| Dec 18, 2012
| 9:58 AM
When the sun is out and the weather is warm, Orange County residents flock to the beaches to surf, body board and swim in the chill Pacific without a second thought that if something happened, a lifeguard would be there to assist them.
But, in some...
| Jul 13, 2010
Harvey Pekar, the Cleveland comic book author who made prickly honesty about everyday life into an artistic credo and whose outward aspect of dour dishevelment masked a passionate, elegant intellect, has died. He was 70.
Pekar was found dead early Monday...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Who: Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church Where: 412 E. Kennedy Blvd, Eatonville 32794-0515 Phone: 407-647-0010 Website: www.mdonia.org Worship times: Sunday, 7:45 a.m., 11 a.m. When founded: 1882 Members: 3,000 Demographic: predominately black; 50 percent...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:47 AM
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| Dec 14, 2010
| 7:27 PM
In a split-second, the scene outside of the Macedonia Baptist Church changed from solemn to panicked and people attending the funeral for a metro murder victim dove for cover as shots rang out outside of the church.
Marion Denman was shot and killed on...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 7:58 PM
A shooting spree at a funeral service for a murder victim has urban core churches banding together to stop the violence. Leaders spoke publicly about the shooting at Macedonia Baptist Church on Wednesday.
Police said they found more than 100 shell...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Going to church may nourish your soul, but until recently it didn't offer much for your cholesterol level or body-mass index.
Now, a growing number of congregations are hiring nurses to help inspire churchgoers to eat better, exercise, manage chronic...
| Jun 2, 2011
Over four days of testimony at his corruption retrial, Rod Blagojevich has had ready answers to explain away a trove of famous and potentially incriminating quotes he uttered on government wiretaps -- except for the most famous of them all.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When La Cañada Flintridge resident Oliver Kolevski’s 11-year-old son, Max, was diagnosed with gluten and lactose intolerances a year ago, he had a hard time finding healthy foods for him to eat.
“I had to find a way to send my son to school,...
| Jul 9, 2008
A few months ago, a wine made its way into my glass that was so far outside my wheelhouse it haunted me long after the bottle was empty. It was a Greek wine, a terse, piney Roditis called Petra made by Kir-Yianni winery from a region called Florina, in...
| Nov 23, 2009
Fresh produce now comes shrink-wrapped, but a Sanford company takes prepackaging to a whole new level.
Make that a holy new level.
Compak Companies' product looks like a miniature pudding cup. But pulling back the plastic reveals a communion wafer....