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  • Frein pleads not guilty to killing Pa. state trooper

    MILFORD, Pa. He eluded police for nearly two months, and has been jailed for three more. But the death-penalty trial for Eric Frein could still be more than a year away. On Thursday, Frein pleaded not guilty to charges he plotted the ambush that killed...
  • Captured treasure hunter appears in court; hearing rescheduled

    Captured treasure hunter appears in court; hearing rescheduled
    All U.S. District Court Judge Dave Brannon wanted was proof for the record that the man standing in front of him was who he was purported to be: an infamous treasure hunter on the lam. But instead of confirming his identity, Thomas G. Thompson rattled...
  • 'Backstreet Boys' touts band's resilience, has little insight

    'Backstreet Boys' touts band's resilience, has little insight
    With 130 million albums sold, the Backstreet Boys are the bestselling boy band in history — not counting the Beatles, of course. But as member AJ McLean wonders, "What do you do when you're a full-grown man in a boy band?" McLean's earnest...
  • Venezuelan Hedge Fund Manager Gets 13 Years In Prison

    BRIDGEPORT (AP) — A Venezuelan-American hedge fund manager was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison for running a Connecticut fraud scheme involving hundreds of millions of dollars from Venezuela's state oil company. Francisco Illarramendi...
  • Woman admits false rescue call, then denies guilt after court

    Woman admits false rescue call, then denies guilt after court
    A Chicago woman wiped tears from her eyes after pleading guilty Thursday to making a false 911 call reporting that a man had fallen into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan near Rogers Beach two years ago. The Coast Guard dispatched rescue vehicles,...
  • Lake judge to rule if prison killer is intellectually disabled

    Lake judge to rule if prison killer is intellectually disabled
    A 57-year-old man convicted of killing another prisoner at Lake Correctional Institution he thought stole cigarettes, shaving cream and a snack roll from his cell is in court again this week. Raul Roque was serving a life sentence for another murder...
  • Venezuelan hedge fund manager gets 13 years in prison for massive Connecticut fraud scheme

    A Venezuelan-American hedge fund manager was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison for running a Connecticut fraud scheme involving hundreds of millions of dollars from Venezuela's state oil company. Francisco Illarramendi expressed remorse and told...
  • Sharp rise in prisoners allowed to go home pending trial in Cook County

    Sharp rise in prisoners allowed to go home pending trial in Cook County
    If you are charged with a felony in Chicago, chances are you'll find yourself in a scuffed-up, sunlit courtroom on the Southwest Side known as Central Bond Court. Dozens of defendants shuffle through Courtroom 100 every day, where a judge hears a few...
  • Judge OKs date for Tamarac corruption trial

    Judge OKs date for Tamarac corruption trial
    The on-again, off-again public corruption drama of former Tamarac Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco will go back to court — for the second time. Flansbaum-Talabisco, the city's first elected female mayor, is the last in a string of elected...
  • Prosecutor questions whether Lindsay Lohan completed community service; new hearing set

    A prosecutor on Wednesday raised doubts that Lindsay Lohan had completed the terms of her community service sentence in a reckless driving case that is the final criminal case the actress faces for years of bad behavior. The complaints from Santa...
  • 'Friendship Nine's' convictions for lunch counter civil rights sit-in vacated

    The old men walked into the courtroom with halting steps, grayer and a bit slower than when they were young. They had been hauled into a nearby courtroom here 54 years ago this week. That time, a white judge, B. Drennan Hayes, convicted them of...