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Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing

An Illinois man who booby-trapped a shotgun that killed a neighbor last year was convicted Thursday of murder and another charge, according to media reports....

Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing

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Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese...
11:00, 07/18/2019

Man convicted in killing after being ID’d through Snapchat LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder in a drug-related robbery killing in Las Vegas after initially being identified as a suspect becau...
02:32, 06/09/2019

Germany: Trio convicted of killing gay man Three intoxicated men, aged 22 to 26, have been sentenced for beating a gay man to death in a railroad yard in Chemnitz last year. The prosecution sai...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Illinois man accused of killing his 74-year-old mom with sword in suburban home: police An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing he...
14:16, 08/01/2019

Man accused of killing Illinois state trooper arraigned; second suspect charged The man accused of killing an Illinois State Police officer in a shootout last week was arraigned Monday on first-degree murder charges while a second...
16:00, 08/27/2019

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang   ...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with pr...
15:00, 06/12/2019

A Murderer Deemed Too Old for Violence Was Just Convicted of Another Killing The 77-year-old man, who was free despite a long history of violence against women, was convicted of an attack nearly identical to his killing of his ...
21:16, 07/19/2019

The Latest: Man convicted of killing sheriff’s deputy PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the deputy killing trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Maine man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheri...
20:32, 06/18/2019

Man convicted of killing business partner, family A Southern California man was convicted Monday of killing a family of four and burying their bodies in the desert, a case that puzzled investigators f...
05:16, 06/11/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Man convicted for killing sister’s ex-boyfriend gets 20 years in prison TUCSON – The man convicted for killing his sister’s ex-boyfriend was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday afternoon. Back in 2018, the b...
06:00, 07/23/2019

Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight ...
02:32, 05/24/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wif...
06:00, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Man convicted of killing family found in desert SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the killings of a family of four found buried in the California desert (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A Sou...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.     &...
01:16, 07/21/2019

Man convicted for killing girlfriend sentenced to life in prison TUCSON – The Tucson man convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2016 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. On Nov. 21, 2016, Chet Maley, ...
23:48, 05/13/2019

US To Execute Man Convicted Of Kidnapping, Killing Eight Women In 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Killing Iraqi Man Former First Lt. Michael Behenna shot the Iraqi man in the head and chest while interrogating him about suspected terrorists during a deployment in 20...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Georgia to execute man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend, her friend in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994 is scheduled to be executed in...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Trump pardons former U.S. soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner President Donald Trump on Monday pardoned former U.S. Army Lieutenant Michael Behenna, who was imprisoned for five years for killing an Iraqi prisoner...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Trump pardons ex-soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner President Trump on Monday pardoned a former US Army first lieutenant convicted of killing an Iraqi prisoner, the White House said. Michael Behenna, of...
04:16, 05/07/2019

Alabama executes 46-year-old man convicted of killing minister in 1991 Alabama on Thursday executed a 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home ...
05:48, 05/31/2019

Florida executes man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women...
02:32, 05/24/2019

Texas executes man convicted of abducting, killing college student Texas on Wednesday put to death a man found guilty of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student in an execution that followed arguments fro...
09:32, 08/22/2019

Trump pardons former US soldier convicted of killing Iraqi prisoner Michael Behenna killed al-Qaida suspect in Iraq in 2009Sarah Sanders says Behenna ‘entirely deserving’ of pardonDonald Trump has pardoned a former US ...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Convicted pedophile charged in 1993 killing of Missouri girl A convicted pedophile who ran an international child pornography ring has been charged with the 1993 abduction, rape and killing of a 9-year-old Misso...
02:16, 06/06/2019

Alabama set to execute 46-year-old man convicted of killing minister in 1991 A 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home three days before Christmas i...
22:00, 05/30/2019

Florida to execute man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women...
23:48, 05/23/2019

MS-13 gangster convicted of killing man for wearing Peyton Manning jersey An MS-13 gangster was found guilty on Thursday of conspiring to kill a man for wearing a No. 18 Peyton Manning jersey. Jose Suarez, also known as “Cho...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Florida to execute man convicted of killing gay men during crime spree in 1994 A man convicted of targeting three gay men who had befriended him before he bludgeoned and suffocated them during an eight-month crime spree in 1994 i...
23:00, 08/22/2019

Florida executes man convicted of killing gay men during crime spree in 1994 A man convicted of targeting three gay men who had befriended him before he bludgeoned and suffocated them during an eight-month crime spree in 1994 w...
08:16, 08/23/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing teenage girl, her mother in 1986 A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a teenage accomplice more than 30 years ago w...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Chemnitz: Syrian asylum-seeker convicted of killing that sparked far-right riots Alaa S. has been sentenced to nine years and six months for the killing of Daniel H. Chemnitz has done a lot to try and alter its image since the deat...
23:32, 08/22/2019

Man convicted in 1987 killing of young couple gets life sentence 3 decades later William Talbott II received two consecutive life terms for the 1987 killings of an 18-year-old woman and her 20-year-old boyfriend.    ...
03:16, 07/25/2019

Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California man convicted of killing family of 4 who was found buried in desert....
20:00, 06/10/2019

Authorities say Georgia has executed a man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say Georgia has executed a man convicted of killing ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago....
07:48, 05/03/2019

Princeton grad Thomas Gilbert Jr. convicted of killing millionaire father A Manhattan man driven by greed and rage was convicted Friday of murdering his millionaire father after his parents cut his allowance. Pampered Prince...
05:16, 06/29/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted of killing teenage girl, her mother in 1986 A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a coworker more than 30 years ago is set to b...
21:48, 08/15/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of killing minister, wounding his wife during 1991 robbery Alabama on Thursday executed a 46-year-old man convicted of killing a minister and wounding his wife with a sword and dagger while robbing their home ...
05:48, 05/31/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of killing pastor; man was nearly put to death last month before warrant expired ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executes man convicted of killing pastor; man was nearly put to death last month before warrant expired....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Georgia executes inmate convicted of 1996 killing of man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia executes inmate convicted of 1996 killing of man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart....
04:32, 06/21/2019

Scarlett Keeling death: mother's relief as man is convicted of killing British teenager in Goa The mother of Scarlett Keeling has spoken of her relief after a man was finally convicted of killing the British schoolgirl at an Indian beach resort ...
00:32, 07/18/2019

Trump pardons ex-Army lieutenant convicted of killing suspected Al Qaeda terrorist in 2009 President Trump has pardoned a former Army lieutenant who was convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner suspected of being a member of Al Qaeda....
10:48, 05/07/2019

White supremacist convicted of Charlottesville rally killing asked the judge to reconsider a life sentence because of his young age Michael Dwyer, File via AP Lawyers for white supremacist Alex Fields Jr. argued in a new memo that the judge should reconsider assigning a life sente...
00:48, 06/24/2019

Man convicted of killing family of four with sledgehammer years after they 'vanished' A California man has been convicted of murdering a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in the desert, in a case that puzzled i...
22:00, 06/10/2019

In Defense of Riding Shotgun A handy piece of advice to remember during track days is that no one will remember you driving slowly, but they will remember if you crash....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Graves Co. Man Accused Of Firing Shotgun At Juveniles GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Western Kentucky man accused of firing a shotgun at two juveniles. The Graves County Sherif...
14:16, 06/08/2019

