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  • Chicago sees homicide slowdown

    Two homicides, both on the South Side, were reported in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found, bringing the city's total number of homicides to 43 for the year, as of Wednesday afternoon. That's up from 35...
  • 16-year-old charged in Aurora slaying

    16-year-old charged in Aurora slaying
    A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the Friday slaying of a 17-year-old in front of the older boy’s Aurora home, police said Saturday. Gianni Aguirre, of the 100 block of Bluff Street, was shot and killed about 1 p.m. Friday as he...
  • 13-year-old dies in Wausau stabbing after social media fight

    A 13-year-old boy was stabbed twice in the back and died after self-proclaimed gang members got into a street fight in Wausau prompted by a social media dispute, police said Saturday. The stabbing happened Friday evening after several juveniles who...
  • Teen seriously injured in Aurora shooting

    A 16-year-old Aurora resident was seriously injured during a shooting Thursday night while walking with a friend on the Near East Side. At about 8:20 p.m., officers were called to the area of Farnsworth and Dearborn Avenues. Upon arrival, they found the...
  • Copenhagen attacks: Gunman may have been inspired by Islamic State

    Copenhagen attacks: Gunman may have been inspired by Islamic State
    The gunman believed to have carried out two deadly attacks in Copenhagen was on the intelligence service’s radar and may have been inspired by Islamic State, Danish officials said Sunday. The suspected killer was fatally shot by police early...
  • 3rd death in shootings at California nightclub, gas station

    Police say a third victim has died following shootings at a Southern California nightclub and a nearby gas station that investigators say involved rival gangs. San Bernardino police Lt. Rich Lawhead said Thursday that the man died at a hospital of...
  • 2 killed in shootings at California nightclub, gas station

    Two people were killed and five others were wounded in shootings at a Southern California nightclub and a nearby gas station early Wednesday, authorities said. Gunfire erupted as up to 200 people filed out of Stinger's nightclub on the south side of...
  • 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...
  • NYC Council begins hearings on police-community relations

    Relations between New York City's police department and communities of color, long at a simmer, boiled over last summer when an unarmed Eric Garner was captured on video screaming "I can't breathe!" as he was placed in a fatal chokehold by an NYPD...
  • Feds argue for guilty verdict in gang racketeering case

    Feds argue for guilty verdict in gang racketeering case
    Federal attorneys urged jurors during their closing arguments Thursday to convict Juan Briseno of murdering six people as part of his criminal work with the East Chicago Imperial Gangsters, saying they had more than enough evidence. "We have brought you...
  • Force alone won't stop Islamic State

     Force alone won't stop Islamic State
    There's a growing desire among Americans to ramp up our military action against the Islamic State. A Pew Research Center poll released this week showed that sending ground troops to fight these terrorists in Iraq and Syria is supported by 47 percent...