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  • Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic

    Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic
    More than a year after Ronald Taylor was released from prison and temporarily exonerated of the murder for which he served 16 years in prison, the New Haven native is again fighting to prove his innocence while at the same time battling stage four colon...
  • Judge rules 12-year-old incompetent, for now, in Slender Man trial

    WAUKESHA, Wis. A judge ruled Friday that Morgan Geyser, one of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate, is not competent to stand trial but likely will be in the future. The ruling by Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren came...
  • Eric Garner's death in NYPD chokehold case ruled a homicide

    Eric Garner's death in NYPD chokehold case ruled a homicide
    The controversial death of a New York City man who was placed in a chokehold by police was formally ruled a homicide Friday, a move that will almost certainly place the officers in front of a grand jury and heighten tensions between residents and the...
  • For Chinese students at USC, a tragic circle tightens

    For Chinese students at USC, a tragic circle tightens
    The messages in Chinese kept flashing across Haowang Wang's phone: Another USC Chinese student had been killed. Shui? Shui? the messages repeated. Who is it? Wang froze briefly, then began making calls he thought he'd never have to make again —...
  • Mississippi man charged in 2013 slaying on West Side

    Mississippi man charged in 2013 slaying on West Side
    A Mississippi man has been charged in a 2013 shooting that killed a 25-year-old man on the city's West Side in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. Randon Walker, 23, of the 300 block of Mulberry in Lexington, was charged with first-degree murder in the...
  • Albuquerque mayor concerned about city's homeless American Indians

    ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - Authorities in Albuquerque said on Friday that homeless American Indian people are more at risk than others from street violence in findings released after the beating deaths of two homeless men in an abandoned lot in New...
  • Soldier convicted of Cypress hotel shooting

    An Orange County jury on Friday convicted a 26-year-old Army specialist of murdering a friend in a Cypress hotel during a night of drinking, authorities said. Steven Matthew LeClaire Jr. had left his Army post without permission in February 2011 and was...
  • A 'Gutsy' Feminist Art Project show at Gallery CA

     A 'Gutsy' Feminist Art Project show at Gallery CA
    One artist began to paint after her mother was murdered by her brother when she was 14 years old. As an adult, she's obsessed with drawing circles, a infinite shape that begins but never ends. Another woman, also a painter, depicts barrier after...
  • Prosecutor: Convicted child killer is blaming his 'mommy' in latest appeal

    A Wilson man serving life in prison for torturing to death a 3-year-old boy now regrets that he didn't take the witness stand at the 2010 trial in which he was found guilty. In an appeal in Northampton County Court, Eugenio J. Torres insists he would...
  • No vehicular homicide, but maximum DUI sentence for woman in Allentown crash

    Though she still does not think justice was served, Bonnie Brader said Friday that she believes there's a reason God spared Amber Washko, the drunken driver involved in the car crash that took her son's life. "It's clear to me that God intended for...
  • 3-year-old girl killed in drive-by shooting in Waverly

    3-year-old girl killed in drive-by shooting in Waverly
    A 3-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet Friday after a gunman opened fire in North Baltimore's Waverly neighborhood, the latest shooting in a spike in gun violence. The girl, identified by her father as McKenzie Elliott, was on a porch in the...