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  • Vigils honor victim of 1923 Glendale railway crash

    Vigils honor victim of 1923 Glendale railway crash
    E.M. Bainbridge's plans to stop a runaway train car thundering down Glendale Avenue were thwarted 90 years ago when a northbound steam engine crashed head-on into the railroad car, leaving behind a plume of smoke, snarled steel and splintered wood....
  • CBS Orders 'Dovekeepers' Miniseries from Roma Downey, Mark Burnett

    CBS has greenlit production on a four-hour historical miniseries from Roma Downey and Mark Burnett based on Alice Hoffman's 2011 novel "The Dovekeepers." The story chronicles the struggles of four women during the siege of Masada, when 900 Jews held...
  • Firefighters honored for heroic rescue

    If it weren't for the heroic actions of Tinley Park firefighters, Dennis Oles believes his wife wouldn't be alive today. Village officials took a moment at their most recent board meeting to honor the team of firefighters who responded to a house fire...
  • Writers on Writers: Rosanne Cash on 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    In the screenplay for "Saving Mr. Banks," Kelly Marcel and Sue Smith very casually -- and elegantly -- let the audience in on the big secret of artists and writers, in the middle of a key conversation between Walt Disney and P.L. Travers. Disney, in...
  • Song written for slain Baltimore civil rights leader

    Song written for slain Baltimore civil rights leader
    Joe DeFilippo felt so moved reading about slain Baltimore Civil Rights worker William Lewis Moore that he wrote a song about the postal worker who was killed 50 years ago in Alabama. DeFilippo, a 36-year Baltimore County Public Schools teacher, felt...
  • Literary Saloon: A boy, a dog, a mystery — it all adds up

    Literary Saloon: A boy, a dog, a mystery — it all adds up
    When last we read Theresa Schwegel, she was four fine novels into a successful career. The first book, "Officer Down" (2005) won the prestigious Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author. That was followed by "Probable Cause" (2007),...
  • Michael J. Fox: an ordinary hero

    Michael J. Fox: an ordinary hero
    America needs a new kind of hero, not a well sculptured hunk trying to impress us with his awesome physique or some newly minted techno-geek. We don't need anything strange or fancy. We just need an ordinary hero. I nominate Michael J. Fox. He's not...
  • Nominate your favorite animal welfare hero

    Mariah Carey, Enrique Iglesias, David Bowie and Bonnie Tyler are among many performers who've sung the praise of heroes in their songs. Carey's ballad, "Hero" (1993), written by Walter Afanasieff, includes the lyrics: "Lord knows dreams are hard to...
  • Teenager saves baby sister from house fire

    Teenager saves baby sister from house fire
    Ourlexis Wilson feels lucky to be alive. She and six other children climbed out their bedroom windows to escape a fire. As the fire engulfed the house, the children gathered outside. "My brother was like, where's London, where's London," said Ourlexis...
  • 'Parkland' -- Just the facts on JFK's assassination

    "If he had lived, there would be no Kennedy myth, no Camelot!" said Pat Buchanan. I, YOUR Liz, have lived through a plethora of U.S. history that a lot of people didn't get to experience; I having been here on this Earth since 1923. But nothing...
  • Broadway Review: 'Big Fish'

    Norman Leo Butz is cutting loose in another one of his don't-dare-miss-this perfs in "Big Fish," a show that speaks to anyone pining for a studiously heart-warming musical about the efforts of a dying man to justify a lifetime of lousy parenting to his...