The dead victims of the Tuscon shooting attack represented a range of people that might be found at any congressional constituents' event.They included a 9-year-old girl just elected to her school council who wanted to see a real politician close up; a federal judge who happened to be nearby and sto
In the last couple days before his body was found on New Year's Eve at a landfill in Newark, Del., former Pentagon aide John Wheeler was "a man disoriented and so disheveled that he was mistaken for a homeless person," The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., writes this morning.Witnesses tell
Moments before he was shot and killed on New Year's Day, a local politician in the Philippines was taking a photo of his family.Caught in the frame: The killer taking aim.The Philippine Daily Inquirer writes that councilman Reynaldo Dagsa's "final act of taking his loved ones' picture as th
John Wheeler was a leading figure in the movement to build the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a West Point graduate, a veteran and a top defense expert in three Republican administrations.His death has caught national attention.
A quick follow to last week's post about the man seen pulling a suitcase down a Harlem street -- a suitcase later found to have a woman's body inside.A suspect, 55-year-old Hassan Malik, is under arrest and prosecutors say he's admitted to police that he killed 28-year-old Betty Williams.
Even though the frigid cold has driven drug dealers and gangs indoors for the next few months, many Chicago neighborhoods can expect those problems to return once temperatures rise again. But this past summer and fall, two communities on Chicago’s far North Side took measures they hope wi