package for two November departures and all January and February 2012...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:53 PM
"The Other Guy's Bride" by Connie Brockway
Ginesse Braxton is determined to find the legendary city of Zerzura, but to do so she needs an experienced guide. As soon as Ginesse discovers her fellow passenger Mildred Whimpelhall is traveling to Egypt to...
| Dec 9, 2010
Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:26 PM
All Saints Lutheran Church book club
We established the book club in February 2004 at our church in Orland Park.
We embrace all readers whether they are members of the congregation or not.
The author we'd most like to meet is Jenna Blum ("Those Who...