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  • Attacker cuts baby from Colorado woman's womb after luring her with online ad, police say

    Attacker cuts baby from Colorado woman's womb after luring her with online ad, police say
    A pregnant Colorado woman was attacked Wednesday and had her baby cut from her body after being lured to another woman's home by a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, police said. The baby died. The woman, 26, is expected to survive. The assault...
  • California rightly revisits its tough-on-youth-crime stance

    California rightly revisits its tough-on-youth-crime stance
    California long led the world in juvenile injustice. Just five years ago, when there were only seven people outside the U.S. serving life prison terms with no possibility of parole for crimes they had committed before they became adults, California had...
  • Questionable Texas execution leads to bar complaint against prosecutor

    Questionable Texas execution leads to bar complaint against prosecutor
    Some deaths echo longer than others. A couple of days before Christmas 1991, Cameron Todd Willingham would later tell investigators, he awoke from a nap to a house filled with smoke and flames. He couldn’t reach his three toddlers who had been...
  • Boat with $3 million worth of marijuana seized in Channel Islands

    Boat with $3 million worth of marijuana seized in Channel Islands
    A panga boat stocked with nearly three tons of marijuana worth about $3 million was spotted in the Channel Islands, and three men on board -- all citizens of Mexico -- were arrested, authorities said Monday. Alfonso Ramirez-Lopez, 40; Marco Montes-...
  • Imprisoned gang leader's daughter sentenced in racketeering case

    The daughter of an imprisoned Mexican Mafia member who relayed information between her father and various South Los Angeles gangs was sentenced to prison Monday on racketeering charges. Vianna Roman was sentenced to 15 years by U.S. District Judge R....
  • Utah firing squad bill may get governor's signature

    Utah firing squad bill may get governor's signature
    Utah's governor announced Thursday that he was "leaning toward" signing a bill that would allow the use of a firing squad to execute death row inmates if lethal-injection drugs are unavailable. Republican Gov. Gary R. Herbert said that because Utah is a...
  • Virginia governor orders inquiry after black student is arrested and bloodied

    Virginia governor orders inquiry after black student is arrested and bloodied
    Virginia's governor has ordered an investigation into a black University of Virginia student's arrest after photos and video of the student's bloodied face went viral on social media. In a video taken outside a popular bar in Charlottesville early...
  • Search widens for mother who allegedly abducted 2 daughters

    Search widens for mother who allegedly abducted 2 daughters
    Officials in Santa Barbara are searching for a mother who allegedly abducted her two children in late February following a custody dispute. Michelle Gibbs, 44, was last seen Feb. 26, when she left her father’s Ojai home with her two daughters,...
  • South L.A. shootout suspect surrenders; chase, shooting captured on live TV

    South L.A. shootout suspect surrenders; chase, shooting captured on live TV
    L.A. County sheriff's authorities chased an armed kidnapping suspect in a stolen vehicle to a South L.A. neighborhood Friday, where they exchanged gunfire with him. Authorities were in a standoff for more than an hour with the man, who was covered in...
  • In Ferguson, 'Officer Friendly' tries to ease tension on both sides

    In Ferguson, 'Officer Friendly' tries to ease tension on both sides
    When Jerry Lohr left for work Thursday morning, his wife had a request — no, a demand. She insisted he pose for a photograph with his 14-year-old son. Lohr didn't have to ask why. Only hours earlier, the on-and-off street protests that have rocked...
  • 'I Love Ferguson' crowd supports city and changing its police tactics

    They gathered overnight in the driving rain on the sidewalk outside the Police Department, where angry protesters have marched for months. But this time the shirts, buttons and signs carried a different message: "I Love Ferguson.” There would be...