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  • Review: 'Confessions' by Kanae Minato

    Review: 'Confessions' by Kanae Minato
    As you're reading what had promised to be a garden-variety crime novel, it's thrilling when it gradually dawns on you that what you're holding in your hands is far deeper and larger, though no less entertaining, than what you expected. And when that...
  • As Kenya fights terrorism, its tactics come under fire

    The 44-year-old Muslim cleric was driving with his family along a narrow highway on Kenya's coast when bullets shattered the car's windows and blood seeped through his white robes. Sheik Aboud Rogo Mohammed steered the car to the shoulder and...
  • Body of Chicago woman killed in Bali returned to U.S. for second autopsy

    Body of Chicago woman killed in Bali returned to U.S. for second autopsy
    The body of a Chicago woman murdered and found stuffed in a suitcase on the island of Bali last week has been returned to the U.S., where a second autopsy will be conducted, her brother said Wednesday. William Wiese told the Tribune the FBI...
  • Nanny service care.com sued over infant's death

    Nanny service care.com sued over infant's death
    The parents of a 3-month-old girl who died while under the care of Waukegan-area babysitter Sarah Gumm have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Gumm and Care.com, a nanny screening service that helped the couple hire her. Nathan and Reggan...
  • Attorney General Eric Holder visits Ferguson, Michael Brown's family

    Attorney General Eric Holder visits Ferguson, Michael Brown's family
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder met with community members in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday and vowed a thorough civil rights probe into the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager that has set off 11 nights of racially charged unrest....
  • UK close to identifying Foley beheading suspect: ambassador

    UK close to identifying Foley beheading suspect: ambassador
    Britain is close to identifying a suspected British national shown beheading American journalist James Foley in a video released by Islamic State militants last week, the British ambassador to the United States said on Sunday. With Islamic State...
  • China tries five cult members for McDonald's murder

    China tries five cult members for McDonald's murder
    China tried five members of a banned religious group on Thursday for the murder of a woman who was beaten to death at a McDonald's restaurant after she refused to give them her telephone number when they apparently tried to recruit her. China has...
  • One in custody after series of deadly shootings in San Fernando Valley

    One in custody after series of deadly shootings in San Fernando Valley
    The first gunshots on a San Fernando street jolted people awake inside their homes. Police came upon a family of five in a car. A young woman was dead, her parents badly wounded. It was only the start. Forty-five minutes later and a few miles away...
  • Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days

    Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days
    Blood smeared the white door and concrete slab outside a rowhouse where a teenager was gunned down early Thursday, the second 17-year-old killed in Baltimore in as many days. The killings of Keith Powell in Northeast Baltimore early Thursday and...
  • Do black leaders ignore black-on-black crime?

     Do black leaders ignore black-on-black crime?
    The shooting of Michael Brown and its turbulent aftermath have renewed an old question: Why does the black community raise a ruckus when a white person kills a black person, which is rare, but not when a black person kills a black person, which is far...
  • Deep justice in Ferguson

    Black 'hood, white cops. Get on the sidewalk! And so it begins, and begins, and begins. An African-American boy dies for walking in the street -- yet one more insanely small transgression. Protesters cry for justice. The legal bureaucracy hunkers down,...