| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:55 AM
As Chicago singer-pianist Yoko Noge cries out a bluesy lament, her fingers barrel across the keyboard – and thousands listen in on WDCB 90.9 FM.
But on this afternoon, Noge isn't performing in one of the rowdy bars where she usually works, and she...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Alcuin H. "Al" Krebs, a retired Baltimore public schools reading resource teacher and World War II combat Marine, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease at Brightwood assisted living in Catonsville. He was 86.
The son of a lithographer and a homemaker,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Trey Radel, a first-term Republican from Florida, faces arraignment in a Washington court Wednesday morning after being charged with possession of a controlled substance, according to court documents.
Radel was arrested on Oct....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:31 AM
John and Tricia Whittles, of Laurel, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Robert Christopher, to Ashley Deanna Lunemann, daughter of Jerry and Ann Marie Lunemann, of Hillsborough, N.J.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Rutgers...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:15 PM
The nation's Roman Catholic bishops took a step Tuesday toward aligning themselves with Pope Francis, selecting as their next president Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky. — a man who built a career on a foundation of personal faith and...
| Nov 7, 2013
Illinois' gay marriage bill that awaits the governor's signature doesn't force religious clergy to officiate at same-sex weddings or compel churches to open their doors for ceremonies. But similar safeguards aren't spelled out for pastry chefs, florists,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Struggling men's retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. is bidding to secure its future with the $2.3 billion offer it made for larger rival Men's Wearhouse.
Men's Wearhouse spurned the offer, made public Wednesday by Jos. Bank, saying it significantly...
| Oct 7, 2013
In her official photo, Deborah Lahey has accessorized with a snake, which is draped around her neck and hands.
She has an affection for other creatures as well, from treat-loving rats to hardworking leaf-cutter ants, and she's been known to chat...
| Nov 3, 2013
Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank is anything but an apologist for the financial sector. So when he questions even one facet of the proposed penalties for JPMorgan Chase connected to allegations related to the low quality of mortgage-backed securities peddled...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 3:31 PM
A man accused of making several threatening calls about Loyola University — claiming that he was on the Rogers Park campus and had an Uzi and four sticks of dynamite — was ordered held Saturday in lieu of $300,000 bail.
Henry J. Tapia, 43,...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The Rev. Terrence "Terry" Toland, former president of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia who had also been campus minister at Loyola University Maryland, died Oct. 18 of heart failure at Manresa Hall, Loyola Center, in Merion, Pa. He was 90.