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By Margaret Lyons in News on Jun 6, 2008 11:49PM

2008_6_6.cta.jpgPolice officers will be going undercover as pedestrians to bust drivers who don't yield in crosswalks. [Trib]

Today's the fourth anniversary of Riley Fox's murder, and the case remains unsolved. [Southtown Star]

More cops are riding bikes. [Trib]

Eastern Michigan University has agreed to pay $350,000 in fines to the Department of Education after violating the Clery Act, which requires that schools accurately release campus crime information. School officials lied about how a student died, including telling her family that she died of asphyxiation and that there was no foul play; other students and her family didn't find out that she'd been murdered until police made an arrest. [AP, background of the case]

A beaver, a bird, a bear.

A jumbo black watermelon sold in Japan for over $6K. Might we suggest putting a faucet in that bad boy? [AP]

Bacon aioli? Yes, please. [Splatgirl Creates]

Business Week is pulling the plug on BW Chicago, its local monthly magazine, after only 8 issues. [Crain's]

"Q: What’s the derivative of a cow? A: Prime rib." OMG, math jokes. I am in heaven. [Komplexify]

Photo by Katherine of Chicago