Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

All Blogs / Local Interest / United States / New

Morning Box Score: Niemi, Sharks Take A Bite Out Of Blackhawks

35 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

It's been five years since the Blackhawks traded Antti Niemi, but he still gives them fits. [ more › ]


Los Angeles-based photographer @hiramcamillo admits he has a thing for plants. The vegan spares words and satiates followers with photos synthesizing a garden of plant-based good eats. Hiram Camillo's vibrant shots, some tagging recipes, cleanse those midwinter blues right out of your system.

The Best of Slog: Seattle Prepares for the Super Bowl by Watching Horrific Videos of Seattle Police Officers Behaving Questionably

50 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SPD Has a Whole New Set of Problems This Week: Seattle Police officer Cynthia Whitlatch was caught on tape bothering William Wingate about his golf club, which kicked off a firestorm of criticism. This video of an SPD officer seemingly shooting pepper spray indiscriminately also captured national attention. Show More Summary

Today's Weather: A Little Backbone

54 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

We've been getting off light so far this winter. Consider this keeping us honest. [ more › ]

Video: Westchester Cop Draws Gun On Teens For Snowball Fight

A New Rochelle cop was captured on video drawing a gun on a group of teenagers who were having a snowball fight. Talk Of The Town reports that they received two videos of the officer aiming the gun at a youth kneeling in the snow after police responded to calls of a disturbance this week. You can see one clip below. [ more › ]

Photos: 7-Alarm Williamsburg Warehouse Fire Continues To Smolder

   Over 24 hours after it started, firefighters are still at the scene of the massive Williamsburg fire. The fire, at the CitiStorage warehouse located at 5 North 11th Street at the corner of Kent Avenue, remains a seven-alarm fire. [ more › ]

First Slice 2/1/15: Mayor exploring other options to sell Civic Center

After bids for the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center site came in lower than expected, Mayor Kasim Reed is curious if the city can sell the megaproperty to another group of investors for a larger sum. Or just restart the bid process.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Dead Body Found By Sledders In Astoria Park

The police say the body of a fatally shot man was found in a Queens park yesterday afternoon. And the people who discovered it apparently were a family who had been sledding. [ more › ]

Will an SEC Primary Take Away the Power of Blue State Republicans?

This morning, Nate Cohn of the New York Times Upshot tries to answer the question asked by many Tea Party leaning Republicans in southern states: Why does it seem that the GOP presidential candidate always ends up being a moderate, rather...Show More Summary

Two Decatur Railroad Crossings To Close This Week For Maintenance

Both the McDonough and Candler Street train crossings in Decatur will be closed at different times this week for railroad tie maintenance.  Here’s more info from the City of Decatur’s website… CSX will close the McDonough St. railroad crossing Mon., Feb. Show More Summary

Man Bit By Dog at Adair Park Seeks Owner For Rabies Immunization Proof

Ann writes in that her husband was bit by a dog at Adair Dog Park yesterday afternoon and needs to get back in touch with the owner for proof that the dog has had its rabies immunization. They can be contacted at The post Man Bit By Dog at Adair Park Seeks Owner For Rabies Immunization Proof appeared first on Decatur Metro.

Super Bowl smackdown

The best Super Bowl preview you’ll read: Compared to America’s official secular holidays (the Fourth of July and Thanksgiving), honoring America’s founding or the importance of family seems like work next to “Super Bowl Sunday,” which goes to all the effort of honoring itself. After even a perfunctory amount of pregame feature pieces, anyone watching […]

"Let's Play Two"

The title of this piece is no less than a ringing church bell at Christmas, the explosiveness of a cannon firing on the 4th of July with the playing of the 1812 Overture, or the words of a "saint" scribed at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago---certainly...Show More Summary

5 Things to Do: Atlanta Comic Convention

1.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

UCLA cruises past Colorado, 72-59

Late in Saturday's game, Colorado called timeout, and UCLA Coach Steve Alford ambled onto the court and put a hand in the air. His team, the same team that had allowed Oregon to shoot 75% in a half less than a week ago, was turning a once close game into a blowout.

Have You Ever Tried a $58 Bottle of Beer? We Went to Stout and Did It For You (with Photos)

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O This 500ml bottle of beer costs $58. Aren't you at least a little curious? For months now, everyone at Stranger HQ has been wondering when Stout, the new bar DIRECTLY ACROSS THE STREET FROM OUR FRONT DOOR (on the ground floor...Show More Summary

Big crowd sees Fairfax topple Sierra Canyon, 64-47

Except for a Southern Section or City Section championship game, there have been few high school basketball games quite like the hyped event in a sold-out Fairfax High gym on Saturday night.

Videotape may clarify Knight's intent in Compton fatality

Video footage taken outside Tam's Burgers in Compton may shed light on exactly what happened when Marion "Suge" Knight ran down two men with his truck Thursday, killing one of them, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Sundance 2015: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' wins big at awards

"Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a dramedy about a high-school senior and his relationship with a leukemia-afflicted classmate, was the big winner at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night.

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC