Religious freedom law a focus in church bankruptcy

CHICAGO (AP) — A lawsuit tied to the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s bankruptcy will go before the federal appeals court in Chicago on Monday, with judges hearing arguments in a case that experts say could make millions of dollars held in trust available to victims of...
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Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Katz dies at 72

AP Photo/Matt Rourke PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lewis Katz, a self-made man who built his fortune in New York parking lots, billboards and cable TV, and went on to buy the NBA’s New Jersey Nets, NHL’s New Jersey Devils and The Philadelphia Inquirer, died in a weekend...

Midwest League

___ Burlington 7, Cedar Rapids 6 Dayton 7, Lansing 6 Fort Wayne 8, West Michigan 6, 10 innings Great Lakes 6, Lake County 5 Bowling Green 10, South Bend 1 Beloit 6, Clinton 5, 10 innings Peoria 5, Kane County 3 Quad Cities 4, Wisconsin 3 Cedar Rapids 4, Burlington 3 Lansing 7,...
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AP PHOTOS: Iran mineral baths offer relief

In this Feb. 19, 2014 photo, Iranian men relax in a hot mineral water spring as snow falls lightly, in the northwestern town of Sarein, Iran. The steamy waters emanating from the depths of the earth are rich in sulfur, calcium, lithium and other minerals, and are believed to...
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Clues sought in deadly Massachusetts jet crash

AP Photo/Matt Rourke BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Federal transportation investigators have begun piecing together clues about what went wrong during the attempted takeoff of a Gulfstream jet that crashed and killed all seven people on board, including Philadelphia Inquirer...

Michigan Apartment Fire Displaces Dozens Of People

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Officials say dozens of residents have been displaced by an apartment building fire in southeastern Michigan. Officials say four people had to be rescued out of a window after the fire broke out Saturday morning in Monroe. The Blade newspaper...

States Move To Blunt Obama Carbon Reduction Plan

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers. The Obama...
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‘All the Way,’ ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ win Drama Desk

AP Photo/Jordan Strauss NEW YORK (AP) — The Drama Desk Awards have been handed out to Robert Schenkkan’s “All the Way” for outstanding play and to “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” for outstanding musical. “Twelfth...

Frontier League

___ Evansville 1, Florence 0 Lake Erie 7, Joliet 5 Washington 2, Windy City 1 River City 6, Schaumburg 4 Southern Illinois 5, Normal 4, 12 innings Road 8, Gateway 1 Rockford 7, Traverse City 6, 10 innings Florence 4, Evansville 2 Windy City 3, Washington 2, 10 innings Joliet 11,...

Frontier League

___ Evansville 1, Florence 0 Lake Erie 7, Joliet 5 Washington 2, Windy City 1 River City 6, Schaumburg 4 Southern Illinois 5, Normal 4, 12 innings Road 8, Gateway 1 Rockford 7, Traverse City 6, 10 innings Florence 4, Evansville 2 Windy City 3, Washington 2, 10 innings Joliet 11,...