Drew Peterson’s Murder-For-Hire Trial BeginsA prison inmate Drew Peterson is accused of enlisting to arrange the killing of a state’s attorney says the imprisoned former suburban Chicago police officer also admitted to killing his missing fourth wife.
Head Of TSA Security Operations Removed From PositionThe head of security operations at the Transportation Security Administration has been replaced. That’s the word from the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which posted on Twitter Monday night that “Kelly Hoggan has been removed from his position as head of security at TSA.”
Facebook Makes Changes To ‘Trending Topics’ After ReviewFacebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a “trending topic” on the giant social network following a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative views.
Parking Meters And Garages Took In $156M But None Goes To ChicagoChicago’s parking-meter system took in $121.7 million last year, while four underground city-owned garages reaped another $34.7 million — none of that money will go to the city government. Instead, the $156.3 million pot of parking cash went to private investors who control the meters and garages under deals cut by former Mayor Richard M. Daley and the City Council.
Mayor Kenney Tours House Of CorrectionPhiladelphia mayor Jim Kenney went to prison Monday. It was a fact-finding tour at the House of Correction, which some city officialswant to replace. The house of correction is 90 years old and lacks such essentials as a fire suppression system, according to prisons spokesperson Shawn Hawes.
Pete Mackanin Benches Odubel Herrera: ‘He Didn’t Run’Top of the seventh inning, in a 4-4 game against the Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera did not run out a routine ground ball back to the pitcher. Phillies manager subsequently benched Herrera, who was 3-4 at the time.