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  • Protesters march on Burkina presidency after burning parliament

    OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters marched on Burkina Faso's presidential palace after burning the parliament building and ransacking state television offices on Thursday, forcing President Blaise Compaore to scrap a plan to extend his 27-...
  • Blotter: Teens and 20-somethings ticketed for drug equipment in Palos Heights

    Blotter: Teens and 20-somethings ticketed for drug equipment in Palos Heights
    The following items were taken from Palos Heights police reports: A 28-year-old Matteson woman was stopped for driving with one headlight in the 11900 block of Harlem Avenue around 12:48 a.m. Oct. 15. She was charged with no valid driver's license and...
  • Blotter: Electronic harassment by ex-boyfriend in Barrington

    Blotter: Electronic harassment by ex-boyfriend in Barrington
    The following items were taken from Barrington police reports: A 48-year-old from Barrington Hills was arrested for driving under the influence, no insurance and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after being involved in an accident near Route...
  • Man, 54, found stabbed to death in Pullman

    Man, 54, found stabbed to death in Pullman
      Police found a 54-year-old man dead from apparent stab wounds in the Pullman neighborhood Wednesday evening, according to police. The man was discovered after officers were called to check on someone's well-being in a residence in the 600 block of...
  • Police need more training to deal with mentally ill, L.A. County told

    Police need more training to deal with mentally ill, L.A. County told
    A consultant hired to find a way to divert the mentally ill from Los Angeles County's jail system found that not enough law enforcement officers were trained to handle people undergoing a mental health crisis. In a report made public Wednesday, the...
  • FBI cracks down on 'cracking cards'

    FBI cracks down on 'cracking cards'
    On his recent release of "Fast Life," rising Chicago rapper Bandman Kevo brags about having it all — the girls, the guns, luxury cars, snazzy clothes and, of course, stacks of cold, hard cash. But Kevo, whose real name is Kevin Ford, didn't get...
  • Review: 'Nightcrawler'

    Review: 'Nightcrawler'
    Jake Gyllenhaal lost 30 pounds for his new movie, "Nightcrawler," and the result is simple and eerie, much like the film itself. He appears to be wearing a Jake Gyllenhaal mask, all cheekbones, sallow complexion and unblinking laser-beam eyes. His...
  • Feds: Couple pimped teens, drug rehab patients

    Feds: Couple pimped teens, drug rehab patients
    When investigators searched the cell phone of a South Florida man they say pimped out underage teen girls, they found one of his contacts saved under the name "Pedophile Frank." "Pedophile Frank" was just one of the clients who answered ads for teen...
  • Officer seen on assault video charged with assault, perjury

    Officer seen on assault video charged with assault, perjury
    A Baltimore police officer who was caught on video beating a suspect — but remained on the job for three months until the video was publicly revealed — was criminally charged with assault and perjury, city prosecutors announced Wednesday....
  • Man shot dead in SW Baltimore

    Man shot dead in SW Baltimore
    A man was shot dead in the middle of a street in Southwest Baltimore Wednesday night, police said. Officers were called just before 7 p.m. to the first block of S. Catherine Street in the Shipley Hill neighborhood, where they found a man who fire...
  • Killer stabs roommate, deputies say, then gets a haircut

    Killer stabs roommate, deputies say, then gets a haircut
    Bryan Santana stabbed his roommate to death, defiled her body, and attacked another roommate with pepper spray and a knife, Orange County sheriff's deputies said. Then he went to get a haircut. "He was nervous, but I thought he was just in a rush,"...