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  • Faulkner at 117, and the tragedy of race in America

    Faulkner at 117, and the tragedy of race in America
    William Faulkner, who was born in Mississippi 117 years ago today, was America's poet and prophet of race. It's unconventional to observe a man's 117th birthday, but in the wake of a long summer that brought the nation's unresolved racial divide back to...
  • South L.A. serial killer sentenced to 3 life terms in 1980s slayings

    South L.A. serial killer sentenced to 3 life terms in 1980s slayings
    Sherri Nelson has tried to fill her thoughts with memories from before her sister's murder in the summer of 1989. She replays happier years on the family farm and remembers her older sister doting on her by twisting her long hair into pretty up-dos. But...
  • Two convicted in California of conspiring to join al Qaeda

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two men accused of seeking to join al Qaeda and training to carry out attacks on U.S. military bases and personnel in the Middle East were convicted on federal charges in California Thursday after a trial of more than six weeks,...
  • Searchers going door to door in Eric Frein manhunt

    Searchers going door to door in Eric Frein manhunt
    As the search for Eric Frein reached its 13th day Thursday, police on the trail of the man accused of killing one state trooper and wounding another went door to door in the area of the Poconos where the self-styled survivalist has eluded capture. "We're...
  • Can Roger Goodell recover?

    National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell's first public attempt to address the domestic abuse scandal involving Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice could be judged a success but only by comparison with former President Richard Nixon's I-am-...
  • Man Committed To Whiting For 35 Years In Wake Of Fatal, Wrong-Way Crash

    HARTFORD — A Willimantic man who drove the wrong way on Route 2 during a 2012 suicide attempt, killing a 68-year-old and severely injuring his wife, was committed Thursday to a locked psychiatric institution for 35 years. Judge Joan Alexander...
  • DA files charges in false Nazareth abduction call

    DA files charges in false Nazareth abduction call
    Authorities on Thursday charged a Nazareth man with making up a story about a child abduction from a borough park that prompted a massive police response, pulling away from the Poconos manhunt for Eric Frein. Northampton County District Attorney John...
  • Why bad people get 'good-time' credit

     Why bad people get 'good-time' credit
    Sadly, this is a good time to get right with the concept of "good time." I say sadly because the context is so tragic — 9-year-old Antonio Smith, of Chicago, shot to death last month on the South Side, allegedly by a man who'd just been released...
  • Police communications in Eric Frein manhunt uneven

    Police communications in Eric Frein manhunt uneven
    Early in the nerve-rattling search for Eric Frein in the normally tranquil Pocono Mountains, word flashed of gunfire and perhaps even a gunfight. Multiple news outlets reported late last Friday that a Monroe County 911 dispatcher confirmed shots had...
  • Lawsuit brought by man convicted in 1987 killing can proceed

    Lawsuit brought by man convicted in 1987 killing can proceed
    A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a lawsuit brought against the Baltimore Police Department and three officers by a man who says he was wrongfully convicted of murder in a 1987 killing can proceed. James Owens was charged in the robbery,...
  • Attempted-murder suspect held in Boynton Beach shooting

    Attempted-murder suspect held in Boynton Beach shooting
    About a week and a half after a man was found on the floor of a market, shot several times and covered in blood, Boynton Beach police said the gunman has been arrested. Sammie Thomas III, 29, of Boynton Beach, was arrested Monday after U.S. Marshals...