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  • Baltimore police commanders seek calm after Freddie Gray death

    Baltimore police commanders seek calm after Freddie Gray death
    The police radio crackled: "Two men running with guns … discharge on Druid Hill …" Acting Capt. Robert Jackson hit the sirens on the unmarked Ford Taurus, which hurtled through traffic and stoplights to a West Baltimore intersection....
  • Call for death penalty in shooting, but state lacks the drug

    Two days after the shooting deaths of nine people during a Bible study at a Charleston church, Republican Gov. Nikki Haley made a bold public statement: The gunman "absolutely" should be put to death. But her state, though largely pro-death penalty, can't...
  • Little league becomes a New Jersey city's success story

    Anthony Player crossed Erie Street, holding his 5-year-old son's hand as the baseball diamonds at North Camden's Pyne Poynt Park came into view. Giovanni was starting to wilt after walking more than a mile from Camden's City Hall under the hot midday sun,...
  • New York father, son sentenced for drug dealing

    A father and son from western New York have been sentenced for drug dealing, and two other relatives are also likely prison-bound. Federal prosecutors said Friday that 36-year-old Eric Humphrey of Amherst received a sentence of five years in prison,...
  • Virginia Supreme Court justices in wide-ranging video conversation

    The College of William and Mary's law school has released a new video featuring several Virginia Supreme Court justices in a wide-ranging discussion. The video — available for viewing at the school's website at appellate.law.wm.edu — has the...
  • 22 arrested in drug investigation in Lawrence

    Lawrence police have arrested almost two dozen people in a drug investigation directed at heroin trafficking in the city. Police Chief James Fitzpatrick said those arrested Friday include dealers and buyers, ranging in age from 17 to 59 years old....
  • DA: Some charges dismissed in drug raids after doubt in confidential informant

    DA: Some charges dismissed in drug raids after doubt in confidential informant
    An investigation that led to more than a dozen arrests was compromised because a confidential informant used powdered sugar and crushed antacids in place of drugs, Northampton County authorities said. District Attorney John Morganelli said the arrests...
  • MBI arrests 16 in meth-trafficking ring

    MBI arrests 16 in meth-trafficking ring
    Investigators say they've dismantled a methamphetamine-trafficking organization responsible for distributing pounds of the drug to dealers across Central Florida. As of Wednesday afternoon, 10 people had been arrested with charges of trafficking in...
  • Gonzalez abruptly ends murder trial, pleads guilty

    Gonzalez abruptly ends murder trial, pleads guilty
    After two weeks defending himself on murder charges before a Will County jury, Jason Gonzalez on Friday suddenly decided to plead guilty to killing his uncle during a dispute in September 2009. Gonzalez's abrupt plea came after he read a document at the...
  • Homeboy Industries linked to Mexican Mafia racketeering case; organization responds

    Homeboy Industries linked to Mexican Mafia racketeering case; organization responds
    Nearly two dozen members of three Northeast Los Angeles gangs united by the Mexican Mafia have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of racketeering, extorting money from drug sellers and conspiring to kill rivals. The indictment unsealed...
  • Heroin charges filed in federal court against Westminster man

    Heroin charges filed in federal court against Westminster man
    A Westminster man who had been charged locally with heroin distribution charges will now face similar counts in federal court, so Carroll County prosecutors moved Thursday to drop the charges they had filed. Alexander Emmanouil Agniadis, 27, of the...