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  • 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...
  • No charges against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, grand jury decides

    CLAYTON, Mo. Officer Darren Wilson will not face state criminal charges in the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch announced Monday night that a grand jury delivered a "no true bill" after...
  • 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...
  • California man walks free after conviction overturned in 1978 murder

    A California man who spent more than 30 years in prison for a 1978 murder walked free on Monday after a judge overturned his conviction based on new DNA analysis and investigative reports that were withheld from his defense. The California Innocence...
  • 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...
  • New Haven Man Convicted In Killing Outside Hartford Bar

    New Haven Man Convicted In Killing Outside Hartford Bar
    HARTFORD — A 26-year-old New Haven man has been acquitted of murder, but convicted of first-degree manslaughter with a firearm and faces up to 40 years in prison. Angel Morales was convicted Friday of shooting and killing 21-year-old Miguel...
  • Violence erupts after grand jury fails to indict Ferguson officer

    A grand jury on Monday declined to indict a white police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, unleashing angry protests by demonstrators who said the outcome proved the justice system’s failure to value the...