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  • 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...
  • Civil lawsuit may be only recourse for Ferguson teen's family

    Without a criminal indictment, Michael Brown's family might have no better legal recourse than to sue local authorities for the African-American teenager's fatal shooting by a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer. After a St. Louis County grand...
  • Man must face court on charge he caused deadly Route 22 crash in Whitehall

    A woman moving from Brooklyn, N.Y., to Whitehall Township in late May noticed a heavy smell of cigarettes, and possibly alcohol, on one of the movers, she testified Tuesday. Dina E. Leh said she and her mother drove ahead of the moving truck and had...
  • Father charged in 4-month-old son's death

    Father charged in 4-month-old son's death
    A man is charged with killing his infant son last week, city police said. Christopher Banner Sr., 20, was arrested and charged Thursday in the four-month-old's death, after the child died at a hospital earlier the same day, police said. Officers...
  • No charges against Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, grand jury decides

    CLAYTON, Mo. The county's beleaguered prosecutor stood in front of cameras on Monday evening, and delivered the news: Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will not be charged. The announcement drove hundreds into the streets. From Ferguson to Shaw to...
  • Ferguson's grievance

    Ferguson's grievance
    The rioting and violence that erupted in Ferguson, Mo., after the news Monday night that a white police officer would not be indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teen were inexcusable. The cause of racial justice will not be advanced by...
  • Hundreds in Oakland protest decision in Michael Brown case

    OAKLAND, Calif. Hundreds of people marched through downtown Oakland on Monday evening, angry over a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown as community leaders called for...
  • Driver accused of running over, killing woman has violent history, records show

    Driver accused of running over, killing woman has violent history, records show
    A Tamarac man accused of twice running over a mother of three "like she was a speed bump" and taking off while she lay dying in a pool of blood has a disturbing history of violent acts dating back nearly 30 years, records show. A Broward judge denied...
  • We don't 'mass incarcerate'

    One of the common and increasingly popular critiques of the American criminal justice system is that it "mass incarcerates" our citizens. This critique often drips with accusations of racism. A recent book called mass incarceration the "new Jim Crow." But...
  • N. Florida killer set for execution on Jan. 15

    N. Florida killer set for execution on Jan. 15
    Gov. Rick Scott on Monday signed a death warrant for a man found guilty of committing first-degree murder and sexual battery during a home-invasion robbery in 1993 in Escambia County. Scott signed the warrant for Johnny Shane Kormondy, 42, to die by...
  • James E. Causey: Grand jury's decision in Ferguson case not a surprise

    A grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown in August. I wish I could say I was surprised by the decision, but I'm not. As an African-American male I have seen this play...