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  • Chinese hacking into critical Pentagon contractors

    WASHINGTON The Chinese government has frequently hacked into the computer systems of defense contractors for the U.S. Transportation Command, the Pentagon agency responsible for deploying American troops and military equipment worldwide. A bipartisan...
  • Videos, written pledges suggested to curb California campus rape

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A University of California task force seeking to reduce campus sexual violence recommended on Wednesday that new students, staff and faculty sign a pledge or watch a video about such violence as part of a package of measures to...
  • Singer Patti LaBelle takes stand in civil trial

    By Amanda Orr HOUSTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Singer Patti LaBelle took the stand on Wednesday in a federal civil trial and denied telling her 400-pound bodyguard to attack a man standing too close to her luggage at the Houston airport in March 2011. The...
  • NFL roundup: Peterson placed on exempt list

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Peterson placed on exempt list Less than two days after announcing that they were reinstating running back Adrian Peterson to the active roster, the Minnesota Vikings changed course early Wednesday. The Vikings placed...
  • Plainville PD Warns About Scammers

    PLAINVILLE — Investigations into 17 scam complaints by residents got local police thinking of updating the public on recent frauds like the Secret Shopper fiscal theft, and bail bond requests from "police" seeking money to free a relative from...
  • Ex-sheriff's deputy gets 50 years in child sex abuse case

    Ex-sheriff's deputy gets 50 years in child sex abuse case
    A former McHenry County sheriff’s deputy who had investigated online sex crimes was sentenced to 50 years in prison Wednesday for the repeated sexual abuse of a child. Gregory Pyle, who pled guilty in January to crossing a state line to engage...
  • Four charged in fatal shooting at River Oaks Mall

    Four charged in fatal shooting at River Oaks Mall
    Four people, including two juveniles have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man outside of the River Oaks Mall over the weekend, according to Calumet City police. Police said the four are responsible for Saturday's...
  • Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman

    Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman
    Shaun McKinley admitted under oath Wednesday that he is a crack cocaine and heroin dealer but, he assured the jury, he is not a pimp and never kidnapped or beat up a prostitute. Though federal prosecutors say the abduction — and the woman's lucky...
  • Jameis Winston suspended despite earlier promises to stay out of trouble

    Jameis Winston suspended despite earlier promises to stay out of trouble
    TALLAHASSEE — Despite repeated pledges to stay out of trouble, Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston vaulted into the national spotlight Wednesday for another mistake. Winston has been suspended for the first half of top-ranked Florida...
  • Chicago officer's widow sues over fatal Calumet Park police chase

    Chicago officer's widow sues over fatal Calumet Park police chase
    The widow of a Chicago police veteran killed in the spring when his car was hit by a van fleeing a Calumet Park police officer has sued that officer and the south suburban village, alleging “they acted with an utter disregard for the safety of...
  • Man charged with beating man with walking cane, threatening him with knife

    A 46-year-old man beat a man with a metal walking cane and then threatened him with a knife outside a business in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, on Monday afternoon, according to court records. Raul Alvarado of Whitehall Township was charged with...