| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Hammering Hank Aaron is still blasting away.
Aaron, who celebrated the 40th anniversary of breaking Babe Ruth's all-time home run record Tuesday night, delved into a more contentious topic of conversation than who is the legitimate home run king in the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:47 PM
The news that a former grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan is suspected of shooting and killing three people near Jewish community centers in Kansas seems at first glance like a disparaged past flaring briefly into the present. Americans like to imagine that...
| Apr 9, 2014
The Nazi and Ku Klux Klan fliers distributed in a shopping center parking lot two weeks ago weren't the first to appear in Orland Park. There have been eight reports of KKK and Nazi paraphernalia being seen or distributed in Orland Park since January...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Justin Bieber seems to have had a proclivity for the N-word in his earlier years, with yet another video of the pop star surfacing that shows him using the racial epithet as a joke.
To add insult to injury, the embattled 20-year-old also mentions...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:51 PM
Once again embroiled in scandal, Justin Bieber has turned to scripture.
After two videos showing a then-teenage Bieber using a racial slur multiple times — he repeats a crass joke in one clip and parodies his own song in another — surfaced...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Early on the morning of June 13, 1994, I was awakened by persistent knocking on my guesthouse door. An LAPD officer was at the door because two beautiful people, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, had lost their lives.
Me? I was a wanna-be actor from...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Every few months, some ordinary person arises from the undifferentiated swarm of Americans and is turned into the poster boy or the poster girl of some political battle du jour.
This time it's been Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who's a scofflaw and...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Fliers promoting the American Nazi Party and Ku Klux Klan were posted on cars in a La Grange Road shopping center parking lot around noon Monday, Orland Park police said.
A woman shopping at Michaels at 15102 S. La Grange Rd. brought a flier she'd found...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The City of Los Angeles will pay $215,000 to end a free-speech lawsuit involving a man who was kicked out of a public meeting after showing up wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood.
Lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday to settle the lawsuit with Venice...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Yaser Birjas urged members of the Prayer Center of Orland Park to avoid anger or resentment after a bullet struck the mosque's golden dome last week.
Instead, the mosque's former imam urged worshipers to use the shooting – intentional or not...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:47 PM
To the people of Deerfield, Barry Bradford is known as the charismatic presenter of the "60 Minutes" series at The Patty Turner Center, lecturing on everything from history to pop culture.
In reality, this Lincolnwood native who now resides in...