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  • 2014 in review: Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville

    2014 in review: Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville
    It was a busy year in our neck of southwest Chicagoland. As this calendar year wraps up, here is a roundup of the prominent local stories we wrote about in Plainfield, Bolingbrook and Romeoville. Thanks for reading and send any news tips in 2015 to...
  • 2014 in review: Orland Park and Homer Glen

    2014 in review: Orland Park and Homer Glen
    Downtown development, library Internet rules and a new village hall made headlines in Orland Park and Homer Glen this year. Here's a look back at some of the southwest suburbs' biggest stories of 2014. Kustok sentenced to 60 years for wife's murder...
  • Storm Sandy Insurers Battle Flood Claim Lawsuits

    Storm Sandy Insurers Battle Flood Claim Lawsuits
    The havoc storm Sandy wrought up and down the East Coast has for most people receded into the past. But not for everyone. A barrage of federal lawsuits accuse a number of insurance companies — including The Hartford Financial Services Group...
  • Guilty Plea In East Hartford Sex Assault

    Guilty Plea In East Hartford Sex Assault
    HARTFORD — One of two brothers charged in connection with the sexual assault of a woman at an East Hartford motel in July 2010 pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Monday in Superior Court in Hartford. Luis Trinidad, 28, pleaded guilty under the...
  • Endia Martin's killing latest focal point in debate over juvenile justice

    Endia Martin's killing latest focal point in debate over juvenile justice
    It was one of Chicago's most shocking homicides this year — a 14-year-old girl fatally shot Endia Martin, also 14, after the two argued over a boy, prosecutors say. The April killing has since become a focal point in the debate over how the...
  • Easton woman to face trial in 2011 strangling of drug dealer

    Easton woman to face trial in 2011 strangling of drug dealer
    He was a 54-year-old drug dealer in failing health because of a stroke and diabetes. She was a 28-year-old drug addict who cooked his meals, cleaned his Easton apartment and provided sexual favors in exchange for crack cocaine. But if drugs brought...
  • County clerks caught in legal tug-of-war

    County clerks caught in legal tug-of-war
    Florida's county clerks are stuck between a rock and a hard place – or in this case, legal advice and lawsuits. On the one hand, the group's lawyers have said only Washington County's clerk can legally issue same-sex marriage licenses when the ban...
  • High Court To Consider Whether Arsenic Murderer's Medical Records Are Public

     High Court To Consider Whether Arsenic Murderer's Medical Records Are Public
    Serial killer Amy Archer Gilligan, the inspiration for the play "Arsenic and Old Lace," has been dead for 52 years but next month the state Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether medical records from her years in a Connecticut psychiatric hospital...
  • Death sentence for DA's murderer helps calm Texas county

    Years and many appeals will likely pass before convicted killer Eric Lyle Williams finds himself inside a small room with mint-green walls in Hunstville. There, he will be strapped to a gurney and partially covered with a white sheet while drugs that will...
  • Supreme Court Delay On Lapointe Puzzling

    Supreme Court Delay On Lapointe Puzzling
    Few homicide cases can be resolved in the 60-minute television format that shapes much of the public's impressions of murder investigations and prosecutions. The "Serial" podcast phenomenon that examined the 1999 murder of Baltimore high school student...
  • Manchester Man Pleads No Contest To Reduced Charges In Abuse Case

    Manchester Man Pleads No Contest To Reduced Charges In Abuse Case
    HARTFORD — A Manchester man who initially faced a host of sexual abuse charges, including five counts of first-degree sexual assault, pleaded no contest to reduced charges Monday in Superior Court in Hartford. Under the plea agreement, John...