Man with shotgun killed by officers in Denton County, Texas LANTANA, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have been asked to investigate after a man was killed in a deputy-involved shooting in Denton County Saturday ...
01:32, 06/30/2019

Jets’ shotgun marriage blew up, and they’re back to NFL laughingstock There was all this smoke, and on Wednesday, there was the fire raging inside the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. Fire Mike Maccagnan NOW? After ...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Georgia executes inmate for 1996 shotgun slaying Georgia has executed an inmate convicted of the 1996 killing of a man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart. Authorities say 42-year-old Mar...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Hank Williams Jr. will give you $6,000 to find his grandpa’s shotgun Country singer Hank Williams Jr. is enlisting the public's help in locating his grandfather’s shotgun and offering a $6,000 reward to whoever can conn...
14:16, 05/21/2019

Hank Williams Jr. Offering Reward For Grandfather’s Shotgun CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Country music star Hank Williams Jr. is offering a $6,000 reward for his grandfather’s missing shotgun. The singer known fo...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Ford asks Alabama car dealer to end shotgun giveaway after California shooting The automaker asked the Alabama dealership to end the gun promotion after three people were shot to death Tuesday at a California Ford dealership. &#...
02:32, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong police officer threatens protesters with shotgun – video Police have clashed with protesters outside Kwai Chung police station where dozens of demonstrators are being held. Protesters gathered outside the po...
08:16, 08/01/2019

Fortnite v9.30 Content Update Adds Revolver, Brings Back Pump Shotgun Epic Games has released a new content update for Fortnite, which brings a number of goodies and gameplay improvements for Battle Royale, Creative, and...
15:16, 06/27/2019

California man busted on weapons, drug charges after homemade shotgun goes off in park: police A California man was allegedly tinkering with a homemade shotgun in a public park on Tuesday when the weapon accidentally fired, leading police to fin...
14:16, 08/01/2019

Man with loaded shotgun, machete claiming 'liberty business' arrested outside Pentagon, police say A Kentucky man was arrested outside the Pentagon after he showed up with a loaded shotgun and a machete in his truck, claiming to be there on "liberty...
02:32, 08/14/2019

Alabama car dealership offers free shotgun, Bible and American flag to customers A rural Alabama car dealership is giving away a Bible, a 12-gauge shotgun and an American flag with the purchase of any new or used vehicle as part of...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Oregon school coach Keanon Lowe, a former football star, tackles student wielding shotgun _____ A high school coach and former college football star is being hailed for helping to avert a potential tragedy by tackling a student wielding a s...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do busin...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Michigan stuns Illinois 5-4 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Nwogu drilled a two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to push Michigan past Illinois 5-4 on Thursday in th...
20:16, 05/23/2019

Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana and the second to enact It throu...
02:16, 06/26/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign att...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Eastern Michigan vs. Illinois: Take the underdog You don’t always want to use polls or rankings in your handicapping, but sometimes they can be telling. Eastern Michigan, a middle-of-the-road team in...
17:48, 09/14/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday morning legalizing recreational use of marijuana, making Illinois the 11th state to decriminalize the...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved...
06:32, 05/30/2019

Police: Gunshots meant for someone else killed Illinois boy PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in Peoria say a 4-year-old boy died when gunfire intended for someone else struck him three times in the back and arm....
16:48, 05/15/2019

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the laws...
08:17, 09/14/2019

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
16:00, 07/03/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A re...
00:16, 05/23/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois' oldest graduate A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor's degree from Northeastern Illinois University...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Several hospitalized after blast at Illinois silicon plant A massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois sent at least four people to the hospital late Friday night. The 9:30 p.m. blast at AB Spe...
14:32, 05/04/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care ...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a ...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Illinois Rep. John Shimkus quits House Longtime Illinois Rep. John Shimkus said Friday he would not seek reelection — becoming at least the 12th House Republican to call it quits after thei...
10:00, 08/31/2019

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday...
04:32, 06/02/2019

A Flamingo In An Illinois Zoo Had To Be Put Down After A Child Threw A Rock At It (NBC NEWS FILE PHOTO) (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal...
23:16, 05/25/2019

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for...
00:32, 07/02/2019

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC’s endorsement of his rival Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the progressive star’s...
07:01, 09/18/2019

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an ...
19:32, 05/27/2019

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illin...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legaliz...
02:16, 06/26/2019

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
22:16, 08/08/2019

The Latest: 2nd person dies from explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 8 p.m. A second person has died as a result of injuries suffered f...
04:00, 05/05/2019

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after the...
19:48, 05/05/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former ...
05:48, 08/09/2019

Illinois DE Roundtree injures spine in swimming accident Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree was speaking, eating and sitting up after severely injuring his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his F...
02:32, 05/21/2019

Suspect in Illinois deputy’s death arrested after barricade AVON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police have identified a suspect being held in the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy who was responding to a...
01:16, 06/27/2019

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hyne...
19:32, 05/05/2019

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for...
22:32, 07/01/2019

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to ...
10:48, 06/24/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-con...
05:16, 06/26/2019

Trial To Begin For Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Missing Illinois Boy CINCINNATI (WLWT) — Brian Rini, the man at the center of the Timmothy Pitzen hoax, is set to go on trial Monday in federal court. WLWT reports that Ri...
14:32, 06/24/2019

Report: Illinois gunman vowed to kill others if he was fired A report on the February shooting at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant found that the man who killed five people after he was fired told another ...
17:48, 04/29/2019

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the body...
22:00, 05/04/2019

Illinois court upholds dismissal of suit against Hastert YORKVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois appeals court has upheld a lower court’s decision to toss a lawsuit alleging former House Speaker Dennis Hast...
21:16, 06/25/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearing...
10:16, 05/10/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convi...
23:48, 05/01/2019

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I...
18:16, 08/19/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy Cit...
21:16, 05/18/2019

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting sc...
20:48, 06/02/2019

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denia...
00:16, 06/08/2019

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config =...
22:00, 05/25/2019

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say th...
01:48, 08/25/2019

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a ...
23:16, 08/24/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hik...
01:32, 05/11/2019

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NCA...
23:32, 06/01/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials...
06:16, 08/24/2019

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silicon...
10:16, 05/10/2019

Illinois man dies while working on sign in northwest Indiana DYER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a contract worker from Illinois has died while working on an electronic sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indiana...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Illinois teen wakes up thinking each day is June 11: 'It's like a movie' An Illinois teenager wakes up every day thinking it's June 11, 2019, the day she suffered a traumatic brain injury. Two hours later, her memory resets...
23:00, 09/12/2019

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Illinois State Police trooper killed during shootout An Illinois State Police Trooper died from a shootout while executing a search warrant with other SWAT team members in a dangerous residential neighbo...
15:00, 08/25/2019

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or yo...
20:16, 08/14/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

One dead in massive Illinois plant explosion, 2 still missing One person was killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.   ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Prosecutors say no criminal charges in Illinois ammonia leak WAUKGAN, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors in northern Illinois say they won’t file criminal charges in connection with an April anhydrous ammonia leak th...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Police: 5 dead after SUV hits truck in southern Illinois MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people have died after an SUV crashed into the back of a semitrailer along an interstate in southern Illinois. Ill...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a ...
21:32, 06/25/2019

