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  • News of the Weird: Everybody Needs a Hug

    News of the Weird: Everybody Needs a Hug
    After its launch was delayed for a month by the Madison, Wis., city attorney, the Snuggle House was cleared and scheduled to open on Nov. 15 to provide in-bed, pajama-clad “intimate, non-sexual touch(ing)” for $60 an hour. “So many...
  • '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....
  • Suspect In Hoax Call At Yale Arrested

    Suspect In Hoax Call At Yale Arrested
    NEW HAVEN — A 50-year-old Westbrook man has been arrested in connection with a hoax emergency call at Yale University in November that prompted a massive police response. Jeffrey Jones was charged with falsely reporting an incident, second-degree...
  • Hartford Man Serving 17 Years For Manslaughter Pleads Guilty To Shooting

    HARTFORD — A man already serving a 17-year sentence for shooting and killing a friend in November 2008 pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree assault for a shooting that occurred a month earlier. Ivan Ortega, 23, shot and wounded another man...
  • U.S. may charge ex-Blackwater guard with murder for Iraq massacre

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is considering charging a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard with murder over his alleged role in a 2007 massacre of unarmed civilians in Baghdad, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday. The...
  • Georgia's sweeping new gun law allows guns in bars, churches

    In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but...
  • Albuquerque police fail to recover video from officer who killed teen

    Two weeks after federal officials criticized its aggressive use of force, the Albuquerque Police Department tried but failed to retrieve video from the on-body camera of an officer who two days ago shot to death a woman suspected of stealing a car....
  • 2 double homicides in Easter weekend

    South Chicago and South Lawndale each saw double homicides in the last week, according to police information. In South Lawndale, two men, ages 19 and 32, were shot to death Sunday in the 2800 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said. South Lawndale...
  • Deltona teen shot in face in pellet-gun attack near middle school

    Deltona teen shot in face in pellet-gun attack near middle school
    Authorities are investigating after a male in an SUV shot a Deltona boy in the face with a pellet gun during a drive-by near Deltona Middle School on Tuesday night. The 13-year-old victim was walking with friends north on Enterprise Road when four people...
  • Pawnshop that sold gun in cop killing agrees to report more on sales

    Pawnshop that sold gun in cop killing agrees to report more on sales
    Four years after a Smith & Wesson .45-caliber semi-automatic handgun was used to kill an off-duty Chicago police officer, the Mississippi pawnshop owner who sold the gun in a straw purchase has agreed to concessions that authorities hope will curb similar...
  • Man shot to death in Grand Crossing neighborhood

    Man shot to death in Grand Crossing neighborhood
    A man in his 20s was found shot to death this morning in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said. At 6:15 a.m., officers responded to a building in the 7800 block of South Ingleside Avenue and found the man lying in a...