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  • Police capture last of five escaped California inmates

    (Reuters) - Police have recaptured the last of five inmates, described as armed and dangerous, who escaped from a jail near Fresno, California, authorities said on Sunday. The five men, three of whom were accused of attempted murder, escaped on Friday...
  • Clarence McClain was old school and loyal

     Clarence McClain was old school and loyal
    Some of you may have seen old men wearing hats in funeral homes at wakes, especially the political wakes of old-school Chicago. They wear those battered fedoras or snappy brims that have been pushed down on dry scalps, those old guys sitting in the back...
  • Police: 2 charged in city tow truck scam

    Police: 2 charged in city tow truck scam
    A Chicago Streets and Sanitation Department worker and his wife have been charged in a scheme that authorities say involved the city employee using his tow truck to extort money from unwitting motorists. Lennie Perry, 40, and 28-year-old Arica Perry...
  • 2nd trial in Joliet slayings to begin

    2nd trial in Joliet slayings to begin
    A Joliet man accused of killing two men and saying he wanted to scalp them so he could wear one of their faces is scheduled to go to trial Monday on murder charges. Joshua Miner, 26, is charged with the strangulation of Joliet residents Eric Glover...
  • Son arrested in fatal stabbing of Pico Rivera man

    The 17-year-old son of a Pico Rivera man who was found fatally stabbed in his home was arrested Sunday in connection with the killing, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. A spokesman declined to identify the victim and said his son...
  • Playing the race card sends Alston even lower

    Dear Corey Alston, You have some nerve playing the race card after bilking a predominately black city that is one of Palm Beach County's poorest. You claim you pleaded guilty to grand theft in exchange for prosecutors dropping six other felony charges...
  • Eric Frein still at large amid intense manhunt

    Eric Frein still at large amid intense manhunt
    Pennsylvania State Police said they did not make contact with Eric Frein, suspected of killing one state trooper and wounding another, overnight Saturday as the manhunt continued in a heavily-wooded swath near his parents' home. With helicopters over...
  • Ray Rice's appeal to include argument TMZ edited video

    Ray Rice's appeal to include argument TMZ edited video
    CLEVELAND -- The NFL Players Association will argue in its appeal of former Ravens running back Ray Rice's indefinite suspension that the video resulting in the increased punishment was edited, sources said today.   The video posted by celebrity website...
  • Vernon Hills police reports: Restaurant fight, retail theft, DUI

    A 46-year-old Vernon Hills man was arrested Sept. 9 in the 500 block of East Townline Road. He was charged with the retail theft of $52.97 worth of game cards and food. A 32-year-old Roseville, Mich., man was arrested at a traffic stop on Sept. 11 in the...
  • Libertyville police reports: Stolen diamonds, car wreck, DUI

    A 50-year-old Highland Park woman was arrested at 6:10 p.m. Sept. 3 in the 200 block of South Milwaukee Avenue. She was charged with DUI, DUI with a blood-alcohol count of .08, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of cannabis, transportation of...
  • Lake Forest police reports: 400 stolen laptops, felony DUI, possession of marijuana

    A 28-year-old Highwood man was arrested at 9:24 a.m. Sept. 1 on Route 41 at Westleigh Road. He was charged with felony DUI, driving on a suspended license, driving without insurance, improper lane usage and improper transportation of alcohol. A 25-year-...