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  • Prosecutors push to link Jason Austin to fatal shooting of cop

    Prosecutors push to link Jason Austin to fatal shooting of cop
    Troy Davis had described in detail how his drug dealer friend had killed the off-duty Chicago police detective and his companion on the West Side in 2008. Just days after the murders, Davis told investigators Jason Austin had walked up to an SUV,...
  • Saudi Arabia executes five men for drug possession, murder

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia executed four men for possession of hashish on Monday and another man for murder on Tuesday, local media reported, taking to 18 the number of people it has put to death in two weeks, prompting alarm from rights groups....
  • Officer in fatal Missouri shooting finds pockets of support

    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - On the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, a community wracked by racial unrest, police officer Darren Wilson is vilified by protesters for shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager. Away from the front lines, however, a small...
  • Mistrial declared in Newport News shooting death

    NEWPORT NEWS — A mistrial was declared on the third day of a homicide trial Wednesday after a juror visited the crime scene the night before. The mistrial was called in the trial of Charles Crist, who is charged with murder and a firearms...
  • Seattle man says he killed 4 in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against U.S.

    Seattle man says he killed 4 in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against U.S.
    A Seattle man who confessed to killing four people in Washington and New Jersey this year said each shooting was part of a mission of vengeance against the U.S. government for its actions in the Middle East, according to court documents released...
  • Driver in Diamond Bar crash that killed 6 pleads not guilty

    Driver in Diamond Bar crash that killed 6 pleads not guilty
    A Fontana woman accused of driving the wrong way on two Southern California freeways before getting into a head-on collision that killed six, including her sister, has pleaded not guilty to six counts of murder. Olivia Carolee Culbreath, 21, allegedly...
  • Boynton officer seriously hurt after being hit by car fleeing traffic stop, police say

    Three people have been arrested after an officer was seriously injured when he was hit by a car fleeing a traffic stop, according to a Boynton Beach Police news release. Police said they tried to pull over the driver of a dark green Mitsubishi at...
  • Man charged with 15 felonies in deadly gun battle with LAPD

    Man charged with 15 felonies in deadly gun battle with LAPD
    A man found hiding in a dumpster after multiple shootouts with police through the streets of Los Angeles has been charged with 15 felonies, including attempted murder and assault of an officer. Avel Jowan Turks, 18, of Los Angeles, is scheduled to be...
  • Ferguson, Mo.'s truth: We have a human-rights problem

    A few years ago, I spoke at a human-rights conference at George Mason University. I had documented the number of unarmed African-American males killed by American police as well as the high rate of black men who are being held in county, state and federal...
  • What kind of prison might the inmates design?

    What kind of prison might the inmates design?
    The workshop leaders came laden with markers in colors other than red and blue (gang colors), drafting rulers crafted from museum board (too dull to double as weapons) and kiddie scissors (ditto). All the students wore orange. And on this final day,...
  • Holder visits Ferguson as grand jury hearings begin

    U.S. Atty. General Eric H. Holder Jr. visited Ferguson on Wednesday, meeting with students, community leaders and federal investigators as the St. Louis County prosecutor opened grand jury hearings in the fatal police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old...