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  • Days after indictment, some details unclear in case against Orlando officer

    Days after indictment, some details unclear in case against Orlando officer
    Days after an Orlando police officer was indicted in a February shooting in an Orlando parking garage, officials have not revealed why he is facing charges and why other officers who opened fire will not. The indictment charging Officer David Johnston...
  • 10th anniversary of 'Xbox murders' that shocked Deltona

    10th anniversary of 'Xbox murders' that shocked Deltona
    Michelle Nathan used to sneak up behind her mom and hold her in the tightest of bear-hugs. Then, she would say, "Mommy, tell me I'm beautiful." Nathan wouldn't let go until her mom, Kay Shukwit, said those magic words. It's been 10 years since...
  • Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center taken into custody hailing cab

    Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center taken into custody hailing cab
    A handcuffed prisoner from the Elgin Mental Health Center who escaped from a state vehicle Wednesday morning was captured eight hours later after he hailed a cab in Elgin, ending a manhunt that kept the community on high alert much of the day. Jesse...
  • Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center to get fitness hearing

    Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center to get fitness hearing
    An Elgin Mental Health Center prisoner who managed to escape from custody earlier this month is due back in court next week for a fitness status hearing, a judge ordered Monday. Jesse Vega, 33, also identified in court records as Jesse Ortiz, was...
  • Prosecutors: Man with wife and kids in car shot at other vehicle in road rage

    Prosecutors: Man with wife and kids in car shot at other vehicle in road rage
    A South Elgin motorist is accused of firing a gun from his car  -- across the body of his wife seated next to him in the passenger seat -- and hitting another vehicle during an apparent road rage incident on I-355 last week, according to DuPage County...
  • Former state rep pleads not guilty to child porn charges

    Former state rep pleads not guilty to child porn charges
    Former state Rep. Keith Farnham pleaded not guilty today to federal charges he knowingly transported child pornography. Farnham, 66, a Democrat from Elgin who faces a four-count indictment, appeared in the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse to enter his plea before...
  • Child porn charge doesn't stop ex-Elgin lawmaker's state pension

     Child porn charge doesn't stop ex-Elgin lawmaker's state pension
    A former state lawmaker who is accused of trading child pornography online has started collecting a state pension of nearly $15,000 a year — an amount he bumped up by purchasing credit for time he didn't work. Ex-Rep. Keith Farnham, an Elgin...
  • Evanston man gets 10 years for killing man over a kiss

    Evanston man gets 10 years for killing man over a kiss
    An Evanston man was sentenced today to 10 years in prison in the 2011 beating death of another man who claimed to want to kiss him during a party they both attended, authorities said. Ricardo E. Munoz, 38, of the 1200 block of Dodge Avenue, pleaded...
  • Prosecutors: Driver in fatal Edens crash was drunk and racing at 100 mph

    Prosecutors: Driver in fatal Edens crash was drunk and racing at 100 mph
    A Lincolnwood man was drunk and had been racing another driver on the Edens Expressway at speeds above 100 mph before he rear-ended a car driven by a Minnesota man, killing him, prosecutors said. Jose L. Colon, 21, charged with murder, aggravated DUI...
  • Suspect in '92 slaying of Niles West student held in Los Angeles

    Suspect in '92 slaying of Niles West student held in Los Angeles
    Investigators long suspected Robert Rocco Serritella in the 1992 strangulation of Skokie teenager David Chereck, but they said they never had enough evidence to prove he did it — until now. Authorities arrested Serritella, 71, at his home in Los...
  • Former school security chief gets probation in equipment thefts

    Former school security chief gets probation in equipment thefts
    The former head of school security at Niles North High School in Skokie has been sentenced to 24 months probation and ordered to pay court fee and fines of $609 after he pleaded guilty to stealing electronic equipment from the school and selling it on...