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Cook County attorney testifies about relationship with teen

Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell wept on the witness stand Wednesday as he recounted his relationship with a 17-year-old girl during 2012, testifying that seeing the teenager helped keep him alive at a time when he was suicidal. 410 more words


OPP charge two officers with criminal offences

Two Ontario Provincial Police officers were charged Tuesday after an investigation into an allegation that an officer was disclosing private information.

The investigation, under the direction Det.-Insp. 118 more words

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Police probing Brooklyn Bridge flag switch

NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge’s two towers in the dead of night, disabled lights illuminating two large American flags and then replaced the flags with bleached-white ones. 458 more words


Cook County Attorney will take the stand in his sexual misconduct trial

A bombshell was dropped in the opening day of testimony Tuesday in the trial of Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell – he will take the stand and testify in his own defense to address the two felony criminal sexual conduct charges filed against him. 478 more words


Pawn shop employee shot during armed robbery in Roseville

Roseville police are looking for two men who they say shot a Roseville Pawn America employee and stole jewelry and watches from the store Monday evening. 155 more words


Police: Human Head Found On Long Island

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) – Police are investigating what appears to be a human head found in a Long Island town where two severed arms were discovered about a week ago. 109 more words


Charges say Minneapolis man shot three women 25 times

A criminal complaint against a Minneapolis man charged with shooting three women outside a party this month claims the women were hit by 25 shots, … 173 more words