A Federal judge approved the expedited hearing for Detroit's bankruptcy case, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn. Also, a look at the likelihood the same thing could happen in Chicago, with Phil Rosenthal of the Chicago Tribune.
Wolfgang: The question shouldn't be how to kill them or whether to kill them but instead how fast we can kill them and get the carcass in the ground. This 10-plus years sitting on Death Row on the taxpayers' dime has to stop. From Gavel to Gurney (or Chair or Chamber) should take no more than 60 days.