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  • Case shows ties between Puerto Rico and Orlando drug organizations

    Case shows ties between Puerto Rico and Orlando drug organizations
    From an inconspicuous restaurant on East Colonial Drive, tucked between shuttered businesses and a pawn shop, authorities say a crime ring was serving up empanadas, cocaine and guns. Local and federal authorities spent 2-1/2 years investigating the...
  • Jewish center killings to be investigated as hate crimes

    AURORA, Mo. — The killings of three people on the eve of Passover outside two Jewish facilities in a Kansas City suburb are being treated as hate crimes, law enforcement officials said Monday. Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass and others...
  • Thieves steal handguns from unlocked vehicles in Weston

    Thieves steal handguns from unlocked vehicles in Weston
    Detectives were searching for two burglars who went into at least 11 unlocked cars in and around the Villas of Bonaventure community and stole two handguns, authorities said on Monday. The rash of burglaries began the night of April 7 and continued into...
  • Ukraine prepares armed response as city seized by pro-Russia forces

    Ukraine prepares armed response as city seized by pro-Russia forces
    Ukrainian security forces have launched an "anti-terrorist" operation to end the grip of separatists on an eastern town, Ukraine's interior minister said on Sunday. "An anti-terrorist operation has begun in Slavyansk. It is being directed by the anti-...
  • Gunmen seize more sites in eastern Ukraine as official blames Russia

    MOSCOW – Gunmen wearing camouflage uniforms seized two administrative buildings Saturday in a town in eastern Ukraine and separatists attacked sites in two other towns, drawing the vow of a tough response from a top Ukrainian official who blamed the...
  • Politics as Usual

    M&Ms all over governor's campaign It's been said repeatedly that it's hard to tell apart the four remaining Democratic gubernatorial candidates for governor because they share roughly the same views on education, taxes and the economy. But the...
  • Ukraine police says pro-Russian militants seize hundreds of guns

    KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Russian militants have seized at least 400 handguns and 20 automatic weapons from a police station they are occupying in the east Ukrainian city of Slaviansk, police said on Saturday. "The aim of the takover was the guns," a police...
  • 20-year-old charged in armed sexual assault

    20-year-old charged in armed sexual assault
    A 20-year-old South Side man forced his way inside a home last May and sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint, prosecutors said Saturday. Jordan D. Whitaker, of the 7900 block of South Avalon Avenue, is accused in the May 24, 2013, attack in the Far...
  • Suit filed in wake of concealed carry permit rejection

    Suit filed in wake of concealed carry permit rejection
    A Joliet man has filed a lawsuit against a firearms instructor after his application for a concealed carry permit was rejected by state police and the instructor’s accreditation was revoked. The lawsuit, filed April 4 by John P. Ambrose in Cook...
  • Sobbing Oscar Pistorius recounts fatal shooting of girlfriend

    Sobbing Oscar Pistorius recounts fatal shooting of girlfriend
    South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius broke down and sobbed on the witness stand Tuesday as he described the moments when he shot dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, thinking she was an intruder hiding in the bathroom. The...
  • Years of war leave veterans facing unfamiliar challenge: the civilian workforce

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Sgt Maj. Chris Fletcher was a teenager the last time he had a civilian job. The Peachtree City, Ga., native, now 40, flipped burgers at McDonald's. He worked as a busboy at a convention center. And he was a clerk at a convenience store....