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Phoenix Police: Serial Killing Suspect Tied to 9 Attacks

Cleophus Cooksey was arrested Dec. 17 at the home of where his mother and stepfather were killed AP/Maricopa County Sheriff A serial killing suspect shot and killed nine people, including his own mother, and used a victim's gun in some of the slayings that unfolded in a three-week span late last yea

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-18 18:30:29

Citing evidence of torture, judge orders man convicted of double-murder released

He was convicted of a double murder and was supposed to serve life in prison. But on Thursday a Cook County Judge ordered Jaime Hauad, 37, released after serving only 21 years behind bars. The mitigating circumstances: evidence shows he was tortured while being interrogated by the Chicago police fol

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 18:00:00

Municipal attorney will address Homewood's Feb. 1 home rule meeting

A municipal law specialist will be the guest speaker at 7 p.m. on Feb. 1 when the village of Homewood hosts an information meeting about home rule at the Marie Irwin Center, 18120 Highland Ave. in Homewood. Homewood voters will be asked to consider approving home rule status for the village in the M

HFCHRONICLE.COM - 2018-01-18 21:19:00

15-Year-Old Girl Slowly Followed by Man in Vehicle on NW Side

Chicago Police A 15-year-old girl told authorities she was followed by a man Tuesday afternoon on the Northwest Side when she refused to approach his vehicle. About 3:35 p.m., the girl was walking in the 5300 block of North Natoma in the Union Ridge neighborhood when the man motioned for her to come

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-18 22:25:48

Dog returned to owner after shelter employee fabricated dognapping story, police say

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. - A bulldog was found safe after police said an animal shelter volunteer made up a story about the dog being stolen at gunpoint. Polly, a bulldog who was just adopted from the South Suburban Humane Society, was Police in south suburban Chicago Heights thought they were investig

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-18 23:08:35

17-year-old girl reported missing from Brighton Park

A 17-year-old girl was reported missing Thursday from the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood. Kenia Ballina was last seen Wednesday and was reported missing from the 4600 block of South California, Chicago Police said. Ballina was described as a 5-foot-6, 180-pound Hispanic girl with a light

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 21:23:00

2 Men Shot are City's First Fatal Shooting in 1 Week

The deadly shooting marked the first in seven days for Chicago Two men were fatally shot in Chicago early Thursday morning, marking the city's first deadly shooting in near one week. The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. in the 6600 block of South Evans in the city's West Woodlawn neighborhood.

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-18 12:52:09

Parolee Accused of Breaking Bad With Crystal Meth

PALOS HEIGHTS, IL -- An Oak Lawn man on parole for second-degree murder was arrested on Jan. 12 in Palos Heights for possession of crystal meth, prosecutors said. Joseph Jesk, 31, appeared before Cook County Judge Peter Felice on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. He currently is on p

PATCH - 2018-01-18 06:21:40

Three men arrested in execution-style killing of Texas couple

SPRING, Texas (NBC) - Authorities in Harris County have arrested three men in connection with the murders of Bao and jenny Lam of Spring, Texas. Investigators say the couple was ambushed at their home last Thursday night. The couple was forced into the home where they were bound and shot execution s

KGNS.TV - 2018-01-18 23:19:00

Texas executes Houston's infamous 'Tourniquet Killer'

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (KETK) - Anthony Allen Shore's voice quivered a bit as he apologized to his victims. He then wished a friend happy birthday and told the warden he was ready to go. Shore was pronounced 13 minutes after the lethal injection was started. "Today is about Dana, Diana, Maria and Laurie,

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-19 04:24:11

Houston's HOT and HOV lanes to remained closed until Friday

Houston's HOT and HOV lanes to remained closed until Friday 1 / 30 Back to Gallery METRO Houston's HOT and HOV lanes will remain closed through Thursday afternoon because of lingering icy conditions left over by a winter storm Inga. METRO announced the continued closure around 1 p.m. Thursday, in wh

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 21:10:00

Man found dead in tent after cold night in Houston

Brooke A. Lewis Updated 4:05 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 A man was found dead Thursday morning sleeping inside a tent after temperatures dropped to below freezing in Houston for the second night in a row, according to the Houston Police Department. The man, believed to be in his 40s, was found a

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 21:26:00

2 Houstonians Killed With 3 Others In New Mexico Helicopter Crash

RATON, NM - Two Houstonians were among five people who were killed Wednesday, when their helicopter crashed in Raton, New Mexico. Killed in the crash were Charles Ryland Burnett, 61, of Houston; co-pilot Paul Cobb, 67, of Conroe; Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett, 60, who was also from Colora

PATCH - 2018-01-18 20:45:17

Trinity man killed in accidents on icy bridge

Cody Stark/The Huntsville ItemTire marks and orange spray paint on the ice on the northbound side of the State Highway 19 bridge at the State 75 South intersection indicate where one of the vehicles involved in an accident that claimed the life of a Trinity man, who stopped to assist a motorist, los

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2018-01-18 13:25:00

'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas for 1992 strangling

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Texas carried out the nation's first execution of 2018 Thursday evening, giving lethal injection to a man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims. Anthony Allen Shore was put to death for one of those

AP - 2018-01-19 02:21:09

Hard freeze warning remains in effect

A hard freeze warning remains in effect until 9 a.m. as the Houston region gets back to work and school Thursday morning. Temperatures may be as low as 15 to 25 degrees throughout the southeast region under the warning, according to the National Weather Service -- the third consecutive frigid day. I

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 13:04:00

Woman fatally shot during quarrel in Bronx bodega remembered for her kindness

A woman fatally shot in the face during a Bronx bodega beef was remembered Tuesday by devastated family and friends for her kindness and generosity to all. Shaquana Button, 33, was blasted from close range after arguing with an unidentified man inside the Garden Express Deli on E. 149th St. and Co


Bronx livery driver recalls horrific stabbing by knife-wielding passenger who stole his cab

Driver and grandfather Marcos Ramon Rivera-Peralta said a passenger "stabbed me" and then the attacker got behind the wheel of the cab and took off.(Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News) A freeloading passenger who said he was going to a parole appointment instead stabbed a Bronx livery driver in t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 03:18:51

Woman shot dead in Bronx bodega, police searching for killer

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx - A woman was killed after she was shot in the face at a bodega in the Bronx Sunday night, police said. Shaquana Button, 36, got into a dispute with a man in a bodega located at 728 E 149th Street at about 11:39 p.m. , according to police. Police said the man shot her in the fa


Man wanted for fatally shooting woman outside Bronx bodega: police

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx - Police on Wednesday identified a man they say shot a woman in the face, killing her, in front of a Bronx bodega earlier this week. Amere Bryant, 24, is sought for the Monday evening slaying, NYPD's 40th Precinct stated in a tweet Wednesday. Shaquana Button, 36, was shot in th

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-17 13:06:01