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  1. Los Angeles Zoo euthanizes herd of threatened goatsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 21 | My Mother Lode

    The Los Angeles Zoo euthanized its entire herd of threatened Nubian ibex goats because they were identified as the source of an infectious and incurable strain of herpes, the facility said Thursday. The zoo made the "difficult yet responsible decision" to euthanize the seven Middle Eastern mountain goats last month because of malignant catarrhal fever, commonly called MCF, according to a statement released by the zoo.

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  2. Man charged after mother's remains found in Chicago lagoonRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Murder charges have been filed against a man whose mother's dismembered remains are believed to have been found in a Chicago park lagoon, police said Tuesday. Brian Peck, 55, of the Chicago suburb of Elgin, faces two counts of first-degree murder and one count of concealment of a homicidal death, Elgin police said.

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  3. The Latest: Australian police assist in Danley investigationRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports that Philippines-born Danley became an Australian citizen after moving to the Gold Coast in Queensland state and marrying a local man. ABC says she lived there for some 10 years until the late 1980s.

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  4. The Playboy Mansion played a starring role in Hef's mystiqueRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Apart from the White House, there's probably not a more storied home in the world than the Playboy Mansion. Its sprawling grounds have played host to countless parties and social events, as well as Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's offices, bedroom, movie theater, staff quarters, library and personal archives.

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  5. Report to list options for strengthening Asian carp defensesRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to release a draft report on possible measures at a crucial site in Illinois that could prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan. The report due out Monday is expected to list options for upgrading the Brandon Road Lock and Dam near Joliet.

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  6. Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer jailed in stabbingRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Far from their prestigious campuses, a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer were jailed in the San Francisco area on Saturday after eight days as fugitives in the death of a young hairdresser in Chicago who was repeatedly stabbed until the knife broke, police said. The Northwestern microbiologist, Wyndham Lathem, had a personal relationship with the victim, although the nature of it wasn't clear, and Lathem had made a video apologizing for what he called "the worst mistake of my life," according to investigators.

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  7. Chicago stabbing death suspects surrender in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford employee wanted in the brutal stabbing death of a Chicago man surrendered peacefully in California and will be returned to Chicago for interrogation, federal and local authorities said. Wyndham Lathem, 42, gave himself up late Friday at the Oakland federal building and Andrew Warren, 56, surrendered at about the same time to the San Francisco Police Department, according to Michael McCloud, fugitive taskforce commander with the U.S. Marshals Service.

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  8. Police: 2 suspects in brutal Chicago stabbing death arrestedRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford employee wanted in the brutal stabbing death of a Chicago man were arrested in California on Friday and will be returned to Chicago for interrogation, federal and local authorities said Friday. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said that Wyndham Lathem, 42, and Andrew Warren, 56, were in custody in Oakland, California.

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  9. Authorities charge driver who crashed into Metro Transit busRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities filed felony charges Monday against a Minneapolis man whose car sliced through the midsection of a Metro Transit bus in St. Paul on Friday, killing a father of six adult children including a daughter he was supposed to walk down the aisle at her wedding this summer. The Ramsey County attorney's office charged Tyler Randall Bjelland, 26, with criminal vehicular homicide in the death of Ken Foster, 48, of St. Paul, and with criminal vehicular operation for gravely injuring Anthony Dashawn Jackson, 19, of St. Paul, who remains hospitalized in critical condition with a brain injury.

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  10. A history of Ringling Bros. circus, soon to close foreverRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is drawing to a close this weekend after 146 years of performances and travel that at times have been marred by tragedy and celebrated in film, but also constant.

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  11. Removal of United passenger shines light on airport policeRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    A tense, three-hour hearing Thursday about what happened to a passenger dragged from his seat on a United flight exposed confusion even among Chicago city officials about the duties of the little-known police force at the center of the embarrassing episode -- and warnings it likely will be overhauled. In the middle of a tense exchange, Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans tried to correct one alderman when he referred to the officers as police.

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