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Rich Schmelzer (Credit: Denton County Jail)

Texas Man Charged With Killing Grandmother In East Dundee

Rich Schmelzer, 41, was arrested by federal marshals Monday afternoon at his home in Frisco, Texas. According to Kane County prosecutors, Schmelzer traveled to East Dundee last month and fatally stabbed his 85-year-old grandmother, Mildred “Dodie” Darrington, on July 18.

08/26/2014

Patrick Tantillo (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

$5 Million Bail For Man Charged In Fatal Evergreen Park Stabbing

Bail was set at $5 million Tuesday for a Minooka man charged with stabbing a Chicago man to death early Sunday after they got into an argument at a party in southwest suburban Evergreen Park.

08/12/2014

Alexander Hampton (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Gets 20 Years For Choking, Stabbing Woman In Wicker Park

Alexander Hampton, who has a history of sexual offenses, pleaded guilty to attempted murder for choking and repeatedly stabbing a Wicker Park flower shop employee on Feb. 17, 2012.

07/31/2014

Rodney Dickinson. (Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

NW Indiana Man Charged With Killing Mother In Hospital

Police in Merrillville say a man murdered his mother while she was in the hospital.

07/13/2014

Decarol Deloney-Cain (Credit: Facebook)

Teen Charged In Murder Of Woman Found In Trunk Of Car In Gary

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman who was found stabbed to death inside the trunk of her car in Gary.

07/11/2014

Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus in Merrillville, Ind. (Credit: CBS)

Man Questioned In Double Murder, Including Woman Slain At Merrillville Hospital

A man was in custody in northwest Indiana on Friday, after allegedly stabbing an elderly woman to death at a hospital in Merrillville, and also allegedly killing her husband in Gary.

07/11/2014

Decarol Deloney-Cain (Credit: Facebook)

Woman Found Dead In Trunk Had Been Stabbed

The Lake County Coroner’s office has determined 54-year-old Decarol Deloney-Cain had suffered multiple stab wounds and blunt force trauma to the head.

07/10/2014

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12-Year-Old Wisconsin Stabbing Suspect Found Incompetent

The doctors’ reports have not been made public, but the girl’s defense attorney, Anthony Cotton, said a doctor for the state of Wisconsin and a doctor hired by her defense agree that she is not mentally competent to stand trial.

07/02/2014

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Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing In Chicago Lawn

A man was charged in connection with a fatal stabbing Friday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

06/29/2014

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Man Stabbed In Fight On CTA Bus

A man was stabbed on A CTA bus Sunday on the West Side and was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

06/22/2014

Takia Lanza (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Woman Charged With Killing Uncle On Father’s Day

Prosecutors said in court Tuesday that before Takia Lanza stabbed her uncle to death, she “reproached the victim about how he was spending his time,” near their home in Washington Heights.

06/18/2014

Daniel Shoffner (Credit: LaPorte County Sheriff)

Police: Man Claimed He Accidentally Stabbed Elderly Woman To Death

Daniel Shoffner, 47, has been charged with murder in the death of 73-year-old Birdie Elder, whose body was found inside a freezer in the home they shared.

06/18/2014

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Homewood Man Convicted Of Fatally Stabbing 3-Year-Old Son

south suburban man was convicted Tuesday of fatally stabbing his 3-year-old son and sexually assaulting the child’s mother during a violent domestic attack in the West Side Austin neighborhood in 2011.

06/17/2014

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Man Stabbed To Death During Domestic Dispute In Washington Heights

Louis Winn, 56, was stabbed in the chest at his home in the 10000 block of South Morgan Street at 9:10 p.m.

06/16/2014

One of two 12-year-old girls accused of brutally stabbing a classmate appears in Waukesha County Court on an adult charge of attempted murder. (Credit: CBS)

Wisconsin Girls Charged In Friend’s Stabbing Claim Inspiration From Website

In a crime that shocked the nation, two 12-years-old Wisconsin girls are accused of stabbing their best friend and they may have been influenced by a website.

06/03/2014

One of two 12-year-old girls accused of brutally stabbing a classmate appears in Waukesha County Court on an adult charge of attempted murder. (Credit: CBS)

Two Girls, 12, Charged With Trying To Kill Classmate In Wisconsin

Prosecutors in southeastern Wisconsin were seeking to try two 12-year-old girls as adults, after they allegedly tried to stab a classmate to death.

06/03/2014

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Taj Gibson’s 6-Year-Old Cousin Stabbed To Death In Brooklyn

Bulls forward Taj Gibson’s 6-year-old cousin was stabbed to death Sunday night in an elevator at a public housing development in Brooklyn. A 7-year-old girl also was

06/03/2014

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12-Year-Old Wisconsin Girls Charged After Nearly Stabbing Friend To Death

Prosecutors say two 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girls stabbed their 12-year-old friend nearly to death in the woods to please a mythological creature they learned about online.

06/02/2014

Arthur Manning (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Citing Ill Health, Convicted Killer Seeks Reduced Sentence

Arthur Manning stabbed Naromi Mannery three times outside a home where Manning lived, but Manning has long maintained he was trying to protect himself after Mannery refused to leave and became physically aggressive.

05/30/2014

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Man Critically Wounded In South Loop Stabbing

A man was critically wounded when he was stabbed in the chest during a domestic dispute in the South Loop Sunday evening.

05/26/2014

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