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  • Siobhan 'Sam' Bennett: Allentown perfect place to honor Coretta Scott King's birthday

    Siobhan 'Sam' Bennett: Allentown perfect place to honor Coretta Scott King's birthday
    Sixty years ago, African-American mother Mamie Till-Mobley insists on an open casket for her brutally lynched son, 14-year-old Emmett Till, and the front-page photos electrify a nation.
  • Ex-Burr Oak Cemetery workers get prison time

    Ex-Burr Oak Cemetery workers get prison time
    Terrence Nicks kept a solemn face when he asked Judge Joan O'Brien to consider his personal history, shortly before she sentenced him at the Bridgeview Courthouse on Friday to three years in prison for removal and desecration of human remains, as well...

    2 convicted of desecrating Illinois cemetery get prison time

    A judge has sentenced two brothers to prison for digging up graves, dumping human remains and reselling plots at a suburban Chicago cemetery. Cook County Circuit Judge Joan O'Brien sentenced 51-year-old Keith Nicks to six years in prison and 44-year-...

    Ten more selctions announced for 2015 Maryland Film Festival

    Ten more selctions announced for 2015 Maryland Film Festival
    Officials with the Maryland Film Festival have announced 10 more works that will be screened during the annual celebration of all things cinematic, set for May 6-10 in the Station North Arts District. The 10 films, a mix of narrative features and...

    The Maryland Film Festival announces the first 10 feature films in this year's lineup

    The Maryland Film Festival announces the first 10 feature films in this year's lineup
    A Stanley Nelson-directed examination of the Black Panther movement, a doc following a metal band of Brooklyn teens called Unlocking the Truth that became a viral sensation, and a look at the life and career of 1950s-heartthrob-turned-John-Waters-...