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  • East Allentown murder-suicide rattles family, neighbors

    East Allentown murder-suicide rattles family, neighbors
    Amal Kirk was used to fighting at her next-door neighbor’s house, but like everyone else on her block, she didn’t expect it to end with a killing. On Sunday morning, Kirk said, her husband woke her up and told her about noises that sounded...
  • Murderer Steven Hayes' Bizarre Call For Kosher Food

    Murderer Steven Hayes' Bizarre Call For Kosher Food
    When you're behind bars for the rest of your life, you have plenty of time to think up ways to bedevil the judicial system. That's the only logical explanation for the declaration by convicted killer Steven Hayes that he has become an Orthodox Jew and...
  • In Theory: How would a united body of religions work?

    Retired Israeli President Shimon Peres during a meeting with Pope Francis this month proposed a new global peace initiative: A “United Nations of Religions,” the Washington Post and other news sources reported. “People who shoot the...
  • Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel

    Obama to meet, raise money with connected advocate for Israel
    President Barack Obama, who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate, will attend a fundraiser Friday at the home of a wealthy Baltimore hedge fund manager who has become one of the nation's foremost advocates for Israel. Howard...
  • Fun things to do this weekend in Hampton Roads

    Fun things to do this weekend in Hampton Roads
    Looking for some fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here are a few options.  Busch Gardens kicks off its annual Howl-O-Scream at 6 p.m. Friday night. It's filled with haunted houses, spooky shows and wandering goblins. It's seriously...
  • Cheshire Killer Hayes Claims He's An Orthodox Jew, Sues For Kosher Meals On Death Row

    Cheshire Killer Hayes Claims He's An Orthodox Jew, Sues For Kosher Meals On Death Row
    SOMERS — Convicted murderer and rapist Steven Hayes is suing the state Department of Correction and several officials because he claims he's an orthodox Jew and is being denied a kosher diet. It's not the first time Hayes, 51, has complained...
  • Hayes Finds Religion?

    I am thankful that Cheshire killer Steven Hayes has found religion during his incarceration and, as an Orthodox Jew, is familar with the Jewish laws dictated by the Torah [Sept. 12, courant.com, "Cheshire Killer Hayes Claims He's An Orthodox Jew, Sues For...
  • Letters: The chickens or the religious rite?

    Re "Animal rites protest," Sept. 12 Regarding the use of live chickens in the sacrificial Orthodox Jewish ritual of kaparot, I have to ask: What would Sholem Aleichem say? In the late 19th century, this great Yiddish humorist wrote a story in which he...
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  • Man, 27, charged after mother fatally shot in church parking lot

     Man, 27, charged after mother fatally shot in church parking lot
    A 27-year-old Downers Grove man faces first-degree murder charges after his mother was fatally shot and found in the parking lot of a Burr Ridge church, law enforcement officials said Thursday. Michael Zaky Bassaly of Downers Grove is scheduled to...