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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....
  • Gunfire may be five times as common as reported, contractor says

    Gunfire may be five times as common as reported, contractor says
    For every gunshot report taken by Baltimore police, there could be five more they haven't heard about, according to the company behind a high-tech system that city officials hope will help curb the illegal use of firearms. ShotSpotter, which...
  • Police seek gunman in College Park pharmacy robbery

    Police seek gunman in College Park pharmacy robbery
    Orlando police are looking for an armed suspect who robbed a College Park pharmacy this morning. No one was injured in the robbery, which happened about 9:15 a.m. at the CVS store at 2201 Edgewater Drive. A man with a handgun entered the store told...
  • Police: Husband and wife -- both officers -- dead in murder-suicide

    Police: Husband and wife -- both officers -- dead in murder-suicide
    A Cook County Sheriff's Office correctional officer and his wife, a Chicago police officer, were found shot to death inside a home in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood Sunday morning, officials said. According to Cara Smith, a spokeswoman for the Cook...
  • Authorities investigate fatal shooting in Volusia

    Authorities investigate fatal shooting in Volusia
    A suspect is in custody after a man was shot dead overnight in Volusia County. According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a shooting call at an address on Seabreeze Drive in Ormond-by-the-Sea shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday, where they...
  • Cops: 5 dead, 13 others injured in shootings

    Cops: 5 dead, 13 others injured in shootings
    An 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were found dead of apparent gunshot wounds in a home in the South Chicago neighborhood in Saturday and Sunday shootings that left at least two other people dead and 13 more injured. The weekend toll for gun...
  • At least two killed in clash in east Ukraine, separatists say five dead

    SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Gunfire erupted near a makeshift checkpoint manned by pro-Russian separatists near Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine early on Sunday, killing at least two people. Separatists gave a higher casualty figure, saying they had come...
  • Ukraine forces accuse Russia of staging shooting

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's police and intelligence service accused Russia of staging a fatal shooting incident on Sunday in which pro-Moscow separatists were killed in the east of the country. "Armed lawbreakers and saboteurs who are terrorizing the...
  • Boy, 16, shot on South Side

    Boy, 16, shot on South Side
    A 16-year-old boy who police said has gang ties was shot multiple times late Saturday afternoon in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The teen was shot while he was on foot in the 8400 block of South Hermitage Avenue at about 5:35 p.m., police said,...
  • Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes

     Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes
    They want to take charge of the state government and its $22 billion annual budget, but they haven't been able to pay some of their own personal bills — including state or federal taxes. That's true of two of the seven candidates for governor in...