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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EST

    Different views of Boston Marathon bombing suspect to be described during death penalty trial Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give...
  • Defendant went on 'stabbing rampage' at Naperville bar, attorney says

    Defendant went on 'stabbing rampage' at Naperville bar, attorney says
    Daniel Olaska was described as both a man on a stabbing rampage and someone who feared for his life as his trial started on charges that he killed a teacher in a crowded Naperville nightclub. On Tuesday, jurors in DuPage County heard opening...
  • Boston woman held without bail in fatal stabbing

    Police have made an arrest in the fatal stabbing of a Boston woman at a house party last October. Takisa Matthews, who also goes by Takisa Williams, was arraigned in Dorchester Municipal Court on Tuesday on charges of murder and armed assault with intent...
  • Bloomington woman gets 18 years in mutilation of man's body

    A 25-year-old Bloomington woman has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for concealing a homicide and mutilating a body. Vishawn Mills admitted to covering up the August 2013 slaying of 74-year-old Oakley Mitchell of Secor. He was shot and his body...
  • Families tell of loss, grief in death penalty case

    Families tell of loss, grief in death penalty case
    One by one, family members of a gang member's five murder victims testified Tuesday about their loss and the grief they've had to deal with. "It felt as if the world had caved in on me," Diana Lopez-Colon said of the day she learned her son, Miguel...
  • 5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday: ___ GOV. TOM WOLF'S FIRST BUDGET WOULD RAISE INCOME, SALES, CIGARETTE TAXES; OFFER PROPERTY TAX RELIEF, REBATE FOR RENTERS Wolf...
  • Law enforcement academy helps prepare students for jobs

    Dozens of students have enrolled in the Law Enforcement Career Academy through the Porter County Career and Technical Center and gone on to a successful career in law enforcement. Teachers Curt Hawkins, a retired Valparaiso detective, and Ralph Iler, a...
  • Officials: Cops shot during gun battle, possibly lured to home

    Officials: Cops shot during gun battle, possibly lured to home
    A Lake Wales man may have called 911 Tuesday evening only to lure police officers into a gunfight at his home, officials said. John Goepferich, 59, allegedly shot and injured two cops who responded to the call, Lake Wales Police Chief Chris Velasquez...
  • White supremacist to stand trial in Jewish center killings

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. A judge in Kansas' Johnson County on Tuesday ordered white supremacist F. Glenn Miller Jr. to stand trial for killing three people outside Jewish facilities last April in Overland Park, Kan. After a day and a half of preliminary...
  • Inmates writing their own obits reveal regrets, failed dreams

    Inmates writing their own obits reveal regrets, failed dreams
    In the wrong writer's hands, an obituary can be a dull collection of biographical facts, the type of article that journalism professor William Drummond calls the "lowest common denominator" of newspaper writing. But on this day, he hoped for something...
  • Police need better ways to handle confrontations with the homeless

    Police need better ways to handle confrontations with the homeless
    To the editor: I live in downtown L.A. I work in downtown L.A. It seems every week there is a new restaurant opening, a new office tower breaking ground. But the issue of poverty in skid row is too often conveniently overlooked. ("In long-simmering skid...