Breakfast reading from the Village Voice Empire: Young was shot in the neck by the accused madman, but her astonishingly brave companion saved her friend at the risk of her own. The story's source: the President of the United States. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Village Voice Empire: Authorities believed Page threw the baby in a dumpster. The search eventually employed 500 people who had to brave weeks of hellish conditions (seen in vivid photos) in order to help a child get to heaven. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Village Voice Empire: After a cop was involved in two alleged brutality cases in three days, Kane ordered the city to pony up piles of records. The city officials balked -- so he threatened to fine them $5,000 a day until they caved. Westword has the story.
The upside of spending five years imbedded with U.S. forces in Iraq is that you've pretty much seen everything. So when a douchebag comes looking for trouble at your store in Manchester, New Hampshire, it's not like you're scared of a large drunk...
Lunchtime reading from the Village Voice Empire: Gunfire erupted in broad daylight, with a teenager hit by shots in the back. As he went down, the suspected shooters tried to flee in their car, but Ruiz wasn't about to let that happen. Westword has the story.