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  • Egypt girl's death after genital excision leads to unprecedented trial

    Egypt girl's death after genital excision leads to unprecedented trial
    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...
  • SXSW 2014: 'Fort Tilden,' 'Great Invisible' win top jury awards

    SXSW 2014: 'Fort Tilden,' 'Great Invisible' win top jury awards
    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...
  • Aurora man convicted of burglary for 7th time

    Aurora man convicted of burglary for 7th time
    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...
  • Woman guilty of trying to arrange her former boyfriend's murder: prosecutors

    Woman guilty of trying to arrange her former boyfriend's murder: prosecutors
    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....
  • Menhaden catch limits upheld

    Menhaden catch limits upheld
    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...
  • Man guilty of all charges in '94 Waukegan murder

    Man guilty of all charges in '94 Waukegan murder
    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...
  • Pizzeria owner, 75, says he'll still work after $6.5 million settlement

    Pizzeria owner, 75, says he'll still work after $6.5 million settlement
    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...
  • Pizzeria owner wins millions in unusual lawsuit against village

    Pizzeria owner wins millions in unusual lawsuit against village
    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...
  • Teen murder suspect convicted of killing suburban man

    Teen murder suspect convicted of killing suburban man
    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...
  • Trial begins for teen charged in killing of Mt. Prospect man

    Trial begins for teen charged in killing of Mt. Prospect man
    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...
  • Mt. Prospect family claims racial harassment, intimidation

    Mt. Prospect family claims racial harassment, intimidation
    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...