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  • Police identify man killed in East Baltimore Tuesday night

    Police identify man killed in East Baltimore Tuesday night
    Baltimore police identified 26-year-old man who was fatally shot in East Baltimore Tuesday night. Police identified Aubrey Heckstall, 26, of Chinquapin Parkway on Friday. He was shot multiple times around 10 p.m. in the 1200 block of Darley Ave., in...
  • Three tons of marijuana found in Thanksgiving Day drug haul

    Three tons of marijuana found in Thanksgiving Day drug haul
    In the predawn hours of Thanksgiving Day, a group of men was carrying three tons of marijuana off a boat along the Central California coast. Once the cargo was loaded into vans -- authorities estimated the marijuana arrived in 180 bales weighing up to...
  • At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime

    At Lawrence Hall, vulnerable kids terrorized, learn life of crime
    One teenager raped a 50-year-old woman as she walked to the "L" stop at dawn. A second was arrested nine times in one year on charges that included theft, property damage and groping and punching a girl. A third was convicted in a series of...
  • In post-Ferguson America, pushing toward a tipping point

    In post-Ferguson America, pushing toward a tipping point
    Six points about Ferguson, the Eric Garner chokehold case in New York, the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland, and the eagerness to outfit police officers with body cameras: 1. Post-Ferguson America: This is obviously not the post-racial...
  • Former Schaumburg cop charged in drug case faces March trial date

    Former Schaumburg cop charged in drug case faces March trial date
    The last of three former Schaumburg police officers accused of operating an on-duty drug ring is expected to go to trial in March, according to DuPage County prosecutors. At a Friday hearing, a March 3 trial date was set for John Cichy, 32, who is...
  • Convicted kidnapper, sex trafficker gets life sentence

    Convicted kidnapper, sex trafficker gets life sentence
    An admitted small-time drug dealer — and self-proclaimed artist, musician, and aspiring cook — will spend the rest of his life in prison for the back-alley beating of his ex-girlfriend, a prostitute. Shaun McKinley received the life term for...
  • 10 Lbs Of Marijuana Seized From Coventry Growing Operation, Police Say

    10 Lbs Of Marijuana Seized From Coventry Growing Operation, Police Say
    COVENTRY — Police from three agencies seized 10 pounds of marijuana and growing equipment from a lakeside home Thursday and arrested two residents. Local officers arrested Linda Dettore, 36, and Jason Blakesley, 37, both of 27 Berry Ave., with help...
  • More than two years after Easton killing, police charge two men

    More than two years after Easton killing, police charge two men
    After gunshots rang out the afternoon of Nov. 23, 2012, Easton police rushed to a South Side home and found a popular disc jockey dead on the front porch. That night, Patrick T. Hughes went to the home of an unidentified man, who later said Hughes...
  • White Phoenix police officer shoots and kills unarmed black man

    A white Phoenix police officer shot and killed an unarmed black suspect he believed was reaching for a gun on Tuesday night, adding to a series of fatal clashes between police and civilians that has led to unrest throughout the country. An officer was...
  • Chicago man charged with dealing Ecstasy: authorities

    Chicago man charged with dealing Ecstasy: authorities
    A Chicago man was being held in the DuPage County jail on $1 million bail on charges that he sold and possessed more than 1,000 tabs of the drug Ecstasy, according to DuPage County officials. DuPage sheriff's deputies say they arrested Erol Abdiu, 35,...
  • Miller Lite defense goes flat, jury convicts in Bethlehem slashing trial

     Miller Lite defense goes flat, jury convicts in Bethlehem slashing trial
    Call it the Miller Lite defense, but it didn't go down smooth with one Northampton County jury. Representing a Bethlehem man facing decades in prison if convicted of a bloody knife attack that severed a man's femoral artery, a public defender said he'd...