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Ramps to 2 Freeway in Echo Park closed after report of grenade

Motorists trying to exit the 2 Freeway in Echo Park were trapped in their cars for more than 2-1/2 hours Saturday morning after police received a report of a possible explosive near the freeway entrance.

Master Criminals Wanted In Connection With 21 Burglaries

Police are on the lookout for suspects who are responsible for AT LEAST 21 burglaries over the last five months. Cops are actually not sure whether it is one suspect or multiple suspects—but either way, they have certainly earned the title of 'master criminals' due to this uninterrupted streak. No word on whether police have interviewed these masterminds yet: [ more › ]

Mother Charged With Murder Of 4-Year-Old In Queens Homeless Shelter

11 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

The mother of a 4-year-old girl who was found dead in a Queens shelter earlier this week has been charged with her daughter's murder. [ more › ]

Illinois Mandates Three Week Ebola Quarantine For 'High-Risk' Travelers

32 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Along with New York and New Jersey, Illinois is one of three states to impose the mandatory 21-day quarantine for high-risk health workers traveling from Ebola-affected nations. [ more › ]

Utah couple booked in slayings of two Northern California deputies

A Utah man accused of carrying out a one-man crime rampage that left two Northern California sheriff's deputies dead was booked on charges of murder, attempted murder and carjacking early Saturday morning.

Anaheim police arrest two men in shooting death of 9-year-old girl

Anaheim police have arrested two men and charged them with the death of a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed while playing outside of her home on Wednesday.

Anaheim police arrest two men in shooting death of 9-year-old girl

Anaheim police have arrested two men and charged them with the death of a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed while playing outside of her home on Wednesday.

Tacos From A VW Bus & More At MePa's New Gansevoort Market

A new marketplace called Gansevoort Market made its debut in the Meatpacking District last week, adding yet another upscale food court-style spot to the growing list in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The new 8,000 square foot space offers over a dozen different food purveyors, from classy coffee shops to sushi to a Greek yogurt bar. Show More Summary

Around Town: October Rust

  More beautiful fall photography for the last weekend in October for today's 'Around Town' gallery. [ more › ]

Here's What The SSA Brings To Uptown (Still Time To Vote)

We got a note from Alyssa Berman-Cutler of Uptown United:"Nice piece on the Lawrence House Pharmacy move. Wanted to let you know that the window renovation for this project was supported in part by the SSA’s “Business Beautification Grant” – small grants available to make spaces on the Uptown commercial corridors more inviting. Show More Summary

2014 Stranger Music Geniuses Industrial Revelation

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Make:Jazz that fucks with punk, soul, pop, rock, and hiphop. Are:Enthusiastic headbangers. Performed:The catchiest tune of the year, "Saying Goodbye (to Rainbow Socks and Hair Dye)," at the Genius Awards. One night while watching D'Vonne...Show More Summary

Take Back Chicago Website Gives 'People's Score' To Chicago Aldermen

Take Back Chicago's score system assigns a 'people's score' on a scale of zero to 100 to let Chicago voters know how much of rubber stamp their alderman is [or isn't.] [ more › ]

Celebrate The Subway's 110th Birthday With A Ride On A Vintage Nostalgia Train

The New York City subway is ringing in its venerable 110th birthday this week (SUCK IT LONDON UNDERGROUND, YOU'RE A BABY). And to celebrate the centennial-plus anniversary of one of the world's oldest and biggest public transportation systems, the MTA will dig out a couple of our favorite Nostalgia Trains. Show More Summary

After hazing allegations, CSUN bans fraternity pledging

As Cal State Northridge investigates another possible hazing incident, the school has banned its 54 fraternities and sororities from all recruitment and pledging activities for new members possibly until the spring, officials said.

After hazing allegations, CSUN bans fraternity pledging

As Cal State Northridge investigates another possible hazing incident, the school has banned its 54 fraternities and sororities from all recruitment and pledging activities for new members possibly until the spring, officials said.

Bellevue Staffers Reportedly Calling Out Sick Over Ebola Fears

The Post has a report today claiming that an "extraordinary number of Bellevue Hospital staffers called in sick on Friday" because of Ebola fears. Despite having a working quarantine unit on the seventh floor—and by all accounts, being...Show More Summary

Don Giovanni's Magnificent and Problematic Tale of Troubled Lust

2 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Elise Bakketun Don Giovanni (Mark Walters) carousing with an unnamed lady (Rosetta Greek). Mozart’s Don Giovanni tells the story of a charming, attractive, and seductive serial rapist. He is a heartless womanizer whose conquests both he and his servant Leporello (the lively and resonant Erik Anstine, a former Seattle Opera Young Artist) gloat about. Show More Summary

What Are You Doing Today? What Are You Doing Tonight?

2 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

On the Boards Opposing Forces will make you want to bust out moves like this. It's Your Penultimate Chance to Catch Amy O'Neal's Newest: The renowned choreographer's new work Opposing Forces is running at On the Boards through tomorrow. Resident Perv Paul Constant Wants You to Watch Sexcula: Apparently "Canuxploitation" is a genre of film. Show More Summary

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