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  • A magical Zelig moves through history in 'The Age of Ice'

    The protagonist of J.M. Sidorova's ambitious first novel, "The Age of Ice," is conceived in extremity during the reign of the cruel and impulsive Russian Empress Ionaovna. Captivated by the antics of her court fool, a humpbacked woman, the Empress...
  • 1 fatally stabbed on North Side, man dies after shooting in July

    1 fatally stabbed on North Side, man dies after shooting in July
    A Dolton man was fatally stabbed on the far North Side this morning and a man who was shot last month died from his injuries, officials said. Anthony Price, 35, of the 200 block of East 140th Street in Dolton was pronounced dead at 3:10 p.m. at St....
  • Mighty macros: Home experts discuss small, simple retreats

    Mighty macros: Home experts discuss small, simple retreats
    Home sizes have begun to inch up again, but the thinking person’s trend is small. Contrarian? Try stress-proof. William T. Bickford, and E. Austin DePree of Chicago-based architecture firm Northworks have started building weekend retreats from...
  • Schaumburg police ask for help finding 2 who beat woman

    Schaumburg police ask for help finding 2 who beat woman
    Schaumburg police are asking for help finding two men who beat a woman unconscious outside her home early Friday. The woman, age 30, was taking trash to a trash bin in a parking lot at an apartment complex in the 1100 block of North Knollwood Drive when...
  • Richard C. Schneider, construction manager

    Richard C. Schneider, construction manager
    Richard C. "Dick" Schneider, a retired construction manager and railroad buff, died Aug. 7 of cancer at Hospice and Community Care of Mount Joy, Pa. He was 67. The son of a Defense Department worker and a registered nurse, Richard Carl Schneider was born...
  • Tough Mudder fined for muddying Frederick creek

    Tough Mudder fined for muddying Frederick creek
    The mud apparently got out of control at the Tough Mudder obstacle race held last September in Frederick. Organizers of the event were fined $25,000 for sediment and erosion violations that fouled Big Tuscarora Creek, the Maryland Department of the...
  • Pressing hard for a better pass rush

    Pressing hard for a better pass rush
    The central traits of the Ravens' revamped defense were on display to a degree during a preseason win Thursday night over the Atlanta Falcons when outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil repeatedly hit and hurried quarterback Matt Ryan. With the Ravens...
  • Review: Queens of the Stone Age demolish the Gibson Amphitheatre

    Review: Queens of the Stone Age demolish the Gibson Amphitheatre
    Some bands are better than others.  Chord by chord, line by line, beat by beat, hook by glorious hook, none is as convincing in 2013 as the Queens of the Stone Age. Even their codas kill. The 6,000 heads moving in lockstep unison Saturday night at the...
  • Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals

    Why new Waze feature will keep Google Maps miles ahead of rivals
    When Google bought Waze, it wasn't just buying a startup -- it was also buying a highly engaged community of users willing to provide real-time traffic information. And that community is key to Google's effort to stave off rival mapping apps, namely...
  • Odenton construction worker suffers 'incomplete amputation' of leg

    Odenton construction worker suffers 'incomplete amputation' of leg
    A 40-year-old construction worker had his right leg partially severed from his body after being struck by a piece of heavy machinery at a construction site in Odenton on Thursday morning, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Emergency...
  • One-woman act teems with voices

    One-woman act teems with voices
    On Friday, enter Bethany Owen's show at your own risk. She plans to change her garments — on stage. Subscribing to the adage that clothes — and hair — make the girl, the Huntington Beach resident will swap dresses, shirts and...