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  • News of the Weird: Vortex of Damnation

    News of the Weird: Vortex of Damnation
    Land developers for the iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo. (famous as the inspiration for the hotel in Stephen King's The Shining) announced recently that they need more space and thus will dig up and move the hotel's 12-gravesite pet cemetery. Neighbors told the Fort Collins Coloradoan in September that they feared the construction noise, but somehow ignored the potential release of departed spirits (though an “Animal Planet” “dog psychic” who lives in Estes Park seemed to volunteer her services to calm the pets' souls).
  • How Would The Civic Si Have Fared Against Cheap Speed Challengers?

     
    The $30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge was supposed to include the new 2014 Honda Civic Si, but its sad fate was sealed when a Chicago pothole claimed its front passenger-side tire on the evening before testing at a drag strip. What's...

    $30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge: What the Judges Said

     
    To test our sub-$30,000 speedsters, we put them through an even more rigorous set of tests than we usually use in our Challenges: We spent one day at the Byron, Ill., Dragway to get zero-to-60-mph times and quarter-mile times and...

    At least four dead in truck-car crash south of Chicago

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - At least four people were dead and three more were airlifted to hospitals after a multi-vehicle crash on I-55, a major truck route between St. Louis and Chicago, Illinois State Police said on Monday. The crash, which involved two...

    Plainfield police reports: Retail theft

    Plainfield police reports: Retail theft
    The following items were gathered from police reports: A 32-year-old Homewood man was arrested July 5 in the 12600 block of Illinois Route 59 and charged with retail theft. A 44-year-old Joliet man was arrested June 25 in the 23100 block of South...