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  • Bizarre details emerge in Allentown slaying

    Bizarre details emerge in Allentown slaying
    Jesus "Playboy" Dominguez readily admitted killing his "cougar," 60-year-old Shirley DiLeo, but blamed another man, Gabe, for blocking the door of the bathroom where her dead body lay for at least two days, detectives say. Dominguez, 33, described Gabe'...
  • Sheriff: We don't know why father killed his five children

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Law enforcement officials said Wednesday they still have no motive from the Lexington County father who will be charged in the killing of his five children in one of the largest mass murders in the region's recent history. On Tuesday,...
  • Murder trial to begin in Romeoville girl's death

     Murder trial to begin in Romeoville girl's death
    Jury selection for the trial of a Cicero man accused of fatally shooting his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend outside her Romeoville home earlier this year is scheduled to begin Monday in Will County. Erick M. Maya, 24, is charged with murder, attempted murder...
  • Defendants deny lawsuit's claims over 1991 Newport News murder case

    Defendants deny lawsuit's claims over 1991 Newport News murder case
    NEWPORT NEWS — Defendants in a $25 million federal lawsuit filed by a man freed from prison last year after more than two decades behind bars are asking that key parts of the suit be thrown out. Moreover, one defendant — the case's lead...
  • The New Racism: First you deny racism exists.

    The New Racism: First you deny racism exists.
    Did you know Michael Brown was a devoted gang member with an extensive juvenile record who routinely robbed convenience stores and committed acts of mayhem? And did you know that when Officer Darren Wilson shot Brown, he wasn't using unjustified force, he...
  • Cop killer prompts reflection on rehabilitation

     Cop killer prompts reflection on rehabilitation
    Dean Chavez was 20 years old on the alcohol-soaked night when he and four buddies killed an off-duty neighborhood cop in Hegewisch, a collection of trim, brick homes on Chicago's southeastern fringe. Chavez served 10 years of a nearly three-decade...
  • Gov. Brown rejects parole for cop killer

    Gov. Brown rejects parole for cop killer
    Gov. Jerry Brown has rejected a parole panel’s recommendation that he free an inmate who has spent nearly 36 years in prison for the 1978 killing of an on-duty San Diego police officer. Brown rejected the panel's recommendation that Jesus Cecena,...
  • 3 men charged in Aurora KFC shootings

    3 men charged in Aurora KFC shootings
    Three men were charged in a Thursday night KFC restaurant robbery in Aurora in which three people were shot, with two of them critically injured. Claude Jackson, 45, of the 1100 block of Liberty Street, Joshua Scott, 26, of the 1800 block of...
  • Suspect in Deerfield roommate slaying was taken in by victim in time of need, say friends

    Suspect in Deerfield roommate slaying was taken in by victim in time of need, say friends
    About two months ago, when Jacqueline Marie Luongo could no longer pay rent on her apartment, friends said she moved in with longtime friend Patricia Viveiros, who had recently lost her driver's license. "They were going to help each other," said Jan...
  • Long delays in accused killer's prosecution frustrate victim's family

    Long delays in accused killer's prosecution frustrate victim's family
    Steve Herr keeps a list in a notebook of every court hearing that's been held for the man accused of killing his son. So far — four years, three months and 17 days after Sam Herr's death — court has been brought to order 41 times in the...
  • Waukegan mom charged in beating death of daughter, 11

    Waukegan mom charged in beating death of daughter, 11
    The mother of an 11-year-old girl who died after being beaten on Friday was charged with the child's death and ordered held in lieu of $5 million, Waukegan police said today. Nicholette R. Lawrence, 32, was charged with first-degree murder for the death...