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  • Family sues after California frat pledge died on hazing hike

    The family of a California college student who died during a grueling fraternity hike sued the organization and the school on Wednesday, saying the young man's death was senseless and easily preventable. Armando Villa, who attended California State...
  • Cops: Kidnapping victims stole safe with $80K

    Cops: Kidnapping victims stole safe with $80K
    Two men were kidnapped after they stole a safe containing $80,000 from the home of one of those accused of kidnapping them, police say. Joseph Van De Carr, 39, of the 1100 block of Northwest Highway in Park Ridge, and Erik O'Caroll, 20, of the 4100...
  • Medevac lands in middle of park Monday to delight of Bel Air Police youth campers

    Medevac lands in middle of park Monday to delight of Bel Air Police youth campers
    It's a rare occurrence indeed when a Maryland State Police Medevac lands in the middle of Bel Air, but that's exactly what happened around noon Monday, when one of the sleek helicopters touched down in the middle of Shamrock Park. That was a rousing...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Ahead of referendum, Greeks hit by closed banks, warnings from eurozone Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a...
  • Two more Burr Ridge neighborhoods to install surveillance cameras

    Two Burr Ridge subdivisions are adding video surveillance cameras to monitor vehicles entering and exiting their neighborhoods. The Chasemoor and Lake Ridge Club subdivisions are now part of the surveillance program, joining the Heatherfields, after the...
  • Aurora man charged with felony robbery

    Aurora man charged with felony robbery
    An Aurora man who allegedly stole a necklace off the neck of a sleeping man was charged with two counts of felony robbery early Sunday morning. Aurora Police Department spokesman Dan Ferrelli said Alton Agree, 30, of the 500 block of Spencer Street, was...
  • OPD: Rooftop burglar stole more than 70 guns and fled on 3-wheel bicycle

    OPD: Rooftop burglar stole more than 70 guns and fled on 3-wheel bicycle
    Neal Crasnow described the gun heist from his store on Orange Blossom Trail early Tuesday like a scene out of a movie. The burglar or burglars ripped a hole in the ceiling of Al's Army Navy store, shimmied down a rope and climbed back up with two bags...
  • Man found duct-taped in underwear at burning laundromat admits arson

    Man found duct-taped in underwear at burning laundromat admits arson
    When firefighters showed up to put out a blaze at a Pompano Beach laundromat in March 2013, they found the owner outside in his underwear and a tank top, with his wrists duct-taped to his body. At the time, Leon Lorenzo Frazier said two masked and...
  • Call in the National Guard to protect Chicago's South and West sides

    Call in the National Guard to protect Chicago's South and West sides
    There's a reason Spike Lee's new movie title, "Chiraq," makes us uncomfortable. We would love to dismiss outright the comparison of our beloved city with Iraq, denouncing it as outrageous, sensational and offensive, but we all know that it's not. The...
  • 2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured after other killed

    A three-week manhunt that began when two convicted murderers staged a brazen prison break involving stolen power tools and hacksaw blades hidden in frozen hamburger meat ended Sunday when a single state police sergeant spotted a suspicious man walking...
  • Rockford police to start using stun guns again after 6 years

    The Rockford Police Department says that electronic stun guns are returning after a six-year absence. Rockford police and the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department stopped using the stun guns when manufacturer Taser International issued a warning in...