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  • Police brutality: Not just a Baltimore problem

    Police brutality: Not just a Baltimore problem
    On Tuesday, House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller announced the formation of a task force of lawmakers assigned to study issues related to public safety and police practices to "strengthen the trust and mutual respect...
  • Missouri woman pleads guilty in relatives' poisoning deaths

    A Missouri woman has admitted that she plotted with her mother to fatally poison her brother and father using antifreeze, and that she attempted to kill her sister the same way. Rachel Staudte, 24, pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder and...
  • Anne Arundel police officer charged with biting man's testicles

    Anne Arundel police officer charged with biting man's testicles
    An Anne Arundel County police officer is charged with assault after Baltimore police said he bit another man's testicles during a fight outside a Canton bar on Cinco de Mayo. Michael Flaig, 31, a 10-year veteran officer with the Anne Arundel County...
  • Lake County courts: Whiting man gets 3 years in credit union robbery

    Lake County courts: Whiting man gets 3 years in credit union robbery
    Whiting man gets 3 years for robbery A Whiting man was sentenced Tuesday by Lake Superior Court Judge Salvador Vasquez to three years for robbery. Russell Eldridge, 53, will serve his time split between the Indiana Department of Correction and Lake...
  • Allentown woman waives hearing on charges she drove group to 'settle the score' at Dieruff High School

    Allentown woman waives hearing on charges she drove group to 'settle the score' at Dieruff High School
    A woman who was driving a group who fired shots outside Dieruff High School last month gave up her right to a preliminary hearing on Wednesday and her case is headed to Lehigh County Court. Rhakiyyah N. Lovett, 35, of Allentown faces aggravated assault,...
  • Gunman's hashtag hinted at Texas plot

    About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors. Among the hashtags...
  • 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...
  • 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...