Associated Press journalist based in Chicago helping oversee news in 14 states from Texas north to Minnesota. Before the Midwest, I worked in the Mideast (Cairo, Tehran, Baghdad and beyond) for the AP.
Two people were seriously injured after a vehicle hit two pedestrians in Chapel Hill Tuesday afternoon. The Chapel Hill Police responded at 3:27 p.m. May 16 at the crosswalk in front of Shortbread Lofts, 333 W. Rosemary St. to a report of a traffic collision involving a vehicle striking two pedestrians. The pedestrians, whose names are currently being withheld, were transported to UNC Hospitals emergency room with serious injuries related to the crash.
I first became aware of Steve Buscemi’s work as the young man living with AIDS in the late Bill Sherwood’s . The memory of this too-cool-for-school New York underground rodent, sitting on his lover’s lap, silently saying, “I love you,” as his hand comes up snatching the unsaid word out of the air, has stayed in my heart to this day. However, as much as I enjoyed his work, I didn’t expect to ever see him again. Actors in these underground movies aren’t often heard of again.
It’s nearly the first Saturday in May meaning it’s Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) — a day where publishers, distributors and retailers shelve profits to offer a variety of comic book titles for free. The turtle man himself, Kevin Eastman — the co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles — is one of the many artists scheduled to appear at local comic book stores on Saturday, May 6.