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  • Man gets 3 life sentences plus 60 years for Hoffman Estates triple murder

    Man gets 3 life sentences plus 60 years for Hoffman Estates triple murder
    The man who murdered three members of a Hoffman Estates family and seriously wounded another in a 2009 knife attack was sentenced today to three life sentences without parole plus an additional 60 years. D’Andre Howard, 26, showed no emotion as...
  • Argentina and holdout creditors flood papers in ad war

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The battleground between Argentina and its holdout creditors shifted from U.S. courts to the court of public opinion as both sides took out full-page advertisements to argue their cases in the world's major newspapers. Just what...
  • BNP pleads guilty again in $9 billion U.S. sanctions accord

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BNP Paribas, for the second time in nine days, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions, as part of a nearly $9 billion settlement in which the French bank admitted to breaking embargoes against Sudan,...
  • 2 get 100 years in murder of 9-year-old girl

    2 get 100 years in murder of 9-year-old girl
    Two reputed gang members have each been sentenced to 100 years in prison in the killing of 9-year-old Chastity Turner in 2009, prosecutors said. Kevin “Big Stupid” Stanley, 31, and Ronald Henderson, 33, had been gunning for Chastity’...
  • L.A. Dodgers must pay $15 million to baseball fan beaten at stadium

    L.A. Dodgers must pay $15 million to baseball fan beaten at stadium
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A jury on Wednesday found the Los Angeles Dodgers negligent in a 2011 assault on a fan at their stadium that left him permanently disabled, ordering the team to pay some $15 million in civil damages but clearing the former club...
  • Judge strikes down Colorado gay marriage ban, stays ruling

    Judge strikes down Colorado gay marriage ban, stays ruling
    DENVER (Reuters) - A state judge struck down Colorado's gay marriage ban on Wednesday, saying the prohibition violated constitutional rights, but put his ruling on hold pending appeal. It was the latest of several decisions by state and federal judges...
  • Woman's family agonizes over two-week disappearance

    Woman's family agonizes over two-week disappearance
    Two weeks after she disappeared, family members of a missing Fort Lauderdale woman still exist in a limbo of anguished uncertainty. Their anxiety has only increased since June 25, when Trukita Jaquita Scott failed to pick up her two young children...
  • What do the Hobby Lobby backers want women to be?

     What do the Hobby Lobby backers want women to be?
    In the fallout surrounding last week's Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, a lot of people have been wondering exactly what role the Christian right thinks women should play in society and how birth control detracts from it. The case focused on four...
  • Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor

    Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor
    Mayor Ras Baraka said Wednesday that he would not oppose appointment of a federal monitor to oversee reforms in New Jersey's largest police department, one of the fixes the Justice Department is likely to mandate following a years-long inquiry into...
  • Tommy Zeigler documentary raises 'A Question of Innocence'

    Tommy Zeigler documentary raises 'A Question of Innocence'
    The Winter Garden furniture-store owner on death row for the Christmas Eve 1975 murders of his wife and three others is the subject of a new television documentary airing this week, which aims to make the case he never received a fair trial. The...
  • Official who had affair with restaurant owner testifies in Park Grill case

    Official who had affair with restaurant owner testifies in Park Grill case
    A trial to determine whether a restaurant in Millennium Park gets to keep its contract turned Wednesday to testimony from a former Chicago Park District official whose sexual relationship with the eventual winner of the lucrative deal has Mayor Rahm...