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  • Trial begins for teen charged in killing of Mt. Prospect man

    Trial begins for teen charged in killing of Mt. Prospect man
    The murder trial got underway Thursday for a man who was 15 when he was accused of tying up, robbing and beating an acquaintance in Mount Prospect. But the attorney for Edwin Paniagua, now 19, argued that his client was “coerced, intimidated and...
  • Belated justice: Cambodia settles a score with the Khmer Rouge

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Aug. 14: It took three years, but after a trial conducted by the Cambodian government in partnership with the United Nations, two former high-ranking officials were...
  • J. Cole issues 'Be Free' in response to Ferguson, Mo., shooting

    J. Cole issues 'Be Free' in response to Ferguson, Mo., shooting
    Hip-hop artist J. Cole, saying “I’m tired of being desensitized to the murder of black men,” has written, recorded and released a song in response to the civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., after last weekend’s shooting of an unarmed...
  • Ferguson, Mo., and L.A.: Two police shootings, one common thread

    There may be a world of difference between the shooting Saturday of an unarmed man by police in Ferguson, Mo., and the LAPD shooting Monday of an unarmed and apparently mentally ill man in South Los Angeles — or there may not be — but the...
  • Slaying in Indonesia: Neighbors say mom, daughter had troubled relationship

    Slaying in Indonesia: Neighbors say mom, daughter had troubled relationship
    By all accounts, Heather Mack's relationship with her mother was volatile, with police often called to their former home in Oak Park. Now, after Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found on Tuesday stuffed inside a suitcase at a luxury resort in Bali,...
  • Engineer convicted in 35-year-old cold-case murder of Torrance nurse

    Engineer convicted in 35-year-old cold-case murder of Torrance nurse
    The Knight family waited 35 years for justice. When it came Thursday, Donna Knight leaned forward and stared hard at the back of Douglas Bradford's head. Bradford, who had just been convicted in the 1979 killing of Knight's older sister Lynne, did not...
  • Michael Brown's uncle describes nephew as large in size, quiet in demeanor

    FERGUSON, Mo. The uncle of 18-year-old Michael Brown says his nephew was a "gentle giant" who didn't want to play football because he didn't want to hurt anyone. Brown, who was shot to death Saturday afternoon in Ferguson by a police officer, stood 6-...
  • Pennsylvania man found guilty of murdering parents, twin brother

    PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania man has been found guilty but mentally ill in the sword-stabbing murders of his parents and twin brother, his lawyer's office said on Thursday. Joseph McAndrew Jr., 27, was convicted on Wednesday by Judge Gary...
  • Los Angeles man convicted of ex-girlfriend's murder 35 years later

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California man, who prosecutors say stabbed and strangled his ex-girlfriend to death in 1979, was found guilty of her murder by a Los Angeles jury on Thursday, more than three decades later. Douglas Gordon Bradford, a...
  • Billboards go up for fugitive Mexican drug lord wanted in U.S.

    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Federal authorities offering a $5 million reward for a fugitive Mexican drug lord who killed a U.S. anti-narcotics agent in the 1980s have taken the unusual step of plastering his face on billboards in southwestern border states....
  • Arrests made in New Orleans shooting that left two dead, toddler blind

    Arrests made in New Orleans shooting that left two dead, toddler blind
    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Police on Thursday arrested two men suspected of carrying out a drive-by shooting in New Orleans over the weekend that left two people dead and five wounded, including two toddlers who were shot in the head. The Sunday night...