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  • Best of 2012 Pop Music: Albums

    Best of 2012 Pop Music: Albums
    What follows are the favorite 10 albums of 2012 as chosen by Times pop music staffer Todd Martens: 1. Frank Ocean, “Channel Orange” (Def Jam). No doubt this is Ocean's moment, what with his Grammy nominations and the romantic topicality of...
  • Police: 82-year-old Wilmette woman bound, robbed at gunpoint

    Police: 82-year-old Wilmette woman bound, robbed at gunpoint
    An 82-year-old woman was bound and gagged while being robbed in her Wilmette home Thursday night, authorities said today. The woman was leaving her house in the 2500 block of Marian Lane to walk her dog at about 9:30 p.m. when three masked men forced...
  • Full list of local players on 2012 FBS rosters

    Full list of local players on 2012 FBS rosters
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  • Album review: Japandroids, 'Celebration Rock'

    Album review: Japandroids, 'Celebration Rock'
    3.5 stars (out of 4) Japandroids’ second album is framed by the sound of cheap firecrackers, the kind you ignite in the back alley with your fellow juvenile delinquents at 3 a.m. before scattering into the night. It’s an appropriate image for...
  • Pitchfork Day 1 wrap-up: Feist, Japandroids, Big K.R.I.T., rain

    Pitchfork Day 1 wrap-up: Feist, Japandroids, Big K.R.I.T., rain
    Here’s an hour-by-hour rundown of how Day 1 of the seventh annual Pitchfork Music Festival went down Friday in Union Park, with contributions from my colleague Bob Gendron (BG) and yours truly (GK): 3:15 p.m.: Midafternoon downpour dissipates.  The...
  • Pot tickets aren't new to suburban Chicago

    Pot tickets aren't new to suburban Chicago
    Chicago is engaged in a much-publicized debate over a proposal to ticket rather than arrest people busted with small amounts of marijuana, but in many suburbs, police have been doling out possession tickets for years under local ordinances. Fines and...
  • Today's music pick: Brandon Flowers and Fran Healy at the Fox

     
    A double whammy of singer-songwriter talent gone solo, Killers front man Brandon Flowers has teamed up with Travis’ Fran Healy for a two-week tour of North America, kicking off with this show in Pomona. On Wednesday, they’ll be playing the Wilter...
  • Worker killed in forklift accident

    Worker killed in forklift accident
    Indianapolis Fire crews were dispatched to Royal Food Products in the 2300 block of East Minnesota around 7 a.m. Wednesday on a report of a structural collapse. When fire crews got inside, they saw a portion of the concrete floor had collapsed into the...
  • Q&A: Japandroids

    Q&A: Japandroids
    Japandroids are en route to a gig in San Francisco and singer-guitarist Brian King has a boner. In fact, he's had many of them in the weeks since the hard-rocking Canadian duo released its critically lauded sophomore album, "Celebration Rock." No, it's...
  • Central Florida's updated boys track and field performers honor roll

    Here are the season's best performances by area performers (through Tuesday): 100 Andre Debose, Seminole, 10.63 Keith Pickett, Oak Ridge, 10.65 Chauncy Gaines, Umatilla, 10.71 Derias Brown, South Lake, 10.73 Marcus Wallace, West Orange, 10.76 Tanner...
  • Wife slain in Wilmette murder-suicide never worried about husband's violent past

    Wife slain in Wilmette murder-suicide never worried about husband's violent past
    Eight months after his release from prison in 2000 for killing his wife, Richard Wiley married a popular secretary at the Wilmette church he had attended since childhood—despite misgivings from the minister who performed the ceremony. Kathryn Motes...
  • Army Pvt. Janelle F. King, 23, Merced; medic dies in non-combat-related incident in Iraq

    As a teenager, Army Pvt. Janelle F. King was a "Food Network guru" who could whip up hollandaise sauce over grilled salmon without even glancing at a recipe. As a daring 9-year-old, she once popped caffeine pills to one-up her cousin at a game of "who...