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  • Reward offered in killing of artist on Blue Line platform

    Reward offered in killing of artist on Blue Line platform
    Authorities announced a $10,000 reward Tuesday for information in the fatal beating of a 65-year-old artist on a crowded Blue Line train platform. John Wayne Whitmore was standing on the platform in the 1000 block of Willowbrook Avenue about 1 p.m. on...
  • Marine's missing pregnant wife allegedly had affair with neighbor

    A U.S. Marine's missing pregnant wife was reportedly having an affair with her neighbor who had planned to take her on a hunting trip at the time of her disappearance roughly three weeks ago, according to a search warrant made public this week. Erin...
  • Colorado judge sets new December 8 trial date in theater massacre case

    Colorado theater gunman's lawyers challenge firearms analysis
    DENVER (Reuters) - Lawyers defending accused theater gunman James Holmes challenged the reliability of firearms analysis on Wednesday, despite conceding that their client was solely responsible for the 2012 massacre that killed 12 moviegoers. In a...
  • West Chicago police reports: Fight breaks out at golf course, jewelry stolen, and more

    West Chicago police reports: Fight breaks out at golf course, jewelry stolen, and more
    The following items were taken from West Chicago police reports: A verbal dispute between boyfriend and girlfriend were reported in the 800 block of Burr Oaks Drive on June 29. A physical altercation between husband and wife were reported in the...
  • More details emerge in Hampton slaying, double-shooting case

    HAMPTON — Just after 2:30 a.m. on July 12 — an early Saturday morning — Tasha Herbert and her husband awoke to someone pounding on their front door. They heard yelling and commotion on the front porch of their West Queen Street home,...
  • Columbia man stands trial on attempted murder charge in beating

    A Columbia man is standing trial this week on an attempted murder charge stemming from a fight outside of his Columbia apartment complex that prosecutors say left the other man unable to walk, speak or feed himself, according to Howard County State's...
  • Los Angeles man arrested for stolen car, possession of vehicle burglary tools

    A man caught allegedly driving a stolen car and possessing vehicle-burglary tools was arrested Friday, police said. An officer was patrolling near Los Feliz Road and Gardena Avenue when his automatic license-plate reader scanned the plate of a vehicle...
  • Why mask the ugliness of executions? Bring back firing squads, judge says.

    A flurry of court rulings over the last few days contain a compelling discussion of the nature of the death penalty and the impact of government secrecy on public debate over our continuing embrace of barbarism. At the same time, questions over...
  • Gov. Walker spent $320,000 from campaign on Doe defense attorneys

    MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker funneled more than $320,000 from his campaign account to defense attorneys over the last six months as he and his allies fought a secret probe into fundraising and spending during the 2012 recall election....
  • Islamic State crushes and coerces on march towards Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Using its own version of "soft" and "hard" power, the Islamic State is crushing resistance across northern Iraq so successfully that its promise to march on Baghdad may no longer be unrealistic bravado. While conventional states try...
  • Dad Isn't A Baby-Sitter

    A recent Courant article details a man who was arrested and is facing numerous charges related to selling drugs "while baby-sitting his 4-year-old child" [July 18, Police Briefs, "Police: Dad Sold Drugs While Baby-Sitting"]. Quite often in these...