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  • From zero to cult hero? Eric Frein joins infamous with fans online

    From zero to cult hero? Eric Frein joins infamous with fans online
    Eric Frein wouldn't be the first fugitive to become a cult hero. No matter how heinous the crime — or allegation, in this case — fugitives who remain at large for a long time start to attract cheerleaders, not only because of their...
  • Hampden residents threaten dark 34th Street over crime concerns

    Hampden residents threaten dark 34th Street over crime concerns
    Hampden residents are threatening to leave their famous 34th Street Christmas lights off in an effort to get the city's attention after a recent string of violent crimes in the neighborhood. A 67-year-old man was attacked and beaten unconscious Monday...
  • Accounts of arrest vary during Naperville 'smart meter' trial

    Accounts of arrest vary during Naperville 'smart meter' trial
    Two Naperville detectives and a woman opposed to the installation of wireless utility meters gave differing accounts at her trial Tuesday of the incident that led to her being charged with resisting police. Malia "Kim" Bendis, 42, testified Tuesday in...
  • Milford Police Charge Man With Using Computer To Entice Minor

    Milford Police Charge Man With Using Computer To Entice Minor
    MILFORD — A North Haven man was charged over the weekend with using a computer to entice a minor stemming from a complaint made last year, police said. Christopher Burr, 21, had exchanged inappropriate conversations and photos with a 15-year-old,...
  • Deal gives U.S. 2 more years to train Afghan troops, conduct strikes

    Afghanistan’s approval Tuesday of a continued U.S. and NATO troop presence gives the Pentagon at least two more years to train Afghan troops and conduct targeted strikes against Taliban insurgents who have stepped up attacks in key parts of the...
  • 3 Mexican soldiers to be charged with homicide in killings of 22

    Three Mexican soldiers will be charged with homicide in the killings of 22 members of an armed gang after evidence that the military men finished off the gang members after they stopped firing, Mexico’s attorney general announced Tuesday. The army...
  • Social Worker Pleads Guilty To Taking Advantage Of Patient Sexually

    Social Worker Pleads Guilty To Taking Advantage Of Patient Sexually
    ENFIELD — A former social worker for Community Health Resources pleaded guilty Tuesday to using his job position to manipulate an emotionally vulnerable woman who was his client into a sexual relationship. Daniel McLaughlin, 44, of Springfield,...
  • Seizing Aaron Hernandez's phone was legal: prosecutors

    Seizing Aaron Hernandez's phone was legal: prosecutors
    FALL RIVER, Mass. - Authorities lawfully seized the cell phone of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez days before he was arrested and charged with murdering a man hear his Massachusetts home, a prosecutor testified Tuesday. The claim came in response to a...
  • Bystander helps injured girl as driver, passengers flee crash

    Bystander helps injured girl as driver, passengers flee crash
    SUBURBAN WEST PALM BEACH Anthony Goots said he found the young girl unconscious in the red Toyota's front passenger seat. The other kids in the car hadn't stuck around to comfort her; instead they were running away down the street. Goots, a surveyor...
  • Marijuana possession now a fine, but prosecutors see complications

    Marijuana possession now a fine, but prosecutors see complications
    Starting Wednesday, you can no longer be arrested in Maryland for possessing a small amount of marijuana. But how the rest of that interaction with police plays out might depend on what jurisdiction you're in. Lawmakers did not legalize marijuana, but...
  • Murder charges dropped after prosecutor reveals affair with criminalist

    Santa Clara County prosecutors said Tuesday they were dropping murder charges against the husband and brother-in-law of a slain woman because the deputy district attorney in the case had an undisclosed affair with the criminalist who processed the...