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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Michael Hanline, wrongly convicted in 1978 killing, freed

     Michael Hanline, wrongly convicted in 1978 killing, freed
    When he first stepped outside, Michael Hanline looked up at the sky as if for the first time. Wearing a dark sweatshirt with "XONER8" across the front, his white hair pulled into a ponytail and a cane in hand, California's longest-serving wrongfully...
  • Woman admits killing grandfather for touching himself while watching her girlfriend

    Woman admits killing grandfather for touching himself while watching her girlfriend
    An Allentown woman wept in a Lehigh County courtroom Tuesday as she admitted stabbing her grandfather to death after catching him touching himself sexually while watching her girlfriend. "I just blacked out when I seen what he was doing," Chene A. Mejias...
  • DA's office appeals ruling in fatal Rt. 222 truck crash

     DA's office appeals ruling in fatal Rt. 222 truck crash
    The Lehigh County District Attorney's Office confirmed Tuesday that it is appealing a county judge's decision to throw out most charges against a Maryland truck driver accused of causing a fatal wreck on Route 222 in Upper Macungie. Oliver F. Savage,...
  • What's next, what's not in wake of Michael Brown decision

    WASHINGTON What now? Another heated national conversation has begun, following the decision by a St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. There will be talk, lots of talk,...
  • Justice Department likely to impose reforms on Ferguson police

    Those hoping the federal government will criminally prosecute Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of an unarmed black man are likely to be disappointed, but chances are strong that the Justice Department will impose significant...
  • Judge denies Boston bomb suspect request for triple murder evidence

    Judge denies Boston bomb suspect request for triple murder evidence
    A federal judge on Tuesday denied a request by lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for evidence in the ongoing investigation of a 2011 Massachusetts triple murder, saying the information wouldn't help their case. Tsarnaev's...
  • Warrant: Torrington Teen Bought Crack, Heroin With Dead Mother's Money

    Warrant: Torrington Teen Bought Crack, Heroin With Dead Mother's Money
    LITCHFIELD — After choking his mother to death earlier this month in Torrington, Nicholas Hulme took her car and her bank card, withdrew money and bought heroin and crack, according to a warrant for his arrest. Hulme, 18, was arraigned in Superior...