Charlie Hunter hasn't used his famous 8-string bass-guitar hybrid for some three years now. These days, it's seven strings. He's got the low three of a bass and the middle four of a guitar, all tuned a minor third higher than normal. He happily abandoned the highest string in favor of a more condensed and practical version of his one-of-a-kind instrument. He may be practicing more drums than guitar nowadays anyway. His 2nd solo album, Public Domain, is highly percussive. Released on his own label, Public Domain kicks the dust off eleven old standards from his grandfather's era, who turns one hundred this year.
The judge has ruled to allow the hearsay testimony into court. Additionally, according to the Associated Press, jurors will be allowed to hear an expert testify for prosecutors about the victims' estimated time of death.
A judge is expected to rule this afternoon about the use of statements from victim Sherri Coleman as evidence against her husband Christopher Coleman.
Christopher Coleman is accused of killing Sherri and their two young sons, Gavin and Garrett.
Kenneth Bialczak and his older brother William pleaded guilty in September 2010 to tax evasion. They owned several of the businesses connected to the scandal, including Metropolitan Towing and S&H Parking.
With snowy weather comes many opportunities for recreation, but sometimes that recreation turns into something very different.
The Office of the Coroner for Madison County in Edwardsville, Ill. reported the death of 41-year-old Kelly J. Strohmeler this morning. Strohmeler died after the snowmobile she was riding in a snow-covered farm field struck a rut in the field and ejected her.