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  • Deputies: Teen faces attempted murder charges after shooting gang members

    Deputies: Teen faces attempted murder charges after shooting gang members
    A teen picked up this week near Atlanta faces extradition to face charges in a gang-related shooting on Feb. 5 outside a south Orlando apartment that wounded two teenagers. What led detectives to charge Artavius Thomas, 15, has not been released. But a...
  • Decades later, community remembers murdered Aurora basketball star

    Decades later, community remembers murdered Aurora basketball star
    The 20th anniversary of the fatal shooting of 17-year-old basketball standout Moshe Rogers is a reminder, community leaders say, that bullets don't target people by name and shootings in Aurora are a threat to everyone. "He was an innocent bystander....
  • AP Exclusive: Many sex offenders killed in California prison

    Shortly after 2 a.m. on April 6, 2010, a guard at Salinas Valley State Prison noticed Alan Ager's cellmate trying to stuff something under a mattress. It was Ager, blood trickling from his mouth and a cloth noose tied around his neck. The convicted child...
  • New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues

    New corrections secretary says corruption battle at Baltimore jail continues
    The courtroom drama from the Black Guerrilla Family's lust- and drug-fueled reign at the Baltimore jail is all but over, now that the last of 40 convictions was secured last week. But Maryland's new corrections secretary says the battle against crime and...
  • North Side $2.5 million drug operation foiled, 22 charged

    North Side $2.5 million drug operation foiled, 22 charged
    A joint investigation by law enforcement officials helped take down a North Side drug operation that crossed into Evanston and Skokie and netted about $2.5 million over the course of the investigation, police said. The investigation, dubbed Operation...
  • Is violence contagious?

    Is violence contagious?
    Baltimore police say they can't explain the recent uptick in homicides in the city's Northeast District, which has seen more murders than any other part of the city so far this year. The killings seem disturbingly random, ranging from domestic disputes...
  • Outlaws biker club seeks return of badges, vests confiscated in bar fight

    Outlaws biker club seeks return of badges, vests confiscated in bar fight
    A violent barroom attack in 2012 involving people affiliated with Outlaws Motorcycle Club remains the subject of legal action in McHenry County. The criminal charges against the men arrested in the fight are not at issue. Rather, a lawyer for Outlaws...
  • Riverdale man charged in 14-year-old boy's killing

    A Riverdale man has been charged in the January shooting death of a 14-year-old junior high school student. According to Cook County prosecutors, Terry Johnson, 21, and another person shot and killed Rashad Oliver on Jan. 25 because Johnson wanted...
  • Copenhagen attacks: Gunman may have been inspired by Islamic State

    Copenhagen attacks: Gunman may have been inspired by Islamic State
    The gunman believed to have carried out two deadly attacks in Copenhagen was on the intelligence service’s radar and may have been inspired by Islamic State, Danish officials said Sunday. The suspected killer was fatally shot by police early...
  • How a Mexican Mafia killer became a law enforcement darling

    How a Mexican Mafia killer became a law enforcement darling
    The man sitting in the back of the vehicle is wearing a light-colored shirt, a patterned tie and an air of authority. He's headed to a conference in Anaheim to give a speech and, as trees, hedges and apartment buildings flash by, he rattles off a list...
  • Nebraska proposals would end mandatory minimum sentences for certain gun, drug felonies

    Prison reform advocates are asking Nebraska lawmakers to end mandatory minimum sentences for certain gun and drug crimes, saying the get-tough-on-crime approach has backfired. Their comments at a legislative hearing on Wednesday came as Sen. Ernie...