| Oct 26, 2013
| 11:52 PM
I love the game of football. It is America's passion for a reason.
Athletes learn invaluable life lessons from their participation in football at whatever level they participate. The ability to stay self-disciplined, put hard work ahead of immediate...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:13 PM
When state lawmakers go home for the weekend during the General Assembly session that begins in January, Del. Don Dwyer Jr. won't.
He'll go to jail.
The Anne Arundel County Republican was sentenced Friday to 60 days in jail, to be served on weekends,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:25 PM
A 30-year-old woman was ordered held Monday on $2 million bail and accused of beating a 9-month-old boy who was pronounced dead late this afternoon.
The baby, identified Tuesday night as Aiden Dukes of the 7100 block of South Bennett Avenue, was...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The guardian of a 9-month-old boy has been charged with murder several weeks after she beat him, shook him and slammed his head against a changing table, prosecutors said.
Aiden Dukes was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital on Sept. 28 and Patricia...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:50 AM
A trauma surgeon who treated an exchange student from Northern Ireland who was brutally beaten with a baseball bat during a Bucktown mugging testified that the student was “making sounds but not comprehensible words.”
Dr. Marius Katilius said...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Wichita Police are investigating a report of suspected child abuse after a baby was hospitalized.
Investigators were notified after an 8-month-old boy was brought in to Wesley Medical Center Friday night. The baby is being treated for a fractured skull....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:16 PM
An Irvine man was convicted Monday in connection to a drunk-driving incident that killed a teenager and injured four others, authorities said.
Austin Jeffrey Farley, 28, was found guilty of second-degree murder and driving under the influence of alcohol...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:26 AM
A woman who allegedly gave a friend a ride in Bakersfield knowing her 2-year-old niece slumped over in the backseat was dead has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder and torture-related charges.
Authorities say Wendy Guadalupe Gomez, who is in the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:15 AM
After allegedly beating his crying 4-month-old boy to death in a West Englewood bedroom, 17-year-old Willie Brown played video games, Cook County prosecutors said today.
Brown, who was Demari Brown’s primary caregiver, is charged with the Thursday...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:10 PM
A Halstead toddler moves from barely escaping death to leaving the hospital just days after suffering critical injuries.
A stone wall fell on two and a half year old Trayleigh Humphris Friday, critically injuring her. But a quick response and a...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:03 AM
A Palmdale mother and her boyfriend are scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in the torture and beating death of the woman’s 8-year-old son.
Pearl Fernandez, 29, and her boyfriend, Isauro Aguirre, 32, are each charged with murder and a special...