Man shot by state trooper, jumps nearly 30 feet down embankment in northwest Indiana pursuit

LAKE COUNTY — A man was shot by an Indiana State trooper when he brandished a firearm during a pursuit in a stolen vehicle across northwest Indiana, authorities say. Indiana State Police say the 18-year-old Chicago man was shot on Interstate 80 in Gary and then jumped off the 30-foot Cline Avenue bridge embankment before … Read more

Man charged with murder in gang-related shooting of North Chicago teen

An 18-year-old North Chicago man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in what authorities say was a gang-related shooting death of a 14-year-old boy killed Sunday afternoon in North Chicago. A bond hearing for Amireon C. Williams is scheduled for Tuesday morning in Lake County. The victim, Lavon’ta Brown of North Chicago, … Read more

Parents arrested after autopsy reveals 2-year-old son died from extensive head injury, trauma, Wharton Co. Sheriff says

TEXAS – The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was found dead at home have been arrested, according to the Wharton County Sheriff’s Office. On Monday, Rebecca Lynn Hart was arrested on a capital murder warrant in connection to 2-year-old Daniel Escamia’s death. His father, Eddie Escamia, was charged with the endangerment of a child … Read more

Woman ‘possessed’ in feud with next-door neighbours that drove them out of home

Joanne Shreeves, 51, allegedly hurled a boulder, threw missiles and destroyed a custom-built potting shed in a feud in east London with Trevor Dempsey and Sandra Durdin Sandra Durdin, 58, and Trevor Dempsey, 62 from Chingford, leave the court ( Image: PA) A woman has been described as “like a person possessed” during a feud … Read more

Judges fail to back Adams’ drive to curb big crime with crackdown on small subway offenses

The sun still rises in the east, and, equally as shocking, quality-of-life policing in the subways still works, now that we’re trying it again. Mayor Eric Adams’ push to prevent big crime in the subways by stopping small crime yielded several quality arrests last week — but these “successes” point up a failure: The arrestees … Read more

Timeline: Brittanee Drexel disappearance

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Brittanee Drexel was a 17-year-old Gates-Chili High School student on spring break with friends when she went missing on April 25, 2009. It took more than 13 years for police to arrest the man they believe to be responsible, charging him with murder, kidnapping, and criminal sexual conduct. 2009 On April … Read more

Another former Langham Creek High School teacher accused of sexual relationship with student, court doc says

HOUSTON – Within weeks of a Langham Creek High School teacher being charged with sexual assault of a child under 17 years of age — a second former teacher is facing allegations of having an improper relationship with a student. READ: Former Langham Creek HS teacher charged for sexual relationship with student after parents find … Read more

Sensitive personal data among thousands of files exposed in Elgin cybersecurity incident: Gonyou – London |

A cybersecurity incident that left Elgin County’s website and email services offline through the month of April resulted in thousands of county documents, some containing highly sensitive personal information, being posted to the dark web, Elgin’s chief administrative officer confirmed on Monday. Officials in the county southwest of London, Ont., have kept mum about the … Read more