| 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...
| Dec 14, 2008
As the economy spirals downward, domestic abuse appears to be increasing around the region and the country, advocates and shelter officials say.
"We are clearly seeing an increase in the number of people who are looking for help," says Carole Alexander,...
| Aug 9, 2008
Leopold and Loeb. Indelibly linked, the names are an alliterative invocation of a brutal crime at once random and calculated: on May 21, 1924, Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two University of Chicago graduate students and scions of wealthy, prominent...
| 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...
| Apr 7, 2008
| 1:26 PM
The Pulitzer Prize for drama was awarded Monday to Tracy Letts for his brutal and dark comedy, "August: Osage County." Bob Dylan won a special music citation.
Junot Diaz, a 40-year-old native of the Dominican Republican who moved to New Jersey as a boy,...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Jun 1, 2009
| 2:52 PM
MONDAY, JUNE 1ST
SOFT DESPOTISM, DEMOCRACY'S DRIFT
Are you concerned about the United States drifting away from its core principles? Do you sense that many of western civilizations governments may be veering away from their classical liberal roots...
| Jul 9, 2009
| 5:18 PM
NEW YORK -- A nightclub bouncer was sentenced to life without parole today in the rape and murder of a graduate student whose naked body was found bound and gagged and wrapped in a quilt along a desolate road.
Darryl Littlejohn, 44, was convicted of...