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  • Girl, 15, pleads guilty to murder in sister's stabbing in Mundelein

    Girl, 15, pleads guilty to murder in sister's stabbing in Mundelein
    A teenager accused of stabbing to death her 11-year-old sister following an argument over chores was granted a plea deal Tuesday that will keep her in juvenile detention for at least five years. The girl, who was 14 when she was accused just over a year...
  • Del. McDonough seeks to restore death penalty in some cases

    Del. McDonough seeks to restore death penalty in some cases
    Calling it a first step toward fully restoring the death penalty in Maryland, Del. Pat McDonough said he plans to introduce a bill that would mandate capital punishment for anyone convicted of killing a police or correctional officer, a firefighter or...
  • Man fatally stabbed, 2 shot overnight; prior shooting victims identified

    Man fatally stabbed, 2 shot overnight; prior shooting victims identified
    A man was stabbed to death in West Baltimore and two men were shot Monday night in the city. At 8:55 p.m., officers responded to a shooting in the 900 block of Poplar Grove Street of Southwest Baltimore. They found two victims nearly four blocks away...
  • 'Gotham' recap, 'Welcome Back, Jim Gordon'

    'Gotham' recap, 'Welcome Back, Jim Gordon'
    Good to have you back, Jim, even if your coworkers don’t agree. Jim’s on a mission to put every bad guy behind bars. But the bad guy this time isn’t the predictable super-villain or a mafia crony. Instead, it’s the most insidious...
  • DA seeks death penalty against Eric Frein

    DA seeks death penalty against Eric Frein
    Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a man charged with killing a state trooper and seriously wounding another in a shooting outside the Blooming Grove barracks. Eric Frein of Monroe County deserves to be executed because he murdered a law...
  • Egypt: Release of Mubarak's sons caps weekend of violence, deals latest blow to 2011 uprising

    In a sign of confidence by a tough Egyptian government, Hosni Mubarak's two sons were freed Monday after almost four years in prison, following a weekend marked by a spate of protester killings by an increasingly heavy-handed police force. Criticism is...
  • Trial Begins Thursday For Woman Charged In Connection With East Hartford Slaying

    Trial Begins Thursday For Woman Charged In Connection With East Hartford Slaying
    HARTFORD — Testimony is scheduled to begin Thursday in the trial of Candace Bednarz, who is accused of tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution in connection with an East Hartford triple slaying. Police charge that Bednarz, 56, had the...
  • Arlington Heights police called many times before woman's hatchet slaying

    Arlington Heights police called many times before woman's hatchet slaying
    Local authorities encountered an Arlington Heights man at least a half-dozen times before he was accused of brutally killing his wife with a hatchet in Wisconsin last year, newly released police records show. Beginning in March, police were called...
  • A murder at the edge of the world takes 'Fortitude' to crack in gripping miniseries on Pivot

    A sick child. Buried treasure. A bit of wiggle room in honoring wedding vows. An all-important tourist project suddenly imperiled. Plus polar bears that outnumber humans, which means everyone (kids included) totes a rifle just in case. That's about the...
  • Jury being chosen in case of mother accused of killing her 5-year-old son by feeding him salt

    A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs. Lacey Spears, 27, of Scottsville, Kentucky, who...
  • Sentencing today for twins who flipped on 'El Chapo'

    Sentencing today for twins who flipped on 'El Chapo'
    For a couple of drug dealers from Chicago's West Side, twin brothers Pedro and Margarito Flores had hit the big time by November 2008, negotiating a heroin deal over the phone in Mexico with none other than Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the notorious Sinaloa...