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  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history: In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
  • News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

    News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action
    “Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...
  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website...
  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic

    Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic
    More than a year after Ronald Taylor was released from prison and temporarily exonerated of the murder for which he served 16 years in prison, the New Haven native is again fighting to prove his innocence while at the same time battling stage four colon...
  • Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits

    Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits
    By Tom and Ray Magliozzi, Car Talk Last week, we took a look at tips for a more civilized commute. Here are tenĀ  annoying habits of other drivers. 1. Talking on a cell phone When you're talking on your cell phone, you're as likely to cause an...
  • Africans seeking better lives pass through Ethiopian town

    The mood in the border town of Metema these days is quiet and watchful. Dozens of houses on the hot, dusty main road that stretches from Ethiopia into Sudan look like they have been hastily closed. Guards grimly patrol the border, stopping anyone who...
  • Police boss McCarthy on child's death: 'This has got to stop'

    Police boss McCarthy on child's death: 'This has got to stop'
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy told reporters Sunday that a 7-year-old boy fatally shot on the West Side during the July Fourth holiday was "the unintended victim of a bullet meant for his father." Antonio Brown, who police say is a...
  • Baltimore woman charged after baby abandoned in Pasadena

    Baltimore woman charged after baby abandoned in Pasadena
    A Baltimore woman has been charged with child neglect and reckless endangerment after her 2 to 3-month-old daughter was found in a Pasadena road Saturday night. Charges against Sandra Clara McClary, 26, of the 400 block of Morrison Court in Baltimore,...
  • Top cop: Boy, 7, killed by 'bullet meant for his father'

    Top cop: Boy, 7, killed by 'bullet meant for his father'
    At first, Antonio Brown thought the shots that killed his 7-year-old son were just more fireworks. But then people started yelling, "They shot your son," and he saw Amari collapsed on the ground. "He was just down. He wasn't crying, he was speaking....
  • Two men killed in Gresham after shots fired at SUV

    Two men killed in Gresham after shots fired at SUV
    A 25-year-old Missouri man was shot to death as he sat in an SUV in the Gresham neighborhood Sunday morning, and a second Missouri man was found dead inside the vehicle after it crashed, according to police. Another man was killed on the South Side...