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  • Aaron Hernandez Opening Arguments Could Be Super Bowl Week

    Opening arguments in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial are expected next week, a judge signaled Wednesday, setting the stage for a trial that will open days before the New England Patriots face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. It will be a...
  • Jury selection starts in death penalty trial of Colorado theater shooting defendant

    The first time James Holmes appeared in court, he wore chains and a jail jumpsuit and looked dazed, with his hair dyed a comic-book shade of orange. As the first day of jury selection ended Tuesday in the Colorado theater shooting case, it was a far...
  • Cop: Man whose yard had bodies laughed when told of search

    A police investigator says a Pennsylvania man initially laughed when told that authorities planned to search his property for bodies, then became nervous and repeatedly glanced at the area where police later found two corpses. State police Lt. Richard...
  • Police charge man in Dec. 30 killing of Pettiford

    Police charge man in Dec. 30 killing of Pettiford
    Baltimore police have made an arrest in the killing of Antoine Pettiford, whose dismissed murder conviction in the 1990s became a symbol for a broken justice system in the city. Detectives say Jerome Willis Jr., 30, shot Pettiford, 43, to death Dec. 30...
  • 'Ghettoside' focuses on one L.A. murder to make case for more policing

    'Ghettoside' focuses on one L.A. murder to make case for more policing
    Any observer of urban policing will note a sharp contradiction. On the one hand, police forces across the country have become more progressive. Officials have made great efforts to bring women and minorities into the ranks. Departments have adopted...
  • Potential jurors present judge with reasons to be excused from Colorado theater shooting case

    Prospective jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial presented a judge with a number of excuses on Wednesday for why they shouldn't be on the panel that decides if defendant James Holmes was insane at the time of the deadly attack. By the end of the...
  • Trial opens in fatal stabbing after Ravens 2013 Super Bowl parade

    Trial opens in fatal stabbing after Ravens 2013 Super Bowl parade
    Nearly two years ago, in the aftermath of the Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl victory parade downtown that drew thousands, 15-year-old Deontae Smith was fatally stabbed during a fight in which two other teens were injured. Yet, as the trial of Nazr Williams,...
  • Dead Man Inc. gang member gets 40 years in killing

    Dead Man Inc. gang member gets 40 years in killing
    "This kid is a vicious killer and he knows the system." That's what Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Wanda Heard had scribbled as she listened to the case against Dane Shives Jr., a member of the Dead Man Inc. gang charged with a double shooting in 2010...
  • Crime rates trend downward in Burbank

    Crime rates trend downward in Burbank
    Violent crime rates are down in Burbank for the second year in a row, plunging 12% last year due to a drop in aggravated assaults, according to year-end statistics released by the Burbank Police Department. Violent crime, which includes murder, rape,...
  • Stand Your Ground remains a possible defense for felons

    Stand Your Ground remains a possible defense for felons
    The Florida Supreme Court no longer plans to use a Palm Beach County case to examine whether felons can use the state's Stand Your Ground self-defense law to avoid serious criminal charges. In July, the state's highest court announced it would consider...
  • Accused Serial Killer Does Not Care For Prosecutor

    HARTFORD — At a routine hearing where he agreed to have retired superior court judge preside over his trial, accused serial killer Pedro Miranda expressed disdain for the court process, prosecutor David Zagaja and the jury that three years ago...