| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
DEYARB BOQTARES, Egypt — By all accounts, Soheir Bataa was a bright and lively girl. At 13, she was diligent in her schoolwork, with her math teacher recalling an eager pupil. On her run-down street in this Nile Delta village, she could often be...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:45 PM
The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival announced its jury awards on Tuesday night in a ceremony at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas.
“Fort Tilden” won the grand jury prize in the narrative competition. Written and directed...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:12 PM
An Aurora man who already has six convictions for burglary stretching more than two decades is facing a prison term after again being found guilty of the crime, Kane County prosecutors said today.
A jury returned a guilty verdict Tuesday night against...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:41 PM
An Aurora woman was found guilty today of trying to arrange the murder of her former boyfriend, Kane County prosecutors said.
A Kane County jury returned guilty verdicts against Maricela Arciga, 27, on two counts of solicitation of murder for hire....
| May 29, 2014
| 2:49 PM
A judge in Cambridge has upheld Maryland's curbs on catching menhaden, rejecting claims by a pair of watermen that the restrictions were unconstitutional.
Following a day-long hearing Wednesday in Dorchester Circuit Court, Judge David Mitchell, a...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Hezekiah Whitfield was found guilty on all charges in connection with the murder of a Waukegan store owner in 1994.
Jurors convicted Whitfield in the killing of 71-year-old Fred Reckling, a murder that was previously pinned on another man, James...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Following the settlement of an unusual lawsuit against Mount Prospect, a 75-year-old pizzeria owner said he looks forward to continuing to run his restaurant into the foreseeable future.
Mount Prospect’s village board agreed this week to a $6.5...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:54 AM
Mount Prospect has agreed to a $6.5 million settlement that will end an unusual lawsuit filed by a restaurant owner who sued the village using a federal law more commonly used to bust organized crime.
The Village Board on Tuesday night approved the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:17 PM
A man who was 15 when he was accused of murder has been found guilty and now faces 20 years to life in prison.
Edwin Paniagua, now 19, was found guilty of heinous murder with wanton cruelty in the 2010 death of Jean Wattecamps of Mount Prospect. The...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:53 PM
The murder trial got underway Thursday for a man who was 15 when he was accused of tying up, robbing and beating an acquaintance in Mount Prospect.
But the attorney for Edwin Paniagua, now 19, argued that his client was “coerced, intimidated and...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A Mount Prospect family has filed a lawsuit alleging that a neighbor repeatedly berated them with racial slurs and harassed and intimidated them because they are African-American.
The suit by Iris Howe and her two children alleged the harassment began...