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The law and the jungle:

The killing fee


CROWN POINT, Indiana — Lake County officials are awaiting the final bills from the death penalty trial of a Gary man sentenced to death last week for killing his wife and two teenage stepchildren.

But irony is only a misdemeanor

Favorite line of the day so far: ". . . when sarcasm is considered a felony."

An Arizona man who was arrested at the behest of the TSA, following a wisecrack over a jar of peanut butter is suing the federal agency for $5 million.

Frank Hannibal, 50, was detained and dragged from LaGuardia Airport recently by police after a run-in with TSA agents over the jar of gourmet sandwich spread.