| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:15 PM
Baklava, grape leaves, and more are being shared at the annual Greek Festival in South Anchorage.
For the past 18 years, the Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church has been celebrating the rich Mediterranean culture at its church location on 2800 O&...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:27 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- A Springfield monk, who used his scooter to help others, now has to scale back his charitable efforts. Father Joseph McCormack says the scooter was taken from right outside his Springfield apartment.
The two wheeled red scooter was...
| Aug 19, 2013
Standing in a security line at O'Hare International Airport seven years ago, the Rev. Bobby Gruenewald wished he had a Bible in his pocket to pass the time. Then the tech-savvy pastor raised in central Illinois had a thought: Wouldn't it be grand if...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:38 PM
Eklutna, a Dena'ina Athabascan village and one of the largest villages in Southcentral Alaska, sits about 25 miles northeast of Anchorage and is rich with history and a colorful culture.
The village of Eklutna is believed to have been first settled...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:54 AM
JERUSALEM -- The completion of a new prayer area at the Western Wall, where men and women of all denominations can worship together, is drawing criticism from female activists who describe the arrangement as anything but inclusive.
The area consists...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The battle over gay marriage is heating up in the states, energizing religious groups that oppose same-sex relationships — but also dividing them.
In June, the U.S. Supreme Court gave married gays and heterosexuals equal status under federal law,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
"We lived in Greece when I was little, and my grandmother was boiling this green stuff. It had a very strong smell and did not look appealing ..."
-- Irene Filippou Arvanitis
You might call the lovely Irene Arvanitis a bag lady.
| Jul 8, 2013
"I'm kind of like Forrest Gump," local pianist Mark Damisch said recently. "I'm not that smart, I wasn't a music major in college, but I keep showing up and people keep coming to the party."
Many would argue the longtime Northbrook resident isn't giving...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Michael G. Athas, who during a more than 30-year career in the entertainment business established some of the Baltimore area's most memorable and legendary nightclubs, died Monday from a glioblastoma at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was one day shy...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Ilias "Louis" Sabracos, a fixture in Baltimore's Greek community who owned several successful businesses, including a barbershop and diner, died Wednesday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center after suffering a stroke. He was 81.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:57 PM
It was a shooting that in many ways received less publicity than others that took place last year in Aurora, Colo., and Newton, Conn. But for the Wisconsin community that lived through the rampage at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, it is a tragedy that will...