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  • Man gets 38 years for near-fatal, double knife attack

    Man gets 38 years for near-fatal, double knife attack
    After apologizing Friday for brutally attacking the mother of his young daughter and the woman’s then-boyfriend last year while they slept, nearly killing both of them, Jimmy Bell was sentenced to 38 years in prison. "I wasn’t raised that...
  • Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault

    Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sex assault
    A judge today abruptly declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of sexually assaulting a 92-year-old woman at a Crystal Lake nursing home where he worked. Both sides had given their opening statements and the first witness had testified when the...
  • Porn production plummets in L.A.

    Porn production plummets in L.A.
    As the film community battles to keep Hollywood close to home, another local industry – adult entertainment -- is fleeing Los Angeles. The number of permits issued for adult productions has plummeted since November 2012, when voters approved a...
  • Victims recall knife attack from witness stand

    Victims recall knife attack from witness stand
    The man who viciously attacked his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend with a knife was sentenced to 38 years in prison today.  On Thursday, as pleas for help from a recorded 911 call filled a McHenry County courtroom, Kelly Krause could be heard...
  • Man, 78, could serve less than a year for sex abuse of 2 girls

    Man, 78, could serve less than a year for sex abuse of 2 girls
    Before her abuser was sentenced today to four years in prison, a young woman took the stand in a McHenry County courtroom and wept as she told the judge how her life had been altered at a young age. The abuse "set my life on a wrong course and destroyed...
  • Man recorded police chase, posted video to YouTube: prosecutors

    Man recorded police chase, posted video to YouTube: prosecutors
    A seven-minute video shot by a speeding motorcyclist as he eluded police could end up costing the rider up to six years in prison when he is sentenced Friday. Hamza Ali Ben Ali was accused of trying to goad a Westmont officer into a high speed chase...
  • Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized

    Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized
    A Santa Cruz man who was found dead on his yacht from a heroin overdose allegedly injected by a high-priced escort was a Silicon Valley tech executive with a wife, five children and a reputation as a dedicated family man. Through messages posted on a...
  • Man sentenced to 13 years in death of Prince George's officer, Laurel native

    A man charged in connection with the auto accident that killed 23-year-old Prince George's County Police officer Adrian Morris in 2012 was sentenced to 13 years in prison in Prince George's County Circuit Court after pleading guilty on Monday, June 9....
  • Ravens lineman Jah Reid accepted into pretrial diversion program in Florida battery case

    Ravens lineman Jah Reid accepted into pretrial diversion program in Florida battery case
    Ravens reserve offensive lineman Jah Reid was accepted into a diversion program today during a status hearing and avoided trial on a pair of misdemeanor battery charges stemming from an alleged altercation at a strip club, according to a Monroe County,...
  • What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?

    What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?
    Thirteen states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review California’s ban on foie gras, arguing that it is unconstitutional for the state to pass laws that might interfere with agricultural practices in other states. But the only state that...
  • Man sentenced to 22 years for stabbing girlfriend

    Man sentenced to 22 years for stabbing girlfriend
    A man who told his girlfriend he planned to go to jail for her murder before stabbing her repeatedly with a steak knife was sentenced today to 22 years in prison, according to DuPage County prosecutors. Demetrice Tompkins, 49, of Chicago, was found...