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  • Former rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested on suspicion of murder in hit-and-run that killed man

    Marion "Suge" Knight, the former music mogul who created one of hip-hop's leading labels and became the impresario of gangster rap, was arrested Friday on suspicion of hitting and killing a man with his truck and fleeing the scene of the crash near Los...
  • Mentally ill man's murder trial begins 35 years after 6-year-old boy vanished in NY

    Thirty-five years after the disappearance of a 6-year-old boy in Manhattan ushered in an era of protectiveness for America's children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to his murder and kidnapping. Etan Patz (AY'-tahn...
  • Records: Teen killed by Denver police previously cited for eluding officer, resisting arrest

    A 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car was accused in a separate incident of eluding a police officer and resisting arrest just three weeks before her death, court records obtained Friday show. State troopers...
  • South Africa: "Prime Evil," leader of apartheid state death squad, Eugene de Kock gets parole

    The South African government Friday granted parole to Eugene de Kock, the head of an apartheid state covert unit responsible for dozens of deaths, saying his freedom is in the interest of national reconciliation. But those who knew de Kock's victims...
  • Bomb kills 56 at Shiite Muslim mosque in southern Pakistan as fears of militancy surge grow

    A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers, killing at least 56 people and wounding dozens more, in the deadliest act of anti-Shiite violence in two years. The attack compounds Pakistan's...
  • Man slain in front of teen son: 'The community lost a hero'

     Man slain in front of teen son: 'The community lost a hero'
    The last thing Alex Villafane remembers his father saying was to wake up and walk the dogs. "Please," the father had told his 16-year-old son, named after him. The teen left his Little Village home Sunday and started down the block with the family's pit...
  • School cafeteria worker lewdly touched 9-year-olds, police say

    School cafeteria worker lewdly touched 9-year-olds, police say
    A 30-year-old cafeteria worker at a Kissimmee elementary school is accused of touching students inappropriately during hugs, police said Friday. Jonathan Caraballo, a part-time cafeteria monitor at Highlands Elementary School, was arrested and charged...
  • Young homeless get help from those who've walked in their shoes

    Young homeless get help from those who've walked in their shoes
    Milton Chalmers can't see the Chicago skyline from his modest bedding underneath the iron framework of Lower Wacker, but it doesn't stop him from thinking there's a place for him beyond Skid Row. "I want to be in the Army," said Chalmers, 21, who has...
  • Blotter: Burglary attempted on Weidner Road in Buffalo Grove

    Blotter: Burglary attempted on Weidner Road in Buffalo Grove
    The police blotter includes incidents listed in the official reports of the Buffalo Grove Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. ATTEMPTED BURGLARY...
  • Man who killed 4 in Orlando in 1985 wants justices to block execution

    Man who killed 4 in Orlando in 1985 wants justices to block execution
    A death-row inmate convicted of killing four people in Orlando in 1985 asked the Florida Supreme Court on Friday to at least temporarily block his scheduled Feb. 26 execution while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a challenge to a key drug used in...
  • Five Arrested, One Stabbed During Torrington Fracas

    TORRINGTON — Police arrested five people after a drug-related disturbance Thursday night during which a man was stabbed. Gary Rodriguez, 32, was stabbed several times, police said. He is expected to survive. Rodriguez is among the people arrested....