| Jun 29, 2011
Henry Bright endures. His mother raised him in a tiny cabin in West Virginia, eking out a marginal survival; when she died, he was left to bury her. He must do the same for his wife, who dies in childbirth, even as he's mourning her and trying to care for...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 7:55 AM
The world of Atlantic City, N.J., in 1920 is not so far removed from our own in many ways -- houses have electricity, people talk on telephones and drive cars, men wear suits and ties, and women wear shorter skirts. But for all the ways it's similar, it's...
| Nov 24, 2010
| 5:40 PM
In Theory Question: A group of Catholic bishops gathered in Baltimore last week to examine what scripture and canon law have to say about exorcism. According to CNN's Belief Blog, bishops will look at what the Bible says, "paying careful attention to...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Kalamazoo County Sheriff Rick Fuller released a statement indicating that two officers, who mistook Scotts resident Michelle Selbee's car for a car occupied by Denise Metzelberg, acted within accordance of police protocol. Denise Metzelberg was known to...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 11:39 AM
Q. A recent Senate investigation into spending by high-profile televangelists found no actual wrongdoing, but raises interesting issues about the lifestyles of such people. The inquiry targeted six televangelists and examined how they used the funds...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:54 AM
The West Coast doesn't have a monopoly on freaky, folky sounds. Floating Action, a band from Black Mountain, N.C., could give any Seattle-area "beard rock" outfit a run for its money.
The band's 2011 album "Desert Etiquette" blended acoustic drones,...
| May 10, 2012
| 2:49 PM
The Rev. John Wesley Bowen, a Roman Catholic priest and church historian who advocated sainthood for a 19th-century Baltimore woman, died of pneumonia Sunday at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 87 and lived in Catonsville.
Born in Baltimore and raised on...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:30 PM
A Maryland appeals court has ruled that the state violated the rights of two men who were found incompetent to stand trial and were then held in state institutions beyond the legal time limit without going through proceedings for commitment to a mental...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Eleanor Friedberger, who typically spends her time making music with her brother Matthew in the duo the Fiery Furnaces, heads to The Outer Space on Jan. 7. Friedberger's solo record Last Summer was released, well, last summer, and recorded the summer...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 2:18 PM
Kalamazoo County Prosecutor’s Office confirms John Metzelburg found guilty on all nine counts involving Assault With Intent To Murder and Felony Firearms, among other charges.
Police were involved in a high-speed chase and even faced gunfire...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 9:13 AM
Here's your one-stop, handy list of everything going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Big Year
The Rosie Show (talk-show premiere; 7 p.m.; OWN)
Oprah’s Lifeclass (series...