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Defense accuses Chicago police of entrapment in NATO plot trial

Jan 21 2014

CHICAGO Three men accused of plotting to attack high-profile targets during the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago were little more than boastful, drunken protesters entrapped by overeager officers, defense attorneys said on Tuesday.

Defence accuses Chicago police of entrapment in NATO plot trial

Jan 21 2014

CHICAGO Three men accused of plotting to attack high-profile targets during the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago were little more than boastful, drunken protesters entrapped by overeager officers, Defence attorneys said on Tuesday.

TV pitchman Trudeau found guilty of criminal contempt

Nov 12 2013

CHICAGO A federal jury found pitchman Kevin Trudeau guilty of criminal contempt on Tuesday for exaggerating the contents of his weight-loss book in infomercials, and he was taken into custody, prosecutors said.

U.S. TV pitchman Trudeau found guilty of criminal contempt

Nov 12 2013

CHICAGO, Nov 12 A federal jury found pitchman Kevin Trudeau guilty of criminal contempt on Tuesday for exaggerating the contents of his weight-loss book in infomercials, and he was taken into custody, prosecutors said.

U.S. TV pitchman Trudeau sold weight-loss 'dream' - prosecutors

Nov 05 2013

CHICAGO Pitchman Kevin Trudeau sold a "dream" in infomercials promising his book contained easier weight loss cures than it delivered, prosecutors said on Tuesday in an opening statement for his federal criminal contempt trial In Chicago.

TV pitchman Trudeau sold weight-loss 'dream': prosecutors

Nov 05 2013

CHICAGO Pitchman Kevin Trudeau sold a "dream" in infomercials promising his book contained easier weight loss cures than it delivered, prosecutors said on Tuesday in an opening statement for his federal criminal contempt trial In Chicago.

U.S. TV pitchman Trudeau sold weight-loss 'dream' -prosecutors

Nov 05 2013

CHICAGO, Nov 5 Pitchman Kevin Trudeau sold a "dream" in infomercials promising his book contained easier weight loss cures than it delivered, prosecutors said on Tuesday in an opening statement for his federal criminal contempt trial In Chicago.

Emanuel's court bid to end strike stalls, teachers call it "vindictive"

Sep 17 2012

CHICAGO A Chicago judge said he will not act until at least Wednesday on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's request to block a teacher's strike and the union accused the mayor of a "vindictive act" as the walkout moved into a second week.

Illinois jury finds Drew Peterson guilty of murdering third wife

Sep 06 2012

JOLIET, Illinois An Illinois jury on Thursday found former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson guilty of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in a case that received national attention and spawned a popular television movie.

Illinois jury finds Drew Peterson guilty of murdering third wife

Sep 06 2012

JOLIET, Illinois An Illinois jury on Thursday found former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson guilty of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in a case that received national attention and spawned a popular television movie.

World News

U.S. raises pressure on Maduro via sanctions, aid airlift

The United States ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by sanctioning some of his top security officials and the head of the state oil company, and unveiling plans to airlift over 200 tons of aid to the Colombian border.