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  • $7M verdict against cops upheld in Caravella's DNA exoneration

    $7M verdict against cops upheld in Caravella's DNA exoneration
    Two former Miramar police officers who framed a mentally challenged 15-year-old boy for the rape and murder of a woman must pay him $7 million for the nearly 26 years he spent in prison, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. Anthony Caravella, now 46,...
  • Video of police officers fatally shooting New Jersey man raises questions, stirs anger

    A video of police officers confronting and then fatally shooting a black man at a traffic stop has raised questions and stirred anger over another death at the hands of police. On Thursday, the Rev. Al Sharpton's civil rights organization got involved....
  • Oregon inmate charged in California with 2 of 6 serial killings of young women 40 years ago

    DNA evidence linked an Oregon prisoner to at least two of the six serial killings of young women that terrified the San Francisco Bay Area and a city in Nevada four decades ago, investigators say. He is suspected of the other slayings. The San Mateo...
  • Suspect jailed in Kissimmee homicide

    Suspect jailed in Kissimmee homicide
    The search for the man who allegedly killed a Kissimmee man Sunday night and injured his girlfriend in front of a popular restaurant ended Thursday night, officials said. Jayson Omar Castillo-Caceres, 28, is accused of fatally shooting Juan Carlos...
  • Behind bars, college is back in session in some prisons

    SEATTLE Every week, they slide books through the metal detectors novels by Virginia Woolf and Jane Austen, copies of the U.S. Constitution, texts on sociology, psychology and comparative religion. Then dozens of professors and instructors from Washington...
  • 911 calls released in Polk double-murder rampage

    911 calls released in Polk double-murder rampage
    The recordings of 911 calls from last week's Polk County rampage that left a woman and her mother dead were released Thursday. Killed were Deborah Royal, 51, and her mother, Patricia Moran, 72. One of four alleged pawnshop robbers gunned them down after...
  • James Herard, Dunkin' Donuts killer, sentenced to die for 'body count' murder of Lauderhill man

    James Herard, Dunkin' Donuts killer, sentenced to die for 'body count' murder of Lauderhill man
    James Herard is more responsible for the November 2008 murder of Eric Jean-Pierre in Lauderhill than the person who actually pulled the trigger, and he deserves the harshest possible sentence for it, a Broward judge ruled Friday. A smirking Herard, 25, a...
  • No bail for man charged in fatal beating of 1-year-old

    No bail for man charged in fatal beating of 1-year-old
    A man accused of fatally attacking his girlfriend's 1-year-old son earlier this month in the Englewood neighborhood because he would not stop crying was denied bail, authorities said. Dantis Porter, 28, appeared before Judge Peggy Chiampas, who denied...
  • Driver testifies in Newport News double slaying case

    Driver testifies in Newport News double slaying case
    NEWPORT NEWS — A juvenile court judge on Thursday ruled there's sufficient evidence to send to a grand jury the case of a Newport News teenager accused of gunning down two Warwick High School students with a 12-gauge shotgun last August. The slain...
  • 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...