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  • Boynton officer seriously hurt after being hit by car fleeing traffic stop, police say

    Three people have been arrested after an officer was seriously injured when he was hit by a car fleeing a traffic stop, according to a Boynton Beach Police news release. Police said they tried to pull over the driver of a dark green Mitsubishi at...
  • Man charged with 15 felonies in deadly gun battle with LAPD

    Man charged with 15 felonies in deadly gun battle with LAPD
    A man found hiding in a dumpster after multiple shootouts with police through the streets of Los Angeles has been charged with 15 felonies, including attempted murder and assault of an officer. Avel Jowan Turks, 18, of Los Angeles, is scheduled to be...
  • Ferguson, Mo.'s truth: We have a human-rights problem

    A few years ago, I spoke at a human-rights conference at George Mason University. I had documented the number of unarmed African-American males killed by American police as well as the high rate of black men who are being held in county, state and federal...
  • Man serving prison sentence charged in '12 killing

    Man serving prison sentence charged in '12 killing
    A man currently serving a state prison sentence on a gun charge in Chicago, has been charged in the fatal shooting of a man two years ago, police said. Edgar Guevara, 18, of the 3000 block of South Tripp Avenue was charged with first-degree murder in the...
  • DOJ civil-rights probe in Zimmerman-Trayvon case continues

    DOJ civil-rights probe in Zimmerman-Trayvon case continues
    In Washington 21/2 years ago, the nation's top civil-rights enforcer, Thomas Perez at the U.S. Department of Justice, sat down with Sanford's mayor, city manager and U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and promised to investigate whether Trayvon Martin was the victim...
  • Prosecutors push to link Jason Austin to fatal shooting of cop

    Prosecutors push to link Jason Austin to fatal shooting of cop
    Troy Davis had described in detail how his drug dealer friend had killed the off-duty Chicago police detective and his companion on the West Side in 2008. Just days after the murders, Davis told investigators Jason Austin had walked up to an SUV,...
  • Body of Chicago woman killed in Bali returned to U.S. for second autopsy

    Body of Chicago woman killed in Bali returned to U.S. for second autopsy
    The body of a Chicago woman murdered and found stuffed in a suitcase on the island of Bali last week has been returned to the U.S., where a second autopsy will be conducted, her brother said Wednesday. William Wiese told the Tribune the FBI...
  • Attorney General Eric Holder visits Ferguson, Michael Brown's family

    Attorney General Eric Holder visits Ferguson, Michael Brown's family
    U.S. Attorney GeneralĀ Eric HolderĀ met with community members in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday and vowed a thorough civil rights probe into the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager that has set off 11 nights of racially charged unrest....
  • U.S. Supreme Court asks board to take 'appropriate action' in lawyer's appeal for Ballard

    Pennsylvania legal regulators often receive referrals against lawyers accused of wrongdoing. Rarely, though, do they come from the U.S. Supreme Court. That's what happened Monday in mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard's case, in which he has accused a...
  • Police: Shootings followed challenges to fight at Musikfest

    Police: Shootings followed challenges to fight at Musikfest
    Court records released Monday show last week's shooting that wounded two men as police were prepping to clear Musikfest arose from challenges to fight that were made earlier that night at the Bethlehem festival. The details were made public a day...
  • Manslaughter plea in wife's beating death

    Manslaughter plea in wife's beating death
    After 25 years of living with his wife's alcoholism, James Albright was desperate. Time and time again, she'd agree to get help. But over and over, she'd go back to the bottle. That's what happened on April 10, 2013, said defense attorney James...