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  • San Jose police reviewing video of officers using force on suspect

    San Jose police reviewing video of officers using force on suspect
    San Jose police are reviewing a video that shows at least six officers beating a man, who they say tried to attack an officer with a bottle. The video was posted on Sandra Tejada’s Facebook page May 4 and has been seen more than 541,000 times....
  • Officer requests to see knife as part of defense in Freddie Gray case

    Officer requests to see knife as part of defense in Freddie Gray case
    A defense attorney for one of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray is challenging prosecutors' claim that Gray was falsely arrested, and filed a motion Tuesday demanding to inspect the knife Gray carried. The motion was the first...
  • Couple In Hookah Lounge Sword Attacks Held On High Bail

    Couple In Hookah Lounge Sword Attacks Held On High Bail
    WEST HARTFORD — The husband and wife who own a Park Road hookah lounge where they both sustained serious stab wounds last week were each charged Friday with first-degree assault. George Ayoub, 47, was ordered held on $750,000 bail after his...
  • Jury delivers mixed verdict in attempted murder trial

    Jury delivers mixed verdict in attempted murder trial
    Charged with trying to strangle his girlfriend, a Bethlehem man insisted on the witness stand Tuesday that he never intended to harm her, and certainly didn't have murder on his mind. Northampton County prosecutors argued Raheem Meekins' actions and...
  • New Evidence Prompts Shooting Suspect's Release From Jail

    New Evidence Prompts Shooting Suspect's Release From Jail
    HARTFORD — A judge on Tuesday released a shooting suspect on a written promise to appear after evidence emerged that he was not near the scene of the March shooting. Anthony Coleman, 21, was held on $750,000 bail after his arrest in the March 7...
  • Worshiper attacked while leaving Dallas-area mosque

    Worshiper attacked while leaving Dallas-area mosque
    Police stepped up security near a Dallas-area mosque Tuesday because a worshiper was attacked in the parking lot after evening prayers. The man, 59, was assaulted about 10:15 p.m. Monday behind the Islamic Assn. of North Texas, according to the...
  • Doubts raised about Islamic State's claim in Texas attack

    The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no...
  • Don't let fear silence free speech

    Don't let fear silence free speech
    "Fear of serious injury cannot alone justify suppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears." U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis...
  • Ex-IRA man linked to 2005 slaying shot dead in Belfast

    A former Irish Republican Army commander linked to one of the outlawed group's most notorious killings was shot dead at close range Tuesday morning on a street near his home in Belfast, residents and police said. No group claimed responsibility for...
  • Man walking with Michael Brown before fatal shooting sues Ferguson, Darren Wilson, ex-police chief

    CLAYTON, Mo. Dorian Johnson, who was walking with Michael Brown Jr. on Aug. 9 when the two were approached by then-Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, has filed a lawsuit against the city, Wilson and former Police Chief Thomas Jackson. The suit claims...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Islamic State group claims responsibility for attack at Texas cartoon-drawing contest The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism...