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  • Instagram account depicts troubled shooter

    Instagram account depicts troubled shooter
    As Ismaaiyl Brinsley made his way to New York from Baltimore County to kill two police officers, detectives discovered he was foreshadowing the violent attack on an Instagram account. "I'm Putting Wings On Pigs Today," read the message that has now...
  • Charges in shooting, police pursuit that ended with driver dead

    Charges in shooting, police pursuit that ended with driver dead
    A man who fled police after shooting someone on a South Chicago front porch, triggering a high-speed police chase that killed the driver of the fleeing car, has been charged with murder in the driver’s death, prosecutors said Tuesday. James...
  • 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...
  • Blame game in New York cop killings shows a demonization double standard

    Going by objective standards of reason and fairness, Al Sharpton is not to blame for the assassination of two New York City cops over the weekend. Nor are New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, President Obama or any of the...
  • 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...
  • Protesters attend vigil for N.Y. police killed on the job

    Protesters attend vigil for N.Y. police killed on the job
    As dozens of people gathered in Harlem on Sunday to honor two slain New York police officers, President Obama expressed his condolences and the president of the NAACP decried the gunman's claim that he was avenging two unarmed black men who died in...
  • Second trial in Phylicia Barnes murder ends in mistrial

    Second trial in Phylicia Barnes murder ends in mistrial
    The man accused of killing teenager Phylicia Barnes in 2010 is headed for a third trial after another Baltimore judge found prosecutor error had tainted the case presented to jurors. Circuit Judge John Addison Howard granted a defense motion for a...