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  • Champaign man who admitted killing U of I student sentenced

    A Champaign man who pleaded guilty to killing a University of Illinois student during a drug-related robbery was sentenced Wednesday to 55 years in prison. Reginald Scott, 21, was charged with first-degree murder in the January 2015 shooting death of...
  • Cancer specialist Arthur Porter dies in Panama

    Arthur Porter, a cancer specialist who was facing fraud charges related to a $1.3 billion hospital project in Montreal, died Wednesday in Panama after a lengthy battle with lung cancer, his biographer said. He was 59. Jeff Todd, who helped Porter write...
  • 2 Florida State Prison guards arrested for drug dealing

    Authorities say they've arrested two prison guards in connection with a large-scale pain pill distribution ring at Florida State Prison. The Bradford County Sheriff's Office reports that corrections officer Dylan Hilliard was arrested June 11 after...
  • Prosecutor offers deal to white Cleveland police supervisors

    A prosecutor has offered to drop charges against five white police supervisors accused of failing to stop a car chase that ended in a deadly 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two unarmed black people if they're willing to say they...
  • Man charged with dangerous illegal gas tap in Connecticut

    Police have arrested a New York man they say set up a dangerous illegal natural gas tap at a Connecticut nail salon he formerly owned. Shelton police Detective Richard Bango said 38-year-old Tsen Bin Si of Queens was arrested Tuesday on charges including...
  • Ex-NY senator gets 7 years in prison for mayoral race plot

    Former Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison in a scheme to bribe his way onto the ballot for the 2013 New York City mayoral election. U.S. District Judge Kenneth Karas agreed with the defense that unlike...
  • Biker challenges judge's gag order in criminal case

    The only biker to sue in connection with a mass arrest following a deadly shootout at a Texas restaurant argued in a petition filed Wednesday that he was unfairly slapped with a gag order after publicly criticizing how the investigation has been handled....
  • Police arrest man accused of setting fire to CVS in riots

    Baltimore police have arrested a man authorities say set fire to a CVS pharmacy during the height of the riots that rocked the city after the death of Freddie Gray. Police said at a news conference Wednesday evening that 24-year-old Raymon Carter was...
  • Blotter: Fireworks possession alleged in Elmhurst

    The following items were taken from police reports. Elmhurst Stanley Liput, 65, of the 0-100 block of W. Berkshire, Mount Prospect, was charged with failure to reduce speed, leaving the scene of an accident and no insurance at Route 83 and North on June...
  • Gotcha surfwear co-founder Tomson arrested in probation check

    Gotcha surfwear co-founder Tomson arrested in probation check
    A former professional surfer and co-founder of the Gotcha surfwear company was arrested on suspicion of felony drug trafficking, Laguna Beach police said. On June 18 officers conducted a probation check of Michael Elliot Tomson's house on Mar Vista...
  • Couple arrested in Chicago in connection with Tulsa slaying

    Couple arrested in Chicago in connection with Tulsa slaying
    A man and his girlfriend wanted in connection with a killing last month at a Tulsa, Okla., motel have been arrested at the woman’s apartment in Chicago, authorities said. Roderick Whiteside, 25, was arrested at his girlfriend’s apartment...