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  • Chicago loitering proposal would hold business owners accountable

    Chicago loitering proposal would hold business owners accountable
    Chicago aldermen gave preliminary approval Monday to a plan that would make it tougher for a business to be reopened at a spot where there have been past problems with illegal activities. The city also would be able to more quickly bring in the owner...
  • Mexican attorney general says bone fragment is from 1 of 43 missing students

    MEXICO CITY One of Mexico's most horrific mass murders in recent decades has come to rest, in part, on a fragment of a charred human eye socket. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said Sunday that Austrian forensic experts have confirmed that the...
  • 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...
  • Hartford Police Arrest 11 In Prostitution Sting

    Hartford Police Arrest 11 In Prostitution Sting
    HARTFORD — Eleven people were arrested Wednesday as part of an undercover prostitution operation throughout the city, police said. An undercover detective posed as a "john" after numerous citizens complained of prostitution in various places, and...