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  • Car trouble delays Glenview priest's court hearing

    Car trouble delays Glenview priest's court hearing
    A north suburban priest who was due to report to a Milwaukee courtroom this afternoon on a felony theft charge was a no-show because of car trouble, his lawyer said. The Rev. James Dokos, who was suspended from his duties at a Greek Orthodox church in...
  • Glenview priest accused of theft misses court again

    Glenview priest accused of theft misses court again
    A Glenview priest who has been charged with theft failed to show up in court today for a second time. The lawyer for the Rev. James Dokos said his client was absent because he had been admitted to a hospital for an emergency. Attorney Patrick Knight...
  • 'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years

    'Stravinsky in Hollywood' an illuminating look at his L.A. years
    In his fascinating new hour-long documentary, "Stravinsky in Hollywood," made for European television and now released on DVD by C-Major, Marco Capalbo begins with the oft-quoted statistic that Igor Stravinsky lived in West Hollywood longer than he had...
  • Glenview priest charged with felony theft of more than $110,000

    Glenview priest charged with felony theft of more than $110,000
    A Greek Orthodox priest in Glenview accused of improperly spending more than $110,000 from a church trust fund on personal expenses has been charged with felony theft. The Rev. James Dokos allegedly wrote checks for tens of thousands of dollars to...
  • Priest appears at hearing on theft charge, bond set

    Priest appears at hearing on theft charge, bond set
    A Glenview Greek Orthodox priest who faces a felony theft charge made his first court appearance this afternoon after missing two previously scheduled hearings. The Rev. James Dokos, 62, stood before a court commissioner in a Milwaukee County...
  • Jesus put together the best team

    The world saw a great deal of focus on the sport of soccer last month with the World Cup being played in Brazil. Each of the participating teams entered the competition with the same record, and as we know, only one would be able at the end to call...
  • Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg

    Jewish amputee sues hospital for cremating leg
    An Orthodox Jew is suing Skokie Hospital for cremating his amputated leg instead of preserving the limb to be buried next to him. Some Jewish traditions suggest the deceased should be buried whole in preparation for the afterlife. Hospital's...
  • Controversial circumcision technique likely route of herpes transmission

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Despite a move away from the practice in the mid-1800's, some strictly Orthodox Jews still use their mouths to suck the site of circumcision during a bris. According to a new assessment, this practice was the likely...
  • U.S. court revives challenge to New York City circumcision law

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday revived an effort to block a New York City regulation that requires people who perform a Jewish circumcision ritual on infants that involves oral suction to first obtain parental consent. A unanimous...
  • George N. Manis, lawyer

    George N. Manis, lawyer
    George N. Manis, founder of the Annapolis law firm of Manis, Canning & Associates, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville. He was 85. The son of Nick Manis and Harriet Manis, Greek immigrants, George Nick Manis...
  • Palestinians seeking International Criminal Court Investigation

    Seventy-five-year-old George Ayyad stands calmly near his 31-year-old son, Jeries, who has been in a coma in the intensive care unit of St. Joseph Hospital in Jerusalem for two weeks. The elder Ayyad, who had the duty of ringing the church bells at the...