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  • Miss America accused of hazing sorority pledges

    Miss America accused of hazing sorority pledges
    Miss America Kira Kazantsev has been accused of hazing sorority pledges during her time as a sister in Alpha Phi at Hofstra University, according to the Washington Post. An anonymous tipster told feminist news site Jezebel that when she was the...
  • A history of abusive hazing won't stop Miss America from moving on

    A history of abusive hazing won't stop Miss America from moving on
    The mean girl won the beauty pageant. What a shock. On Sept. 14 in Atlantic City, Kira Kazantsev became Miss America 2015. The contest featured nothing out of the ordinary: boobs, bikini butt glue and, of course, talent. (Well, talent. Kazantsev...
  • Blow out the candles: Areawide Council on Aging to honor longtime advocate Edith Schaffer for 85th birthday celebration

    The Areawide Council on Aging and the community will honor Edith Schaffer Lederberg August 15 at her "85th Birthday Luncheon" to take place at the Woodlands Country Club in Tamarac. Lederberg has been a staff member of the Aging and Disability Resource...
  • Naper Settlement selects new leader

    Naper Settlement selects new leader
    Naper Settlement's new leader will be a longtime Naperville resident with legal and management experience, museum officials announced today. The boards of the Naperville Heritage Society and Naper Settlement chose Macarena (Rena) Tamayo-Calabrese from...
  • Alafair Burke's obsession with a killer leads to a detective character

    Alafair Burke's obsession with a killer leads to a detective character
    For Alafair Burke, whose 10th mystery "All Day and a Night" (Harper: 352 pp., $26.99) is published this month, it all goes back to Dennis Rader. Known as the BTK killer, he terrorized Wichita, Kan., in the 1970s and 1980s, when Burke was growing up there....
  • About Norm Kent

    About Norm Kent
    Norman Elliott Kent, a graduate of Hofstra University, is a publisher and criminal defense attorney based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, handling First Amendment, constitutional rights, and media law cases.  A pioneer in medical necessity defenses for marijuana...
  • Weitzberg to run for Costa Mesa City Council

    Weitzberg to run for Costa Mesa City Council
    Harold Weitzberg, a city committee member and marketing entrepreneur, announced Wednesday that he will run for the Costa Mesa City Council. The 64-year-old longtime resident last ran in 2012. Since then, the Queens, N.Y., native has kept active in the...
  • Gunman Kills 26 At Sandy Hook School In Newtown

    A gunman with a mind for destruction turned the idyllic Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown into a scene of horrific chaos and carnage Friday morning, killing 20 children and six adults, including the school's principal, in the worst shooting at a...
  • Newtown Families Grieve As Medical Examiner Works To Identify Victims In Sandy Hook School Shooting

      The victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings each had between three and 11 wounds, Chief State Medical Examiner H. Wayne Carver III said Saturday afternoon. "This is a very devastating set of injuries," Carver said at a press...
  • Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes

    Adam Lanza: A 'Quiet, Odd' Loner Living On The Fringes
    He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop. There was a common...
  • Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza

    Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza
    Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....