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  • Judge throws out civil complaints in Coliseum case

    Judge throws out civil complaints in Coliseum case
    A Superior Court judge Friday threw out civil complaints against two concert promoters accused of scheming with a Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum executive to siphon nearly $2 million from the publicly owned stadium. Judge Terry Green said the Coliseum...
  • NATO protester pleads guilty, gets 364 days in jail

    NATO protester pleads guilty, gets 364 days in jail
    A Wisconsin man arrested during last year’s NATO protests pled guilty today to a misdemeanor charge and was sentenced to just shy of a year in jail, according to prosecutors and court records. Christopher French, 22, of Beaver Dam, Wisc., pled...
  • North Carolina shooting: Police officer charged with manslaughter

    DURHAM, N.C. -- After wrecking his car early Saturday, Jonathan A. Ferrell knocked on a door in a neighborhood in Charlotte. He was apparently seeking help, according to Charlotte police. But the early-morning knock frightened the woman who answered the...
  • 30 sent to hospitals in rave sponsored by L.A.-based Insomniac

    30 sent to hospitals in rave sponsored by L.A.-based Insomniac
    A rave produced by Los Angeles-based Insomniac Inc. is coming under scrutiny this summer after authorities reported that 30 attendees were taken to hospitals in the Chicago area. The Chicago Tribune reported this week that five were in critical...
  • New York rave canceled after two deaths, apparently overdoses

    New York rave canceled after two deaths, apparently overdoses
    The last day of a large rave in New York City was canceled Sunday after two attendees died, apparently from Ecstasy overdoses. The deaths occurred during the first two days of the Electric Zoo rave. At  least four other people became critically ill...
  • In praise of Jim Durkin

     
    State Rep. Jim Durkin of Western Springs will be the new GOP House minority leader. For a little perspective on him, here are some passages from the 2002 Tribune endorsement of him in his U.S. Senate race against Democrat Dick......
  • Witnesses describe wait for Tough Mudder rescue

    Witnesses describe wait for Tough Mudder rescue
    The Ellicott City man who drowned at a Tough Mudder obstacle course race was under water for between five and 15 minutes before rescuers pulled him out, according to witness accounts in the investigative report by a West Virginia sheriff's office. Sgt....
  • Cops: Woman seriously injured in fight over Kosciusko Co. campground clothes dryer

    Cops: Woman seriously injured in fight over Kosciusko Co. campground clothes dryer
    The following release was issued Monday by the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department: Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested an Illinois man yesterday at Jellystone Campground on felony battery charges after allegedly seriously injuring a...
  • Tunisian extradited to U.S. in Al Qaeda suicide bomb plot

    Tunisian extradited to U.S. in Al Qaeda suicide bomb plot
    WASHINGTON -- A Tunisian has been extradited to Washington to face federal criminal charges of working with the late Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to set off a suicide bomb at a U.S. military installation in Europe in the days after the Sept. 11, 2001,...
  • 14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia

    14 Greenpeace activists charged with piracy in Russia
    MOSCOW — Fourteen Greenpeace activists were charged with piracy Wednesday in connection with their protest at a Russian oil platform in the Arctic, an official of the environmental group said. The charges, issued by prosecutors in Murmansk,...
  • St. Charles man gets 2 years for stalking exotic dancer

    St. Charles man gets 2 years for stalking exotic dancer
    A St. Charles man was sentenced in Cook County Circuit Court today to two years in prison for stalking a male exotic dancer from Schaumburg. Robert F. Klopp, 39, of the 100 block of Walnut Drive, pleaded guilty in Rolling Meadows branch court to a...