Thursday, November 22, 2012
The Illinois Tollway has created accounts on Twitter, which will offer real-time information on incidents and traffic congestion.
Written by Mary Ann Lopez Once upon a time tweeting was something only birds could do. Now, tweeting is the way to find out information and stay up to date on what is happening anywhere in the world. With the increased use of social media and cell/smart phones, the Illinois Tollway is taking to Twitter and tweeting to provide drivers with information for each of the four tollways, the Tri-State, Jane Adams Memorial, Reagan Memorial and Veterans Memorial tollways. Travelers have the option of following each of the tollways on Twitter and receiving real-time roadway incident information, according to the Illinois Tollway. “The Illinois Tollway is committed to providing valuable information to meet our customers’ needs, especially during one …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
A Wall Street Journal Story has one of Drew Peterson's attorneys looking at a tweeting juror as grounds for a possible acquittal. Or something.
Joel Brodsky, self-proclaimed "lead attorney" for accused wife-killer Drew Peterson, speculated in a Wall Street Journal story that all it might take for his client to walk is a tweeting juror. "That would be ripe grounds for a mistrial, for throwing out a conviction or an acquittal, and we'd have to go through the process all over again," Brodsky said in the story. To avoid the "horrible" possibility of Peterson getting his conviction thrown out — or even acquitted of the murder charges — Brodsky "may ask the court to require jurors to disclose information, such as Twitter handles and Internet Protocol numbers that track Web use," according to the Wall Street Journal story. Peterson is coming up on marking a third year in the Will County …
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Rob Lowe apparently has the inside track on Peyton Manning's retirement.
Rob Lowe, the star of Drew Peterson: Untouchable, has tweeted that Peyton Manning's calling it quits. Here's Lowe's tweet: "Hearing my fave, #18 Peyton Manning will not return to #NFL. Wow. #Colts" And here's what Deadspin had to say about it: "We'd tell you to be wary, after Jermaine Dupri mistakenly reported that Dwight Howard to the Nets was a done deal, but this is Rob Lowe. He's so handsome." The world premiere of Drew Peterson: Untouchable, based on the true crime sensation Fatal Vows: The Tragic Wives of Sergeant Drew Peterson, by me, is set for 7 p.m. Saturday on Lifetime.