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2009-04-07 14:11:04

Police said a suburban Chicago man arrested after a home invasion robbery admitted to perpetrating the crime to buy diapers for his baby. Authorities said Jeremy Humphrey, 21, knocked on a Park Forest, Ill., family's door at 8 a.m., March 15, brandished a semi-automatic handgun and shoved the female homeowner into a wall, the Southtownstar reported Tuesday. He had his hood up, Park Forest Police Cpl.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.