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  • Fetus debate looms following charges in womb-cutting case

    Colorado Republicans on Friday vowed to reopen a charged debate over a fetus' legal rights after prosecutors said they could not file homicide charges against a woman who allegedly cut an unborn child from her mother's belly. Boulder District Attorney...
  • Father who threatened to kill son, self, gets prison time

    Father who threatened to kill son, self, gets prison time
    A Northampton County prosecutor called Robert W. Wilkinson a manipulative and controlling man who used his 2-year-old son as a chip to get back at his wife as their marriage failed. A defense attorney labeled Wilkinson an otherwise law-abiding person who...
  • Allentown mom breaks baby's ribs trying to stop his crying, police say

    Allentown mom breaks baby's ribs trying to stop his crying, police say
    Upset that her infant son was crying in the middle of the night, an Allentown woman shook and squeezed him so hard that she broke three of his ribs, police said. Eliza Marie DeJesus, 23, of the 500 block of Railroad Street fractured the baby's bones...
  • Police Blotter: Burglar smashes window of parked Hummer

    The following items are from the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilty; only a court of law can make that determination. BURGLARY Two Garmin GPS devices and a...
  • Police blotter: Chicago man charged with assault and battery

    Police blotter: Chicago man charged with assault and battery
    The following incidents were listed among the official reports of area police departments. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. La Grange ACCIDENT An 83-year-old...
  • National Guardsman plotted attack on Army base, tried to join Islamic State, FBI says

    A National Guard specialist was arrested and charged with attempting to join the Islamic State extremist group and helping his cousin plot a possible terrorist attack at a U.S. military base in Illinois, federal investigators said Thursday morning....
  • No murder charge in case of baby cut from Colorado woman's womb

    No murder charge in case of baby cut from Colorado woman's womb
    A Colorado woman accused of cutting a 7-month-old fetus out of a stranger's womb after luring her with an online ad for baby clothes will not be charged with murdering the fetus, the Boulder County district attorney's office confirmed to the Los Angeles...
  • Attack sends Philadelphia transit bus driver to hospital

    Philadelphia police are searching for two men they say punched a transit bus driver in the face. Police say the men attacked the driver around 12:30 a.m. Friday at Broad Street and Lehigh Avenue in the city's Glenwood section. The driver was taken to...
  • Blotter: Armed 18-year-old held prostitute against her will in Skokie

    The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Skokie Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest by police does not constitute a finding of guilt; only a court of law can make that determination. BATTERY Two Skokie male...
  • Gloucester, Mathews weekly crime log

    Gloucester In the 5000 block of Chestnut Fork Road On March 23, a domestic assault was reported between two parties who share a child. Tara Diamond, 33, of Gloucester, was charged with assault and battery of a family member. In the 6800 block of...
  • Trooper who allegedly kicked suspect faces assault charge

    Authorities say a New Jersey state trooper allegedly kicked a suspect in the head following a high-speed chase last summer in northern New Jersey, The trooper, 32-year-old Aris Varvar, of Paramus, is charged with simple assault. He was served with a...