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  • Rioting breaks out after death of man in police custody

    A demonstration against police erupted into violence in The Hague, with protesters angry at the death in custody of a man over the weekend smashing windows and throwing rocks and fireworks at officers. Riot police were called up to restore order after...
  • Law & Order: No injuries in attack at Porter County group home

     Law & Order: No injuries in attack at Porter County group home
    Marsay Brown, 21, was arrested at 4:31 p.m. Monday for felony criminal recklessness after allegedly attempting to hurt staff members at the group home where she lives, in the 400 block of White Wood Drive, southeast of Chesterton. According to the...
  • Mount Prospect police investigate bank robbery

    Mount Prospect police investigate bank robbery
    The Mount Prospect Police Department and the FBI are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Monday at a branch of the First Merit Bank. Police responded to the bank robbery at 12:10 p.m. at the First Merit Bank's branch at 2100 S. Elmhurst Road,...
  • Ellington Man Suspected Of Break-ins At Local Liquor Store, Police Say

    ELLINGTON — A local man suspected of repeatedly breaking into a Main Street liquor store faces multiple theft charges, state police said. Kevin Burke, 54 of Linden Street was arrested Monday night after breaking into Mark's Country Wine & Liquor at...
  • 'Everything your heart desires': Prostitution charges filed against 2 in Stroudsburg

    'Everything your heart desires': Prostitution charges filed against 2 in Stroudsburg
    A woman and a man were arrested in Stroudsburg on prostitution-related charges last week after they offered to sell an undercover officer sex with the woman, police said. Marbelyn Espinal, 18, of the Bronx was charged with loitering for the purpose of...
  • Justice Antonin Scalia (yes, Scalia) rules for a criminal defendant

    Justice Antonin Scalia (yes, Scalia) rules for a criminal defendant
    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has received a lot of criticism for his scabrous dissenting opinions in the same-sex marriage and Affordable Care Act decisions. (Some comedians have even turned Scalia’s dissents into a song.) But Scalia is...
  • Ex-oil tycoon suspected of ordering Russian mayor's killing

    Russian investigators announced Tuesday they are reopening the case of the 1998 killing of a Siberian mayor and consider former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky a prime suspect. At the time when Nefteyugansk Mayor Vladimir Petukhov was shot dead, he was...
  • Deputies: Man with face tattoo might be linked to recent robberies

    Deputies: Man with face tattoo might be linked to recent robberies
    A Subway restaurant was robbed at gunpoint this morning, not far from a Sunoco gas station that was robbed Monday afternoon. Deputies say those robberies don't seem to be related, as the suspect descriptions don't match. However, the man who robbed...
  • Champaign sex offender found with 5 children in vehicle

    Police in Urbana say they've arrested a registered child sex offender after officers found him with five children in his vehicle at a park. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1GWLbn9 ) that 55-year-old Duane Eric Edwards of Champaign was...
  • Police release shooting suspect after victim turns uncooperative

    Police release shooting suspect after victim turns uncooperative
    Evanston investigators released the prime suspect in a June 24 Evanston shooting without charges after the victim in the case became uncooperative, police acknowledged Tuesday. The victim, a 32-year-old Evanston resident, was sitting in a parked vehicle...
  • Cops: Man charged with DUI walked away from rollover crash

    Cops: Man charged with DUI walked away from rollover crash
    Zion police reported two unusual DUI arrests within two hours over the weekend, including one in which a man allegedly tried to flee police with his children in the car and another that had a driver attempting to walk away after rolling over his vehicle....