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    NEWS

    Vice President Of Youth Services Non-Profit Accused Of Distributing Child Porn

    The vice president of a youth services non-profit in Illinois is accused of having child pornography. He was arrested and now is being held in jail.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Man Accused Of Shooting, Killing Childhood Friend And Wounding Victim's Brother

    A man in Illinois is accused of shooting and killing his childhood friend and injuring the victim's brother. A motive has not been released in the case.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Shooting At A Home Left 2 Dead, Several Hurt. Weeks Later, Police Said They Caught The Shooter.

    Two people were killed at several were hurt in a shooting at a home in Illinois. Weeks later, police said they arrested a suspect on murder charges.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Monk, 66, Accused Of Sexual Contact With A Student At School, Now Faces Several Charges

    A monk and teacher at a school in Illinois is accused of having sexual contact with a student. The suspect was arrested this week and faces several charges.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    MURDER & MAYHEM

    Parolee Killed a Cop In Cold-Blood During A Traffic Stop. Now, He'll Stay Locked Up Forever.

    A police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Illinois. Now, the parolee who killed him will spend the rest of his life in prison.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Woman Decapitated In Crash, Mom Of 3 Accused of Driving Drunk And Causing Wreck

    A mom is accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that decapitated a woman in Illinois. An attorney said the suspect also works inspecting daycares.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    He Chased His Girlfriend During A Fight And Stabbed Her To Death. Now, He'll Never Hurt Anyone Again.

    A man in Ilinois will spend life in prison for the murder of his girlfriend. The killer stabbed the victim to death during an argument that turned to a fight.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Woman Agreed To Meet A Man At His Home After A Bar Encounter. The Botched Robbery Ended In Murder.

    A man was shot and killed in Illinois in December. Months later, police say they have arrested two suspects. The shooting happened during a robbery.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    He Hid In His Girlfriend's Car After She Ended The Relationship. When She Opened The Hatch, He Opened Fire.

    A man was sentenced to prison for killing his girlfriend in Illinois after she ended the relationship. He hid in her vehicle and jumped out to start shooting.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Suspect From Missouri ‘Just Passing Through’ Illinois Town Accused Of Murdering Travel Companion: Police

    A suspect from Missouri is accused of killing a man he was traveling with through Illinois last month, authorities said. The victim was shot multiple times.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    She Wore A Wig And Mask To Her Ex's Home. Then She Opened Fire On His New Girlfriend And Child.

    A woman will spend years in prison for shooting at her ex's new girlfriend's car, killing the woman. Investigators say the killer wore a mask and wig to the scene.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    Teen found shot to death in a car in 2018, police just arrested twins in connection to the murder

    An 18-year-old was found shot to death in a car in Illinois in 2018. Years later, police say they have arrested twins in connection to the murder.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Man left in a pool of blood after being shot to death on St. Patrick's day, police said. Suspect nabbed this week.

    A man was charged with murder after a victim was shot to death on St. Patrick's Day, police in Illinois said. A witness found the victim in a pool of blood.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Two Illinois suspects accused of going on 5-hour crime spree, killing father stringing Christmas decorations

    Two Illinois suspects were arrested in connection to a Dec. 14 crime spree that included the murder of a man hanging Christmas lights, police said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    They were trying to escape police after a multi-state crime spree. So they shot and killed three people for their car.

    Two people were sentenced to prison for their role in a multi-state crime spree that included a triple murder in Illinois. The suspects wanted the victims' car.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Illinois man accused of fatally stabbing man believed to be his boyfriend around 50 times

    An Illinois suspect allegedly admitted to stabbing a man believed to be his lover dozens of times after the two got into a fight, authorities said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Illinois man fatally beat his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son in ‘intentional act,’ police claim

    An Illinois man is accused of fatally beating his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son to death in what police claim was an ‘intentional act.’
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Illinois man strangled woman, ditching her body in a car, cops said

    An Illinois woman was found strangled to death and left in the back seat of a car, police said. Now, authorities say they have arrested the suspect.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Illinois woman allegedly stabs her infant baby’s father to death during domestic dispute, police say

    A woman in Illinois is accused of fatally stabbing the father of her infant daughter during a domestic dispute that escalated at the family’s home.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    ‘I’m very lucky’: Wordle game helps save 80-year-old woman held hostage during home invasion

    The popular online game Wordle may have helped an elderly woman in Illinois survive a home invasion after her daughter notice she didn't sent the game results.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Suspect killed girlfriend, kidnapped her four young children sparking a manhunt. Police say they caught him.

