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  • Man arrested at Sands faces federal charge for false passport

    Man arrested at Sands faces federal charge for false passport
    A fake U.S. passport card was allegedly among Jed Bernard Connally's two wallets worth of bogus identification when a state trooper arrested the New York man in June at the Sands casino, federal officials say. Connally, 55, of St. Albans now faces a...
  • Child's family weeps as his killer gets 6 to 12 years

    Child's family weeps as his killer gets 6 to 12 years
    In a decision that triggered tears and anger from the family of a dead 3-year-old boy, a Philadelphia judge Thursday sentenced a Roxborough man to six to 12 years in prison for beating his girlfriend's child to stop him from crying. Joseph Zysk pleaded...
  • Prosecutors want death penalty in Vann trial

    Prosecutors want death penalty in Vann trial
    Serial killing suspect Darren Deon Vann is now facing the death penalty if convicted of two murders he was charged with last fall. Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter filed the death sentence request Friday for Vann in the deaths of Afrikka Hardy, 19,...
  • Drug dealer-turned-government witness given 40 years in prison

     Drug dealer-turned-government witness given 40 years in prison
    Saul Rodriguez was a one-man crime wave, ordering the killings of at least three men, kidnapping nearly 30 drug dealers to steal their cash and narcotics, and trafficking in thousands of kilograms of cocaine, federal prosecutors say. Rodriguez even had...
  • Ex-Burr Oak workers get prison time

    Ex-Burr Oak workers get prison time
    Terrence Nicks kept a solemn face when he asked Judge Joan O'Brien to consider his personal history, shortly before she sentenced him at the Bridgeview Courthouse Friday to three years in prison for removal and desecration of human remains, as well as...
  • Feds Disclose Recording Of Gardner Museum Heist Suspect Negotiating Sale Of Art

    Feds Disclose Recording Of Gardner Museum Heist Suspect Negotiating Sale Of Art
    Robert Gentile, the Hartford mobster the FBI believes may be the last, best hope for tracking down hundreds of millions of dollars in art stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, was arrested again Friday, and a prosecutor disclosed that...
  • Program designed to resolve disputes sees uptick in caseload

    Every day, a local program works with families struggling with divorce, custody battles and child support disputes. Their goal is to help resolve arguments, get cases through the court system faster and help families reach a resolution so they can move...
  • Judge revokes bond for alleged threat on life of witness

    Judge revokes bond for alleged threat on life of witness
    A reputed Outfit-connected businessman awaiting trial on federal extortion charges was ordered jailed Friday after prosecutors alleged he threatened the life of a witness against him outside a Chicago-area Wal-Mart this week. In her ruling, U.S....
  • Court docket: Natural resources violators

     Court docket: Natural resources violators
    Four men cited for hunting violations on Gibson Island this winter were ordered Friday to make donations to a Maryland Department of Natural Resources poaching enforcement program. District Judge Shaem C.P. Spencer also ordered Bryan Webb, 57, of...
  • Heirs to Holocaust victims sue France's railway in Chicago federal court

    Heirs to Holocaust victims sue France's railway in Chicago federal court
    A federal lawsuit by a suburban Chicago descendant of Holocaust victims alleged the French national railway confiscated property and belongings from tens of thousands of Jews and other "undesirables" sent to Nazi concentration camps from France. The...
  • Witness takes back murder accusation in Shock Trauma worker's death, but testifies that men intimidated her

    A day after dismissing double-murder charges against two men, Baltimore prosecutors asked a judge to convict them of intimidating the witness whose account had led to the dropped charges. The witness, Marnae Lewis, testified that she erroneously...