| Oct 19, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It's not a matter of if, but when and where the next mass shooting will happen: It might take place at another shopping mall, or college campus, or suburban office building, and probably not long from now. Yet, as these disturbing incidents keep appearing...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Blood drops found by a homeowner in northeastern Pennsylvania, where police have spent five weeks searching for a sniper who killed a state trooper and wounded another, have tested negative for the main suspect in the case, police said on Monday.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:07 PM
The Border Patrol has apparently not disciplined any agents in deadly force investigations in a decade, an agency official said, in spite of a series of shootings at the Southwest border that have generated criticism from police experts and fierce...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:08 PM
The body of a Chicago woman who was allegedly bludgeoned to death and stuffed in a suitcase at a resort hotel in Bali is expected to be sent back to the U.S. to be examined by the FBI.
Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found stuffed in a hard-sided...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:08 AM
In the years before she would be implicated in the beating death of her mother on the resort island of Bali, Heather Mack was accused of locking her mother in a closet, stealing thousands of dollars from her, punching and biting her repeatedly, and once...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:19 PM
An American woman whose body was found in a suitcase on the resort island of Bali and her daughter were seen arguing in the lobby of their hotel, police said on Friday, as a U.S. attorney headed to Indonesia to advise the teen.
Heather Mack, 19, and...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Alexander Wachs makes his living playing video games for the enjoyment of a vast online audience, and a few weeks ago, he was guiding an avatar through the zombie-infested wasteland of "DayZ" when loud thumps interrupted his adventure.
"Hold on, guys,...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:21 AM
On a small hill overlooking an area of Ferguson where rioters ravaged stores Sunday night, a crowd of youths stared down police and reveled in the confrontation late Monday.
Little could be seen of what lay at the bottom of the hill, where bright police...
| Sep 19, 2014
Eric Frein, who authorities say killed one state trooper and wounded another in an ambush last week in Pike County, had a role in a 2007 film short depicting a Nazi atrocity at the Auschwitz death camp.
Frein is in the credits for the 16-minute anti-...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:20 PM
A woman who robbed a Wilmette bank Tuesday is suspected in the robbery of a Skokie bank last week, authorities said.
Police responding to a holdup alarm at the BMO Harris Bank at 1701 Sheridan Road about 11:50 a.m. Tuesday said they learned from a...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:47 PM
A man who helped the FBI build a criminal bankruptcy fraud case against his ex-wife is now suing the federal agency, claiming it kept nearly $150,000 in cash and jewelry seized from the former Winnetka woman that he says is owed to him for child support....