| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:46 AM
A retired Chicago police sergeant was shot and critically wounded after two robbers broke into his home in the East Side neighborhood and asked where he kept his safe, police said.
Elmer Brown, 73, was shot in the neck and taken to Advocate Christ...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:03 PM
JERUSALEM -- Israeli legislators approved a controversial law Wednesday to end the historic exemption of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men from mandatory military service, a decision some religious leaders decried as persecution.
The Equal Service Law...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 10:40 AM
A Greek Orthodox priest accused of improperly spending more than $110,000 from a private trust for shopping trips and upscale dinners has been placed on unpaid administrative leave and suspended from his duties as parish priest at Saints Peter and Paul...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Tamar Iveri, an operatic soprano from the former Soviet republic of Georgia, has been fired from a production in Australia following remarks about gay people that appeared on her Facebook page. Iveri was supposed to appear in a staging of Verdi's "Otello,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:30 PM
(Andre the) giant sale: Stop by the Obey warehouse sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday or 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 2722 Michelson Drive, Irvine, to save up to 85% on men's and women's lifestyle clothing and accessories. Information: obeyclothing.com....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:09 AM
A Greek Orthodox priest in Glenview will be charged with felony theft amid allegations that he took more than $110,000 from a church trust fund to pay personal expenses including shopping trips, upscale dining and Christmas decorations for his home,...
| Jun 29, 2014
Elias Boudinot loved Harriet Gold, and Harriet loved Elias. In June 1824, 190 years ago this month, the Georgia man wrote a letter to the Cornwall woman asking her to marry him. She wrote back to say yes.
But Harriet didn't tell anyone her happy news...
| Jun 6, 2014
The Columbia Jewish Congregation presents a Shabbat service for preschoolers and their families at 6:15 p.m. Friday, June 13, at the Oakland Mills Meeting House, 5885 Robert Oliver Place. The program includes book readings, story-telling,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Gurnee police are holding a woman for questioning in the vandalism of nearly a dozen churches and at least one mosque within the village and in Waukegan, Gurnee Police Cmdr. Jay Patrick said.
Authorities had asked for the public’s help in...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:23 AM
A Gurnee woman faces felony charges after authorities said she was responsible for defacing 20 Lake County houses of worship with red spray paint.
Meghan Heinze, 22, appeared in court this morning on charges of criminal defacement to property at a place...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 11:53 AM
JERUSALEM -- Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rallied in Jerusalem on Sunday to protest emerging legislation that could end their sweeping exemption from military service.
The country’s capital was paralyzed as access to Jerusalem...