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  • 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...
  • New trial starts today in 2010 murders of two Greenacres Circle K clerks

    New trial starts today in 2010 murders of two Greenacres Circle K clerks
    At 24, Robert Alvarez has spent much of his adult life behind bars. For more than four years and through two trials, he's been accused — with a co-defendant — of a horrible crime: The cold-hearted execution of two Greenacres Circle K...
  • Indonesia prosecutor: Trial should proceed for couple in murder of Chicago woman

    Indonesian prosecutors said Wednesday the trial of an American couple charged with murdering the woman's mother should proceed, defending their indictment against defense arguments that it has inaccuracies and should be annulled. The badly beaten body...
  • Prosecutor: Gregg Allman filmmaker in Georgia train crash death never promised immunity

    Prosecutors never promised immunity from criminal charges to a filmmaker indicted after a crew member was killed by a train while shooting a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman, the district attorney said in a court filing. Hillary Schwartz...
  • Jury sees photos of murdered Circle K clerks; robbers got $71

    Jury sees photos of murdered Circle K clerks; robbers got $71
    Prosecutors showed jurors graphic crime-scene photos of the bodies of murdered convenience store clerks Ralston Muller and Michael Dean Bennett at the beginning of the trial for the two men accused of killing them. Then, the jury Wednesday looked at a...
  • Judge pulls himself off actor's murder trial; 'travesty,' says victim's dad

     Judge pulls himself off actor's murder trial; 'travesty,' says victim's dad
    An Orange County judge recused himself from a Costa Mesa murder trial Tuesday, citing doubts he could remain impartial in the case against Daniel Wozniak, a 30-year-old community theater actor accused of brutally killing two Orange Coast College...
  • 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...
  • Inquiry into death of Alexander Litvinenko told ex-Russian agent may have been poisoned twice

    Former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned with radioactive polonium not once but twice, a British judge was told Tuesday, as an inquiry opened into the slaying one lawyer called an act of nuclear terrorism ordered by Moscow. Ben Emmerson,...
  • On Auschwitz anniversary, Jewish leader warns that Jews are again being demonized

    A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing...
  • Gunmen storm luxury hotel in Libyan capital, killing 10, including American, 4 Europeans

    In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia. Two attackers were killed...
  • Trial begins for man accused of killing father at Westmont hotel

    Trial begins for man accused of killing father at Westmont hotel
    A DuPage County prosecutor told jurors Wednesday they would hear overwhelming evidence in the trial of a man accused of killing his father in Westmont, but the man's attorney said police zeroed in on the wrong suspect and mishandled the investigation....