Trump’s Visits to Church and Shrine Draw Fierce Rebukes From D.C. Clergy

WASHINGTON — Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde was relaxing at home on Monday evening when suddenly, she said, “my phone was just lighting up.” In an interview, the spiritual leader for the Washington area’s 88 Episcopal congregations recalled her stunned amazement as she turned on the television to see President Trump walking from the White House […]

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Edgar and Scott counties continue to be Ground Zero, with no confirmed COVID-19 cases

The Edgar County Courthouse in Paris is shown in this file photo. Edgar and Scott are the only Illinois counties that have yet to report a confirmed case of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. | Wikipedia But health officials there caution that doesn’t mean no one has had the disease. SPRINGFIELD — In the early weeks […]

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Alex Rodriguez and Edgar Martinez on the double that saved baseball in Seattle | BBTN Live

Clinton Yates and Tim Kurkjian are joined by Alex Rodriguez and Edgar Martinez to remember the fateful night when Martinez’s walk-off double to score Ken Griffey Jr. in Game 5 of the 1995 ALDS launched the Seattle Mariners past the New York Yankees and kickstarted a new era of baseball in the Pacific Northwest. #MLB […]

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Consumer watchdog loses power to recover money for victims after accused scammer sues — and wins

Cicero’s Vanessa Solorzano (left), with her fiance Edgar Reyes and their son, says she fell victim to a scam involving phony apartment ads and credit monitoring. | Provided The Federal Trade Commission has returned $1 billion to consumers over the years. Now the fraud-fighting agency is facing a legal obstacle in Chicago. The scheme was […]

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