| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:12 PM
Broward sheriff's deputies seized 152 cannabis plants at an Oakland Park home after a search warrant was served early Tuesday, the agency said.
The confiscated plants, worth about $150,000, ranged in size from seedlings to 5 feet high. They were lined up...
| Aug 20, 2014
Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:53 PM
More than a year after Chicago Public Schools closed nearly 50 schools for under-enrollment, there has been little progress on finding new uses for most of the now-empty buildings.
Just three of the buildings have been opened for bidding to potential...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 1:13 PM
MUNICH (Reuters) - The grave of Stepan Bandera, a leader of Ukrainian fighters who fought both Nazi and Soviet forces during World War Two and after, was vandalized in a German cemetery overnight, police said on Sunday.
A marble cross about 1.80 meters...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:25 AM
A 26-year-old man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail today after being charged with setting a fire inside Soldier Field that burned several suites, police said.
Zecharias Miller, whose address was not known, was charged with burglary and arson,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The following items were taken from New Lenox police reports:
A fence was vandalized at the Healing Arts Pavilion on the 400 block of East U.S. Route 30 on Aug. 8.
A 23-year-old Chicago man and 24-year-old Calumet City woman were charged with two...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 6:43 PM
After several nights of tense street confrontations, state and federal authorities stepped in Thursday to curb the aggressive tactics of local police against demonstrators protesting the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
Missouri Gov. Jay...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:14 PM
Protests racked this St. Louis suburb for a fifth straight night Wednesday as anger flared anew over the police killing of an unarmed young black man.
Armored personnel carriers and officers wearing body armor and carrying assault rifles greeted...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:57 PM
The police shooting of an unarmed teenager in a St. Louis suburb over the weekend triggered angry demonstrations Sunday morning and vandalism and looting Sunday night, local media reported.
A few thousand demonstrators had gathered for a candlelight...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:20 PM
MIAMI Hundreds of people gathered on Sunday to mourn the loss of a grandfather, father and rabbi who was gunned down on his way to synagogue the day before.
As soon as the hearse pulled up in front of Bais Menachem Chabad with the body of Joseph Raksin...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:15 PM
In February 2013, someone broke into a newly renovated house in South Los Angeles, spray-painted walls and made off with a new stove and water heater worth $1,400. LAPD officers classified the crime as a burglary because it involved forced entry and...