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  • Boko Haram shows no mercy in Nigeria, wrecking churches, homes, lives

    Boko Haram shows no mercy in Nigeria, wrecking churches, homes, lives
    When Boko Haram invaded her village last year, the Islamist extremists burned the churches, destroyed Bibles and photographs and forced Hamatu Juwanda to renounce Christianity. "They said we should never go back to church because they had brought a...
  • Enfield Town Council To Meet Over Police Brutality Complaint

    Enfield Town Council To Meet Over Police Brutality Complaint
    ENFIELD – The town council will hold a special meeting Thursday to discuss whether to conduct an external review of an arrest which lead to a brutality complaint and an officer being placed on paid administrative leave. K-9 officer Matthew...
  • Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor

    Newark, N.J., prepared to accept federal police monitor
    Mayor Ras Baraka said Wednesday that he would not oppose appointment of a federal monitor to oversee reforms in New Jersey's largest police department, one of the fixes the Justice Department is likely to mandate following a years-long inquiry into...
  • Teens charged with malicious assault in incident in Virginia Beach

    Teens charged with malicious assault  in incident in Virginia Beach
    A 28-year-old Virginia Beach man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, and two teenage boys have been charged with malicious assault following an incident over the weekend, Virginia Beach Police said. Officers were called to the 900 block...
  • Woman Accused Of Drone Attack Gets Probation

    NEW HAVEN — A woman accused of attacking a teen who flew a camera-equipped drone over her head at the beach was granted a special form of probation Wednesday. Andrea Mears, 23, of Westbrook was granted accelerated rehabilitation, a program...
  • Easton man charged with assaulting police officer

    A 31-year-old Easton man was charged with resisting arrest and assaulting a Freemansburg police officer during a traffic stop about 4:30 a.m. Saturday on Freemansburg Avenue. Ian O. Murphy allegedly became unruly with police while he was a passenger in a...
  • Man arrested in assault on National Book Award winner Colum McCann

    Man arrested in assault on National Book Award winner Colum McCann
    Police in New Haven, Conn., have arrested Michael Mott, the man wanted on suspicion of assaulting Colum McCann, a winner of the National Book Award. There had been a warrant out for Mott's arrest; he turned himself in Monday night and confessed, New Haven...
  • Man Arrested In Attack On Internationally-Known Author

    Man Arrested In Attack On Internationally-Known Author
    NEW HAVEN — The man who police say is responsible for an assault that left a National Book Award-winning author unconscious has been arrested, police said Tuesday. Michael Mott, 34, of Chestnut Hill Road in Oxford, turned himself in on a warrant...
  • Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound

    Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound
    Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time. The Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb near the entrance to the...
  • Police identify man suspected of stabbing father

    A Glendale man arrested for allegedly injuring his father in a stabbing at their family home last week was identified by police Monday as 28-year-old Nicholas Rowe. Police received the call at 11 p.m. July 3 about a suspected knife attack at 1100 N....
  • 1 defendant in beating of motorist gets a year in jail

    DETROIT One of four Detroit men who admitted to taking part in the April beating of Steve Utash received a sentence below the legal guidelines Thursday, despite the prosecutor's objection. James Deontae Davis, 24, was given a year in jail or work release...