Editor Archive: Brian Rademaekers

Portland TEDx: Fixing the Environment Faster

Joe Whitworth, president of the nonprofit Freshwater Trust, addressed the audience at Portland’s recent TEDx forum and touted his work in restoring freshwater ecosystems. The talk touches on the challenges… More

June 1, 2012 at 3:02 PM | General

Robbers Like Facebook Cash Update

An Australian teen ran into trouble recently when a pair of thieves happened upon a Facebook post they liked a little too much. The Sydney girl made the mistake of… More

May 29, 2012 at 12:22 PM | General

Woman Sued for Sending Text in Crash

The dangers of texting while driving have been the impetus behind a number of state and local bans that seek to curb the habit. Distractedly typing away while driving is… More

May 22, 2012 at 10:24 AM | General

Man Sues Walmart over Racist Prank

Customers at a New Jersey Walmart were shocked when a disturbing message came across the store’s loudspeaker: “Attention Walmart customers, all black people must leave the store.” While that incident,… More

May 17, 2012 at 10:11 AM | General

Soldier’s Wives Meet at Funeral

Two women are faced with a complicated situation – and probably a legal battle – after discovering they were both married to the same man at his May 7 funeral…. More

Pastor Survives Lightning Strike

An age-old admonition lost a little credit this weekend after a pastor at a church outside Chicago was struck by lightning. Apparently, steering clear of blasphemy isn’t enough to ward… More

Woman Fired for 1972 Shoplifting Charges

A Milwaukee woman says she’s feeling robbed after losing her five-year job as a customer service rep with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage’s local branch last week. Despite what she called… More

May 8, 2012 at 12:50 PM | General

Polls: Obama vs. Romney a Dead Heat?

With Mitt Romney now essentially locked in as the GOP candidate, pollsters are taking up the task of divining his chances against Barack Obama. And, with around six months to… More

May 7, 2012 at 12:54 PM | General