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  • Hard, original journalism carries 'Serial' to success

    Last week, the first season of the smash-hit podcast "Serial" ended the only way it could have. And if you think I'm going to tell you how, you're crazy. More than 1.5 million listeners a purported record for a podcast had been biting their nails down...
  • Talk of 'wings on pigs' threats on police tests U.S. speech rights

    The point-blank killing of two New York policemen and protests against the use of excessive force by officers have raised the question of whether people can be prosecuted for words of violence directed at police in social media and on the streets....
  • Man accused in roommate's killing wants confession thrown out

    Man accused in roommate's killing wants confession thrown out
    An attorney for the Orange County man accused of stabbing and strangling his roommate and then defiling her body in October has filed a motion asking a judge to consider throwing out the confession in the case. According to an affidavit, Bryan Santana...
  • Warrant: Murder Victim Drove Shooter To Hartford, Left Him

    Warrant: Murder Victim Drove Shooter To Hartford, Left Him
    MANCHESTER — After being driven into Hartford and abandoned there last summer, an 18-year-old man returned to East Hartford and shot the driver, who later died, according to an arrest warrant. Michael Mikulske, 44, was shot on July 2 after a...
  • Osceola murder suspect no longer TSA officer

    Osceola murder suspect no longer TSA officer
    An Osceola County man accused of stabbing his wife to death is no longer a federal Transportation Security Administration officer at Orlando International Airport. Herve Placide, 49, of Poinciana has been "removed from federal service," an official...
  • Convicted killer of two Broward drug smugglers denied new trial

    Convicted killer of two Broward drug smugglers denied new trial
    The year was 1980, and Scott Errico was a 22-year-old deep into South Florida's drug smuggling business. Authorities later called him the "enforcer" in a $700 million marijuana ring that used luxury yachts breezing in and out of Fort Lauderdale. But...
  • 14-year-old boy among 5 charged in slaying of Southwest Side teen

    14-year-old boy among 5 charged in slaying of Southwest Side teen
    Moments after an 18-year-old was fatally shot at his Southwest Side home during a home-invasion robbery, officers pulled over a white vehicle similar to one reported to have been used in several neighborhood robberies, authorities said. Inside the...
  • 4 dead, 11 wounded in city shootings

    4 dead, 11 wounded in city shootings
    Four people have been killed and at least eleven wounded in shootings on the South and West sides since Tuesday morning, police said. A 38-year-old man was found shot to death Tuesday night in a car in the South Austin neighborhood, police said....
  • Officer kills armed 18-year-old in suburb near Ferguson

    Officer kills armed 18-year-old in suburb near Ferguson
    The mayor of the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley urged calm Wednesday after a white police officer killed a black 18-year-old who police said pointed a gun at him, reigniting tensions that have lingered since the death of Michael Brown in neighboring...
  • Instagram account depicts troubled shooter

    Instagram account depicts troubled shooter
    As Ismaaiyl Brinsley made his way to New York from Baltimore County to kill two police officers, detectives discovered he was foreshadowing the violent attack on an Instagram account. "I'm Putting Wings On Pigs Today," read the message that has now...
  • Charges in shooting, police pursuit that ended with driver dead

    Charges in shooting, police pursuit that ended with driver dead
    A man who fled police after shooting someone on a South Chicago front porch, triggering a high-speed police chase that killed the driver of the fleeing car, has been charged with murder in the driver’s death, prosecutors said Tuesday. James...