In the frantic, desperate minutes after John Wilkes Booth fired a fatal shot into the president’s head 150 years ago, Abraham Lincoln’s unconscious body was carried across the street from Ford’s Theater to a rooming house.
In one of the most image-conscious cities on earth, France's Parliament has moved to make it a crime to use anorexic models or encourage anorexia, as authorities try to crack down on the glorification of dangerously thin women.
A team of parishioners from St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish in Grand Haven will travel to Morne L’Hopital, Haiti, next week to visit St. Paul Elementary School and bring much-needed supplies to the school and “twinned” parish of Sts. Simon and Jude.
Tech-savvy students and others are using smartphone apps, social media and Internet phone services to make anonymous reports of bombs and other threats of violence at schools. The result: school evacuations and police sweeps.
About 8,000 plastic eggs filled with treats were scattered on the lawn during the annual Easter egg hunt in Central Park. This year’s Grand Haven event was sponsored by Coldwell Banker Woodland Schmidt and Lake Michigan Credit Union.
Michigan startup Court Innovations has developed a software solution that allows drivers to settle traffic violations by negotiating in a virtual environment instead of showing up to court to fight tickets.