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Man Arrested For Armed Robbery Of Acquaintance

ELGIN, IL - A 26-year-old man has been charged in an armed robbery that occurred Sunday morning in Elgin. Cecil R. Palmer was taken into custody and charged with armed robbery with a firearm, a class X felony. He is accused of arming himself with a handgun and holding up a victim, who he knew, in th

PATCH - 2018-01-17 15:24:26

Man Sentenced For Sex Act On 12-Year Old Girl

PALATINE, IL - A judge sentenced a Palatine man who plead guilty to charges that stemmed from accusations that he performed a sex act on a 12-year-old girl to 27 years in prison this week. According to a report from the Daily Herald, Barnassey Thomas must serve at least 85 percent of the sentence. T

PATCH - 2018-01-17 15:45:43

Police: Officer struck by driver of stolen vehicle on Northwest Side

An officer was punched by someone during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon on the Northwest Side. The incident happened about 5:30 p.m. when the officer was trying to stop a vehicle that had been reported stolen in the 3400 block of North Harlem, according to Chicago Police. The driver of the vehic

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 02:20:00

Newly leaked secret phone recording reveals Rod Blagojevich's honest intentions

As is widely known, the main evidence used to convict former governor Rod Blagojevich, and send him away to prison for 14 years was his private conversations with his aides, wife and brother. The conversations were secretly recorded by the government in late 2008, over eight separate phone lines, in

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-17 20:26:00

2 people wounded in Albany Park shooting

Two people were wounded in an Albany Park neighborhood shooting Wednesday evening on the Northwest Side. The 16-year-old boy and 23-year-old man were in the 4600 block of North Central Park Avenue at 6:50 p.m. when they heard shots and felt pain, according to Chicago Police. The teenage boy was shot

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 01:13:00

Chinese Restaurant Robbed At Gunpoint (Video)

CHICAGO, IL - The South China Kitchen II restaurant near 79th and Western on Chicago's South Side was robbed at gunpoint earlier this month and police have release a surveillance video that clearly shows the suspects in the robbery. The Chicago Police Department posted the video of the Jan. 5 incide

PATCH - 2018-01-18 01:14:59

Sneed exclusive: Michelle Obama's laid-back birthday bash

Let's see. It was former first lady Michelle Obama's 54th birthday bash Wednesday night, and it was set to be "very low-key," said chef Spike Mendelsohn, who is heading to Chicago on Thursday to promote a burger he has named after her. Her birthday dinner destination was a "space" called "Heist," he

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 01:39:00

2 burglaries in 2 days reported in same Grand Crossing block

Two burglaries were reported last week in the same block in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. In each, someone broke or pushed in windows at homes in the 1500 block of East 74th Place to gain entry and burglarize them, Chicago Police said. The burglaries were reported about 4 p.m. o

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-18 03:03:00

Springfield man charged in Windsor home invasion

A Springfield man appeared before a judge in Enfield Superior Court on Tuesday, facing charges in a home invasion and larceny that occurred at a Windsor home in August 2016. The man, Bradley Brown, 30, is charged with home invasion, second-degree larceny, and conspiracy to commit both those crimes.

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2018-01-17 16:04:00

Suspect sought after overnight shooting in East Hartford

EAST HARTFORD - A man has been shot, and police are looking for whoever is responsible. The victim was shot in the leg at Krauszer's Convenience Store. Police say it happened between 12:30 a.m. and 1 a.m. EAST HARTFORD - A man has been shot, and police are looking for whoever is responsible. The vic

FOX61.COM - 2018-01-18 09:33:01

Hartford Civic Center Roof Collapsed 40 Years Ago

HARTFORD, CT - To paraphrase a great tune by the Beatles, "It was 40 years ago today..." that a near-tragedy took place in downtown Hartford that people still talk about to this day. In the early morning hours of Jan. 18, 1978, the roof of the Hartford Civic Center collapsed under the weight of heav

PATCH - 2018-01-18 09:12:21

PD: 'Suspicious vehicle' leads to drug bust in South Windsor

Luis Arriaga (Photo: South Windsor police) SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH) - A man is facing charges after police say they located drugs inside of his vehicle. According to South Windsor police, on Tuesday morning around 3:00 a.m., officers located a "suspicious vehicle" on Vibert Road near the Connec

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 16:21:35

East Windsor Couple Struggle to Get Washer and Dryer Rebate

Many manufacturers offer rebates to help customers save cash, but in some cases, it may not be that easy to get the money. Sal Saitta and his wife of East Windsor found the perfect washer and dryer at a local retailer, but they tell NBC Connecticut that going through the process was a bit stressful.

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-17 23:34:03

Juvenile Wanted on Felony Drug Charges Nabbed in Vernon

VERNON, CT - A teen wanted on felony larceny and drug charges in New Jersey was picked up in Vernon after an traffic stop early Tuesday morning, police said. The traffic stop was conducted at 1:19 a.m. on Phoenix Street when an officer noticed an illegal registration plate, police said. The occupa

PATCH - 2018-01-17 15:37:35

Hartford police investigating fatal hit-and-run

HARTFORD - Police said they are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that took place Tuesday night. "We are investigating an accident on Vine Street with two victims. One victim has been pronounced. This is an evading a motor vehicle accident," said Hartford Deputy Chief Brian Foley. Foley s

FOX61.COM - 2018-01-17 04:18:24

Man sent to prison for biting off chunk of wife's nose

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut man who bit off a chunk of his wife's nose, permanently disfiguring her, has been sent to prison for more than six years. The Hartford Court reports that 55-year-old Rodwell Clay was sentenced Tuesday after pleading under the Alford doctrine to a first-degree ass

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-17 13:57:55

Bristol man, accused of drunkenly crashing into Southington building, granted programs

SOUTHINGTON - A Bristol man accused of drunkenly crashing into a Southington building has been granted two programs that could spare him a conviction. Nathan Cannon, 22, appeared Wednesday in Bristol Superior Court, where he was enrolled in Accelerated Rehabilitation - a first-time offender program

BRISTOL PRESS - 2018-01-18 01:18:00

Three firefighters rescued from burning New Britain apartment building

The building, at 42 Connerton St., was unoccupied. The fire broke out around 10 p.m., interim Fire Chief Peter Margentino said, and fire crews were at the scene through the night and into Wednesday morning. Firefighters were told to leave the building at about 11:30 p.m., before the flames collaps

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

Bradley airport open, but has flight cancellations

Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks is open for the day on Wednesday, despite Winter Storm Clare bearing down on the state. However, it did report a number of flight cancellations. Alisa Sisic, who represents Bradley and the Connecticut Airport Authority, said the airport is monitoring th

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-17 12:58:00

Southington man accused of stalking woman, violating protective order again

SOUTHINGTON - A local man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly stalking a woman he had been ordered to stay away from. David Forgione, 59, of 676 Mulberry St., has been accused of following a woman in a vehicle for about three and a half miles, according to the police report. He eventually s

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-01-17 00:37:00