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  • 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...
  • BGF leader White quickly turned informant, testimony shows

    BGF leader White quickly turned informant, testimony shows
    Tavon White says pleading guilty to running a racketeering enterprise at the Baltimore City Detention Center was an easy decision. Deciding to testify against his alleged co-conspirators, no sweat.  Telling his granny about it? That was tough. ...
  • 2015: A look at the year ahead

    2015: A look at the year ahead
    With 2014 rapidly drawing to a conclusion, it's only appropriate to begin to take stock of the year ahead. An eventful year has passed on the Peninsula and throughout Virginia. What will 2015 bring? Here's what we expect. Shipbuilding Executives...
  • 19 charged in year-long Aurora drug investigation

    19 charged in year-long Aurora drug investigation
    A year-long investigation into local drug activity ended this week with the arrests of 14 people. Aurora police said five additional suspects remain at large, following the sweep that took place throughout the city on Monday and Tuesday. Approximately...
  • 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....
  • Teen's death a second tragedy for family trying to escape violence

    Teen's death a second tragedy for family trying to escape violence
    Terrell Campbell was just a toddler when his 13-year-old brother was killed by a bullet meant for someone else. By the time Terrell reached 13, he was fighting in the streets, his family said. And at 15, he was running with a gang, according to police...
  • Hadiya killing: Police shed light on investigation of 2013 shooting

    Hadiya killing: Police shed light on investigation of 2013 shooting
    Less than 24 hours after Hadiya Pendleton was slain while taking shelter from the rain in a South Side park, an officer from the cold-case homicide squad handed lead detective Frank Casale what would be the first big break in the case. With none of...
  • 19 charged in yearlong Aurora drug investigation

    19 charged in yearlong Aurora drug investigation
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Aurora Beacon-News reports: A yearlong investigation into local drug activity ended this week with the arrests of 14 people. Aurora police said five additional suspects remain at large, following the sweep that took...
  • LAPD statistics illustrate the 'nature of homicide in Los Angeles'

    LAPD statistics illustrate the 'nature of homicide in Los Angeles'
    Sunday and Monday were the deadliest days of the week in Los Angeles in 2014. April saw the most killings; January and February the least. More people were killed with a firearm than any other weapon. Those statistics and others compiled by the Los...
  • 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...
  • San Bernardino County's largest gang case ends with 61 people jailed

    The largest single gang prosecution in San Bernardino County history ended last week with the sentencing of 25-year-old Cherish Velez. The Apple Valley woman, who was ordered to spend 16 years in prison on assault and drug charges, was the 61st person...