By Marcus Gilmer in News on Dec 16, 2009 11:30PM
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- Yesterday's death of bicyclist Jepson Livingston has been ruled a homicide; police allege Livingston was caught in an altercation between two cars and was struck when one driver tried to intentionally hit the other car.
- Details are emerging regarding the death - apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound - of 12-year-old Michael Maxey Jr. of Gary, Indiana who went missing Monday afternoon.
- United Airlines continues to battle the city over the O'Hare Expansion.
- A woman from suburban Woodbridge has filed a lawsuit against the reality TV show “Female Forces” which follows female police officers in Naperville; she alleges she was humiliated when her image was used on the show even though she had not granted the show permission. The charges against her stemming from the televised incident were later dropped.
- A copy of the Gospel of St. Mark in the University of Chicago's possession is now believed to be a fake.
- File under Who Knew: X-Men Wolverine and Nightcrawler are fans of This American Life.