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Witness in murder trial collapses on stand

WASHINGTON PARK, Ill., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A witness in the prosecution of a man accused of killing the mayor of Washington Park, Ill., collapsed on the stand after saying her life had been threatened.

Arrest made in Ill. mayor slaying

ALORTON, Ill., May 5 (UPI) -- A 34-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in the April 1 shooting death of Washington Park, Ill., Mayor John Thornton, state police said.

Several questioned in mayor's death

WASHINGTON PARK, Ill., April 1 (UPI) -- Several people were questioned Thursday in the shooting death of Washington Park, Ill., Mayor John Thornton, found in his car on a city street, police said.

Accused Fla. cat killer to get state aid

MIAMI, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- A judge in Miami-Dade County, Fla., ruled Monday the state will help pay for the defense of accused serial cat killer Tyler Weinman.

Richard Armitage joins 'Spooks' cast

LONDON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- British actor Richard Armitage has joined the cast of the popular U.K. spy drama series "Spooks," known as "MI-5" when it airs on BBC America.

Three Taylor shooting suspects denied bond

MIAMI, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Bail was denied in Miami Tuesday for three of four suspects in last week's shooting death of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor.

BAE tests F-35 STOVL escape system

FARNBOROUGH, England, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- British company BAE Systems has finished Design Verification Testing for the crew escape system for F-35 STOVL variant.

Another bid to 'fix' on Sarbanes-Oxley

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. business and financial leaders have formed a coalition to push for a reworking of the Sarbanes-Oxley disclosure law.

Bengals in talks with Warren Sapp

CINCINNATI, March 17 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Bengals are talking to Warren Sapp and have offered the free agent defensive tackle a four-year contract, the Cincinnati Enquirer said Wednesday.

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Clemons agrees to terms with Bengals

CINCINNATI, May 13 (UPI) -- Agent Drew Rosenhaus said Tuesday his client, free agent defensive end Duane Clemons, has agreed to terms on a two-year deal to join new Coach Marvin Lewis and

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Bengals dump Booker

CINCINNATI, April 1 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Bengals Tuesday released veteran defensive end Vaughn Booker, who missed 10 games last season because of an assortment of injuries.

Kelly signs with Bengals

CINCINNATI, March 13 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Bengals Thursday signed free agent tight end Reggie Kelly, a starter the last three seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, to a four-year contract.

Bengals sign John Thornton

CINCINNATI, March 8 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Bengals Saturday signed free agent defensive tackle John Thornton, a starter with the Tennessee Titans for the last three seasons, to a six-year

Cautious hope in Argentina on IMF deal

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Despite a strong signal from the International Monetary Fund that a new loan deal may soon be clinched, many Argentine officials remain guardedly cautious, awar
BRADLEY BROOKS, UPI Business Correspondent

Titans lose Hall to knee surgery

NASHVILLE, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Rookie defensive end Carlos Hall of the Tennessee Titans has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and, according to Coach Jeff Fisher, is expected t

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NFL Injury Report

The National Football League injury report for Week 1 games:
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AFC South Capsules

Capsule summaries from the AFC South
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IMF's Krueger in Brazil, team in Argentina

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 22 (UPI) -- The International Monetary Fund's No. 2 official is in Brazil this week to huddle with leaders in the public and private sectors, trying to keep South America's biggest economy afloat -- but with top candidates for October's presidential election distanci
BRADLEY BROOKS, UPI Business Correspondent

Uncertainty shadows Argentina talks

An Argentine news agency reported Friday that the government will announce on July 7 that it has both reached an accord with the International Monetary Fund and
BRADLEY BROOKS, UPI Business Correspondent
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