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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...
  • A prescription for disaster?

    Reporter's Note: This is the first part in a two-part series on the controversies swirling around the potential legalization of medical marijuana in the state of Georgia. The ramifications for passing such legislation seems to go beyond the medical use,...
  • Is he dead? Philippines awaits answer of costly commando raid on most-wanted terror suspects

    The cellphone message of the Filipino police commandos to their base was triumphant: "Mike 1 bingo," a code meaning they have killed one of Southeast Asia's most-wanted terror suspects, Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan. But the euphoria...
  • No bail for man charged in West Pullman fatal shooting

    No bail for man charged in West Pullman fatal shooting
    A 27-year-old Chicago man was ordered held without bail Saturday after he was charged with killing one man and wounding a second earlier this week in the West Pullman neighborhood, police said. Christopher Cage, of the 300 block of West 109th Place, was...
  • Dueling narratives surround 'Suge' Knight; attorney says video exists of parking lot run-in

    As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law. Sheriff's deputies said he hit and killed a man with his pickup truck,...
  • Two sides to story of 'Suge' Knight's deadly crash

    Two sides to story of 'Suge' Knight's deadly crash
    As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law. Sheriff's deputies said he hit and killed a man with his pickup...
  • Man arrested on suspicion of murder in human remains found in luggage on San Francisco street

    San Francisco police arrested a man on suspicion of murder Saturday in connection with a suitcase found on a downtown street stuffed with dismembered human remains. Mark Andrus, 59, had been spotted on surveillance footage near where the suitcase was...