| Aug 17, 2014
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.
| Aug 17, 2014
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...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:26 PM
John G. Sakellaris, an attorney who practiced out of an office in the World Trade Center for many years and handled cases related to asbestos, died of a stroke Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Hunt Valley resident was 71.
Born in Piraeus, Greece,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:10 PM
St. Luke's Church, 915 Main St., South Glastonbury, is proud to present Lyra, the Russian Vocal Ensemble of St. Petersburg, in a benefit concert on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors plus a donation...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:12 AM
A Greek Orthodox priest charged with felony theft waived his right to a preliminary hearing in a Milwaukee County courtroom this morning.
The Rev. James Dokos, who was affiliated with Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Glenview, is scheduled to be...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Liberty Tsakalos, a former corporate treasurer who managed the retail shop of the H&S Bakery, the Southeast Baltimore family-owned business that was co-founded by her husband, brother and father, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease complications at her...
| Jul 8, 2014
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| Dec 10, 2013
Before Columbus, many maps of the world showed Jerusalem as the center of the world. Jerusalem -- holy, treasured, and long fought over by the three great monotheistic religions -- has been destroyed and rebuilt more than a dozen times. Its fabled old-...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Christmas Eve worshipers at Columbia's Village of Oakland Mills on Tuesday will do the interfaith shuffle: Catholics departing the sanctuary with their hymnals, white altar cloth, candles and crucifix; Protestants entering with their own hymnals, white...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Nicholas James Kiladis, a former contracts administrator for the Maryland Transit Administration, died Dec. 25 at Oak Crest, a long-term care facility in Parkville, of complications from a brain injury he suffered in November 2012. He was 79.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 11:00 AM
MOSCOW — At least 14 people were killed and 28 injured Monday in the second suspected suicide bombing in the southern Russian city of Volgograd in as many days, heightening concern about security at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi....