| Sep 21, 2014
Anastasios "Tom" Kokkinakos, a Greek immigrant who later became part owner of a Govans pizza establishment and a restaurant consultant, died Thursday at his Timonium home of heart failure. He was 74.
Anastasios Kokkinakos, who was born and raised in...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:26 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:23 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:57 PM
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.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:50 AM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:53 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:58 PM
A 60-year-old Orthodox rabbi from Brooklyn, N.Y., on his way to a local synagogue was gunned down in broad daylight Saturday morning after two young men opened fire on him on Northeast 175th Street, according to Miami-Dade police and a local activist in...
| Aug 14, 2014
An Orthodox rabbi, Joseph Raksin, was murdered in cold blood, while walking to Temple Saturday morning in North Miami Beach. The police indicate that two young men confronted the rabbi and shot him following an altercation. But, at least one witness...