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Ph.D. student accused of stealing his own car wins civil suit

Ph.D. student accused of stealing his own car wins civil suit

The Evanston Police Department has settled a civil case against a then Northwestern University engineering grad student accused of stealing his own car. On October 10, 2015, 25-year-old Lawrence Crosby pulled over, got out of his car with his hands up, and was taken to the ground by law enforcement. Evanston police officers are accused…MORE

Teen mortified by mom’s attempt at recreating ‘La La Land’ in traffic

Teen mortified by mom’s attempt at recreating ‘La La Land’ in traffic

We’ve all been there. It’s winter in Colorado and the interstate is stuck at a stand-still. For hours. How do you react? One mom and her son had very different moods. “We had been sitting for 4.5 hours in what looked like a zombie apocalypse on I-25 between Denver and Colorado Springs,” Wendy Chupp Gossett…MORE

How to assist federal workers impacted by the shutdown

How to assist federal workers impacted by the shutdown

The federal government shutdown came about because of politics. But its repercussions are hitting average citizens without regard for partisanship. Hundreds of thousands of government employees — many still required to come into work — are turning to food banks and other programs to make ends meet. The national park system, airports, and even the…MORE

University of Notre Dame to cover Christopher Columbus murals

University of Notre Dame to cover Christopher Columbus murals

More than 130 years after their debut at the ceremonial entrance to the University of Notre Dame’s Main Building, murals illustrating the life of Christopher Columbus will soon be covered up. To many, the 12 murals were “blind to the consequences of Columbus’ voyage,” university President Rev. John Jenkins said in a letter Sunday announcing…MORE

Four males accused of planning to bomb Muslim community in upstate New York

Four males accused of planning to bomb Muslim community in upstate New York

After a student reported a comment made at lunchtime at a school in upstate New York, a day later three men and a teen were arrested and charged with plotting to attack a Muslim community about 200 miles away. Brian Colaneri, 20, Vincent Vetromile, 19, Andrew Crysel, 18, and an unidentified 16-year-old male were arrested…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Tuesday’s Dirt

Bebe Rexha says she was super excited to get nominated for a Grammy but fashion designers have ruined it for her.  She says that designers are refusing to make a custom gown for her because she is ‘too big.’  Bebe is a size 6/8 and says if that’s big than she doesn’t ‘want to wear…

Monday’s Dirt

Hot celebrity couple rumor.  Brad Pitt and Charlize Theron.  Best part is Charlize and Angelina Jolie have a long running feud over movie roles. The Situation already has a release date.  As it stands now, he will be released from prison on September 13th and will go to a halfway house for several months. Chris…