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  • Rivera freed after Lake County prosecutors stop seeking retrial in girl's '92 slaying

    Rivera freed after Lake County prosecutors stop seeking retrial in girl's '92 slaying
    Ending nearly 20 years in custody, Juan Rivera walked out of prison today hours after authorities said they will not challenge an appellate court’s reversal of his murder conviction in the 1992 slaying of 11-year-old babysitter Holly Staker....
  • Legendary Lawmen, Part 7: Four who got Capone

    Legendary Lawmen, Part 7: Four who got Capone
    Al Capone was a scourge of the city of Chicago. The brutal gangster controlled not only many illegal enterprises, namely beer and booze, but also influenced the legal ones through bribes and threats. It took the full weight and power of the federal...
  • McHenry County sheriff's officer charged with sex assault

    McHenry County sheriff's officer charged with sex assault
    A McHenry County sheriff’s sergeant has been charged with forcing a juvenile to perform a sexual act on him on several occasions from 2006 to 2010, Michael Combs, chief of the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s criminal division, said...
  • Mexico promises increased efforts to return border-crossing fugitives

    Mexico promises increased efforts to return border-crossing fugitives
    Mexico's top diplomat in the United States has vowed that his government will redouble efforts to apprehend the growing numbers of criminal suspects who escape across America's borders. "You have my firm commitment that Mexico will never be a safe...
  • Man pleads guilty to stealing $1.4M from city Housing Authority

    A man from the District of Columbia pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to commit bank fraud as part of a plan to gain about $1.4 million from the Baltimore Housing Authority, prosecutors said. Keith Eugene Daughtry, 50, allowed his identity to be...
  • Alleged $1.4 million housing authority fraud began small, indictment says

    In early 2010, officials at Baltimore's public housing agency noticed a few thousand dollars had gone missing — transferred without authorization to the bank account of a man who rented his Northeast Baltimore home to a low-income tenant,...
  • Four indicted in theft from Baltimore Housing Authority

    Four people were indicted for allegedly defrauding the Baltimore Housing Authority out of $1.4 million by transferring funds out of the agency's account through a shell company, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office announced Monday. Daren Kareem Gadsden,...
  • Volleyball scandal charges stand in LaPorte County

    Volleyball scandal charges stand in LaPorte County
    LAPORTE -- A judge has upheld charges against two LaPorte school officials who could go to jail on allegations they helped cover up a sexual relationship between a now-former volleyball coach and player. Former LaPorte High School junior varsity...
  • Guilty plea in Goshen Inn owner's murder

    Guilty plea in Goshen Inn owner's murder
    A man pleaded guilty this morning to murdering an Elkhart County businessman who gave him work, according to the Elkhart County Prosecutor’s Office. In October of 2011 51-year-old Ken Patel, who owned the old Goshen Inn and Conference Center...
  • At Gus Boulis murder trial, admitted killer may become key witness

    Prosecutors say the triggerman in the 2001 murder of South Florida business tycoon Gus Boulis was a New York mobster named John Gurino, who was shot dead two years later by a deli owner west of Boca Raton. Gurino didn't live long enough to be charged...
  • Illinois high court orders hearing in cop brutality case

    Illinois high court orders hearing in cop brutality case
    The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday reaffirmed its longstanding opposition to coerced and tortured confessions, upholding a lower court’s decision that said a confession obtained by police torture or other physical abuse must always be thrown...