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnappin...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming ...
22:16, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Suspect arrested after Illinois deputy shot dead AVON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of an Illinois sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Illinois State Police say a man...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always r...
06:16, 08/16/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. &...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived w...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Judge slams petition challenging Illinois bonds as political An Illinois judge on Thursday ruled that a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of the state's general oblig...
10:32, 08/30/2019

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politic...
18:32, 08/30/2019

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid ...
21:17, 08/23/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electr...
01:32, 05/12/2019

Illinois mother accused of driving with kids on top of SUV in inflatable pool An Illinois woman was arrested after authorities say she was spotted driving around with her kids sitting in an inflatable pool on top of her car. &#...
20:32, 07/10/2019

Illinois County to Use Algorithm to Automatically Expunge Old Marijuana Convictions With a statewide marijuana decriminalization ordinance set to take effect at the start of 2020, Cook County, Illinois is slated to automatically clear...
19:32, 08/29/2019

Illinois Democrat and ex-ICE chief spar at hearing about child migrants U.S. Rep. Jesus Chuy Garcia and former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan got into a testy exchange Friday during a Hous...
01:16, 07/13/2019

Walter White look-alike sought for meth charges in Illinois GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – Followers of the Galesburg Police Facebook page have been doing double takes since the booking photo of a wanted Galesburg ma...
09:16, 09/11/2019

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2...
19:16, 07/17/2019

Illinois boy, 15, dies in crash at Michigan dirt bike race ARBELA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old Illinois boy has died after a crash during a dirt bike race in Michigan. The Tuscola Count...
14:32, 06/24/2019

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hur...
17:16, 07/19/2019

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the ...
03:16, 07/19/2019

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illin...
04:48, 06/03/2019

Closing arguments to start in Illinois man's death penalty case Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers were due to make their closing arguments on Monday in the trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and k...
15:48, 06/24/2019

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Bla...
23:48, 07/17/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Se...
22:16, 06/01/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused wide...
22:48, 05/03/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the ab...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois ...
03:16, 06/02/2019

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring...
23:00, 06/09/2019

Illinois man left seriously injured after vicious bowling ball attack Police in Illinois are on the hunt for a suspect who was caught on video smashing another man's head with a bowling ball Wednesday night, an attack th...
08:48, 09/08/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours a...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Lou...
05:16, 06/01/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elim...
22:32, 06/01/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitati...
08:00, 07/19/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection ...
01:48, 05/22/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, o...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Illinois teen’s memory resets every two hours after head injury Of all the types of injuries a person can sustain, head injuries tend to be the scariest. Scientists have learned a lot about how the human brain work...
01:48, 09/17/2019

Illinois lawmaker pooped on by pigeon during TV interview — about bird droppings Oh, crap! An Illinois lawmaker was pooped on by a pigeon at a Chicago Transit Authority stop while doing a TV interview about the pigeon droppings pro...
09:00, 09/17/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on t...
18:48, 06/12/2019

Illinois joins lawsuit to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , the New York attorn...
23:32, 09/03/2019

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Ba...
17:16, 08/07/2019

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial prai...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender stu...
18:48, 07/01/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take p...
08:00, 05/28/2019

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 2 people and 2 are still missing A massive blast rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, killing two people and leaving three others injured, authorities said. Two people were ...
04:16, 05/06/2019

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 ...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Teen sports phenom fatally shot at Illinois party VENICE, Ill. (AP) — A teen sports standout featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been ...
05:32, 05/06/2019

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language ...
19:32, 05/27/2019

Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will Count...
05:00, 09/15/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti...
19:16, 06/01/2019

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican gro...
16:32, 07/22/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure p...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state in US to legalize recreational marijuana, first to set up statewide marketplace Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that permits r...
21:32, 06/25/2019

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.  ...
20:32, 06/17/2019

Illinois boy, 14, born without arms lands 20-inch box jump in viral video A 14-year-old Illinois boy who was born without arms accomplished a 20-inch box jump Sunday, an achievement captured in a video that has since gone vi...
01:16, 07/27/2019

Watch: Illinois lawmaker targeted by bird during interview about pigeon poop An Illinois state representative giving a TV interview about a pigeon poop problem at a Chicago train station ended up illustrating the problem when a...
09:00, 09/17/2019

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitati...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case An Illinois judge appointed a former U.S. Attorney as a special prosecutor Friday to lead an investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report he was ...
20:16, 08/23/2019

Illinois trooper Nicholas Hopkins dies after being shot while serving a warrant EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis. Tro...
15:16, 08/24/2019

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes Illinois is the first state to legalize marijuana sales via the legislature. It now joins 10 other states in allowing recreational pot use.  ...
19:16, 06/25/2019

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder A jury found an Illinois man guilty of kidnapping and murder on Monday in the killing of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, capping an eight-da...
23:00, 06/24/2019

1 dead, 2 missing in massive Illinois plant explosion felt 20 miles away Three people were likely killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory. &...
20:32, 05/04/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he ...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, offic...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pen...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst in...
04:32, 05/06/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom fatally shot at Illinois party Jaylon McKenzie, who was featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule sports, was shot in Illinois at a party.  ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all-...
09:32, 08/06/2019

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s s...
06:32, 07/01/2019

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to s...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Isla...
07:32, 06/20/2019

Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West Corn farmers in west-central Illinois are facing potentially smaller corn yields this fall in what has been a challenging growing season after extreme...
02:00, 08/22/2019

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump w...
07:48, 08/15/2019

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ...
09:16, 07/18/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a ...
02:32, 05/18/2019

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state leg...
02:48, 06/01/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ba...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Illinois police seek Walter White look-alike on probation violation Police in Illinois are looking for a man who bears a startling resemblance to “Breaking Bad” protagonist Walter White — and is wanted for a probation ...
00:48, 09/11/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes. &...
13:32, 06/01/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.  &...
02:32, 06/01/2019

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether ...
15:16, 07/17/2019

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunda...
23:00, 08/25/2019

Body of slain Illinois student may be in landfill, new details from killer's attorneys suggest New information given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student who was kidnapped and murdered in 2017 suggests her body may be in a la...
19:32, 08/03/2019

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and insti...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online ...
16:32, 07/17/2019

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufac...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising ev...
20:16, 08/19/2019

Illinois teens charged with beating special-needs girl in viral video, police say Three teenage girls in Illinois were charged Thursday in connection with the beating of a 15-year-old special-needs girl, which was recorded in a vide...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for staged Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising ev...
08:48, 08/19/2019

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a reno...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal ...
19:48, 05/02/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in ...
20:48, 05/04/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar A former University of Illinois doctoral student was convicted Monday of killing a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a bus stop as sh...
22:48, 06/24/2019

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade. &#...
21:16, 07/01/2019

Police seek suspects in shooting death of 14-year-old Illinois football star Illinois State police continued to look for suspects Monday as they asked the public for help in the weekend shooting death of a promising 14-year-old...
18:16, 05/06/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement...
19:48, 05/02/2019

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Center...
22:48, 08/23/2019

Illinois officials claim possible first death from vaping-related illness; investigation ongoing An Illinois resident who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness has died, Illinois Department of Public Health said. ...
05:16, 08/24/2019

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at ...
05:00, 06/28/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since ...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts o...
19:32, 06/25/2019

Rock band called Confederate Railroad booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Conf...
20:32, 07/09/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in I...
04:32, 05/06/2019

