| Nov 21, 2011
| 10:35 AM
Yvonne Stewart wants her daughter back home.
Standing outside the now-closed Jesse Black's Saloon on East Oak Ridge Road — what has become ground-zero for their search efforts — Stewart made another plea Monday for the return of Michelle...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:15 PM
Playwright Anne Commire wrote about subjects certain to make her audience squirm, repeatedly confronting what she called "the breaking points of women."
"The idea of someone who's continuously being pushed to the edge is what fascinates me," she once...
| May 14, 2011
| 3:52 PM
When their preschooler was diagnosed with a degenerative eye condition, the Amicucci family of Troy, Mich., decided that one parent needed to quit working and stay home.
Money matters made it clear that the stay-at-home parent should be the dad, John...
| May 17, 2011
| 6:05 PM
Television crime shows have helped popularize autopsies, but in reality these postmortem exams are becoming rarer every year. Today, hospitals perform autopsies on only about 5 percent of patients who die, down from roughly 50 percent in the 1960s. That's...
| Aug 11, 2011
As Janice McCarthy stood and spoke in front of a parking lot surveillance video that captured the last hours of her husband's life, her argument about the need to change the culture of police work became clear.
"What you experience on a daily basis is...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:53 AM
An app recently launched by the company that owns Orlando's Fashion Square Mall makes finding a movie and your favorite store easier for mobile device owners.
Mall owner Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT) launched the iOS and Android...
| Jul 1, 2011
A relative newcomer to farmers markets, Country Fresh Herbs offers a gorgeous display of heirloom tomatoes, salad greens, specialty peppers, lemon cucumbers and Romanesco zucchini. But even more intriguing is the story of the family that brings this...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
I'm troubled, Dance Moms Nation. No, not about the overall feeling of discord and dread that seems to have permeated Pittsburgh. No, not about the conspicuous lack off attention my beloved Ohio sign is getting thus far. Not even about how much sleep...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Vienna Girardi of Sanford remains one of the most famous contestants on “The Bachelor.” She accepted a proposal from Jake Pavelka two years ago, then their nasty split played out on television and in the tabloids. But these days she's...
| Apr 26, 2012
Detroit: A Biography
Chicago Review Press: 288 pp., $24.95
In February 1863, Thomas Faulkner, a Detroit saloon owner of mixed-race background, was arrested on the charge of raping a 9-year-old white girl. Despite his protestations of...