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  • 4th person charged in summer shooting outside Near North nightclub

    4th person charged in summer shooting outside Near North nightclub
    A fourth person has been charged with murder in connection with a shooting this summer outside the Bodi nightclub in the River North neighborhood. The shooting happened about 3:50 a.m. Aug. 3 and left one man dead and another wounded.  Authorities...
  • Man charged with reckless homicide after college student fatally struck

    Man charged with reckless homicide after college student fatally struck
    Dressed up like Santa Claus, Eddie Fuentes went out with friends in the city over the weekend, then made sure each one of them got home safely, driving them in his small two-door car, his family said. But while making an early-morning run Sunday to a...
  • Philanthropist, wife of judge found stabbed to death in her home

    Philanthropist, wife of judge found stabbed to death in her home
    A homicide investigation is underway in the tony Los Angeles neighborhood of Windsor Square after an 86-year-old woman described by friends and neighbors as a philanthropist and cat lover was found stabbed to death Monday night inside her home. The...
  • Changes ahead for Deerfield, Highland Park in 2015

    Changes ahead for Deerfield, Highland Park in 2015
    Immense change and tough decisions loom in 2015 for Highland Park and Deerfield residents. North Shore School District 112's consolidation plan sits atop the list. District 112 residents likely will be asked in April to approve borrowing $150...
  • Pennsylvania man killed himself with a mix of drugs after slaying six, officials say

    Bradley Stone, the Iraq war veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives in a rampage last week, killed himself with a combination of drugs as police hunted for him in rural Pennsylvania, officials said Tuesday. Stone, who...
  • Clemency seekers press departing Gov. Quinn for help

     Clemency seekers press departing Gov. Quinn for help
    Amid the more than 3,000 clemency petitions sitting on Gov. Pat Quinn's desk is a plea from Wilder "Ken" Berry, a 45-year-old single father who spent eight years in prison for a sexual assault he didn't commit. He has been publicly cleared of the...
  • Canadian porn killer found guilty in Chinese student's murder

    MONTREAL A former Canadian pornography actor was found guilty Tuesday of first-degree murder in the 2012 killing and dismemberment of Chinese engineering student Jun Lin. The jury of eight women and four men returned the verdict against Luka Magnotta...
  • Slain Woman's Parents Urge Plea Deal In 15-Year-Old Case

    Slain Woman's Parents Urge Plea Deal In 15-Year-Old Case
    LITCHFIELD — Just weeks before the man accused of killing their daughter was about to go to trial, the parents of Tanya McKay urged a Superior Court judge Tuesday to accept a plea bargain in the 15-year-old case. The McKays said that although the...
  • Jurors to see graphic images at Colorado cinema massacre trial

    Jurors in the murder trial of Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes will see the majority of the gruesome photographs and video taken at the crime scene, but a handful of images will be barred, the judge overseeing the case ruled on Tuesday. Defense...
  • Canadian found guilty of murdering, dismembering Chinese student

    A Canadian man who killed and dismembered a Chinese student in Montreal in 2012 was found guilty of first-degree murder on Tuesday, with the jury delivering the verdict after more than a week of deliberating the gruesome case. Luka Magnotta, 32, had...
  • 2014 in review: Tri-Cities

    2014 in review: Tri-Cities
    Downtown bar rules, the location of a library, taxes and energy prices were among the many issues in the news in the Tri-Cities in 2014. Here's a look at some of the biggest news in Geneva, St. Charles and Batavia this year. Leaders prepare for...