University of Illinois student Andrew Smith accused of hanging noose in campus elevator (WAND/NBC News) A University of Illinois student has been arrested after a noose was found hanging in an elevator at a building on campus. Andrew Smit...
08:16, 09/05/2019

U of Illinois Student Charged With Hate Crime, Accused of Hanging a Noose in a Dorm Elevator A University of Illinois math major may find himself adding up the years in prison if he’s found guilty of a felony hate crime charge for hanging a no...
07:32, 09/04/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and kille...
01:32, 06/13/2019

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years a...
13:16, 06/03/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing bl...
23:00, 08/17/2019

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S...
12:00, 08/03/2019

Illinois train derailment sparks massive fire, forces home and school evacuations A train derailed in southwestern Illinois Tuesday afternoon, sparking a huge fire that sent plumes of black smoke billowing into the air that could be...
00:48, 09/11/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm. ...
04:00, 07/02/2019

MN cop convicted of murder in 911 caller death A Minneapolis police officer has been convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who approached his squad car after she called 911....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Congolese warlord convicted of war crimes A Congolese general and rebel leader known as "the Terminator" was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal C...
13:16, 07/15/2019

Pastor convicted of sex charges to be sentenced A former minister in Ohio found guilty of child sex trafficking after a woman told jurors he groomed her for sex when she was 14 and encouraged her to...
16:32, 06/17/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. Is Convicted of Rape The former N.F.L. tight end was also convicted on two lesser charges Monday, and jurors will continue deliberating other rape charges on Tuesday. Wins...
07:32, 06/11/2019

DRC warlord 'the Terminator' convicted of war crimes Bosco Ntaganda is found guilty at ICC of charges including directing massacres of civiliansA warlord responsible for mass murder, rape and abduction i...
18:48, 07/08/2019

Man convicted in 4 killings set for execution in Alabama MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of murder in a quadruple killing after a dispute over a pickup truck is set to be executed in Alabama. Forty-o...
08:48, 05/16/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access t...
17:48, 06/14/2019

Student is first in UK to be convicted for using 3D printer to make gun The United Kingdom on Wednesday convicted for the first time a 26-year-old college student on the charge of printing a restricted firearm on a 3D prin...
04:32, 06/20/2019

'Sex cult' leader convicted in New York A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed w...
07:00, 06/20/2019

UK Man Becomes First Convicted in Britain of Making 3D-Printed Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal sho...
13:48, 06/20/2019

UK Man Becomes First Convicted In Britain Of Making 3D-Printer Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal sho...
00:16, 06/20/2019

2 Afghans convicted over death of German man BERLIN (AP) — Two Afghan teenagers have been convicted over a dispute with a German man who then died of a heart attack, an incident that was followed...
14:32, 05/17/2019

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock ban...
01:00, 07/12/2019

University of Illinois student no longer enrolled after allegedly leaving noose in elevator: school official A University of Illinois student charged with a hate crime for allegedly leaving a noose inside a campus elevator this week is no longer enrolled at t...
23:16, 09/05/2019

Cash-strapped Illinois counties using collection agency to badger drivers over unpaid traffic tickets Current and former Illinois residents are complaining that local counties have resorted to hiring a collection agency to harass them over unpaid parki...
22:32, 07/18/2019

Illinois boy told doctor ‘maybe Mommy didn’t mean to hurt me’ months before beating death, records show Months before his body was found buried in a shallow grave, a 5-year-old Illinois boy had disclosed information about possible abuse to a doctor — but...
20:16, 04/28/2019

3 convicted of terrorism for arson of Australian mosque MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Three Sunni Muslim men have been convicted of engaging in a terror act by burning down a Shiite mosque in the Australian c...
12:48, 05/09/2019

Man convicted for 2018 vehicle theft spree Cory Poe/ Pima County Attorney’s Office TUCSON – A man accused of stealing multiple vehicles during a 2018 crime spree was found guilty Fr...
10:48, 09/10/2019

Man full of face tattoos convicted of murder A heavily-inked double-murder suspect whose lawyers feared the jury would “judge a book by its cover” for the tattoos all over his face ha...
23:19, 08/11/2019

2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial A sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were pa...
22:48, 05/08/2019

A$AP Rocky Convicted of Assault by Swedish Court A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden on Wednesday for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm, a ruling that comes after President Do...
15:48, 08/14/2019

Michigan man convicted in 2 killings gets 2nd life sentence CENTREVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man already serving life in prison for a woman’s killing has now been given a second life sentence without ...
02:32, 06/22/2019

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Man Convicted in Deadly Tennessee Church Shooting Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Two Russians convicted for coup plot in Europe Two Russian intelligence agents were convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted coup in Montenegro in 2016. They were among 13 othe...
05:48, 05/10/2019

It's who you know: How a soldier convicted of murder got Trump to pardon him Former Army 1st Lt. Michael Behenna beat the odds Monday, becoming the 8th person pardoned by President Trump after a campaign by supporters who recog...
10:16, 05/10/2019

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in Americ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Probation ends for former Alabama gov. convicted of bribery MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A judge has ended probation for former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, who went to federal prison in a bribery scheme. WSFA-TV rep...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Mom convicted of murder after purposely leaving 3-year-old in hot car SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A woman has been convicted of murder after leaving her 3-year-old daughter in an SUV for 9 1/2 hours during a blazing California ...
09:16, 06/27/2019

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of mansl...
18:48, 08/24/2019

Twice-convicted sex offender who raped toddler gets 85 years SAN DIEGO — A registered sex offender who raped a 3-year-old girl in her San Diego home has been sentenced to 85 years in state prison. Forty-seven-ye...
10:16, 06/19/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other ...
17:32, 06/06/2019

Bronx man convicted of pimping out minors as young as 8 A Bronx man was convicted in Manhattan federal court of pimping out at least four minors for sex — including one victim who was just 8 years old. Clau...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member ...
03:32, 07/19/2019

Tucson man convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man has been convicted of fatally starving his 3-year-old son and putting the body into a toy box. Jurors found 50-yea...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Two Irish Teens Are Youngest Ever Convicted of Murder There In a crime that shocked the nation, the two boys, 13 at the time, were convicted in the bludgeoning death of a 14-year-old girl who had been bullied....
13:48, 06/19/2019

Partner of convicted Minneapolis cop pleaded for leniency MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A previously undisclosed email from the former police partner of ex-Minneapolis Officer Mohamed Noor asked a judge to grant him len...
01:16, 06/27/2019

Michigan man convicted of murder at 13 locked up for drugs PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man known for being convicted of murder at age 13 has been sentenced to at least six years in prison for a drug c...
00:48, 06/26/2019

Why you’ll no longer find ‘convicted felons’ in San Francisco “Convicted felons” may be getting a makeover in San Francisco. Under a new resolution by the city’s Board of Supervisors — whi...
23:32, 08/22/2019

Man who pushed pensioner onto subway tracks convicted A British judge has sentenced a paranoid schizophrenic to at least 12 years in custody for pushing a 91 year-old man onto the subway tracks in London...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County. A jury re...
03:32, 06/11/2019

Wrongfully convicted man is killed 13 years after release JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who spent nearly 12 years imprisoned for a wrongful conviction has been fatally shot, 13 years after his relea...
21:16, 06/25/2019

