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  • Judge drops all charges against Michael Johnson

    Judge drops all charges against Michael Johnson
    A Baltimore judge has dismissed charges against the man accused in the late 2010 disappearance and death of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, setting free the only suspect in a case that drew national attention but has been criticized as flimsy. Michael...
  • Jury Selection To Begin For Suspected Hartford Serial Killer

    HARTFORD — A New Britain man serving a prison sentence of life plus 100 years for the 1988 killing of a Hartford girl faces another trial for the killing of a Hartford girl in 1987. Pedro Miranda, 57, is charged with murder, felony murder, capital...
  • Suspect charged with hitting, killing man who was changing tire

    Suspect charged with hitting, killing man who was changing tire
    A routine tire change turned tragic early Friday, leaving one man dead and another behind bars. Chevanne Todd, 22, was driving with his fiancee and a friend in the 1600 block of West Oakland Park Boulevard around midnight when he got a flat tire, the...
  • Chicago teen accused in mom's Bali slaying can access trust, judge rules

     Chicago teen accused in mom's Bali slaying can access trust, judge rules
    Three months before her violent death while vacationing in Bali, Sheila von Wiese-Mack placed her $1.56 million estate in a trust to be used for the "health, support, education and maintenance" of her only child. In quoting the slain Chicago woman's...
  • Release Records Of Famous Killer

    Release Records Of Famous Killer
    It's absurd for the state to hide the medical records of Amy Archer Gilligan, one of Connecticut's most notorious murderers. Those killings happened a century ago. She has no family left. Who or what is the state protecting at this point? Dozens of...
  • Lawsuit filed in police 'knock-and-talk' killing of Orlando teen

    Lawsuit filed in police 'knock-and-talk' killing of Orlando teen
    An Orlando police killing of a teenager during a controversial knock-and-talk operation in 2013 now faces a wrongful-death lawsuit in federal court. Karvas Gamble Jr., 19, died when Orlando drug agents responded without supervision to a week-old tip and...
  • 20 Prospective Aaron Hernandez Jurors Move Ahead

    FALL RIVER, Mass. -- Prospective jurors in the Aaron Hernandez murder case were brought into court for individual questioning Friday, and 20 of them advanced to the next phase of the selection process. Hernandez, 25, is charged with first degree...
  • Stabber gets life in prison for fatal club attack on DJ

    Stabber gets life in prison for fatal club attack on DJ
    A jury Friday convicted a 35-year-old man of first-degree murder for stabbing a popular Orlando hip-hop DJ at a downtown nightclub in June. Gavin Brown, 35, says he acted in self-defense that night — that he disarmed and then stabbed Jerry Smith...
  • Mayor cites mental illness as factor in Albuquerque police shootings, calls for legislation

    Albuquerque's mayor took to the airwaves to answer questions about officer-involved shootings after a trying week for the city's police force, calling on lawmakers to take up legislation that could help reduce police encounters with dangerous mentally ill...
  • Airman's lawyer asks judge to quit murder trial over Pentagon's 'Guantanamo-first' rule

    A Pentagon order reassigning military judges to remote Guantanamo for the duration of their war crimes trial is already reverberating in the traditional military justice system. On Thursday, the defense lawyer for an airman awaiting a capital court...
  • West Boca nanny killer gets 90 years in home-invasion case

    West Boca nanny killer gets 90 years in home-invasion case
    Lorraine Childress says she continues to have panic attacks, and repeatedly checks the locks on her doors each night — more than 11-1/2 years after an intruder attacked her and her husband at knifepoint. But now she's thankful a Palm Beach County...