Contest Directions:Create images of something that happened in the news during December 12 - 18, 2011. The submission span for this weekly "News in pictures" contest are open for the whole 7 days - Monday through Sunday, followed by a day for voting (next Monday).
Now you can chop and submit news as soon as it happens, without waiting for a weekend.
News in Pictures contest now has double jackpots: 1st place: $10, 2nd place: $6, 3rd place: $4, 4th place: $2.
In the Creator's Comments, it is mandatory to link to a news story. You should use this format to make a link:
Keep the BLACK as is, replace GREEN with the link, and replace the RED with the news story title.
For those who don't want to read the link, apparently a woman had been taking her mothers ashes to bingo nights for good luck and one night the urn got stolen out of her car. The urn was returned two days later.