Convicted rapist killer strikes again in NYC after getting out of jail A convicted rapist killer who strangled a teen in 1981 and was suspected of cutting out the eyes out of an earlier victim has been arrested on a new r...
05:48, 09/08/2019

Julian Assange: Convicted, unrepentant, and behind bars It was an ignoble end for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. After having spent almost seven years defiantly hiding in Ecuador’s London embassy, where ...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Man convicted in model’s death says ‘justice was served’ PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder in the strangulation of a model in one of Philadelphia’s affluent suburbs. Jonathan Harri...
16:32, 05/10/2019

Convicted felon Paul Manafort sure is having a fun one on this old episode of What Would You Do? For reformed children of a certain age, Nickelodeon’s What Would You Do? represents a weird niche in the Nick game show ecosystem; less psychological...
01:48, 09/05/2019

The Latest: German ex-nurse convicted of murdering 85 BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the murder conviction of a German nurse (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardia...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name a...
00:32, 07/10/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medical...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Judge keeps juror names secret after Minnesota cop convicted MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge is keeping secret the names of jurors who convicted a Minneapolis police officer this week in the shooting of an unarmed wo...
00:16, 05/03/2019

1 Convicted For Murder Of UK Teenager Scarlett Keeling In Goa In 2008 The Bombay High Court's Goa bench on Wednesday convicted a person in the 2008 British teenager Scarlett Eden Keeling death case, overturning his acqui...
22:32, 07/17/2019

Vince Vaughn convicted of reckless driving for DUI arrest LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Vince Vaughn has been convicted of reckless driving after his arrest for failing a drunken driving test last year. An attorne...
02:48, 05/04/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of 1994 murder of two women The U.S. state of Georgia on Thursday executed a 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Property belonging to convicted disability lawyer is sold PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky businessman has purchased a large statue of Abraham Lincoln and office space belonging to a disability attorney co...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the dea...
04:16, 06/14/2019

Dawkins, Code convicted in college hoops trial Aspiring agent Christian Dawkins and former Adidas consultant Merl Code have been convicted by a federal jury for their roles in bribing basketball as...
23:32, 05/08/2019

Dawkins convicted in college basketball corruption trial NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy Wednesday at a trial that sho...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Sex fetish club owner convicted of strangling former roommate A Miami sex fetish club owner was convicted of murder after being seen on video dumping the body of his former roommate, whom he had strangled because...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Trump issues full pardons for five convicted criminals U.S. President Donald Trump issued full pardons on Monday for five criminals who served sentences on charges including drug trafficking, weapons sales...
01:16, 07/30/2019

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate ...
17:32, 06/12/2019

Kentucky Doctor Convicted Of Fraud Sentenced To 5 Years COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky doctor convicted of health care fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay $1 million in res...
16:48, 05/03/2019

Ex-L.S.U. Student Convicted in Fraternity Hazing Death of Freshman Matthew Naquin, 21, faces up to five years in prison for negligent homicide. His conviction is the latest example of the increasingly hard line prosec...
06:48, 07/18/2019

US Man Who Raped, Beheaded Chinese Student Gets Convicted 2 Years Later An Illinois man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and the decapitation murder of a Chines...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Man Convicted In Fatal Charlottesville Attack Asks For ‘Mercy’ RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man convicted in a deadly car attack on a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia is asking a feder...
21:00, 06/22/2019

Turkey: Politician convicted for tweets insulting president A Turkish court convicted an opposition party leader Friday of engaging in terrorist propaganda and insulting Turkish government officials with a seri...
17:48, 09/06/2019

Couple convicted in death of boy killed over spilled cereal WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia couple has been convicted of murder in the death of a 4-year-old who was beaten for spilling his brea...
17:16, 06/21/2019

Woman convicted of keeping Sri Lankan national as her ‘slave’ CAMDEN, N.J. — A federal jury convicted a New Jersey woman Thursday of forcing a Sri Lankan national to work for her for nine years without pay and ev...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Police convicted after girl, 8, strangled and battered to death Six men, including four police officials, have been found guilty over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-controlled Kashmi...
20:16, 06/10/2019

Princeton Graduate Killed His Father For Allowance Cut To $300, Convicted Then-30-year-old Thomas Gilbert Jr. fatally shot his 70-year-old father in the head hours after his already tightened weekly money was decreased to $3...
05:48, 06/29/2019

Syrian Is Convicted in Stabbing Death That Set Off Riots in Germany An asylum seeker was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of a German man last year in the eastern city of Chemnitz that added fuel to an anti-im...
19:32, 08/22/2019

P. Rajagopal, Restaurant Mogul Convicted of Murder, Dies at 71 His restaurant chain, Saravana Bhavan, known for tasty vegetarian food at low prices, continued to expand into more than 20 countries even after his c...
14:16, 07/27/2019

2 convicted for tossing horse lubricant and glitter on cops PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon protesters have been sentenced to five days in jail for throwing horse lubricant mixed with gold glitter on two polic...
21:48, 06/09/2019

Daycare operator convicted in 6-month-old baby’s death WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of an infant in her care. Pallavi Macharla was conv...
23:32, 05/13/2019

Florida man using ‘stand your ground’ defense convicted of manslaughter A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for ...
15:16, 08/24/2019

The leader of the sex cult NXIVM was just convicted in the sex-trafficking case against him Associated Press Keith Raniere was found guilty on Wednesday on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him of coercing women into u...
00:16, 06/20/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father,...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime...
05:00, 05/17/2019

'Hollywood Ripper' convicted of stabbing two women to death A Los Angeles jury found a man guilty of fatally stabbing two women -- one of whom was Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher's friend -- and attempting to ki...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Alaska man convicted of spreading pesticide at homeless site A businessman has been convicted of illegally spreading pesticide along a public right of way where homeless people in Alaska's largest city regularly...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Man convicted in road rage attack won’t get more jail time FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A man who was convicted of battery for beating another man who subsequently died of a heart attack during an apparent road rag...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Man convicted of shooting crossbow during road rage incident PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been found guilty of shooting a crossbow at another vehicle during a road rage incident, but was acquitted of t...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted for wife's murder three decades ago A 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work...
15:32, 05/16/2019

P. Rajagopal, Indian Restaurateur Convicted of Murder, Dies at 71 His restaurant chain, Saravana Bhavan, known for tasty vegetarian food at low prices, continued to expand into more than 20 countries even after his c...
23:32, 07/25/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere convicted on 7 charges A New York jury on Wednesday found the leader of a purported self-help group guilty on seven charges associated with a scheme to force women into a se...
23:00, 06/19/2019

No apology from Trump to five men wrongly convicted of 1989 rape Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "th...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Teen convicted of decapitating classmate gets life in prison SALEM, Mass. — A Massachusetts teenager convicted of fatally stabbing and then decapitating a high school classmate has been sentenced to life in pris...
08:32, 07/10/2019

New trial sought for teen convicted in mother's slaying Attorneys for a teenager convicted in the murder of her mother in eastern Pennsylvania are seeking a new trial, calling the outcome of her case "shock...
01:32, 05/15/2019

Inmate’s mom convicted in plot with lawyer hailed on ‘Ellen’ A Virginia woman has been convicted of conspiring to smuggle drugs and a cellphone to her jailed son with an attorney who gained national attention on...
16:48, 08/23/2019

