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  • Victim's father locates murder suspect in Mexico, yet still no arrest

    Victim's father locates murder suspect in Mexico, yet still no arrest
    Up until he died, Bonifacio Chavez hoped he would help find the man accused of fatally stabbing his daughter in their Pilsen living room. The young woman's ex-boyfriend, Raul Andrade Tolentino, had confessed in 2000 to the crime, authorities said, but...
  • Roman Medel Jr.

     Roman Medel Jr.
    Roman Medel Jr. was very active in Joliet gangs, including the Vice Lords. Medel fled the area in January 1994 after being charged with attempted murder for allegedly beating two fellow drug dealers with barbells and a pistol, then shooting them as...
  • How we did it

    To analyze attempted child abductions by strangers in Chicago and Cook County, the reporters linked computerized police records with court and U.S. Census data. Reporters also pored through thousands of pages of court and police files, and interviewed...
  • Elkhart County businessman apparently murdered by homeless man he helped

    Elkhart County businessman apparently murdered by homeless man he helped
    GOSHEN – An Elkhart County businessman known for helping homeless men get back on their feet was apparently murdered by one of the men he helped.  Police booked 54-year-old John T. Hawley into the Elkhart County Jail on preliminary charges of...
  • Is serial killer to blame for Marine's 1974 death in Long Beach?

     
    A U.S. Marine who was identified by authorities 37 years after he was found dead in Long Beach may have been the victim of a serial killer, his brother said....
  • Armenian gang figures convicted of bank fraud, identity theft

     
    Four members and associates of an Armenian organized crime ring have been convicted in a wide-reaching bank fraud and identity theft scheme that authorities called one of the largest in California history, prosecutors said Thursday. The defendants were...
  • Guardian Angels considering Boystown for new headquarters

     
    The Guardian Angels may land in Boystown as early as next spring.  The unarmed, all-volunteer crime fighters are carefully considering the neighborhood for the location of the Chicago chapter’s headquarters. The Chicago chapter—which...
  • Oak Park cops: Crime down 16 percent in 2011

     
    Crime statistics are continuing their downward trend, as major incidents have decreased 16 percent compared to the same period last year, according to Oak Park …...
  • Seal Beach shooting: 'Victims throughout the entire salon'

     
    Salon shooting: Seal Beach police said they do not yet know why a suspect opened fire on a busy Seal Beach salon Wednesday afternoon, killing six people and critically wounding three others....
  • Shooting victims tell LAPD they were attacked by man on bike

     
    Two gunshot victims in South L.A. told officers they were shot by a gunman on a bike....
  • Seal Beach shooting: Panicked 911 call placed after rampage

     
    A 911 call released by the California Highway Patrol Friday reveals a frantic scene in which a man with a panicked, shaky voice calls for an ambulance in the aftermath of Wednesday’s mass shooting at a Seal Beach salon in......