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  • Mental-health questions delay trial in handyman's slaying

    Almost a year after the death of a Costa Mesa handyman, the trial of the man accused of killing him is still on hold because of questions about the defendant's mental health. Christopher Leovy, 34, has been behind bars since Sept. 11, when Costa Mesa...
  • Willimantic Police Investigating 2 Monday Night Robberies

    Willimantic Police Investigating 2 Monday Night Robberies
    WILLIMANTIC — Police are investigating two robberies that happened about 10 minutes apart Monday night. The Shans Mart gas station at 104 Main St. was robbed by two individuals at about 10:50 p.m., police said. An employee told officers that the...
  • Woman sees her stolen paddleboards for sale on Craigslist

    Woman sees her stolen paddleboards for sale on Craigslist
    A woman foiled a Delray Beach man's plan to sell her the paddleboards he stole from her on Craigslist after she posed as a potential buyer and called the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, according to an arrest report. The man, Jonathan Cullen, 27, is...
  • 'Winner' Of Russian Roulette Charged In Vernon

    'Winner' Of Russian Roulette Charged In Vernon
    VERNON — On July 13, two men played Russian roulette at a Vernon Avenue apartment. Armand Cyr, 38, lost. The next day, a state medical examiner removed a .38-caliber slug from his head. On Monday, the winner of that game was arraigned in Superior...
  • Serial flight stowaway from California arrested in Arizona

    (Reuters) - A serial airplane stowaway recently released from jail in California was arrested in Arizona on Tuesday on charges of criminal trespass for lingering at the Phoenix airport without a ticket, police said. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was arrested at...
  • Demonstrations resume in Missouri over shooting death of black teen

    Demonstrations resume in Missouri over shooting death of black teen
    More than 100 demonstrators marched in St. Louis on Tuesday demanding the arrest of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. The death of Michael Brown, 18, focused global attention on the state of race...
  • American believed dead fighting for Islamic State militants

    American believed dead fighting for Islamic State militants
    A Chicago-born man suspected of fighting alongside Islamic State militants who have seized large areas of Iraq and Syria to the alarm of the Baghdad government and its allies in the West has been killed in Syria, a U.S. official said on Tuesday. "We were...
  • Chief State's Attorney: Bloomfield Woman Charged With Fraud

    BLOOMFIELD — A Bloomfield woman was arrested Tuesday and charged with fraudulently collecting more than $8,000 in unemployment benefits. Inspectors arrested Mia C. Abbott, 38, of Arthur Drive at the Bloomfield Police Department, charging her with...
  • Blotter: Man arrested for assault and criminal damage in Plainfield

    Blotter: Man arrested for assault and criminal damage in Plainfield
    The following items were taken from Plainfield police reports: A 20-year-old Joliet man was arrested Aug. 6 in the 13700 block of Illinois Route 59 and charged with assault and criminal damage to property. A 39-year-old Plainfield woman was arrested...
  • Suspect in Valley rampage charged in two other shootings

    Suspect in Valley rampage charged in two other shootings
    A Sylmar man who was named as a suspect in Sunday’s string of fatal shootings in the San Fernando Valley was charged with murder and attempted murder Tuesday in connection with two previous shootings on Los Angeles-area roadways. Alexander...
  • Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women

    Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women
    When Renea Walker realized she had to make a change, she was in a hotel room looking into a mirror. "I had a real bad beating. Both my eyes were black, my lip was busted and my tooth was missing. That will do something to you when you look in the mirror...