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  • Justin Bieber pleads no contest to vandalism in egging incident

    Justin Bieber pleads no contest to vandalism in egging incident
    Justin Bieber pleaded no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor vandalism for egging a former neighbor's home in Calabasas and was ordered to pay $80,900 in restitution. Bieber, who did not appear in court, also was ordered to serve two years' probation,...
  • No serious impacts after Virginia oil train derailment, officials say

    No serious impacts after Virginia oil train derailment, officials say
    Nearly a tanker's worth of crude oil may have spilled into the James River or burned off after a train derailment in Virginia this week, but authorities have not detected any serious environmental impacts.¬† “At this time we expect downstream...
  • Witness in notorious murder trial back in court on burglary, gun charges

    Witness in notorious murder trial back in court on burglary, gun charges
    Shane Lamb, who turned state’s witness against a former co-worker in the notorious disappearance and presumed murder of a Johnsburg teenager, is now being held in McHenry County Jail on a $300,000 bond in an unrelated case. Judge Sharon Prather on...
  • Former state rep charged with child porn barred from own patio

    Former state rep charged with child porn barred from own patio
    Former Illinois state Rep. Keith Farnham, on home confinement while facing child pornography charges, was ordered to stay off the patio of his Elgin condominium Wednesday because a young child lives nearby. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Gilbert...
  • 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...
  • Man pleads guilty to DUI on same road he killed 4 in 1999 DUI

    Man pleads guilty to DUI on same road he killed 4 in 1999 DUI
    Walter Depner, who served 12 years in prison for killing four people in 1999 while driving drunk, pleaded guilty today to again driving under the influence on the same road in 2013. Depner, 62, waived his right to a jury trial that was set to begin...
  • 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...
  • 'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges

    'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges
    Jay Sedrish, an executive producer and unit production manager on the controversial movie "Midnight Rider," has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant. Sedrish on...
  • Police raid over tweets leads to lawsuit against Peoria mayor

    Police raid over tweets leads to lawsuit against Peoria mayor
    PEORIA—When Jon Daniel created a Twitter account spoofing the town’s mayor in March, he planned to entertain friends with a steady stream of occasionally profane and often sophomoric messages. The Peoria native said he had no animosity...
  • Charges could prompt film industry to take crew safety more seriously

    Criminal charges brought against producers of the independent film "Midnight Rider," which was shut down after a deadly train crash, could prompt the movie industry to take crew safety more seriously on risky location shoots, industry experts say. A...
  • 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...