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  • Man sought in Orland Park home invasion caught in Indiana

    Man sought in Orland Park home invasion caught in Indiana
    The fourth and final suspect sought in a 2013 Orland Park home invasion was arrested in Gary on Wednesday, Orland Park police announced. Jeremy Watson, 28, of Gary, was taken into custody by Indiana University Northwest police early Wednesday, Orland...
  • NY judge weighs use of hypnotized witnesses in Etan Patz case

    A New York judge is weighing whether the testimony of witnesses who were hypnotized can be used as evidence against a man who has confessed to killing Etan Patz, a 6-year-old boy who vanished from a New York City street more than three decades ago. The...
  • In '89, an officer, a shooting and a legal legacy

    MIAMI In a city long torn by racial tension, a uniformed police officer fatally shot a black man. Days of upheaval and rioting riveted the nation. A series of investigations scrutinized the officer's use of deadly force. He claimed self-defense. Would...
  • Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home

    Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home
    As a hit man for the mob, Harold "Kayo" Konigsberg was once considered "the most dangerous uncaged killer on the East Coast," according to Life magazine, suspected in at least 20 murders. As an elderly resident of an assisted-living facility in Sunrise,...
  • Auburn freshman Mitchell murdered

    The Sports Xchange Auburn freshman Mitchell murdered Auburn freshman Jakell Mitchell was shot and killed at an apartment complex near the school Sunday morning. Auburn police responded to a call that shots were fired at about 12:25 a.m. Mitchell, 18,...
  • Principal: Martial law needed to deal with violence after death of boy, 15

    Principal: Martial law needed to deal with violence after death of boy, 15
    A 15-year-old boy who was fatally shot during an attempted robbery Saturday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood was walking with his twin brother and was only days away from his birthday, according to his school principal. The boy, Demario Bailey,...
  • Floyd Mayweather talked to rapper during murder-suicide, source says

    Floyd Mayweather talked to rapper during murder-suicide, source says
    Pro boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. told LAPD detectives he spoke to rapper Earl Hayes during Monday's murder-suicide that left the rapper and his wife dead, a source told The Times. LAPD officials confirmed in a statement that detectives spoke to Mayweather...
  • Serial killer Brian Dugan gives 1st prison interview: 'I could not stop'

    Serial killer Brian Dugan gives 1st prison interview: 'I could not stop'
    Sitting under a paper sign reading "Offender Sit Here," he unspooled the story of his life: a childhood with alcoholic parents, the rapes and murders that put him on death row for a time, and now, after spending more than half of his life behind bars,...
  • Officer shot apprehending Colorado triple fatal shooting suspect

    Officer shot apprehending Colorado triple fatal shooting suspect
    A sheriff’s deputy was shot in Colorado on Friday while attempting to apprehend a suspect in a triple slaying that happened earlier in the week, authorities said. The Adams County deputy suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, said Denver...
  • BGF leader White quickly turned informant, testimony shows

    BGF leader White quickly turned informant, testimony shows
    Tavon White says pleading guilty to running a racketeering enterprise at the Baltimore City Detention Center was an easy decision. Deciding to testify against his alleged co-conspirators, no sweat.  Telling his granny about it? That was tough. ...
  • Protest movement grows across all spectrums in Baltimore area

    Dr. Manisha Sharma climbed on a bench outside the Johns Hopkins medical school campus this week and shouted: "If I can't breathe, you can't breathe!" Dozens of students around her responded with the same phrase in unison. It was Human Rights Day, and...