| Jun 16, 2009
When Nassau police Det. Sgt. Patrick Ryder was looking for a way to make daily intelligence bulletins and safety reports more accessible to cops on the beat, he found a solution sitting right in front of him: two computer-savvy college interns assigned to...
| Oct 8, 2008
The gun used to kill former City Councilman Kenneth N. Harris Sr. had been fired in another crime in the same Northeast Baltimore shopping center months before, but police classified the earlier incident as a property crime instead of an attempted armed...
| Jul 8, 2009
| 12:15 PM
A judge has sentenced a former Manhattan nightclub bouncer to a 25-year prison term without parole for the gruesome murder of a female graduate student from Boston,
Darryl Littlejohn, 41, was convicted by jurors of both intentional murder and felony-...
| Aug 7, 2009
After years of crackdowns and undercover operations, the Seattle Police Department announced a new way to handle the city's stubborn drug problem.
They're calling it a Drug Market Initiative. Over the last year, police collected data about 18 low-level...
| Jan 6, 2008
To win a slots license for his Mount Airy Casino Resort, Louis DeNaples hired some high-powered legal help to address long-standing allegations of ties to organized crime.
He turned to Peter Vaira, a former U.S. attorney in Philadelphia, to investigate...
| Dec 22, 2009
| 4:33 PM
In 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved that had slipped out of sight. Although the authors were formidable -- including......
| Feb 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Mash Notes and Comment "Dear Mr. Coates: "I would like a little information concerning one of your television programs. "Did you, or didn't you, interview Senator Kennedy some time ago and did he say that he wore a toupee? "Did he also say that he...
| Dec 23, 2008
The New York Police Department has a new alert system that lets officers know if they are responding to locations where police have previously been sent to deal with the mentally ill, an initiative sparked by the fatal 2007 shooting of a man who...
| May 13, 2009
The manager of the SoHo bar where Imette St. Guillen was last seen alive was cross-examined Wednesday during the murder trial of her alleged killer.
The lawyers representing The Falls bar bouncer Darryl Littlejohn suggested in their defense that bar...
| May 22, 2009
NEW YORK (AP) - A grand jury has indicted a New York City man in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend.
Michelle Lee, a civilian forensic investigator for the New York Police Department, was discovered in her bedroom by her roommate on April 27. The...
| May 22, 2009
Investigators say a 23-year-old student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is behind last month's brutal killing of civilian NYPD criminologist, Michelle Lee.
Gary McGurk, a collegiate soccer player and native of Ireland, faces life in prison if...