| Jan 7, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Wednesday was Baltimore's coldest day since last March, and Thursday could be even colder, prompting several school districts in the state to delay opening Thursday morning.
Temperatures spent the day in the teens and lower 20s, with a high of 24...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:14 PM
Dangerously cold air has sent temperatures plummeting into the single digits around the U.S., with wind chills driving them even lower. Throw in the snow some areas are getting and you've got a bone chilling mix that may also be super messy.
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:15 PM
The Acacia Park Church Game Night at Norridge Acacia Park Lutheran Church (4307 N. Oriole Ave.) is on a roll.
An idea launched last May by Karen Lanners of Harwood Heights, with the help of fellow church members, Acacia Park Church Game Night is a...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 1:02 PM
Arnold Abbott, known for his work feeding the homeless in Broward county since 1999, will be honored at a special Friday night Martin Luther King, Jr. Shabbat service to take place Jan. 16 at Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El in Plantation.
"It is noteworthy...
| Jan 12, 2015
Having a sunny disposition is almost a birthright for Sol Flores, executive director of La Casa Norte, a nonprofit organization based in Humboldt Park that serves homeless youths and families.
"I get teased a lot because my first name, Sol, means 'sun'...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:00 AM
In the last week of January, over the course of three consecutive nights, as many as 6,000 volunteers will fan out across Los Angeles County to take a census of the people who, by day, are so visible yet so ignored.
In teams of two to four, volunteers...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:12 PM
I imagine that people like Karen McGlinn sleep really well at night. She is the CEO of the Share Our Selves (S.O.S.) health center in Costa Mesa and has been since 1993.
McGlinn works tirelessly to provide safety-net services to the homeless and the...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 5:49 PM
This was not a day for the Orlando Magic to worry about points scored per possession or rebounds recorded per game; it was a day to relish the smiles provided per minute and the memories provided per kid.
This was not a day to rehash the Magic's...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Sun Sentinel reporter Larry Barszewski reports Fort Lauderdale beat the judge -- and Santa -- to the punch, and worked out a deal in court that allows public feedings of homeless through the holidays.
Now that's a good holiday story!
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
We in Howard County have elected a new county executive, but we still have the same old tired, bored Howard County Council. The "new" council is still rubber-stamping Ken Ulman's paybacks to developers.
This "new" council, like the old, has never met...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Wearing a Santa hat and fueled by seemingly boundless energy, Eric Smoot on Sunday helped pack several vehicles with Christmas presents destined for women and children in a Gary, Ind. homeless shelter.
Smoot and his business partner, Silviu Gansca,...