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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...
  • Alex Chery case: Trial in teen's death may not come until 2016

    Alex Chery case: Trial in teen's death may not come until 2016
    It could be more than a year before a jury decides the fate of Sanel Saint Simon, the man accused of beating his girlfriend's 16-year-old daughter to death and dumping her body in the woods in July. Attorneys in the case against Saint Simon, 44,...
  • National Guard, police curb Ferguson unrest as protests swell across U.S.

    National Guard, police curb Ferguson unrest as protests swell across U.S.
    (Please note offensive language in last paragraph) Some 2,000 National Guard troops helped ward off a second night of rampant arson and looting in suburban St. Louis after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an...
  • 44 arrested in second, calmer night of Ferguson protests

    44 arrested in second, calmer night of Ferguson protests
    Forty-four people were arrested during a second, calmer night of demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in August, police said early on Wednesday. By...
  • LAPD officer in '81 killing had front-row seat on Ferguson controversy

    LAPD officer in '81 killing had front-row seat on Ferguson controversy
    In 1981, David Klinger, a white LAPD officer, shot and killed a black suspect in South Los Angeles. Today, Klinger is a professor of criminal justice in St. Louis, where he's had a front-row seat on the raging controversy over the shooting death of a...
  • Darren Wilson says his conscience is clear in Michael Brown's killing

    Darren Wilson says his conscience is clear in Michael Brown's killing
    Darren Wilson is not haunted by Michael Brown's death. Wilson does not think he did anything wrong. His conscience is clear. If the Ferguson police officer had to do it all again — stop Brown on the street, then shoot Brown dead after a...
  • As Ferguson protests turn violent, mostly peaceful marches held across U.S.

    As Ferguson protests turn violent, mostly peaceful marches held across U.S.
    Protests spread across the United States late Tuesday and more than 2,000 National Guard troops were deployed in the St. Louis area to prevent a second night of rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal...
  • Death of wife of Cooper Hospital CEO ruled a homicide

    Death of wife of Cooper Hospital CEO ruled a homicide
    The death of the wife of Cooper Hospital CEO John Sheridan has been ruled a homicide, while investigators have not determined how her husband died, records show. A copy of the death certificate for Joyce Sheridan, obtained by the Inquirer Tuesday, lists...
  • Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson

    Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson
    Officer Darren Wilson will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing Michael Brown, according to the decision by a grand jury. It's a controversial ruling, one that seems almost certain to fracture that community and the country. I know...
  • Hernandez Double-Murder Trial Delayed

    Hernandez Double-Murder Trial Delayed
    A judge Tuesday granted a motion to indefinitely delay a double-murder trial for Aaron Hernandez scheduled for next May, although the former Patriots and Bristol star still faces trial on another charge of murder early next year. Jake Wark, a...
  • Hartford Man Who Faced Murder Charge Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge

    Hartford Man Who Faced Murder Charge Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge
    HARTFORD — The state on Monday dropped a murder charge against a 23-year-old Hartford man who'd been accused of killing a man on Garden Street in 2012. Prosecutor Tom Garcia told a judge that witnesses who'd implicated Chad Adger in the April 2012...