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  • Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary

    Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary
    It would have been nice to get all dramatic and scratchy-voiced right now and say that Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is the 75th anniversary of Batman, and that there can be only one Dark Knight. But that would be a lie. And it wouldn't be honoring the most...
  • Blessings multiplied: Edward and Ashanti Howard's love story

    Blessings multiplied: Edward and Ashanti Howard's love story
    When Edward Howard is asked if he recalls the moment he first set eyes on his future bride, his response is immediate. "Room 1029, 10th floor," said Howard, 37, of their introduction at Harold Washington College in Chicago some 14 years ago. "I saw...
  • Romantic education

    Romantic education
    When Mike Schaffer walked down the halls of Mater Christi Catholic school in North Riverside escorting his son, Michael, to his kindergarten class, he made an impression on first-grade teacher Michele Cargola. "They were so cute together," Michele said,...
  • Happy Sweetest Day: Do you have sweets for your sweet?

     
    Sure, we all know about Halloween and Valentine's Day and Arbor Day -- but did you know Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 is Sweetest Day?...
  • East Beach Homearama: Enjoy lots of events while you see 10 furnished, landscaped luxury cottages

    East Beach Homearama: Enjoy lots of events while you see 10 furnished, landscaped luxury cottages
    These events happen during the Oct. 13-28 East Beach Homearama, sponsored by the Tidewater Builders Association. The showcase of 10 new custom homes is located along  Shore Drive in the Ocean View area of Norfolk. Homearama is open from noon to 9 p.m....
  • Hudson murder case jury urged to convict based on 'tsunami' of circumstantial evidence

    Hudson murder case jury urged to convict based on 'tsunami' of circumstantial evidence
    Jurors will continue deliberating the fate of actress Jennifer Hudson's former brother-in-law Thursday, choosing between contradicting portraits of him painted during closing arguments. The racially diverse panel must decide whether William Balfour is an...
  • Emotionally charged Hudson murder trial opens

    Emotionally charged Hudson murder trial opens
    Jennifer Hudson, dressed all in black and wearing little makeup, struggled at times to maintain her composure on the witness stand Monday as the trial of her former brother-in-law opened in dramatic fashion. Her voice cracked as the Academy Award-winning...
  • New details surface in the 2008 slayings of Jennifer Hudson's relatives

    New details surface in the 2008 slayings of Jennifer Hudson's relatives
    Jennifer Hudson's career was soaring in the fall of 2008, but the Oscar-winning actress and singer still found time to check in with her mother back in Chicago every day between 9 and 11 a.m. So when Hudson hadn't heard from her mom by late in the...
  • No verdict in Hudson slayings as jurors to resume deliberations Thursday morning

    No verdict in Hudson slayings as jurors to resume deliberations Thursday morning
    After less than two hours of deliberations Wednesday night, the jury deliberating the fate of the man accused of killing Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew requested transcripts from witnesses who testified in the case and then...
  • Balfour Gets 3 Life Sentences in Hudson Family Murders

    Balfour Gets 3 Life Sentences in Hudson Family Murders
    CHICAGO, Illinois -- William Balfour, who was convicted by a Cook County jury in May in the 2008 murders of singer Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Judge Charles...
  • How to prevent the Valentine's Day blues

    How to prevent the Valentine's Day blues
    Confession: I hate Valentine’s Day. But I bet I’m not alone. For the first 26 years of my life I dreaded Valentine’s Day. Every February 14 served as a reminder that no one wanted to date me. I couldn’t stand going to...