| Mar 17, 2011
| 6:59 PM
Robert Schaefer, longtime music director of St. James Catholic Cathedral in Orlando, lost his job Thursday after accusations of sexual abuse surfaced from his past.
His dismissal or resignation — the Catholic Diocese of Orlando was not clear...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 5:25 PM
The Boom Boom Room may be history, along with the Little Shrimp and Woody's, but Laguna Beach is not giving up on attracting and serving gay and lesbian visitors.
The Gay and Lesbian Travel Industry Directory 2011 has a two-page spread devoted to the...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Wisconsin voters head to the polls on Tuesday for the first time since Republicans approved controversial restrictions on the union rights of public workers that Democrats and their supporters vowed to reverse.
Little noticed most years, the election...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 1:47 PM
While I admit I'm not the kind of person who orders-in food, I find the results of a recent survey on the subject a little hard to swallow.
Before you peek at the list below, try taking a wild guess on Chicago's most "ordered-in" food. Did you guess...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 4:30 PM
I love Christmas and I'm a rabbi, so my love for Christmas is the love of a happy and respectful stranger. However, because of all that my dearest friend, Fr. Tom Hartman, taught me, I may, in fact, be a perfect stranger for Christmas.
| Jan 5, 2011
| 6:42 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin authorities say former talk show host and medical marijuana activist Montel Williams has been cited for possession of drug paraphernalia at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee.
The Milwaukee County sheriff's...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 11:44 AM
To Enter and Play: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To play, listen to the Garry Meier on WGN Radio between 3 p.m. CT and 7 p.m. CT, January 17-20, 2011 and listen for Garry to play the montage featuring five Cheap Trick songs. On Friday, January 21 sometime...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 4:01 AM
(CNN) -- Chicago airports expect to return to a more normal schedule Thursday as the massive storm that dumped about two feet of snow across the region exited the United States.
But for passengers still stranded at O'Hare and Midway International...
| Aug 14, 2011
Our neighbor to the north has become a national newsmaker, wrenched by political battles, including attempts this month to recall lawmakers. Here are 10 things we can recall about Wisconsin:
1 Wisconsin is known as the Badger State because of lead miners...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 4:37 PM
A 76-year-old pilot from Highland Park was killed when he crashed his small plane in a field while trying to make an emergency landing at the Racine airport. No one else was on board.
Phillip Pines, a retired executive of the Great Dane company,...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:38 PM
On Aug. 26, a post on the Laguna Beach city website notified us about plans for road widening of Laguna Canyon Road at El Toro Road by Caltrans.
Days later, the post reads "repaving" not "widening" but still offers no mention if the project complies with...