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United States

Timothy Mclaughlin

As shootings soar, Chicago police use technology to predict crime

Aug 05 2017

CHICAGO In a control room at a police headquarters on Chicago's South Side, officers scan digital maps on big screens to see where a computer algorithm predicts crime will happen next.

Kansas governor tapped as religious ambassador reflects on legacy

Jul 27 2017

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback on Thursday shrugged off the political backlash and budget woes stirred by his aggressive tax-cutting policies at home as he looked forward to a new role as the Trump administration's chief defender of global religious tolerance.

Ohio executes man after delays over lethal injection drugs

Jul 26 2017

Ohio put to death on Wednesday a 43-year-old man convicted of raping and killing a three-year-old child in what was the state's first execution in more than three years after a lengthy legal dispute over the choice of lethal injection drugs.

Ohio set to execute man after delays over lethal injection drugs

Jul 26 2017

Ohio will put to death on Wednesday a 43-year-old man convicted of raping and killing a 3-year-old child in what will be the state's first execution in more than three years after a lengthy legal dispute over the choice of lethal injection drugs.

Victim of 1970s serial killer Gacy identified as Minnesota teen

Jul 19 2017

CHICAGO A 16-year-old boy who went missing more than 40 years ago from his home in Minnesota was identified by Chicago authorities on Wednesday as a victim of the serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

Fugitive Kentucky lawyer in $550 mln fraud scheme sentenced to prison

Jul 14 2017

A Kentucky lawyer who is on the run from law enforcement was sentenced in absentia on Friday to 12 years in prison for participating in a more than $550 million disability fraud scheme, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

Fugitive Kentucky lawyer in $550 million fraud scheme sentenced to prison

Jul 14 2017

A Kentucky lawyer who is on the run from law enforcement was sentenced in absentia on Friday to 12 years in prison for participating in a more than $550 million disability fraud scheme, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

New Chicago Sun-Times owners seek larger digital presence

Jul 13 2017

Chicago The Chicago Sun-Times' new owners - a group that includes labour unions, a former alderman and a retired newscaster - are aiming to increase subscriptions and boost the newspaper's digital footprint, they said on Thursday, a day after acquiring the tabloid.

U.S. appeals court upholds Wisconsin 'right-to-work' law

Jul 12 2017

CHICAGO A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld Wisconsin's so-called right-to-work law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions and employers from requiring non-members to pay dues.

U.S. appeals court upholds Wisconsin 'right-to-work' law

Jul 12 2017

CHICAGO A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld Wisconsin's so-called right-to-work law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions and employers from requiring non-members to pay dues.

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