| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Felix, a middle-aged atheist adrift without family ties, and Meira, a young Hasidic woman feeling lost and smothered under nearly the opposite circumstances, find tentative connection in one another in Canadian helmer Maxime Giroux's somberly seductive...
| Sep 21, 2014
Food and wine events are a welcome addition to the fall season. The cool weather offers the perfect occasion to gather up friends and head outdoors.
The lineup ranges from large outdoor festivals to more intimate fundraisers that often feature our...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:45 PM
You can call this version of Shaquille O’Neal “Shaqasso.”
The retired four-time NBA Champion – who gave himself the nickname, as he is known to do – appeared Thursday at Expo Chicago at Navy Pier to discuss the exhibit he...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:41 AM
A 22-year-old student at a theological college in Lake County has been charged with indecent solicitation of a child, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.
Dario Spasic contacted someone who he thought was a 14-year-old boy Friday through...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I was aghast reading The Courant article about convicted Petit family killer Steven Hayes proclaiming he's an Orthodox Jew needing to eat kosher food in prison [Sept. 13, Connecticut, "Killer Sues Over Kosher Meals"].
When did he become an Orthodox Jew?...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa.
Paramount Marketing, marketing, 40028 Pine Canal Trail, Lady Lake, 32159.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Ukrainian government forces came under artillery fire late on Saturday near the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, in the first serious violation of a ceasefire declared only about 30 hours earlier.
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine had...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:51 PM
A Greek Orthodox priest pleaded not guilty to a felony theft charge during his arraignment in a Milwaukee County courtroom Tuesday.
The Rev. James Dokos, who has been placed on leave from Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Glenview pending the outcome of...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:18 PM
A federal lawsuit alleging that an ultra-Orthodox rabbi who runs seminaries for girls in Israel is a sexual predator offers a rare look into the most traditional branch of Judaism, where a young woman's religious education can prove key to finding a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Bloomfield's Caribbean heritage is on full display in a field off Lisa Lane.
On four acres is row upon row of callaloo, a leafy green vegetable that is a staple of West Indian cooking. People of Caribbean descent from Bloomfield — they make up a...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Seventy-five years ago, on Sept. 1, 1939, Nazi Germany invaded Poland and began what would become the bloodiest war in human history, World War II. Throughout the 1930s, the nature of the Nazi regime and its intentions were quite obvious. Yet the major...