Prosecutors laid it out in court Sunday: One woman’s night out turned into a nightmare. She found him - a guy she met at a bar - in her bed the morning after a boozy night out. The 22-year-old Lincoln Park woman, with the help of her roommate, kicked him out and went to a hospital to have a rape kit performed. Still shaken, she avoided her bed and slept on a couch that night with a male friend. At 5 a.m., she woke up to see the man she met at the bar standing over her. He then put a pillow on her face and put all his weight on top of it. Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney Nancee Hofheimer said she was able to break free and scream, at which point her male friend woke up and chased the man
It is unclear what triggered the attacks.
The deaths of billionaire pharmaceutical executive Bernard “Barry” Sherman and his wife were both caused by “ligature neck compression,” Toronto police said. The post-mortem examination finding that both deaths were caused by “ligature neck compression” prompted the homicide unit of Toronto’s police to take over the investigation, the service said in an online statement Sunday. The bodies of the 75-year-old founder of Apotex Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc. and his wife, Honey Sherman, 70, were found in their home in the Toronto neighborhood of North York on Friday under what police called suspicious circumstances. It’s unclear whether one or both of the deaths is considered a homicide, and a police
WASHINGTON ― As the special counsel investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election draws closer to President Donald Trump’s inner circle, the president’s supporters have launched an aggressive effort to undermine Robert Mueller and the legitimacy of the nation’s premier law enforcement agency, painting the FBI as a hotbed of liberal activists bent on taking Trump down.
It`s been one year since former Mount Vernon police officer Mike McClaughry was shot in the head, robbing him of his sight. Now, he`s explaining what he saw while he was in a coma and the difficulties of the recovery process.
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