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  • How cop cams can help ordinary citizens

    How cop cams can help ordinary citizens
    When Amarildo de Souza, an unemployed bricklayer who lived in Rio de Janeiro's largest favela, left home one evening last July, his intention was simply to pick up a few things at the market. Instead, he was caught up in a drug sweep and taken to the...
  • Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry

    Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry
    Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, and militants kept up rocket fire in Israel's heartland. An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single...
  • Dan Ryan victim mourned slain friend weeks earlier: 'Put the guns down'

    Dan Ryan victim mourned slain friend weeks earlier: 'Put the guns down'
    Jasmine Curry was in a reflective mood as she talked to a reporter at the scene of a memorial in honor of her murdered friend Keke. A few weeks earlier, Curry and other friends of Keith “Keke” Bonds had marked what would have been his 28th...
  • Former Palm Beach woman gets 40 years in prison for trying to kill son

    Former Palm Beach woman gets 40 years in prison for trying to kill son
    Linda Cooney, the former Palm Beach woman acquitted of killing her ex-husband in 1992, was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the attempted murder of her son in Las Vegas. Prosecutors convinced a jury that Cooney, 64, shot her son, Kevin Cooney,...
  • Unprepared U.S. officials missed Baghdadi's likely al-Qaida connection during 2004 detention

    WASHINGTON When the U.S. military detained Abu Bakr al Baghdadi in Iraq in 2004, it was too inexperienced at dealing with suspected terrorists to know what kind of threat he potentially posed when it released him just 10 months later, those who worked...
  • Police: Rick Brunson used Patrick Ewing as alias before alleged assault

    Rick Brunson, a former Temple basketball star who was a candidate to rejoin the team as an assistant, used Patrick Ewing's name to book an appointment with a female massage therapist he allegedly tried to assault at a suburban Chicago fitness center,...
  • Israel suspends officer in beating of US teen; criminal charges possible

    TEL AVIV The Israeli Justice Ministry said Wednesday that a police officer who allegedly kicked and beat an American teenager in East Jerusalem has been suspended for 15 days and faces possible criminal charges. In a statement, the ministry's Police...
  • Tommy Zeigler documentary raises 'A Question of Innocence'

    Tommy Zeigler documentary raises 'A Question of Innocence'
    The Winter Garden furniture-store owner on death row for the Christmas Eve 1975 murders of his wife and three others is the subject of a new television documentary airing this week, which aims to make the case he never received a fair trial. The...
  • Woman's family agonizes over two-week disappearance

    Woman's family agonizes over two-week disappearance
    Two weeks after she disappeared, family members of a missing Fort Lauderdale woman still exist in a limbo of anguished uncertainty. Their anxiety has only increased since June 25, when Trukita Jaquita Scott failed to pick up her two young children...
  • Authorities investigate five car burglaries in La Cañada

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a series of car burglaries in the Foothills they believe were committed by the same person or persons. The incidents, all which happened between Sunday night or early Monday, occurred on...
  • Justin Bieber pleads no contest in egging, will pay $81K restitution

    Justin Bieber pleads no contest in egging, will pay $81K restitution
    Justin Bieber entered a no-contest plea Wednesday on a misdemeanor vandalism charge in connection with the January egging of a Calabasas neighbor's house, earning himself two years' probation along with a host of other penalties. In addition to formal...