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

    '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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Anti-Semitic graffiti found on synagogue, homes in West Ridge

    Anti-Semitic graffiti found on synagogue, homes in West Ridge
    West Ridge residents say they were shocked to find anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on a neighborhood synagogue and several homes in theĀ  Far North Side neighborhood Sunday morning. "It's frightening," said Rabbi Yehoshua Hi Eichenstein, who heads the...
  • Thai PM vows to fight human trafficking in sex trade, fishing industry

    By Alisa Tang BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has vowed to crackdown on human trafficking in the sex trade and fishing industry in 2015 and punish any public officials involved after international criticism of...
  • 2 dead, 3 wounded in Sunday shootings on South Side

    2 dead, 3 wounded in Sunday shootings on South Side
    Two men killed in a drive-by shooting were among at least five people shot Sunday in separate attacks across the city's South Side, police said. The deadly drive-by shooting happened about 3:40 p.m. in the 5100 block of South May Street in the Back of...
  • Fire damages Swedish mosque in second suspected arson attack

    Fire ripped through a Swedish mosque early on Monday in the second suspected arson attack on a Muslim center in four days in a country caught up in a fierce debate on immigration. Firefighters extinguished the blaze in the southern town of Eslov and no...
  • Three men charged in West Side armed robbery

    Three men charged in West Side armed robbery
    Three men have been charged after allegedly robbing a person at gunpoint on the Near West Side and then crashing their car a short time later on the Eisenhower Expressway. About 2:50 a.m. Sunday, officers were flagged down by someone who had just been...
  • The year in silly, and sweet

    The year in silly, and sweet
    Even in dire and dreadful years like this one, the news always offers a few events capable of causing double-takes, spit-takes and the occasional bittersweet sigh. Like that fellow with the dog poop, for instance. His name was Ken Guldin, and he got...