Bombing suspect convicted for 2013 attack in Turkey ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s official news agency says a man accused of planning a deadly 2013 bomb attack was sentenced to life imprisonment. Anado...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Kentucky man convicted of leaking Singapore HIV patient data LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal jury in Kentucky has convicted a man of leaking a database of HIV patients from the Singapore government. The Lexingto...
11:00, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Father convicted of murder in 5 kids’ deaths COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the South Carolina father accused of killing his five children (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Jurors have found a So...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Minneapolis officer convicted of murder in 911 caller death Jurors will resume deliberations Tuesday in the trial of a Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 to repor...
02:32, 05/01/2019

15 Years Later, Six Convicted For Assam Blast That Killed 18 Children A district court in Assam today convicted six people and acquitted eight others in a 2004 blast at Dhemaji. The attack had killed 18 schoolchildren du...
20:32, 07/04/2019

Man convicted in kidnapping, murder of Menachem Stark gets 15 years One of the men convicted for his role in the fatally botched kidnapping of a notorious Brooklyn landlord wept in court Wednesday as he apologized to t...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Convicted murderer charged in death of dismembered daughter BALTIMORE — A man convicted of two murders is now charged in the death of his adult daughter who was found dismembered near a Baltimore dumpster. The ...
16:16, 07/12/2019

5 convicted in Bronx murder of teen with knives, machetes NEW YORK (AP) — Five young men have been convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a teenager at a Bronx bodega. The Bronx Criminal Co...
00:16, 06/15/2019

Georgia officer convicted of sexual misconduct with teens RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (AP) — A former Georgia police officer faces at least 10 years in prison for enticing children on a military post to have sex. News...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of murder of two women in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend during an argument in 1994 was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, s...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Man convicted for attempting to sexually assault victim in home TUCSON – A jury has convicted Lewis William Parks of attempted sexual assault, aggravated assault, kidnapping and burglary. According to the Pim...
15:16, 05/02/2019

2nd suspect tried in Benghazi terror attack convicted on 2 counts A federal jury found a second Libyan militant guilty on two counts for their role in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission and nearby CIA pos...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Convicted killer of 2 Virginia college students has cancer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The convicted killer of two Virginia college students has been diagnosed with cancer. Jesse Matthew Jr. is serving multiple life ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Georgia man convicted of 5 murders in 2016 shooting deaths MOULTRIE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been found guilty of murdering five friends in 2016 and trying to cover it up by burning down a house. After a ...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Portuguese officers convicted of kidnapping black youths A Portuguese court has found eight police officers guilty of kidnapping and beating up six youths from a predominantly black neighborhood in the outsk...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Man convicted in shooting deaths of 3 inside Detroit eatery DETROIT (AP) — A jury has convicted a Detroit man in the fatal shootings of three other men inside a fast-food restaurant. The Wayne County prosecutor...
21:32, 05/02/2019

Indonesia frees Canadian convicted in child sex case Indonesia has freed a Canadian teacher who maintains he was wrongfully convicted in 2015 of sexually abusing children at an international school in Ja...
12:32, 07/12/2019

Jury recommends death penalty for man convicted in 2 deaths An Oklahoma jury has recommended a death sentence for a 36-year-old former oil worker convicted of raping and fatally beating a young mother and burni...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money A Russian gun rights activist serving a US prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help p...
21:16, 05/19/2019

Five convicted for brutally stabbing Bronx teen to death NEW YORK (WNBC) – After a weeks-long trial filled with emotional testimonies, chilling revelations and graphic photos, the jury reached a verdic...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Woman convicted of keeping Sri Lankan national as 'slave' A New Jersey woman has been convicted of forcing a Sri Lankan national to work for her for nine years without pay and even marry her so she could stay...
01:16, 05/10/2019

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18:16, 09/04/2019

Man could face 7 years in prison if convicted in nanny spycam case The husband of a Manhattan prosecutor could face criminal charges after he and his wife allegedly videotaped their nanny undressing and showering in t...
23:00, 06/01/2019

Spain extradites Pole convicted of recording govt talks WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police say a businessman who fled to Spain after being convicted in an illegal eavesdropping case that led to the fall of...
19:16, 06/07/2019

Reputed mobster called ‘Boobsie’ convicted of illegal gambling A reputed mobster called “Boobsie” gambled in Manhattan court Friday — and lost. Eugene Castelle, an alleged foot soldier for the Luchese crime family...
00:48, 06/01/2019

Boy band svengali and convicted fraudster Lou Pearlman getting the biopic treatment Lou Pearlman ignobly died in prison while serving 25 years for his role in a far-ranging Ponzi scheme, but the one-time svengali’s influence is still ...
17:32, 07/19/2019

Teen confronts choir director convicted of sexually abusing her An emotional Ohio teen tore into a former choir director as he was sentenced to four years in prison for sexually abusing her, saying she won’t be def...
19:00, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Hawaii power couple convicted in fraud case HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the conviction of a Hawaii power couple in a corruption trial (all times local): 5:30 p.m. A bail hearing has been set f...
08:32, 06/28/2019

Saudi Princess Convicted in French Assault Case: ‘This Dog Must be Killed’ Hassa bint Salman, the half sister of the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was accused of ordering her bodyguard to hit a contractor working i...
08:00, 09/13/2019

Brooklyn inmate claims he was wrongfully convicted because of crooked detective A Brooklyn man claims he’s been behind bars for more than two decades on a murder conviction because of a crooked detective. Kevin Daniels says Detect...
07:00, 06/02/2019

Former Minnesota policeman convicted in fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty on Tuesday of murder for fatally shooting Australian woman from his patrol car while responding t...
02:16, 05/01/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to pre...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Drug company founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme BOSTON (AP) — The wealthy founder of a drug company has been convicted of scheming to bribe doctors across the country to prescribe a highly addictive...
21:32, 05/02/2019

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little linked to Ohio murders Little was indicted in Cleveland for the deaths of two women and in Cincinnati for the 1981 murder of Anna Lee StewartInvestigators in Ohio who interv...
23:32, 06/08/2019

Tucson man convicted for first-degree murder after 3-year-old son starved to death TUCSON – The father who allegedly starved his son to death in 2014 was convicted in connection to the case Wednesday morning. Martin Barreras Ba...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say wa...
09:48, 07/12/2019

Trump may pardon US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes – report New York Times says pardons could come around Memorial DayNavy Seal and Green Beret accused of killing unarmed civiliansDonald Trump has asked for fil...
01:48, 05/19/2019

Rapper A$AP Rocky Is Convicted of Assault in Sweden, Won't Face Prison American rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden but won’t serve prison time after a trial marked by an intervention by President Trump, ...
22:16, 08/14/2019

Trump May Pardon Military Men Accused Or Convicted Of War Crimes: Report US President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, includi...
11:16, 05/19/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted of raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test unteste...
04:48, 05/21/2019

Professor convicted of sending US missile chip technology to China The American government is particularly wary of China these days, and it's determined to make an example out of those who would share US secrets ...
05:16, 07/07/2019

Atlanta ice cream man convicted of raping teen girl in truck An Atlanta ice cream man previously convicted of molestation was found guilty of raping a 14-year-old girl in the back of his truck, prosecutors said....
23:19, 08/11/2019

