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  • Former Palm Beach woman gets 40 years in prison for trying to kill son

    Former Palm Beach woman gets 40 years in prison for trying to kill son
    Linda Cooney, the former Palm Beach woman acquitted of killing her ex-husband in 1992, was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the attempted murder of her son in Las Vegas. Prosecutors convinced a jury that Cooney, 64, shot her son, Kevin Cooney,...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Invisible" by James Patterson and David Ellis (Little, Brown, $28). An FBI researcher on leave thinks hundreds of murders, rapes and kidnappings are connected, but no one believes her. Last week: 1 2. "Top Secret Twenty-One" by...
  • Critics blast Israel for strikes on Gaza houses that claim civilian lives

    JERUSALEM The civilian death toll in the Gaza Strip continued to climb Thursday as Israel pressed its aerial campaign there against Islamist militants, targeting the homes of suspected operatives in intensifying bombardments across the coastal territory....
  • Seattle Pacific University shooting suspect once had AK-47, other guns at home

    SEATTLE The man accused of opening fire at Seattle Pacific University last month previously had an AK-47 assault rifle, another semiautomatic rifle and a handgun at his home, according to records obtained by The Seattle Times. Up until the spring of...
  • Man charged with killing six members of Texas family, lone survivor a 'hero'

    Man charged with killing six members of Texas family, lone survivor a 'hero'
    A man accused of fatally shooting four children ages 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home disguised as a FedEx delivery man while looking for his former wife was charged with capital murder on Thursday. Ronald Lee Haskell,...
  • Kids caught at the border deserve due process, including lawyers

    When Juan Pablo Guerrero Diaz left El Salvador to come to the U.S., his daughter was still in diapers. Now she is 14, and this year, after fleeing for her life, she was reunited with her parents in Los Angeles. For the girl, the perilous journey north...
  • Toddler dies after eating pills; uncle charged

    Toddler dies after eating pills; uncle charged
    Nine years ago, Richard Marcus Gibbon's 16-month-old niece ate his pills and fell ill. History has repeated itself with deadly consequences: Gibbon's 2-year-old nephew ate his pills and died, landing Gibbon with a manslaughter charge Wednesday. A...
  • Judge delays trial in Colorado movie theater massacre case

    DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado judge on Wednesday delayed the planned trial in October of accused movie theater gunman James Holmes to allow more time to conduct a second sanity review. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Holmes, who has pleaded...
  • Trial delayed for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes

    The murder trial of James E. Holmes, charged in the Aurora, Colo. theater massacre, will be delayed to allowed enough time for a second sanity review to be completed, a judge ruled on Wednesday. Holmes, 26, is accused of opening fire inside a movie...
  • Woman shot dead on Dan Ryan, year after teen brother was killed

    Woman shot dead on Dan Ryan, year after teen brother was killed
    Pierre Curry woke to a call telling him his 24-year-old daughter had been shot to death on the Dan Ryan Expressway, almost exactly a year since he lost his teen-aged son to gun violence just eight blocks away. "I got to bury another child?" Curry asked...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Frank Miller joins Batman 75 festivities

     
    The man who redefined Batman is coming to Comic-Con. Frank Miller, who wrote and penciled 1986′s game-changing Batman miniseries “The […]...