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  • 2 sentenced in slaying of 13-year-old boy in 2011

    2 sentenced in slaying of 13-year-old boy in 2011
    Two men convicted of the 2011 slaying of a 13-year-old boy as he played basketball at a Grand Boulevard park have each been sentenced to 50 years in prison, authorities said. Jamal Streeter, 21, was sentenced today and Aramis Beachem, 24, last week for...
  • Man charged in connection with Bolingbrook shooting

    Man charged in connection with Bolingbrook shooting
    A Bolingbrook man has been charged in connection with the shooting of a man during a dispute Sunday morning, authorities said. Rolando Ibarra, 36, of Bolingbrook, has been charged with aggravated battery, aggravated discharge of a firearm, unlawful...
  • Guns for Jesus: Churches fill their pews with weapons giveaways

    Guns for Jesus: Churches fill their pews with weapons giveaways
    What would Jesus shoot? Some churches in Kentucky and in upstate New York are doing what it takes to get people into the pews to hear the word of God — and in their neck of the woods, that means giving away guns. The flier for the raffle at...
  • Orland Park police prepare for concealed carry

    Orland Park police prepare for concealed carry
    As the first round of residents receive state concealed carry permits, Orland Park police have been preparing with additional training and new procedures, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy. "It's a new era for street cops," Kenealy said. "I'll have...
  • Terp running back told police he drove car involved in drive-by shooting

    Terp running back told police he drove car involved in drive-by shooting
    When University of Maryland football player Wes Brown was suspended last year, officials released few details to explain the action other than to tie it to an alleged confrontation with a police officer who wanted to question him in a shooting...
  • Loaded gun, bullets and drug paraphernalia found in Wes Brown's room

    Loaded gun, bullets and drug paraphernalia found in Wes Brown's room
    Police seized a loaded handgun, a bag of ammunition and drug paraphernalia, including packaging material and a scale, during a search of University of Maryland football player Wes Brown's campus apartment last summer, newly released documents show....
  • Suburban man convicted of running heroin enterprise on West Side

    Suburban man convicted of running heroin enterprise on West Side
    A Suburban man was found guilty by a federal jury after a week long trial of running a heroin distribution organization on the West Side and laundering the proceeds of the 6-year conspiracy by purchasing expensive suburban properties, officials said....
  • Local Voices West: March 20 edition

     Local Voices West: March 20 edition
    Letters to the editor from Naperville and St. Charles. Conceal carry A recent letter writer offered an ill-informed lament on concealed carry in Illinois. I would like to address some of his issues. One expressed concern was for children seeing...
  • Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine

    Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine
    The teenager who led a deadly January assault at The Mall in Columbia did not target his victims, but planned a killing spree inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, Howard County police revealed Wednesday. In a wide-ranging news...
  • Related story: In Georgia, a Senate race is central to Democrats' hopes

    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.— In an Atlanta hotel ballroom, Republican candidates vying for one of this year's most competitive Senate seats sparred recently over who could best impress a mostly white, conservative-leaning audience. Among the contenders:...
  • Jurors find pair guilty in Glendale (2) Freeway shooting

    Jurors find pair guilty in Glendale (2) Freeway shooting
    Two men were convicted this week in the 2008 murder of a Mongols Motorcycle Club member gunned down while riding on the Glendale (2) Freeway. Jurors on Wednesday found Richard Clayborne, 40, and Jose Gonzalez, 36, guilty of killing 30-year-old Venice...