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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man About To Go To Trial For New Britain Murder Pleads Guilty

    Man About To Go To Trial For New Britain Murder Pleads Guilty
    NEW BRITAIN — A Bristol man who was about to go on trial for murder pleaded guilty on Thursday and will be sentenced next month, according to the court clerk's office. Juan Rivera, 24, was arrested more than two years ago in connection with the...
  • Lawyers: Indonesian murder charges against Chicago couple wrong

    Lawyers representing an American couple charged with murdering the woman's mother in Indonesia and stuffing her body in a suitcase argued Wednesday that the indictments are inaccurate and should be annulled. Heather Mack, 19, of Chicago, and her...
  • Man charged in Lower Macungie killing appears in Texas court

    Man charged in Lower Macungie killing appears in Texas court
    A 25-year-old man charged with killing a man in Lower Macungie appeared in a Texas district court Thursday and was found competent to stand trial there on kidnapping and robbery charges. Alexander A. Brown allegedly killed Gary Wragg, 59, on Oct. 4...
  • Parolee charged in fatal shooting in South Shore

    Parolee charged in fatal shooting in South Shore
    A 26-year-old parolee was ordered held without bail Thursday after being charged with fatally shooting another man in South Shore this week. Christopher Garcia, of the 8000 block of South South Shore Drive, was charged with first-degree murder and...
  • Leader of Boko Haram says God told him to carry out massacre

    Leader of Boko Haram says God told him to carry out massacre
    Six years ago, Nigerian forces captured the leader of the extremist group Boko Haram and killed him in custody — a move that was to have far-reaching consequences. Nigeria had exchanged a charismatic preacher named Mohammed Yusuf for the more...
  • Texas executes 41-year-old for killing 3 during robbery in San Antonio in 1993.

    A 41-year-old Texas prisoner was put to death Wednesday evening for the slayings of three people during a robbery at their San Antonio home more than 21 years ago. Arnold Prieto, who spurned a plea deal for a sentence of less than life in prison,...
  • Dash-cam video shows man shot by New Jersey police was stepping out of car, raising his hands

    With the dashboard camera in their cruiser rolling, police pulled a Jaguar over for running a stop sign on a dark night. But things suddenly turned tense when one of the officers warned his partner that he could see a gun in the glove compartment....