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  • Egypt police criticized over death of female protester, blamed for ignoring pleas to help her

    Egypt's police are coming under withering criticism as signs mount that officers not only fired birdshot at a young mother during a peaceful protest last weekend but then also hampered efforts to save her life by ignoring pleas to let an ambulance take...
  • Police: Suspected Scranton drug dealer jumps from moving Jeep with son inside

    Police: Suspected Scranton drug dealer jumps from moving Jeep with son inside
    Leaving his 7-year-old son in the front seat, a Scranton man jumped out of a moving car hoping to avoid arrest, police said. At Mulberry Street and Harrison Avenue, police attempted to stop Theotis Spindler, 38, as part of a drug investigation Tuesday...
  • We view movies through the lens of our times; case in point, 'Selma'

    It is impossible to see "Selma," Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated drama tracing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic 1965 march to demand voting rights be accorded all citizens of this land, and not feel the weight of Ferguson, Mo., in 2014, and the...
  • York-Poquoson deputies investigating shooting death of Tabb High junior

    York-Poquoson deputies investigating shooting death of Tabb High junior
    The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is investigating the fatal shooting of a teen that took place Tuesday afternoon. About 3:40 p.m., deputies were called to the 200 block of Cattail Lane, off Hampton Highway in the Tabb area. There, they found the...
  • Deputies: Man accidentally kills teen while acting out music lyrics

    Deputies: Man accidentally kills teen while acting out music lyrics
    A Merritt Island man was charged with accidentally shooting and killing a 17-year-old while they were listening to music, a Brevard County Sheriff's spokesman said. Rodney Patrick Jr., 22, was in his home listening to music with Douglas Winslow Monday...
  • Teen accused of accidentally shooting, killing boyfriend

    Teen accused of accidentally shooting, killing boyfriend
    A 17-year-old girl is charged with manslaughter after she accidentally shot and killed her boyfriend, deputies said. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrested Lely Hernandez on Monday. Deputies said they got a call Dec. 30 about a shooting in...
  • Woman, 89, robbed by home intruder near West Palm

    Woman, 89, robbed by home intruder near West Palm
    An 89-year-old woman woke up to a shocking find: A man who broke into her home was standing over her, eager to rob her, authorities said. He demanded her gold inside the home near West Palm Beach. When she replied she didn't have any, the robber...
  • Smart meter foe files federal lawsuit against Naperville cops

    Smart meter foe files federal lawsuit against Naperville cops
    An advocate against installation of so-called smart meters in Naperville who was arrested two years ago after a clash with police has filed a federal lawsuit asserting her civil rights were violated. Malia “Kim” Bendis, 42, founder of the...
  • 'Django Unchained' actress Daniele Watts, boyfriend plead not guilty to lewd conduct

    An attorney for "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend has entered not guilty pleas on their behalf to misdemeanor lewd conduct charges. Attorney Lou Shapiro entered the pleas at a brief hearing Tuesday in Los Angeles. Watts and...
  • Suspect sought in armed robbery of Plainfield gas station

    Suspect sought in armed robbery of Plainfield gas station
    Plainfield police are asking for help in locating the suspect in an armed robbery of a village gas station Monday evening. The male suspect entered the Shell gas station in the 16100 block of South Lincoln Highway about 5:45 p.m., according to police....
  • Bond increased for Tinley Park man charged with attacking Orland woman

    Bond increased for Tinley Park man charged with attacking Orland woman
    A judge Tuesday increased the bond of a Tinley Park man who was criminally charged after a woman he knew told police he attacked her outside her Orland Park home and trapped her inside her house for several hours last week. Cook County Judge Peter...