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By Margaret Lyons in News on Jan 10, 2008 12:30AM


State lawmakers are back in session, attempting to solve the little nightmare we call transit fundin. Things...are not looking so good, though. What's the governor doing? Watch for yourself! [AP]

Construction workers found what appears to be a human skeleton in an abandoned house on the 4500 block of South Oakenwald. [Where?] An autopsy is scheduled for today. [NBC 5]

Four of Jon Burge's torture victims will share a $19.8 million city settlement. [S-T]

A South Side woman stabbed her 11-month-old child, then got on the #29 bus, where she stabbed two more people--including a 3-year-old. Everyone seems to have survived (details are still emerging), and the woman has been arrested, but gaaaaah. [S-T]

A receptionist from the Cook County public defender's office pleaded not guilty to charges of accepting a package that contained 38 pounds of marijuana.

Donald Trump's downtown hotel is scheduled to open January 30. [Crains]

An Idaho man cut off his hand and microwaved it. [AP]

Patriotic ride by Pantagrapher