Two men convicted of bribery conspiracy in college basketball corruption trial The verdict capped a trial that forced the NCAA to confront corruption affecting basketball players at some of its elite programs.    ...
01:48, 05/09/2019

2nd Benghazi Suspect Is Convicted on 2 Counts Amid Signs of Deadlock on Others A jury convicted a Libyan man on two terrorism-related charges arising from the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, but deliberations over 15 others conti...
23:48, 06/13/2019

New Jersey woman convicted of forcing Sri Lankan to work 9 years without pay A New Jersey woman was convicted of forcing a Sri Lankan woman to work for her nine years without pay, causing her to overstay her visa and forcing he...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Wrongfully convicted man sues NYC, disgraced detective Louis Scarcella A man who spent 16 years in prison for a murder that he was charged with at age 14 — only to have the conviction overturned — is now suing...
20:48, 08/15/2019

US Sex Cult Leader Who Starved, Branded Women With His Initials Convicted Keith Raniere, a New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered...
01:16, 06/20/2019

Texas to execute man convicted of abducting, strangling college student A man who has maintained his innocence and whose lawyers have argued the state ignored key evidence that would exonerate him is scheduled to be put to...
18:00, 08/21/2019

Trump's Army murder pardon gives hope to others convicted of war crimes President Trump's pardon of a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder could open the way for other cases to be reconsidered, according to a militar...
23:16, 05/14/2019

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New...
01:48, 06/19/2019

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn...
01:48, 07/06/2019

UK far-right activist Tommy Robinson convicted in contempt-of-court case Judges on Friday found British far-right activist Tommy Robinson to be in contempt of court after he filmed defendants during a trial last year and po...
20:32, 07/05/2019

Extinction Rebellion activists convicted of public order offences Three protesters found guilty despite intervention of shadow chancellor in their supportThree activists from the environmental protest group Extinctio...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Chinese national convicted for trespassing at Trump's Florida resort A Chinese national arrested for bluffing her way into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Florida resort, sparking concerns she could pose an int...
13:48, 09/12/2019

Trump pardons friend and convicted fraudster Conrad Black US President Donald Trump has pardoned former media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison after being convicted of fraud and ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

De Blasio adds sex crimes to ICE list used to deport convicted felons Mayor Bill de Blasio expanded the city’s cooperation with the federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency by adding seven crimes to an existing ...
03:16, 05/11/2019

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped t...
13:48, 06/21/2019

Indian Convicted Of Molesting Air Stewardess On Chennai-Singapore Flight A 39-year-old Indianman was found guilty on Monday of molesting an air stewardess on a flight from Cochin to Singapore in 2017, according to a media r...
12:32, 08/05/2019

Larry Nassar’s former boss convicted of misconduct, willful neglect A former dean at Michigan State University who oversaw disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar was found guilty Wednesday of misconduct in office and wil...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Singapore-Based Indian Convicted For Molesting Air Stewardess: Report A 39-year-old Indianman was found guilty on Monday of molesting an air stewardess on a flight from Cochin to Singapore in 2017, according to a media r...
21:32, 08/05/2019

Colorado mom who tossed newborn over fence and left to die is convicted of murder A Colorado mother accused of smothering her newborn daughter and throwing her over a fence into a neighbor’s yard was found guilty of first-degree mur...
18:16, 08/28/2019

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr convicted of raping homeless woman Former tight end faces life in prison for two counts of rape Winslow Jr, 35, played for Browns, Bucs, Patriots and JetsFormer NFL player Kellen Winslo...
20:16, 06/11/2019

Rwandan convicted of hiding genocide role faces sentencing BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking 20 years in prison for a Rwandan man convicted of hiding his involvement in the African country’s 1994 gen...
11:32, 07/01/2019

Hawaii power couple convicted in plot to hide fraud HONOLULU (AP) — A jury has found a former Honolulu prosecutor and her now-retired police chief husband guilty in a plot to frame a relative to silence...
08:32, 06/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro extols convicted torturer as a 'national hero' Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during the country's 1964-1985 militar...
05:48, 08/09/2019

Convicted Portland arsonist now accused of hate crime in Oregon This inked-up Oregonian is apparently not thrilled about her close-up. Sarah Pugh is all scowls after she was arrested there Monday after being accuse...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Pakistan allows consular access to convicted Indian spy after world court ruling Pakistan has ordered consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian naval commander condemned to death for spying, following a decision this w...
06:48, 07/19/2019

Ex-football player convicted of murder in alleged 2015 machete attack Former Texas A&M wide receiver Thomas Johnson, who had been found mentally incompetent to stand trial before being deemed fit to do so, was said by pr...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Keith Raniere, ex-leader of self-help group NXIVM, convicted in sex-trafficking case Keith Raniere, the former leader of self-help group NXIVM, was convicted Wednesday in New York City in a federal case accusing him of turning women in...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Texas executes man convicted of murdering 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter A man convicted of killing an 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter in their Fort Worth home in 2003 was put to death by lethal injection in Texa...
06:48, 09/05/2019

Conrad Black: Trump pardons ex-media mogul convicted of fraud Black was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent more than three years in prisonDonald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardo...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Avowed Trump supporter from Mexico convicted of alien voter fraud An avowed Republican activist and supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, who was born in Mexico but lived in the United States illegally for more t...
12:16, 08/24/2019

Man who slashed his neck in courtroom convicted of murder in Sydney Loofe trial Aubrey Trail, who slashed his own neck in the courtroom less than a month ago, was convicted in the murder of Sydney Loofe.     &...
06:16, 07/11/2019

MAGA hat-wearing thug convicted of pushing Hispanic man onto subway tracks A MAGA hat-wearing thug was found guilty Thursday of punching and shoving a Hispanic man onto the subway tracks at Union Square after making derogator...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of a...
13:48, 07/10/2019

NXIVM sex cult leader Kieth Raniere convicted of preying on devotees A man who ran a secret sex cult NXIVM in New York has been convicted of preying on his devotees and turning them into what prosecutors called his "sex...
22:48, 06/19/2019

Joe Giudice, convicted reality star in ICE custody, training to be MMA fighter: report Former “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Joe Giudice apparently decided to make the most of his time behind bars after being convicted of tax fraud...
09:00, 09/19/2019

Saudi Princess Convicted in France of Ordering Bodyguard to Beat Worker A French court convicted the sister of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of ordering her bodyguard to assault a workman who said he was beaten in her l...
08:00, 09/13/2019

Tucson mother convicted for first-degree murder in child starvation case TUCSON – Five years after the death of a Tucson 3-year-old, the mother who allegedly starved her son was found guilty for first-degree murder an...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Proud Boys members convicted in 2018 clash with Antifa demonstrators Two members of the far-right Proud Boys have been found guilty of charges including attempted gang assault for their part in a melee that followed a s...
08:16, 08/20/2019

Minneapolis Police Officer Convicted of Murder in Shooting of Australian Woman The former officer, Mohamed Noor, fired a single shot that killed Justine Ruszczyk in 2017. She had been calling the police, reporting that she heard ...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Cardinal Pell's lawyers seek to free convicted sex attacker on appeal Cardinal George Pell, who was once one of the most powerful men in the Roman Catholic Church, could be released from prison this week, if an Australia...
14:00, 06/04/2019

