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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 ten  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...
  • Egypt: Release of Mubarak's sons caps weekend of violence, deals latest blow to 2011 uprising

    In a sign of confidence by a tough Egyptian government, Hosni Mubarak's two sons were freed Monday after almost four years in prison, following a weekend marked by a spate of protester killings by an increasingly heavy-handed police force. Criticism is...
  • US announces charges in Russian spy ring case, say 3 defendants tried to recruit New Yorkers

    Three Russian citizens were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed information concealed in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university,...
  • No charges for elderly homeowner who fatally shot burglar

    No charges for elderly homeowner who fatally shot burglar
    No charges will be filed against an 80-year-old man who fatally shot a woman who was burglarizing his Long Beach home, prosecutors said Monday. On July 22, Thomas Greer fired two bullets into the back of Andrea Miller, 28, even after she begged him...
  • A murder at the edge of the world takes 'Fortitude' to crack in gripping miniseries on Pivot

    A sick child. Buried treasure. A bit of wiggle room in honoring wedding vows. An all-important tourist project suddenly imperiled. Plus polar bears that outnumber humans, which means everyone (kids included) totes a rifle just in case. That's about the...
  • Psych patient who was sexually assaulted in Florida Hospital files suit

    Psych patient who was sexually assaulted in Florida Hospital files suit
    The family of a 26-year-old mentally retarded, schizophrenic woman today filed suit against the owner of Florida Hospital, accusing it of trying to cover up her sexual assault by another mental patient more than a year ago in their Orlando psychiatric...
  • Sheriff: Bodies found near car of Ga. couple reported missing after meeting Craigslist seller

    The car belonging to a Georgia couple who were reported missing after traveling to meet a person claiming to sell a classic auto has been found in a lake and two bodies were found nearby, authorities said Monday. Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns, 28, the man...