| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Telling a judge that the U.S. government tortured her son in his own country to try to implicate him in a crime he was never charged with committing, the mother of convicted terrorism supporter Jose Padilla said the inhumane treatment damaged him forever....
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Three Bloods street gang members who forced a teen girl to have sex for money in Orange County were recently convicted by a federal jury for sex trafficking, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
Xavier Francisco Villanueva, 25, Jose Carmona, 21, and...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Two Hoffman Estates teenagers were arrested early Monday and accused of smashing more than 50 mailboxes while driving around Schaumburg Sunday night.
Residents reported seeing a white vehicle around 1 a.m. with a passenger smashing residential mailboxes...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:01 AM
A Children's Home of Easton employee who body slammed and beat an unruly 16-year-old resident pleaded guilty Tuesday to simple assault.
Shawn M. Ingram will be on probation for three months and must complete 10 hours of community service, under the...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Three teens who broke into cars and stole a BMW drove up and down Interstate 95 from Lake Worth to Miami Beach trying to find a chop shop on Google, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies said Sylister Jones Jr., 18; Robert Pratt,...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:04 PM
A new state audit says Maryland's public defender's office is failing to properly document whether its clients are poor enough to need its help.
The periodic review by the state's Office of Legislative Audits, released Thursday, also found the office is...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:56 AM
Authorities early Tuesday were hunting for 17 escapees from a Nashville youth detention center after more than 30 teens fled from the facility hours earlier.
Officials said 32 teens, ranging in age 14 to 19, crawled under a fence surrounding the yard...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 9:11 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports:
A man 30 to 35 years old and wearing a fishermen's white floppy hat robbed the Circle K Shell, 401 Madison St., at gunpoint of $175 at 9:45 p.m. Aug. 26. The man fled east on Madison.
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:33 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two California high school students were rushed to a hospital and three others were sickened on Thursday after eating marijuana-laced cookies that a classmate was selling during the lunch hour, police said.
One of the students...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:36 PM
In an effort to create "a generation of lifesavers," the American Heart Association is pushing for all Florida high-school students to learn CPR before they can graduate.
The requirement — already adopted by 19 states, including most of those in...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:12 AM
The mayor of north suburban Bannockburn has abruptly resigned after two people told police that he had inappropriate contact with them when they worked for him at a Wilmette hardware store in the 1990s as teenagers, officials confirmed.
According to a...