A$AP Rocky’s Trial Has Started in Sweden. And He Could Face Up To 2 Years in Prison if He’s Convicted The trial of rapper A$AP Rocky has begun in Sweden as he pleaded not guilty to assault charges. The New York-born musician has been in custody since J...
03:48, 07/31/2019

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison BERLIN (AP) — German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison....
11:00, 06/06/2019

Man convicted for 23 counts sexual conduct with minor after abusing girl for 5 years TUCSON – A man was found guilty for 23 counts of engaging sexual conduct with a minor after he reportedly sexually abused a young girl for about...
21:48, 07/31/2019

Convicted serial killer Samuel Little may be linked to death of Arkansas woman A convicted serial killer who has confessed to 90 murders in the span of 35 years and was known for sketching portraits of his victims may be linked t...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Sara Netanyahu convicted of lesser crime in private chef case Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's wife, on Sunday was convicted of a lower crime of breach of trust that involves no jail time in a private...
18:48, 06/16/2019

Texas to execute man convicted of murdering elderly woman and her daughter in 2003 A man convicted of killing an elderly woman and her daughter in their home and then stealing the daughter's car and credit card is scheduled to be exe...
15:16, 09/04/2019

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say wa...
12:16, 07/12/2019

Convicted Florida pedophile reportedly beaten, drowned by jail cellmate A Florida inmate was arrested after he allegedly killed another inmate — who was serving a life sentence for molesting a child — in his jail cell last...
09:32, 08/06/2019

Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, inclu...
01:48, 05/19/2019

Trump reportedly taking broad look at veterans convicted of battlefield crimes President Trump, who in recent days pardoned a former U.S. soldier convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner, is taking a broad look at military ...
22:16, 05/09/2019

Convicted murderer, 77, given life sentence for stabbing he committed after deemed 'too old to be a threat' A 77-year-old deemed 'too old to be a threat' was sentenced to life in prison on Friday for fatally stabbing a woman in front of her children, four de...
19:16, 08/10/2019

Briton convicted of 1996 murder of French film-maker in Ireland Ian Bailey, who lives in Ireland, convicted in his absence of killing Sophie Toscan du Plantier A court in France has found Ian Bailey, a British form...
23:32, 05/31/2019

Insys founder John Kapoor convicted in fentanyl bribery case Insys Therapeutics Inc. founder John Kapoor was convicted of racketeering conspiracy involving bribes and kickbacks to physicians who prescribed large...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live even...
21:00, 05/23/2019

A$AP Rocky’s Guilty Verdict Doesn’t Bar Him From Returning to Sweden, Says Judge Who Convicted Him A Swedish court convicted A$AP Rocky of assault on Wednesday and the judge who convicted him says the guilty verdict does not bar the New York-born ra...
00:16, 08/15/2019

Alleged Russian agents convicted for masterminding coup plot in Europe Two alleged Russian intelligence agents have been convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted 2016 coup in the small European nation...
11:32, 05/10/2019

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Wife Convicted Of Misusing Public Funds An Israeli court Sunday convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fraudulently using state funds for meals, under a plea bargain whic...
16:48, 06/16/2019

Family and nun fight for retrial as man convicted by all-white jury faces death Supporters of Rodney Reed, scheduled for execution in November, point to racial bias and questionable evidence“He never had a chance.” That’s what San...
13:17, 09/12/2019

Appeals court halts Texas execution of man convicted of double homicide A federal appeals court has halted an execution scheduled for Thursday of a man convicted of raping a woman and then killing her and her boyfriend wit...
21:48, 08/15/2019

Former UBS Banker in China Convicted in Cross-Border Insider Trading Case A former banker from UBS’s Shanghai office was sentenced to nine years in prison in a case involving leaks about a $6.3 billion takeover by Cosco Ship...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Tucson BP gets shout out from White House after arresting convicted child abuser TUCSON – Tucson sector Border Patrol received some national spotlight Wednesday afternoon after the White House acknowledged the agents for Mond...
10:48, 08/15/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Hundreds protest plan to release convicted killer of 16-year-old New York girl Hundreds of people marched silently through the streets of a suburban New York town in the dark on Saturday with candles illuminating the path taken b...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Georgia inmate convicted of murdering man who gave him ride outside Walmart in 1996 is executed A last-ditch attempt by Georgia lawyers pleading to the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent a man from being put to death for a 1996 murder failed and he wa...
06:16, 06/21/2019

Moral Mondays protest: William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 action Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inThe US religious leader and...
05:32, 06/07/2019

Inmate smiles for photographer after being convicted of breaking into Wayne Newton's mansion A Nevada prison inmate was found guilty Friday of breaking into entertainer Wayne Newton's home twice last year.       ...
09:48, 06/22/2019

Convicted murderer, 77, deemed too old to be a threat, fatally stabbed woman in front of her children A man who served decades in prison for stabbing his wife 14 times in front of her daughter was convicted Wednesday in a nearly identical crime — stabb...
16:16, 07/19/2019

Kellen Winslow Jr. Convicted Of Forcible Rape, Indecent Exposure, And Lewd Conduct Former Pro-Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow II was convicted of rape, indecent exposure, and lewd conduct in a California courtroom Monday. The jury has ...
01:32, 06/11/2019

Chris Davies: former Tory MP convicted for faking expenses re-selected to stand in by-election A former Conservative MP has been selected to fight for the parliamentary seat he lost after more than 10,000 constituents signed a petition to remove...
13:16, 06/24/2019

Deputies: Convicted rapist wanted for allegedly attacking victim after released from jail SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man convicted of raping a Seattle-area woman tracked the victim down and attacked her three days after he was release...
07:32, 06/20/2019

NYPD let convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein never once checked in with city cops in the eight-plus years since a Manhattan judge ordered him to do so every 90...
04:32, 07/11/2019

Punjab Government Grants Pardon To Cops Convicted In Fake Encounter Case Four former police officials convicted in 2014 in a fake encounter case of 1993 were pardoned by Punjab Governor VP Singh Bhadnore after recommendatio...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Convicted pedophile charged in 1993 kidnapping, murder of 9-year-old Missouri girl Missouri prosecutors announced Wednesday that they have charged a convicted pedophile who once ran an international child pornography ring with the 19...
08:32, 06/06/2019

Woman convicted for dumping 7 puppies in Coachella trash bin sentenced to one year in jail PALM SPRING, Calif. (NBC NEWS) – A California woman accused of throwing puppies into a Coachella trash bin was sentenced to jail Wednesday. Debo...
06:48, 08/17/2019

Former Texas A&M football player convicted of murder in alleged 2015 machete attack Former Texas A&M wide receiver Thomas Johnson, who had been found mentally incompetent to stand trial before being deemed fit to do so, was said by pr...
13:00, 05/01/2019

CBP says agents arrest convicted sex offender, seize 8.5 pounds of heroin at San Diego border Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted sex offender who crossed the border illegally and, in a separate incident, seized nearly $90,000 worth of he...
14:48, 08/14/2019

Convicted murderer, trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown freed from Tennessee jail Cyntoia Brown, a Nashville woman who was serving life in prison for killing a man while she was a sex trafficking victim, was released early Wednesday...
17:16, 08/07/2019

Calls mount for Cuomo to block imminent release of convicted child killer New York state lawmakers are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to block the release of a man convicted in the 1980 murder of a 16-year-old girl in a crime ...
22:00, 05/31/2019