    A Kentucky man was arrested in Illinois after a woman was found dead and four children were taken from the scene, police said. A child in the home reportedly called 911.
    By Nate Homan
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    COLD CASES

    25 years after a woman was left dead along a Tennessee highway, police say they've arrested her killer

    Tennessee authorities said Barbara Johnson's body was dumped on a highway off-ramp in 196, but the homicide case went cold. Now, police said they arrested a suspect.
    By Nate Homan
  • attempted robbery ends with woman being killed three illinois men charged with murder
    NEWS

    Attempted robbery ends with woman being killed, three Illinois men accused of murder

    A woman was killed during an attempted robbery in Illinois. Now police say three men have been arrested and charged with murder in connection to her death.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    80-year-old bar owner dies after being assaulted by patron, suspect charged with murder: police

    A bar owner in Illinois was assaulted on New Year's Eve by one of the patrons, police said. He later died and a suspect was arrested and charged.
    By Todd Betzold
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    Man stabbed 2 victims to death in Indianapolis, 1 of them more than 100 times, according to police

    A Chicago man allegedly stabbed two people to death in Indianapolis. One of the victims was stabbed over 100 times. The suspect took a Greyhound bus to Chicago where he was arrested on other charges.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Thief steals tip jar containing $3.45, Illinois cops say. Bail set at 3000 percent of alleged theft.

    A Colorado man has been arrested after he allegedly stole a tip jar from a business and fled driving a stolen vehicle. The tip jar contained $3.45, according to police.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Murder suspect captured in L.A. after his wife was found dead in her Illinois home, police say

    A man is accused of killing his wife in Illinois and then fleeing across the country to California, authorities said. He was charged with first-degree murder.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    ‘We are heartbroken’: Caseworker fatally stabbed while checking on report of children in danger at Florida home

    An Illinois man is in custody after he allegedly fatally stabbed a caseworker who was doing a wellbeing check on children at his home, officials said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Father and his two sons, ages 5 and 7, found dead around Christmas. Police say they just arrested the killer.

    An Illinois man is accused of fatally shooting a father and his two young sons shortly before Christmas, police said. Authorities have not released a motive.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    He opened fire as people left an Illinois restaurant. It took a jury 3 hours to convict him of the double murder.

    A man who opened fire outside an Illinois restaurant was convicted of killing two people. He faces a mandatory life in prison sentence at sentencing.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    COLD CASES

    47-year-old mom was reported missing around the Fourth of July. Days later, she was found dismembered in a river.

    A woman was reported missing in Illinois. Four days later, she was found dismembered in a river. Police have yet to solve her homicide, and it has become cold.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Teen charged in killing of Illinois man, two other men face murder charges, cops say

    An Illinois man was found shot to death. Now police say a 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with his murder, along with two other men.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    No bail for off-duty Chicago cop accused of killing girlfriend during domestic argument

    A Chicago police officer was charged with murdering his girlfriend during an argument last week. He has since been relieved of duty, and ordered held without bail.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Chicago man gunned down high school senior, injured four other teens in shooting, cops say

    A Chicago man reportedly admitted to killing one high schooler, injuring four more in Skokie shooting. The suspect has been charged with murder.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Man accused of causing drunken crash that killed a person in Illinois

    An Illinois man faces eight felony charges in connection to a fatal crash, police said. The suspect and a passenger were also thrown from their vehicle.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Illinois man accused of murder and arson in woman’s death

    An Illinois man allegedly strangled a woman, then set her house on fire. He has been arrested on first-degree murder and arson charges, a report stated.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Child sex offender accused of sexual assault two days after getting out of prison

    A child sex offender in Illinois was out of prison for two days before police say he was arrested and charged with rape of an 18-year-old girl.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Police arrest person of interest in connection to toddler found dead in Indiana pond days after mother murdered

    Authorities found the body of a missing 1-year-old girl a state away from where her mother was murdered days earlier. The girl was found in Indiana.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Chicago man accused of killing pregnant girlfriend, dumping her body in Lake Michigan

    Chicago Police and Lake County Sheriff's Department charged a Chicago man with fatally stabbing the pregnant girlfirend and dumping her in Lake Michigan.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Illinois mother charged after August fire killed her 5 young children: report

    A mom faces charges after her five children died in a house fire in Illinois. The blaze happened in August and mom was charged with child endangerment.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Illinois man beat a rapper to death and then skipped town and his trial. A judge still handed down a sentence.

    A man was convicted and sentenced for killing an Illinois rapper, despite him skipping town. Police continue to hunt for the suspect, who now faces life in prison.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Woman gave birth in bathtub and suffocated the baby, cops said. She then allegedly buried the child in the backyard.

    A woman has been arrested after she allegedly killed her newborn baby before burying his body in her backyard. The woman gave birth at home, police said.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Illinois mother dies after she’s shot in head by stray bullet while reading Bible to infant daughter

    An Illinois mother getting her 7-month-old daughter ready for bed by reading her the Bible was shot when a stray bullet struck her in the head.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    29-year-old man gunned down at Illinois apartment, woman accused of murder

    A man was found at an Illinois apartment complex with a gunshot wound. He later died from his injuries and a woman is accused of his murder.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    7-year-old girl murdered, 6-year-old hurt as gunfire erupted at a Chicago home. Police say they arrested a suspect.

