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  • In big test, Baltimore prosecutor moves swiftly on charges

    Baltimore's chief prosecutor, just 35 years old and on the job for less than four months, moved swiftly Friday to address the biggest challenge of her career when she announced charges including second-degree murder against six officers in the death of...
  • Trayvon Martin's mom sees progress in Baltimore

    Trayvon Martin's mom sees progress in Baltimore
    Trayvon Martin's mother tells CNN she was surprised but encouraged by the charges against six Baltimore police officers in Freddie Gray's death. "I just absolutely think this is a step in the right direction," Sybrina Fulton told CNN's Rene Marsh....
  • What is 'depraved heart' murder? Charge in Freddie Gray's death explained

    What is 'depraved heart' murder? Charge in Freddie Gray's death explained
    Of the list of charges lodged against the six officers involved in the arrest that led to Freddie Gray's death last month in Baltimore, the "depraved heart" murder charge faced by Officer Caeser R. Goodson Jr. may be the most unfamiliar. The wording may...
  • Freddie Gray: death by legal intervention

    Freddie Gray: death by legal intervention
    Eric Garner in New York's Staten Island, Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Walter Scott in Summerville, S.C. And now Freddie Gray, right here in our beloved Charm City, becomes the latest citizen to join a macabre roster: the growing list of unarmed black...
  • Police officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

    Police officers charged in death of Freddie Gray
    All six police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray are being charged criminally for his death. Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced the charges in a press conference this morning if front of the War Memorial building near...
  • California woman who ran over father charged with murder

    A woman who authorities say ran over her father while he was trying to prevent her from driving drunk has been charged with second-degree murder in Southern California. Soukvilay Barton has pleaded not guilty and was held Thursday on $1 million bail. She...
  • Romeoville man pleads guilty to manslaughter in wife's 2010 death

     Romeoville man pleads guilty to manslaughter in wife's 2010 death
    A 72-year-old Romeoville man pleaded guilty Thursday to involuntary manslaughter and concealing a homicide. John Sadler originally faced murder charges after the 2010 death of his wife. At the time, prosecutors said Sadler told officers he hit his...
  • Holiday Hills man found guilty in shooting of 2 McHenry deputies

     Holiday Hills man found guilty in shooting of 2 McHenry deputies
    Scott Peters, who shot and wounded two McHenry County sheriff's deputies, has been found guilty of attempted murder and other charges and is now likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. Jurors in McHenry County took less than two hours Thursday...
  • Correction: Missing Kayaker story

    In a story April 30 about a woman accused of killing her fiance, The Associated Press misspelled her first name. She is Angelika Graswald, not Angelica Graswald. A corrected version of the story is below: Police file murder charge in case 1st seen as...
  • Ackeem Riley Sentenced In Another Murder, Another Shooting

    Ackeem Riley Sentenced In Another Murder, Another Shooting
    HARTFORD — A 25-year-old Hartford man already serving a long prison term for killing a Bloomfield honor student was convicted Thursday for his role in the murder of a Hartford teen and the shooting of a man that left him paralyzed from the neck...
  • Hartford man convicted in second gang-related shooting

    A 25-year-old Hartford man who recently had a 100-year sentence set aside by the state Supreme Court has been convicted in another murder case. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1zjCl2k) that Ackeem Riley pleaded no contest Thursday to being...