| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The Monkton United Methodist Church was damaged when lightning struck the steeple early Thursday morning, according to Baltimore County officials. Police responded to a caller at 1:37 a.m. who said that lightning had struck the steeple and started a...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Park Avenue: A caller reported damage to lights and a plant in the 400 block at 9:39 a.m. Monday.
South Coast Highway: A caller reported a purse stolen in the 2900 block at 1:53 p.m. Monday.
Fourth Avenue and Coast Highway: A caller reported women...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:27 PM
No one was injured when a charter bus carrying Indiana middle-school students traveling to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee caught fire Wednesday morning, according to a news release from the Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Department.
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Marcia W. Keen, a former freelance commercial artist who drew maps and charts during World War II, died Wednesday of Alzheimer's disease at the Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Lochearn. She was 99.
The daughter of the Rev. Clarence Willard...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Many people in North Canaan say the town is flagging badly and needs a lift. Some say sure, it has its share of problems but no more of a crisis than towns across America that struggle to revive Main Street commerce.
Mary Monnier puts up "North Canaan -...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Traveling to Utah to help build a traditional Navajo structure was a learning experience for a group of young people from a Hinsdale church, but the project is far from done.
A group of about 50 young people and adults from Grace Episcopal Church of...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:15 PM
A rusted, leaky 37-year-old trailer with no running water is hardly a place to call home.
At the age of 65, Catherine Plummer, is looking forward to leaving the decrepit trailer where she's lived since 1977 on a Navajo reservation in Utah. She will move...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:46 PM
In the crowd watching the annual L.A. Pride Parade on Sunday, Raymond Sylvester could hardly keep the smile off his face.
Sylvester, 74, was at the first parade in 1970, when it was so controversial that members of the Los Angeles Police Commission...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:01 PM
The top legislative body of the Presbyterian Church USA has voted to recognize same-sex marriage in its church constitution.
The amendment, approved 429-175 by the Presbyterian General Assembly meeting in Detroit, would add language that marriage can be...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:37 PM
James Parham was 9 years old when he found out his mother had been killed.
Parham said he refused to believe it. He kept expecting his mother, Elandra Bunn, to come home.
“I was anticipating seeing her. I was anxious,” Parham, now 36,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Dorothy "Dottie" Valentine Hull
A Celebration of Life for Dorothy "Dottie" Valentine Hull, 72, of Corona del Mar will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, July 2 at St Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Corona del Mar, where she was a long time and...