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  • Carroll sheriff questions why Baltimore officers weren't indicted

    Carroll sheriff questions why Baltimore officers weren't indicted
    Carroll County Sheriff Jim DeWees joined others who questioned why Baltimore's top prosecutor charged the six officers in the Freddie Gray case so quickly rather than taking the time to seek an indictment. "Why wasn't this case sent to a grand jury?"...
  • Shelter director's slaying fuels debate on homeless in NYC

    It was bad enough that Ana Charle was killed after leaving her job for the day as director at a homeless shelter for men. But how it happened shocked even seasoned investigators. They say her killer was an ex-con and former shelter resident who forced...
  • 7 killed in violence during anti-cartel operation in Mexico

    At least seven people died as flames and gunfire erupted around the western Mexico state of Jalisco on Friday when a military operation targeting a violent drug cartel was launched at the start of a three-day holiday weekend. Suspected cartel members...
  • Rage to relief in Baltimore as 6 officers charged in death

    Rage turned to relief in Baltimore on Friday when the city's top prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray. State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Gray's arrest was illegal and...
  • Suspect in fatal Rialto hate crime to be evaluated by psychiatrist

    Suspect in fatal Rialto hate crime to be evaluated by psychiatrist
    A San Bernardino County judge has expressed doubt about the mental competence of a Fontana man accused of a hate crime in the fatal baseball-bat beating of a 54-year-old grandfather in Rialto this week. Police say Jeremiah Bell, 22, went out Sunday...
  • Easton courtroom gasps as mom testifies against son in homicide hearing

    Easton courtroom gasps as mom testifies against son in homicide hearing
    A packed Northampton County courtroom gasped collectively Friday as the mother of a murder suspect described a chilling telephone call she got from her son. On the other line, Lori Knoble testified, was 25-year-old Jeffrey S. Knoble Jr., who used a...
  • Six officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

    Six officers charged in death of Freddie Gray
    The six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray – who died after being injured in police custody – have been charged criminally, State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Friday. Mosby's announcement on the steps of...
  • Police investigating murder-suicide in Montgomery County

    Police investigating murder-suicide in Montgomery County
    Montgomery County officials are investigating a possible murder-suicide Thursday in Montgomery Township. Township police were dispatched at 6:47 p.m. on a report of shots fired in the 800 block of Karens Court. Police found Brienne Francisco, 36, in...
  • A prosecutor's rush to judgment in Baltimore

    A prosecutor's rush to judgment in Baltimore
    No one could accuse Baltimore state's attorney Marilyn Mosby of dragging her feet on the decision to file charges over the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody on April 12. Mosby got the report from an internal...
  • A look at cases involving officers charged with misconduct

    Many observers were surprised by the swiftness of State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's decision to charge six Baltimore Police officers in the death of Freddie Gray on Friday, just one day after receiving the results of a police investigation. One lawyer...
  • OPD: Man charged with attempted murder is suspect in Magic Mall homicide

    OPD: Man charged with attempted murder is suspect in Magic Mall homicide
    Eleven days before Kirk Easy was shot and killed outside a nightclub in the Magic Mall shopping plaza on March 30, an attempt was made on his life, Orlando Police said. On Friday, officers arrested 30-year-old Alton Smith and charged him with attempted...