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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...
  • Protests are largely peaceful in St. Louis, Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS People walked the sidewalks and filled the restaurants along South Grand Boulevard in St. Louis. National Guard soldiers mingled with town residents in Ferguson at the Ferguson Brewery. And international television crews posed for photos in...
  • LAPD arrests more than 120 Ferguson protesters in downtown L.A.

    LAPD arrests more than 120 Ferguson protesters in downtown L.A.
    Police made another mass arrest in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday night, the third day of protests against a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. LAPD officers...
  • Blotter: Bikes taken out of garage in Glen Ellyn

    Blotter: Bikes taken out of garage in Glen Ellyn
    The following items were taken from Glen Ellyn police reports: Someone entered an unlocked garage and stole two bikes in the 400 block of Hawthorne around 3:42 p.. on Nov. 9. A Comcast internet router was taken from an office at Cloud 8 Sixteen, Inc.,...
  • Chicago man charged in 'extremely dangerous' ride on Metra

    Chicago man charged in 'extremely dangerous' ride on Metra
    A Chicago man faces reckless conduct charges after police said he hitched a ride to the suburbs on the back of a Metra train, authorities said. A Morton Grove police officer was responding to a call earlier this month when he noticed someone on the back...
  • Evanston police plan extra Thanksgiving patrols

    Evanston police plan extra Thanksgiving patrols
    Evanston police will be targeting drunken drivers over the Thanksgiving holiday, officials announced. The department is participating in the statewide enforcement effort, called Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, which runs from Nov. 17 through Nov. 30. It...
  • Crash-and-grab burglars hitting high-end stores in suburbs and Chicago

    Crash-and-grab burglars hitting high-end stores in suburbs and Chicago
    Barreling a vehicle through a store's thick glass window, the masked thieves smash a path toward their target: expensive jeans, handbags or jewelry. They scurry to grab as much high-end merchandise as can fit in their arms, then hustle from the scene....