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  • Denial of parole for Mexican Mafia killer a relief to victim's family

    Denial of parole for Mexican Mafia killer a relief to victim's family
    Rene Enriquez's eloquence on the subject of the Mexican Mafia prison gang has impressed many. He wrote two books on the topic, prosecutors used him as an expert witness in gang trials, and numerous law enforcement officials turned to him for training...
  • Death toll rises in Mexico's roiling Michoacan state

    Death toll rises in Mexico's roiling Michoacan state
    Five more members of a vigilante "self-defense" group were killed during the weekend in a spiral of violence sweeping parts of Mexico's troubled Michoacan state, showcased by the government in the last year as a security success story. At least 25...
  • Hartford Man Serving 37-Year Sentence Faces New Charge

    HARTFORD — A man who was sentenced earlier this month to 37 years in prison for a shooting that left a man paralyzed, was arraigned Friday on a charge of being an accessory to murder. James Raynor, 31, was involved in the murder of Kenneth...
  • How a Mexican Mafia killer became a law enforcement darling

    How a Mexican Mafia killer became a law enforcement darling
    The man sitting in the back of the vehicle is wearing a light-colored shirt, a patterned tie and an air of authority. He's headed to a conference in Anaheim to give a speech and, as trees, hedges and apartment buildings flash by, he rattles off a list...
  • Chicago's gone 3 days without a homicide--among longest stretches to date this year

    Chicago's gone 3 days without a homicide--among longest stretches to date this year
    While New York recently made headlines after going 12 days without a homicide, Chicago also is seeing a bit of a reprieve—going three days without a reported killing, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Chicago did not report a...
  • Deputies: Possible gang-related shooting injures 2 teens

    Deputies: Possible gang-related shooting injures 2 teens
    A possible gang-related shooting left two teens injured at an apartment complex near Texas Avenue and Americana Boulevard on Thursday, deputies said. The shooting happened at Millenia West Apartments around 5:30 p.m., officials said. Orange County...
  • 5 convicted, 3 acquitted in Baltimore jail corruption trial

    5 convicted, 3 acquitted in Baltimore jail corruption trial
    A federal jury convicted five people and acquitted three others Thursday in a Baltimore jailhouse corruption case, ending a two-month trial that saw a parade of inmates, disgraced corrections officers and law enforcement officers describe an "upside-...
  • Outlaws biker club seeks return of badges, vests confiscated in bar fight

    Outlaws biker club seeks return of badges, vests confiscated in bar fight
    A violent barroom attack in 2012 involving people affiliated with Outlaws Motorcycle Club remains the subject of legal action in McHenry County. The criminal charges against the men arrested in the fight are not at issue. Rather, a lawyer for Outlaws...
  • Remains of 1 of 43 abducted Mexican student teachers identified: source

    Remains of 1 of 43 abducted Mexican student teachers identified: source
    Tests have identified the remains of one of 43 trainee teachers abducted 10 weeks ago in southwestern Mexico, a source close to the investigation said on Saturday, apparently confirming a feared massacre the government has blamed on drug gang henchmen....
  • James Herard, Dunkin' Donuts killer, sentenced to die for 'body count' murder of Lauderhill man

    James Herard, Dunkin' Donuts killer, sentenced to die for 'body count' murder of Lauderhill man
    James Herard is more responsible for the November 2008 murder of Eric Jean-Pierre in Lauderhill than the person who actually pulled the trigger, and he deserves the harshest possible sentence for it, a Broward judge ruled Friday. A smirking Herard, 25, a...
  • Felony cases down in Kane County

    Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon reported a decrease in felonies charged by his office in 2014, continuing a trend that has seen nearly 1,000 fewer felony cases filed compared to four years ago. McMahon offered a preliminary glimpse at...