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Recent Crime News
Wednesday Nov 12 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown
A 34-year-old Montana man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the kidnapping and robbery of a suspected drug dealer that ended with the man's death. The Billings Gazette reports District Judge G. Todd Baugh on Wednesday sentenced James Adam Walker to 45 years in prison with five suspended for the January 2013 crime that led to the death of 29-year-old DeJuan Laster of Rockford, Illinois. Comment?
Monday Nov 10 | via Marshall Independent
A former University of Iowa researcher has died before the start of his murder trial in the 1997 death of his wife, his attorney said Monday. John Bloomfield died suddenly Thursday at hospital in Minneapolis, according to Leon Spies. Comment?
Monday Nov 10 | via KCJJ-AM Iowa City
Man Accused of Killing Wife in 1997 Dies Murphy 11/10/14 A man who was charged with killing his wife in Iowa City in 1997 died Thursday, according to his attorney. John Bloomfield had been released from prison to his Minnesota home to await the January trial on murder charges. Comment?
Monday Nov 10 | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
A 17-year-old arrested in connection to the shooting death of a man in Des Moines is being held on $1 million cash bond. The teen was arrested Saturday morning following the death of 24-year-old Aaron Michael McHenry, of Rockford, Illinois. Comment?
Saturday Nov 8 | via KCCI-TV Des Moines
A 17-year-old was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree murder after a 24-year-old man was found dead in a Des Moines driveway Friday. official cause of death. Comment?
Saturday Nov 8 | via WHO-TV Des Moines
His arrest came just hours after police say he shot 24 year old Aaron McHenry outside of a home on the 2400 block of Hickman Lane. Witnesses told police they heard four or five shots around 4:30 Friday evening. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 4 | via WIFR
Police say they found cocaine, a gun, and other items used for drug dealing. Holliman is charged for armed violence, intent to deliver within 1000 feet of a church, no valid FOID card, along with other charges. Comment?
Thursday Oct 30 | via FindLaw
A 1 After defendant, the City of Rockford , a non-home-rule unit of government, impounded a vehicle owned by plaintiff, Theresa Hayenga, she brought an administrative action. The administrative hearing officer ruled in favor of the City. Comment?
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