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‘Afternoon, everybody;’ ‘Norm!’ (access required)

Living in a home where everybody knows your name isn’t unusual. But artfully emblazoning them in a 3-D mural on your billiard-room wall is. That’s what the owner of 12,800-square-foot loft in downtown Indianapolis did before putting the five-bedroom, six-bath ...

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NC, Ohio vs. Conn. in first flight fight (access required)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A resolution moving through the Ohio Statehouse challenges Connecticut’s insistence that one of its aviators beat the Wright brothers to the first successful airplane flight by two years. The Ohio measure got its first hearing Tuesday. If ...

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Meth lab horror story (access required)

A Rhode Island man purchased and moved into a foreclosed doublewide trailer in Tennessee in 2004, looking for a less expensive place in which to raise his family. Several years later he tried to sell the property and found out ...

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Ex-officer says bank broke into his home (access required)

ESTERO, Fla.— A retired police officer is suing a bank, saying its contractor broke into his southwest Florida house and falsely told people he was in foreclosure. The News-Press of Fort Myers reports (http://newspr.es/1Bo2udL ) that former Chicago police officer ...

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Joan Rivers’ condo for sale (access required)

The late comedienne Joan Rivers’ penthouse condominium in New York City is on the market for $28 million. Rivers owned the 11-room triplex, built in 1903, for 25 years before her death in September. Listed with Corcoran Group Real Estate, ...

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People who live in nail houses (access required)

The concept of eminent domain has taken on a strange twist in China, where those who feel they’re being steamrolled by developers have taken to living in “nail” houses. The phenomena took off after the government passed a law in ...

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