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  • In Lebanon, friends plead for release of Indiana hostage Peter Kassig

    In Lebanon, friends plead for release of Indiana hostage Peter Kassig
    He was an unusual sight in this embattled but historic Lebanese port city, a Westerner who wasn't a journalist, a young man driven to provide humanitarian help to the unremitting flow of wounded and displaced from Syria's civil war. "He was full of...
  • In Highwood, a prayer for veterans and peace

    In Highwood, a prayer for veterans and peace
    St. James Catholic School held its 10th annual Veterans Day Prayer Service at the church in Highwood, amid hopes the tradition will continue next year after the planned merger with Holy Cross School in Deerfield. About 150 students, families and...
  • Newport News museum looks back at the Great War

    Newport News museum looks back at the Great War
    When the first guns of World War I opened fire in August 1914, few people in Hampton Roads foresaw how the battles in faraway Europe would lead to a hometown revolution. No place in the United States was so deeply and permanently reshaped by the...
  • Nation honors its veterans in traditional, non-traditional ways

    Nation honors its veterans in traditional, non-traditional ways
    The U.S. capital marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery where Vice President Joe Biden said the 23 million U.S. veterans were the backbone of the nation. The commemoration at Arlington, where more than 40,000...
  • Sheridan Road in Highland Park marks 100th year

    Sheridan Road in Highland Park marks 100th year
    At 1 p.m. on Nov. 28, 1914, at the invitation of the Highland Park Business Men's Association, 115 motor vehicles drove single file north on Sheridan Road from the Congress Hotel to Forest Avenue in Highland Park. (The procession took several minor...
  • Peter Kassig, Indiana man beheaded by Islamic State, remembered in Muslim prayer service

    Peter Kassig, Indiana man beheaded by Islamic State, remembered in Muslim prayer service
    Muslims in Indiana held a funeral service on Friday for Abdul- Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter, who was beheaded by Islamic State militants in Syria after being held captive for a year. Kassig adopted Islam while he was a hostage. His family said...
  • Federal magistrate judge set to retire from the bench

    One of Norfolk's longtime federal judges has announced his retirement, saying he will step aside next summer after nearly 28 years on the bench. U.S. Magistrate Judge Tommy E. Miller, who began the job in September 1987, will retire on Aug. 31. "I'm...
  • La Grange police chief to retire at end of year

    La Grange police chief to retire at end of year
    After serving four decades as a police officer, including 11 years as the top cop in La Grange, Chief Michael Holub has decided to retire at the end of the year. Holub, 62, said he will always cherish his memories as chief, working and socializing...
  • Blotter: Two reports of young girls being followed by a man in La Grange

    Blotter: Two reports of young girls being followed by a man in La Grange
    The following items were collected from reports released by the La Grange Police Department. Two unrelated incidents of a suspicious man following girls were reported. On Nov. 9, several girls were walking near the intersection of Ashland and Harris...
  • Teen's curiosity unlocks WWII history

    Teen's curiosity unlocks WWII history
    NEWPORT NEWS — Ray Link said his father never really talked about his service during World War II until recently. "Daddy didn't tell us much," he said. "It takes somebody, something finally to get it out." That someone was 15-year-old Mitchell...
  • Lake County veterans find help for drug, alcohol abuse

    Lake County veterans find help for drug, alcohol abuse
    The physical injuries from war can be obvious: a missing arm or paralyzed legs. But the invisible injuries, including drug and alcohol abuse, are just as real and can be difficult to treat. Those challenges brought a number of Lake County veterans...