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  • Blotter: Burglary attempted on Weidner Road in Buffalo Grove

    Blotter: Burglary attempted on Weidner Road in Buffalo Grove
    The police blotter includes incidents listed in the official reports of the Buffalo Grove Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. ATTEMPTED BURGLARY...
  • Man who killed 4 in Orlando in 1985 wants justices to block execution

    Man who killed 4 in Orlando in 1985 wants justices to block execution
    A death-row inmate convicted of killing four people in Orlando in 1985 asked the Florida Supreme Court on Friday to at least temporarily block his scheduled Feb. 26 execution while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a challenge to a key drug used in...
  • Jurors hear grisly testimony in trial of former Burr Oak workers

    Jurors hear grisly testimony in trial of former Burr Oak workers
    A worker at Burr Oak Cemetery was the main state witness Thursday in the trial of two brothers, former workers at the cemetery, who are accused of digging up bodies to make room for new burials and then dumping bodies in a remote area of the Alsip...
  • Cops: UCF student not robbed just lost her wallet

    Cops: UCF student not robbed just lost her wallet
    A University of Central Florida student who told police she was robbed Wednesday night recanted her story, saying she lost her wallet on campus and did not want to tell her parents, a campus police spokeswoman said. The student, whose name was not...
  • Street policing doesn't belong in school

    Street policing doesn't belong in school
    In recent months, there has been a flood of video evidence of police violence in our communities. Earlier this week, a gut-wrenching video surfaced that shows a school police officer violently attacking three young girls inside one of our middle schools....
  • Hartford Fire Department Task Force Examines Training

    Hartford Fire Department Task Force Examines Training
    HARTFORD — The task force charged with examining operations at the Hartford Fire Department and its handling of the death in October of a firefighter in the line of duty focused its discussion on firefighter training Thursday at city hall. The...
  • Police Tense When Stopping Suspects

    Police Tense When Stopping Suspects
    Very often police are criticized for the manner in which they stop suspects who complain that the officers drew their side arms and, in some cases, ordered them to lie down. We recognize the fear this may cause, especially if it turns out the suspect...
  • UPDATE: Infant's drowning called "horrible accident," no charges to be filed

    Update - Jan. 30, 2015 - The drowning death of 14-month-old Haven Sherman has been ruled an accident, according to information released today by the Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office. Haven was found by her father, James Robert Sherman, after she drowned...
  • Aurora fire victim also victim of theft

    After he was forced out of his Aurora home by a fire, a man said he was robbed of thousands of dollars worth of property he had left stored inside the vacant residence. The victim said he last visited the home in the 0-99 block of Jackson Street on Jan....
  • Records: Teen killed by Denver police previously cited for eluding officer, resisting arrest

    A 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car was accused in a separate incident of eluding a police officer and resisting arrest just three weeks before her death, court records obtained Friday show. State troopers...
  • Grogins Confirmed As Judge Despite Some Opposition

    Grogins Confirmed As Judge Despite Some Opposition
    The state Senate was moving quickly Friday to approve a series of nominees to various state posts on the bench and at the commissioner level. Many of the nominees were placed on "consent'' calendars that are set aside for unanimous votes for state...