Man Set Himself on Fire in Protest of the Iraq War

Malachi Ritscher, a 52-year-old musician and recording-engineer, set himself on fire and burned to death on the side of the Kennedy Expressway during morning rush-hour in downtown Chicago in what he claimed in a suicide-note to be an act of protest against the Iraq War.

Submission by Logan Agle. Thank you.

Sucked Into Jet Engine

An unidentified airline mechanic was sucked into the engine of a Boeing 737-500 at El Paso International airport while performing routine maintenance on the tarmac.