| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Albert A. Mrozek, a retired federal worker who bred racing pigeons, died Jan. 12 of complications from diabetes at the Genesis Severna Park Center nursing home.
The longtime Brooklyn Park resident was 81.
Albert Anthony Mrozek, the son of a tugboat...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:03 AM
The death of a 68-year-old woman, who died of complications from injuries suffered when she was set on fire by her son, has been added to Baltimore's homicide total, while detectives were investigating two weekend shootings.
Police said Audrey Collins...
| Jan 26, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
The time has come for Hollywood and Sam Worthington to shake hands, exchange pleasantries and go their separate ways.
In “Terminator Salvation,” “Avatar,” “Clash of the Titans,” “The Debt&...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 7:31 AM
- SPIN's Eric Magnuson was in Rhode Island to catch the opening night of Lil Wayne's "I'm Still Music" tour.
- Joe Colly gets two grafs at Pitchfork on Wiz Khalifa's "The Race," my favorite song as of late. Rolling Papers! Eleven days!
| Nov 28, 2011
| 11:53 AM
There are lots of good reasons parents avoid taking their kids to nice restaurants, including tight budgets, cranky behavior (all around) and a lack of healthy kids meal options. There’s not much restaurateurs can do about the first two issues, but...
| Dec 4, 2011
Awkward Family Pet Photos
Mike Bender and Doug Chernack
Three Rivers Press, $15, paper
The guys who brought us "Awkward Family Photos" are back with an edition devoted to cruel and unusual punishment to animals. Sort of. It's not that we don't love our...
| Dec 1, 2011
Two local shows are among nominees for Media Awards by the National Religious Broadcasters, the main association for TV, radio and Web ministries.
Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale was listed among the four ministries with the best website. “Cross...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 5:56 AM
It has been a long slow decline for Harold's Market since former owner Ronnal Simpson moved to Florida.
Today, Harold's has been reduced to rubble, and it is uncertain what will happen to the property it occupied now that the new owners are seeking a...
| Jan 2, 2012
The mood was festive at the Genesis Center in downtown Gary over the weekend as Karen Freeman-Wilson was sworn in as mayor, but in the estimation of many observers, she and her city are on borrowed time.
Seated on the dais at the center of a row of newly...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 7:39 PM
I am constantly observing people in my life who are quietly and unobtrusively serving others without fame and notoriety.
Shortly after our marriage, my wife Sheila introduced me to an Evangelical minister who had received a call by the spirit to "feed my...
| Jun 23, 2011
Five years ago, Chrysler's then-new 300 sedan walked into the ring and delivered a knockout blow to the rest of the full-size car market. Like any boxer with a chip on his shoulder, this nascent Chrysler carried itself with an air of brash cockiness...