| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:52 PM
A refugee who delivered her baby outdoors in Wheaton and then left the newborn there was declared an unfit mother today by a DuPage County judge.
The decision means Nunu Sung, 26, could have her parental rights terminated at the conclusion of a...
| Feb 5, 2012
David Marshall Grant sits at his desk in a nondescript office in an unmarked building in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, near the East River.
That's where Broadway magic happens, at least by way of the new NBC series"Smash," which premieres 10...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 5:31 PM
A hearing to strip a Myanmar immigrant of the right to raise her child ended today, and the judge promised a decision on Feb. 6.
DuPage prosecutors and attorneys for Nunu Sung made their final arguments before Judge Robert Anderson, who has already ruled...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Emmanuel Baptist Church, 11443 Laurel Bowie Road, celebrates the 21st anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Byron Day, Sunday, April 1 at 5 p.m.
Celebration theme is "Pressing Toward the Goal," and Scripture will be Philippians 3:12-14.
| Oct 4, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Gossip takes on a life of its own in Robert Anderson's "Tea and Sympathy." Although this 1953 play speaks to the reputation-shattering consequences of gossip at a boys boarding school, it still speaks to the presumably more open-minded contemporary...
| Jun 24, 2011
Chuck Bennington is one of those guys--who didn't want to be one of those guys--who let themselves go.
Chuck figured it was one of those pay me now or pay me a lot more--later moments.
"You don't work on the car until the engine is blown," Chuck...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 9:03 PM
A 38-year-old man was shot and killed inside a car late Sunday on the city's West Side, police said.
Officers flagged down by a person found the wounded man sitting slumped inside a vehicle in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Street in the South Austin...
| Feb 10, 2009
Playwright Robert Anderson, author of such Broadway hits as "Tea and Sympathy" and "You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running," died Monday. He was 91.
His stepdaughter, Mary-Kelly Busch, said Anderson, who had Alzheimer's disease, died of...
| May 18, 2009
There's something for everyone at the Fringe, and U.O.Me2 is something for people who like 40-year-old sex comedies, the kind that continues to be produced at lesser community theaters here, there and everywhere.
The show is really two in one – the...
| Apr 18, 2008
You don't usually see Morse code in a theater program, but then former military intelligence analysts don't often fess up to an early attraction to Raggedy Andy dolls. Both are on view in "The Need to Know," written and performed by ex-Air Force officer...
| Mar 15, 2009
Forget green beer this year. In this grape-rich Calaveras County hamlet, they'll be celebrating with green wine.
Not surprisingly, a town with a name like Murphys takes St. Patrick's celebrations pretty seriously. Tucked away in the rolling Sierra Nevada...