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Courier Post Runs A Story About My Impending Hit-And-Run Anniversary

11/24/2014
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Courier Post Runs A Story About My Impending Hit-And-Run Anniversary

Last year, when Maiken Scott asked about doing a piece for NewsWorks’ Pulse show regarding the traumatic brain injury I suffered in a 2008 hit-and-run, I’d sworn it was the last such story I’d do. Time to move on, went my thinking. Well, this year, when Kevin Shelly — an old editor and friend from…

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Hey Look, I’m Nominated For Another Pen & Pencil Club Award

11/21/2014
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Hey Look, I’m Nominated For Another Pen & Pencil Club Award

Hey, remember last year when I won an inaugural Pen & Pencil Club Award for Breaking News Coverage of the Year? Yeah, that was great. Thanks again, y’all. Anyway, I’m nominated again, this year for “Social Media Use of the Year — for exemplary work in breaking news, providing information or context on Twitter, Facebook…

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Key & Peele Are So Brilliant That Their Hit-And-Run Joke Made Me Laugh

11/21/2014
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Key & Peele Are So Brilliant That Their Hit-And-Run Joke Made Me Laugh

Only assholes think that people getting hit by cars is funny or, in any sense, a throw-away gagline. There is one caveat to this statement of truth. If done right — thanks to the dark-humor instilled from more than a decade of covering some gruesome crimes — a smart joke about this topic can make…

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This Is The Among The Most Artistic Mugshots I’ve Ever Seen

11/20/2014
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This Is The Among The Most Artistic Mugshots I’ve Ever Seen

What is it that you see, Wilson David Vercher of Phenix City, Alabama?

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I Can’t Tell Peter Dinklage And Eric Dejardins Apart

11/20/2014
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I Can’t Tell Peter Dinklage And Eric Dejardins Apart

Doppelgangerish, no?

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXIX

11/20/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXIX

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 5891. Paramus, NJ. Nov. 14. 37-year-old woman injured when struck by…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXVIII

11/14/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXVIII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 5873. Hamburg, NY. Nov. 10. Pedestrian injured when struck by a…

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Let’s Check In On What Katy Perry’s Up To Today

11/14/2014
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Let’s Check In On What Katy Perry’s Up To Today

Feeling v Lolita rn pic.twitter.com/1aI1BKSchB — KATY PERRY (@katyperry) November 13, 2014 And, that is all for your semi-regular What’s Katy Perry Up To Today update.

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Someone Stabbed An ODB McDonald’s Employee In The Back

11/13/2014
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Someone Stabbed An ODB McDonald’s Employee In The Back

On this, ODB’s 10th deathiversary, Philly Police released this video of an employee at the Grays Ferry McDonald’s where the Dirt Dawg got locked up that time. On November 3, 2014, at 11:00 pm, the suspect and a companion were eating inside McDonald’s Restaurant located at 2851 Grays Ferry Avenue. When they were told that…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXVII

11/12/2014
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DLXVII

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 5855. Boulder, Colo. Nov. 6. Man fatally struck by a bus…

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