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  • Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all

    Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest court threw out their convictions once and for all.
  • Amanda Knox conviction thrown out by Italian court, closing legal saga

    Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest court threw out their convictions once...

    Man gets 25 years for sexually assaulting girl over 2-year period

    Man gets 25 years for sexually assaulting girl over 2-year period
    A former Elgin resident who sexually preyed on a young girl over a two-year period has been sentenced to 25 years in prison, according to Kane County prosecutors. In a negotiated plea, Robert A. Shachter, 50, most recently of Palatine and Glendale...

    Vernon Woman Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Helping Husband Assault Child

    Vernon Woman Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Helping Husband Assault Child
    ROCKVILLE — A Vernon woman accused of helping her husband sexually assault a child was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday. Jessica Wine, 27, was arrested in July and charged with fourth-degree sexual assault, risk of injury to a child,...

    Newport News man found not guilty of sexually abusing child

    Newport News man found not guilty of sexually abusing child
    A Newport News Circuit Court jury found a man not guilty this week on charges that he sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl. Manuel Canales, 54, was arrested in connection with an assault on the girl in September 2014 after police were contacted by the...