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MARK KIESLING: Dorian takes it to the street for his lawyer

It's a nice day in mid-October, and Brian Dorian is spending two of his days exercising his constitutional right to participate in this year's election.

November 02, 2012 12:00 am
Prosecutor dismissed from Dorian lawsuit in bistate shooter case

Prosecutor dismissed from Dorian lawsuit in bistate shooter case

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow from a lawsuit filed by a Lynwood police officer falsely accused in 2010's bistate shootings.

December 24, 2011 12:45 pm
MARK KIESLING: Dorian lawsuit was inevitable

MARK KIESLING: Dorian lawsuit was inevitable

If you were waiting for the other police boot to drop in the Brian Dorian case, you were rewarded last week.

October 16, 2011 12:00 am
Bistate hero, wrongfully accused cop count blessings

Bistate hero, wrongfully accused cop count blessings

EDITOR'S NOTE: This week marks the anniversary of the bistate shootings that left one man dead and two wounded. Today, in the last of a two-day series, The Times revisits those impacted by the shootings.

October 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Timeline of bistate shooting events

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010

October 02, 2011 12:00 am
Healing continues one year after bistate shootings

Healing continues one year after bistate shootings

EDITOR'S NOTE: This week marks the anniversary of the bistate shootings that left one man dead and two wounded. Today, in the first of a two-day series, The Times revisits those impacted by the shootings.

October 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Suspected bistate shooter quietly cremated

Suspected bistate shooter Gary Amaya was cremated at a Hammond funeral home just before Christmas, officials said Thursday.

December 31, 2010 12:00 am
Bistate shootings captivated region

Bistate shootings captivated region

In the course of one hour on a sleepy Tuesday morning in October, two random shootings took place on either side of the state line, leaving one man dead, two others wounded and a community in the grip of fear.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Will County joins Lake, closes book on bistate shooings

Will County joins Lake, closes book on bistate shooings

Gary Amaya, 48, of Rankin, Ill., was shot and killed with his own gun during a botched robbery attempt at a tanning salon in Orland Park, Ill. Investigators in Lake and Will counties both contend Amaya was the man responsible for two shootings on Oct. 5, 2010, near Beecher and Lowell.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am

Rankin chief: 'We didn't know who he was'

RANKIN, Ill. | A month ago, Rankin Police Chief Tim Condon was stressing the value of installing computers in the village's squad cars to provide access to a national database of suspect sketches of and vehicle descriptions.

December 18, 2010 12:00 am

Contractor remembers Amaya as 'odd'

MORRIS, Ill. | Gary Amaya was a disheveled, unhappy man who for years lived in a run-down trailer on the property of a Morris, Ill., hunting lodge where he served as caretaker, a contractor who worked for the business said.

December 17, 2010 12:00 am Related
Will County Sheriff: Amaya's gun, bullets match Lowell, Beecher shootings

Will County Sheriff: Amaya's gun, bullets match Lowell, Beecher shootings

JOLIET | Lowell farmer Keith Dahl, 64, "unequivocally" identified Gary Amaya as the man who shot him during October's bistate shooting, authorities said Thursday.

December 17, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Will County Sheriff: Amaya's gun, bullets match Lowell, Beecher shootings

Will County Sheriff: Amaya's gun, bullets match Lowell, Beecher shootings

JOLIET, Ill. | The weapon used by Gary Amaya in a Saturday armed robbery at an Orland Park, Ill. tanning salon is the one used in the bistate shootings in Beecher, Ill. and Lowell in October, Will County Sheriff Paul Kaupas said Thursday.

December 16, 2010 2:43 pm Related
Investigators to announce bistate shooting results

Investigators to announce bistate shooting results

Will County Sheriff Paul Kaupas on Thursday is expected to announce the latest results in the investigation into the Oct. 5 bistate shootings and their connection to the death of an Illinois man shot with his own gun during a botched robbery attempt on Saturday, a source close to the investi…

December 15, 2010 3:50 pm Photos

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MARK KIESLING: A conclusion would be nice, but don't jump

Jumping to conclusions is like jumping around the edge of the Grand Canyon while blindfolded.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am
TIMES EXCLUSIVE: Dorian breaks his silence

TIMES EXCLUSIVE: Dorian breaks his silence

A suburban police officer who spent four days in the Will County lockup before computer evidence cleared him of a murder charge in connection with the October bistate shootings has broken his silence.

December 14, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Small town shocked by investigation

RANKIN, Ill. | As news crews started to gather and investigators wrapped crime scene tape around a home in this tiny Vermilion County village of 650 people, the news that the man who had been living there is a slaying suspect quickly circulated.

December 14, 2010 12:00 am
Downstate Illinois search may yield answers in bistate shootings case

Downstate Illinois search may yield answers in bistate shootings case

RANKIN, Ill. | Investigators on Monday pored over the home of a downstate Illinois man killed in a weekend robbery attempt after he was identified as a potential suspect in the October bistate shootings near Beecher and Lowell.

December 14, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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