| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
After last night's memorial gathering in Rogers Park for Jim Nayder, who died at 59 last Friday, I heard from a reader in Frankfort who responding to the news: I just learned of Jim Nayder’s passing this morning and I'm......
| Jul 30, 2013
Is failure not an option? Are you always trying to be perfect? According to therapist Ann Smith, author of "Overcoming Perfectionism: Finding the Key to Balance & Self-Acceptance," the need to be perfect can be both physically and emotionally damaging....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:21 PM
CASSOPOLIS — A homeless man convicted last month by a Cass County jury of stalking his parents and assaulting his mother by disconnecting her breathing apparatus is headed to prison for at least the next 34 months.
On Friday, Cass Circuit Court...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:44 AM
The squeaking wheel may get the oil, but the grinding wheel rim usually gets pulled over.
For nearly 3 miles, accused DUI driver Stephen Matthew Sisson drove on two flat tires with his rims scraping the road while repeatedly pausing for and then running...
| Sep 10, 2013
Re "A soldier's wife," Sept. 8
On a beautiful Sunday morning, I read The Times' front-page article about the widening attack plans for Syria and was emotionally overwhelmed. Then I read the story about the wife of an Iraq war veteran struggling with...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Lamar Odom, the "Khloe & Lamar" star better known as a professional basketball player, has checked into rehab, according to a report out late Wednesday.
[Updated, 12:50 p.m. Sept. 5: Odom may not be in rehab, according to TMZ, which came out Thursday...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:18 PM
It is time for Oscar De La Hoya's two-year checkup. Not the medical kind, the public kind.
It was two years ago this week that boxing's Golden Boy suffered through the longest 18 holes of his life. Golf wasn't the problem. Hooked drives and missed putts...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:46 PM
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Playwright Joseph Reed Hayes is producing 13 entertainment events throughout 2013, including the following two plays. "Solos" will be performed at the Gallery at Avalon Island, 39 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando. "The Little Dickens" will be...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer said the city has been working for months on an ordinance that would address rehabilitation homes.
Righeimer did not provide specifics, though he said city staff, in conjunction with the city attorney's office, may have a...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Part of alcoholism is denying that you have a problem. And many people can't shake their alcohol dependency without help from others. These are not idle speculations but well-developed medical facts drawn from centuries of human experience.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Journalist Michael Hastings, who was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Los Angeles in June, may have suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder as the result of his work as a war journalist, according to a coroner's report released Tuesday....