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  • Afghan court reduces death sentences for four in mob killing of woman

    Afghan court reduces death sentences for four in mob killing of woman
    An Afghan appeals court has reduced the death sentences of four men found guilty in the mob killing of a woman falsely accused of burning pages of the Koran, the Muslim holy book. The decision to reduce the sentences to between 10 and 20 years was...
  • Illinois man accused of stomping puppy to death arrested in Chicago

    Illinois man accused of stomping puppy to death arrested in Chicago
    A man wanted in western Illinois for stomping a puppy to death has been arrested during a routine traffic stop in Chicago, according to authorities. King Sami, 24, was stopped in Chicago on June 5 and taken into custody when officers discovered an...
  • Prosecutors want more tests on evidence in 1987 murder case

    Prosecutors said Thursday they want to run more tests on crime scene evidence before deciding whether to pursue another trial against a mentally disabled man convicted earlier of raping and killing his wife's 88-year-old grandmother in 1987. Richard...
  • Teen Charged In Crash That Killed One, Injured Another

    WATERBURY — One teen is dead, a second is critically injured and a third faces criminal charges after a crash that cut a stolen car in half, police said Thursday. Sajenae Winfrey, 15, of Waterbury died after being thrown from the back seat of the...
  • Quincy police held suspected shooter before releasing him

    Authorities in Quincy had detained a man accused of killing a 12-year-old boy for 16 hours before releasing him, according to a defense attorney who reviewed the police report. Officers interrogated Steson L. Crider, 20, but they didn't have enough...
  • Aurora man pleads guilty to mob action

    Aurora man pleads guilty to mob action
    An Aurora man charged in connection to a February shooting near Krug Elementary School in Montgomery has pleaded guilty to mob action, Kane County court records show. Edwardo Hernandez, 20, was sentenced to 18 months in prison after admitting his...
  • Pimp with links to Rothstein scandal sentenced to prison

    Pimp with links to Rothstein scandal sentenced to prison
    The owner of a South Florida-based prostitution ring with links to the Scott Rothstein scandal was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison Thursday. Christian Fiorenza, 51, of Pompano Beach, admitted earlier this year that he ran a "high-end...
  • Five shot in East Baltimore Wednesday

    Five shot in East Baltimore Wednesday
    Five people were shot in East Baltimore Wednesday night in three separate incidents, police said. In the first shooting, a 41-year-old man was shot in the leg. Officers were called at 8:18 p.m. for a report of a shooting in the 200 block of N....
  • Plea deal would drop two murder charges in Valparaiso slayings

    Plea deal would drop two murder charges in Valparaiso slayings
    A judge will decide if a plea deal that drops two murder charges for a burglary charge against a Hammond man is acceptable. Porter Circuit Court Judge Mary Harper has taken under advisement a plea deal for Alejandro Sanchez, 22, in which he'll plead...
  • Teens charged with selling drugs out of Park Ridge home

    Teens charged with selling drugs out of Park Ridge home
    Complaints by neighbors led to the discovery of a low-level drug-selling operation inside a Park Ridge home, police say. While searching a house on the 600 block of North Ottawa Avenue on June 25, authorities reportedly seized approximately 180 grams of...
  • Deputies: Masked man robbed, shot man near Pine Hills

    Deputies: Masked man robbed, shot man near Pine Hills
    Deputies are looking for a masked man they say robbed and shot another man early this morning near Pine Hills. It happened about 2:45 a.m. in the area of Regal Oak Circle and Pinto Way, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. A 35-year-old...