| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:47 AM
The man who shot six people to death and wounded three others during a rampage at a Sikh temple in a Milwaukee suburb was an Army veteran who may have been a white supremacist, according to a law enforcement source involved in the investigation.
| Aug 12, 2012
| 2:45 PM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — What does the third-best beer bar in the world look like? It looks like a lot of other bars.
HopCat, stationed on a corner in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., has a long, curving wood bar packed with drinkers, beer placards on...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 8:35 PM
It's history they were talking about.
The verdict that landed like a slap in the face. The smoke that rose over the city in columns of protest. The rampant looting and savage beatings.
They were talking about nothing less than the evolution of a city...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Ever since Frank Vogel took over as head coach of the Pacers last season, he has tried to instill a level of confidence that did not often exist under the previous head coach. Vogel has not been shy in spreading the message both inside the locker room and...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Jeremy Motsko took the leaf of skunk cabbage being passed around at the Trexler Nature Preserve last Wednesday and took a deep whiff. He tried to act bravely.
He smiled broadly, took another deep whiff of the native plant, which smells very much like the...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:40 PM
If there's just one outdoors group meeting you're going to make this year, clear your schedule for Wednesday evening.
The Delaware River Shad Fishermen's Association is holding its regular monthly meeting, with important speakers addressing key issues in...
| May 3, 2012
A comedy-drama saved by the casting bell,"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" arranges for a tiptop collection of British character women and men to bring out the best in a pleasantly predictable story. Wait. Shouldn't that be "unhappily predictable"? Not...
| Apr 17, 2012
Sometimes our readers pleasantly surprise me.
"Some of the Harrisburg gang that pushed through the midnight illegal pay grab are running in the Pa. primary," one of them wrote recently. "I think you promised to remind the voters who they are …...
| May 7, 2012
| 10:27 AM
An Indiana University Kelley School of Business Indianapolis student, who was a victim of a horrific crime, reflects on the obstacles he overcame as his graduation date approaches.
Manoj Rana, an engineering student from India, almost lost his life...
| Feb 28, 2013
A young woman's reddish-brown hair, in close-up, dissolves into an overhead shot of wild reeds, eased this way and that by the wind. "Stoker" would be nothing without such flourishes. The film swims in them, and cares little for conventional narrative...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:12 PM
When Chapman University film student Michael Tacca chose to make the movie "Burmese Refugee" for his college thesis a couple of years ago, he had a good foundation.
Parkland High School graduate Tacca grew up as a member of First Presbyterian Church...