    A 7-year-old girl was shot and killed in Chicago in August. A suspect was arrested in the case and charged with murder and attempted murder.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    An Illinois man put his knee across a toddler's chest and covered his mouth to suffocate the child, police said

    A man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to strangle his girlfriend's 20-month-old child. Police found video surveillance of him putting his knee on the child's chest and covering their mouth and nose.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Victim stabbed more than 50 times with kitchen knife, suspect arrested

    A man was stabbed more than 50 times with a kitchen knife in Illinois, causing his death. A week later, a suspect is now in custody and charged with murder.
    By Mack Bush
  • man beats neighbor to death with hammer tries to set apartment building on fire
    NEWS

    Man beats neighbor to death with hammer, tries to set building on fire, police say

    An Illinois man beat his neighbor to death using a hammer and then attempting to start the building on fire to cover it up, police say. He is now charged with murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    College professor spits on Black woman, yells racial slurs over parking spot: report

    A college professor in Illinois spit on a Black woman and yelled out racial slurs at her and her 7-year-old daughter because of a parking spot, police said.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Drug dealer sentenced to prison for giving drugs that killed a 23-year-old woman

    A man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to selling a woman drugs who later overdosed and died. Police say he gave her a heroin/fentanyl mixture.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Illinois man who allegedly fatally shot business partner recorded killing on cell phone: sheriff’s sergeant

    A man cahrged with murder for the alleged killing of a business partner in Illinois recorded the incident on his phone, according to a report.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    An Illinois woman stabbed and killed her boyfriend on New Year’s Eve. Here’s how long she will spend behind bars.

    A woman in Illinois pleaded guilty to murder for stabbing her boyfriend to death on New Year's Eve. She was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    An Illinois man ran over his customer after a botched drug sale. Here's how long he'll spend in prison.

    A man in Illinois was sentenced to under a decade in prison for running over a woman in a botched drug deal. Prosecutors say the victim was hit with an open car door.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Illinois tenant accused of stabbing landlord to death during an argument

    A tenant is accused of stabbing his landlord to death in Belleville, Illinois, police said. Investigators said the two had a fight before the murder.
    By Nate Homan
  • chicago man hits two cops with car drags one of them charged with attempted murder
    NEWS

    Suspect hits two cops with vehicle, dragging one underneath, now charged with attempted murder

    A Chicago man hits two police officers with his car, dragging one underneath. Now, police say man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Chicago pharmacist arrested for selling dozens of COVID-19 vaccination cards on eBay, feds say

    A Chicago pharmacist has been arrested after sold 125 COVID-19 vaccination cards on eBay, feds say. He has been charged with 12 counts of theft of government property.
    By Mack Bush
  • body of missing kentucky man found illinois man charged with murder
    NEWS

    Body of missing Kentucky man found, Illinois man accused in connection to the murder

    A missing Kentucky man was found dead along the Trail of Tears. Now, police said they charged an Illinois man with his murder. The victim died from a gunshot.
    By Todd Betzold
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    MISSING

    Missing 14-year-old found dead in Illinois, friend of victim's father accused of murder

    A 14-year-old boy was reported missing in Illinois and found dead the next day. A friend of the victim's father is now accused of first-degree murder.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Man admits to shooting, killing an Illinois police officer on his doorstep, awaits prison fate

    A man pleaded guilty to killing a police officer in Illinois and now waits to be sentenced to prison. The officer was serving a search warrant at a home.
    By Victor Fakunle
  • man shot and killed after highway crash suspect charged with murder
    NEWS

    Man shot, killed after crash on highway, suspect charged with murder, police say

    An Illinois man was shot and killed after getting into a crash on the highway. Now, police say the suspect was arrested and charged with murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Vietnam vet, 73, killed when Chicago teenagers attempt carjacking: ‘It was two guys preying on a senior citizen’

    Two teenagers in Illinois allegedly hit a 73-year-old Vietnam veteran in the head, killing him, during an attempted carjacking, police said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    MISSING

    Illinois sex offender charged in connection to disappearance of a Georgia teen

    A man from Illinois has been charged with kidnapping and trafficking in the disappearance of a 13-year-old who was taken from her Georgia home. He was registered as a sex offender.
    By Mack Bush
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    COLD CASES

    Chicago area teen murdered more than 50 years ago. Now, police say they arrested the suspected killer.

    Police in the Chicago Suburb of Naperville say they arrested a suspect in the 50-year-old cold-case murder of a teen. The suspect was found using DNA.
    By Victor Fakunle
  • illinois student murder missing case suspect fpd
    NEWS

    Hubris and search history: How the man who killed an Illinois college student was caught

    In 2017, a University of Illinois student went missing and was later declared dead. The suspect was caught because of an internet search history and his own bragging.
    By Jason Collins
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    COLD CASES

    Pregnant woman gunned down in a Chicago park, police continue to hunt for killer in cold-case murder

    Ida Arvizu and three other people were shot in a car in Chicago in 2017. Years later, police have yet to make an arrest and the case has gone cold.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Man murders woman who had a restraining order against him. Now, he'll spend decades in an Illinois prison.

    A Illinois man was sentenced to 70 years in prison for murdering a woman who had a restraining order against him. The victim's daughter was also shot and survived.
    By Victor Fakunle
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