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  • 16-year-old boy killed in South Side shooting

    16-year-old boy killed in South Side shooting
    A 16-year-old boy died in a shooting in the South Shore neighborhood, one of at least three people shot in the city this evening, authorities said. The shooting took place in the 7300 block of South South Shore Drive about 5:45 p.m., said Police News...
  • Two men, juvenile accused of stealing seven cars from dealership

    Two men, juvenile accused of stealing seven cars from dealership
    Two men and a juvenile stole seven cars from a dealership in a span of less than three hours, according to West Palm Beach police. The 17-year-old juvenile was arrested on Monday and one of the men remains at large, according to police. West Palm...
  • Jailbreak in Washington state goes unnoticed for two days

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state man jailed on robbery charges managed to slip away from a detention facility last week in an escape that went unnoticed for two days until his lawyer arrived for a visit, officials said on Tuesday. Rhyan Vasquez,...
  • Marijuana possession now a fine, but prosecutors see complications

    Marijuana possession now a fine, but prosecutors see complications
    Starting Wednesday, you can no longer be arrested in Maryland for possessing a small amount of marijuana. But how the rest of that interaction with police plays out might depend on what jurisdiction you're in. Lawmakers did not legalize marijuana, but...
  • Barrington Hills officer charged with domestic battery

    Barrington Hills officer charged with domestic battery
    A Barrington Hills police officer pled not guilty to misdemeanor domestic battery. Gary A. Deutschle, 40, of Algonquin, was charged last week with one misdemeanor count of domestic battery with physical contact and one misdemeanor count of domestic...
  • Easton Garlic Fest: Honoring foods that stink

    Easton Garlic Fest: Honoring foods that stink
    For one weekend in Easton, it will be OK to stink. It's actually encouraged. Garlic, in all its reeking and beautiful forms, will take center stage at the 14th annual Easton Garlic Fest. The event will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in...
  • Officer in controversial stop defends actions to Police Commission

    A Los Angeles police sergeant who was involved in the controversial detention of a “Django Unchained” actress earlier this month told the LAPD’s civilian overseers Tuesday that the department’s disciplinary system was deeply flawed...
  • In al Qaeda attack, lines between Pakistan military, militants blur

    KARACHI Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Months after Owais Jakhrani was sacked from the Pakistan navy for radical Islamist views, he led an audacious mission to take over a warship and turn its guns on a U.S. naval vessel in the open seas. The early...
  • Student injured in shooting at Kentucky high school

    LOUISVILLE Ky. (Reuters) - A student was wounded on Tuesday in a shooting at a Kentucky, high school, and police in Louisville have arrested a suspect in the incident, officials said. Louisville Police said in a statement that the victim was male and...
  • L.A. should get a grip on injury leave pay

    To the editor: Your article underscores the importance of investigative journalism. It provides example after example of potential injury leave abuses by police and fire department employees that are costing the public enormous sums while allowing the...
  • Hostage wounded by L.A. sheriff's deputies recounts ordeal in court

    Hostage wounded by L.A. sheriff's deputies recounts ordeal in court
    A man held hostage at knifepoint by his roommate told a judge Tuesday that he was clutching a stab wound on his neck when he rushed out of his West Hollywood apartment and was shot by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies. Liam Mulligan was...