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  • Former McHenry sheriff's deputy drops suit against county

    Former McHenry sheriff's deputy drops suit against county
    A former McHenry County sheriff’s deputy has dropped a long-running lawsuit against the county in exchange for escaping a hefty court fine, officials said today. Zane Seipler filed a federal suit in 2008 claiming he was wrongly terminated for...
  • 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...
  • Miami jury convicts second man in slaying of NFL's Sean Taylor

    Miami jury convicts second man in slaying of NFL's Sean Taylor
    A Miami jury convicted a second man Tuesday in the 2007 slaying of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor. Jason Mitchell, 25, was found guilty of first-degree felony murder and armed burglary, according to the Associated Press. Taylor, 24, a fan...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Man found guilty of attempted murder of girlfriend in Lombard

    Man found guilty of attempted murder of girlfriend in Lombard
    A Chicago man who allegedly said he was “going to jail today” moments before he repeatedly stabbed his former girlfriend with a steak knife was found guilty Thursday of attempted murder. Jurors in the DuPage County trial of Demetrice...
  • Woman accused of husband's murder found mentally unfit for trial

    The Lombard woman accused of stabbing her husband to death will be remanded to a state facility after being declared mentally unfit to stand trial, according to DuPage County prosecutors.  Anka Miscevic was found unfit at a Thursday hearing before Judge...
  • Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees

    Maryland shifts insurance policy to cover transition-related care of transgender employees
    In a reversal of state healthcare policy, transgender state employees in Maryland can now access gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other transition-related care under their state-provided health insurance plans. The change quietly went...