| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The team of extortionists marched into the owner’s office at a Chicago granite company looking to collect on a $500,000 debt.
One of them, a beefy former union bodyguard named George Brown, did the talking. Another, plumbing contractor Vito Iozzo,...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:11 PM
The government and defense rested Thursday in the trial of William White, the Virginia neo-Nazi accused of threatening local law enforcers after the raid of an Osceola County white supremacist compound in 2012.
White, 37, of Roanoke, Va., faces...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:26 AM
The Palatine man charged with killing 14-year-old runaway Amber Creek in 1997 pleaded not guilty to intentional homicide in a Wisconsin courtroom this morning, according to online court records.
James Eaton, 36, could face a mandatory life sentence if...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Authorities are seeking a man and a woman after two west suburban robberies this morning at a bank and a credit union.
In the first robbery, Aurora police say a woman with facial tattoos entered the TCF Bank located inside a Jewel food store at 1952 W....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Alexander Wachs makes his living playing video games for the enjoyment of a vast online audience, and a few weeks ago, he was guiding an avatar through the zombie-infested wasteland of "DayZ" when loud thumps interrupted his adventure.
"Hold on, guys,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:02 PM
A man suspected of robbing an Oak Lawn bank last month is believed to have robbed bank in Aurora this morning, authorities said.
The man is believed to have robbed a TCF Bank branch, 1952 W. Galena Boulevard in Aurora, about 11:40 a.m., according to...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 1:42 PM
A teller at a Bolingbrook bank was shot in the arm during a robbery this morning, one of three bank robberies in the area, according to officials.
The woman was shot around noon after an armed robber entered the First Midwest Bank branch at 450 N....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:14 PM
The Insane Clown Posse, a hardcore hip hop duo famous for their clown make-up and avid fanbase, visits the City Beautiful tonight when they headline ShockFest at Firestone Live in downtown Orlando.
The group's style of hip hop is known as horrorcore, a...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:44 AM
A recently released FBI report has confirmed that mass shootings in America are on the rise, more than doubling in the past seven years.
Between 2000 and 2013 there were 160 active shooter situations that resulted in 486 deaths and 557 inuries. For...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Fruitland Park's deputy chief of police, who left the city during a scandal over the Ku Klux Klan, is demanding his unpaid job as chief of the volunteer fire department back.
A letter from an attorney on behalf of David Borst warned that Fruitland...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Prosecutors in Lake County have tossed three pending criminal cases because of an FBI report linking two former Fruitland Park police officers to the Ku Klux Klan.
All three cases – two misdemeanor batteries and a felony traffic case –...