| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Wade Michael Page, the man accused of killing six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, was a member of a white supremacist band called End Apathy, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, and in a 2010 interview about the band had expressed...
| Aug 25, 2012
The witch had been weeping in the boxwoods for more than half a century before Laura Amy Schlitz picked up her pen and set her free.
The 57-year-old Schlitz is the librarian at Park School and a Newbery Medal-winning author whose newest novel, "Splendors...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:22 PM
A few young ladies will realize their dreams Monday, Aug. 20, when they're crowned Franklin County Fair Queen, Princess or Little Miss, during the annual contests.
The Franklin County Fairgrounds, which is off Warm Springs Road, southwest of...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 2:29 PM
LIONEL RICHIE CONTEST PHL17 WPHL-TV OFFICIAL RULES
1. TO ENTER: (a) You must be 21 years of age or older and a legal resident of Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest begins Monday, April 16, 2012 and ends at 8:59AM EST...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 3:56 PM
An angel saw Jesus ascending into heaven. "Where have you been?" the angel asked.
"I've been on earth conducting my ministry," Jesus responded.
"For how long?"
"Three years," Jesus answered.
"How did it go?"
"They crucified me."
"But you must have...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Mayor Greg Ballard will unveil the initial 10 memorial pillars along Georgia Street, honoring the inaugural class of Hoosier Legacy award nominees.
The 7-foot pillars feature the likeness and short biography of each of the honored Hoosier.
Some of the...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Actor James Franco, he of the dark good looks and "127 Hours" fame is coming to Baltimore Friday.
But, before you get any big ideas and think this is your big chance to ask him out for drinks or attempt a marriage proposal -- forget it.
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:07 AM
One of the best biographies I have ever read was "Another Man's War: The True Story of One Man's Battle to Save Children in the Sudan," by Sam Childers, aka the machine gun preacher. It painted the image of Childers fighting for orphans in Sudan, and also...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 2:27 PM
(CNN) -- Chuck Colson, a Watergate-era "hatchet man" for President Richard Nixon who became an influential evangelical leader after serving time in prison, died Saturday afternoon, according to his website. He was 80.
His death came just over three weeks...
| Apr 26, 2012
Detroit: A Biography
Chicago Review Press: 288 pp., $24.95
In February 1863, Thomas Faulkner, a Detroit saloon owner of mixed-race background, was arrested on the charge of raping a 9-year-old white girl. Despite his protestations of...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:51 PM
The names of more victims in Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School emerged Saturday, including a teacher who had just landed a permanent substitute position at the school.
Lauren Rousseau, 30, landed the subsitute job in November and was one...