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  • Details, questions emerge about homeless man shot by LAPD

    Details, questions emerge about homeless man shot by LAPD
    For months before he was fatally shot by police, a man walked the streets of Los Angeles' Skid Row, with few or no one he encountered knowing anything about his past bank robbery conviction, his wanted probation status or that even the false name he lived...
  • Real identity of homeless man killed by LAPD an international mystery

    Real identity of homeless man killed by LAPD an international mystery
    Like so many residents of Los Angeles' skid row, the homeless man shot and killed by police on Sunday had a complicated past marred by mental illness and crime. That past seemed even more complicated Tuesday, as authorities tried to figure out who...
  • Waukegan, Gurnee offer police stations as safe zones for Craigslist sales

    For buyers and sellers on Craigslist, there's a new place to make the handoff: the police station. Several police departments across Illinois, including Waukegan and Gurnee, allow their lobbies to be used as "safe havens" for completing online...
  • Top French court approves extradition of Kazakh banker

    France's top appeals court on Wednesday approved the extradition of a Kazakh oligarch-turned-dissident to Russia or Ukraine — but his lawyers urged the French government to reconsider, arguing that the case is politically motivated. Mukhtar...
  • Cops warn of residential burglaries on Northwest Side

    Cops warn of residential burglaries on Northwest Side
    Police are warning people of a series of residential burglaries on the Northwest Side in February. Seven burglaries happened primarily during day and early evening hours in the Belmont Central, Cragin and Hanson neighborhoods between Feb. 6 and Feb. 24,...
  • Emmaneul Wallace trial: Jury deliberations may begin today

    Emmaneul Wallace trial: Jury deliberations may begin today
    Jurors may begin deliberating today in the case of a Emmaneul Wallace, one of three men accused in the suspected witness-murder plot that claimed the life of 19-year-old Alex Zaldivar. Closing arguments are underway right now. The jury may get the...
  • Computer technician sentenced to probation for data theft

    A civilian computer technician working for the Coast Guard has been sentenced to three years' probation after pleading guilty to stealing personal information from hundreds of computers and personal electronic devices brought to him for repair....
  • 5 arrested in Chicago 'crash-and-grab' thefts

    Chicago police announced arrests Tuesday in connection with a series of burglaries in which thieves used vehicles to slam through front windows to gain access to loot. More than 40 businesses were targeted, netting the thieves more than $2 million in...
  • Judge denies Pennsylvania AG's request to skip preliminary hearing in Risoldi fraud case

     Judge denies Pennsylvania AG's request to skip preliminary hearing in Risoldi fraud case
    A $20 million insurance fraud case against a prominent Bucks County family and two associates will first be heard in district court, against the wishes of the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office. Judge Thomas G. Gavin on Monday turned down the AG's...
  • Homeless man killed by LAPD stole French man's identity, officials say

    Homeless man killed by LAPD stole French man's identity, officials say
    The homeless man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers Sunday on skid row was a convicted bank robber who assumed the identity of a French man to enter the United States more than 15 years ago, according to records and interviews....
  • Police blotter

    Police blotter
    SOUTHWEST SUBURBS FRANKFORT SUSPENDED LICENSE: Kyle G. Blank, 25, 19627 Skye Drive, Frankfort, was charged with driving on a suspended license after he was stopped Feb. 9 at U.S. 30 and 84th Avenue, police said. LICENSE SUSPENDED: Alexander J....