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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...
  • Police officers' slaying raises pressure on New York mayor

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio faced the biggest crisis of his political career on Sunday after a gunman killed two police officers in an attack intended to avenge recent police killings of unarmed black men in the United States. New York police...
  • New York mayor de Blasio faces backlash following police shootings

    New York mayor de Blasio faces backlash following police shootings
    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio faced the biggest crisis of his political career on Sunday after a gunman killed two police officers in an attack intended to avenge recent police killings of unarmed black men in the United States. New York police...
  • Jameis Winston cleared of wrongdoing after FSU sexual assault conduct hearing

    Jameis Winston has been cleared of violating FSU’s  code of conduct, with a retired Florida Supreme Court judge ruling there wasn't enough evidence to support the sexual assault claim against the star quarterback. “This was a complex case,...
  • 5 wounded in separate West, South side shootings

    5 wounded in separate West, South side shootings
    At least five people, including a girl, were wounded Sunday in separate shootings on the city's West and South sides. The latest shooting happened about 4:30 p.m. on the 4000 block of South Lake Park Avenue in the North Kenwood/Oakland neighborhood,...
  • Police: Man killed, four injured in Lehigh Township crash

    Police: Man killed, four injured in Lehigh Township crash
    A 27-year-old Washington Township, Lehigh County, man was killed and four others were injured in a crash early Sunday in Lehigh Township, police said. Zachary Wieder died in the crash that happened just after 2:30 a.m., Northampton County Coroner...
  • Man killed at house party shooting was headed to Army

    Man killed at house party shooting was headed to Army
    A man who was days away from beginning military training was killed and as many as 10 others were shot during a large house party in south suburban Calumet City early Sunday, authorities and family members said. About 100 to 150 "young adults" had...