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  • Newport News man arrested in stabbing death, police said

    Newport News man arrested in stabbing death, police said
    A Newport News man has been arrested following an overnight Sunday slaying at a boarding house on Chestnut Avenue, according to police. Lemuel Theodore Mitchell, 47, of the 200 block of Chestnut Avenue, was found around midnight stabbed to death just...
  • Film to probe Newark schoolyard murders' toll on family

    For what seemed a small eternity, Shalga Hightower epitomized the picture of parental grief in the aftermath of Newark's 2007 schoolyard killings, when a group of men and boys, including one who turned 15 that day, lined up her college-bound daughter...
  • France detains 3 new suspects in thwarted attack probe

    French police have detained three people in an investigation into an alleged plot to attack a church near Paris, authorities said Sunday. The three are suspected of possible links to Sid Ahmed Ghlam, the chief suspect in the thwarted attack. The...
  • 2 men charged in Burke County killing say it was accidental

    Two men charged with murder in the death of a woman in Burke County say it happened when a gun the felons weren't supposed to have accidentally fired. Warrants in 39-year-old Leslie Hensley's death say investigators found bleach bottles in the trash near...
  • Cop who shot teen 16 times faulted in 2007 traffic stop

    Cop who shot teen 16 times faulted in 2007 traffic stop
    It's been seven years since Ed Nance was roughed up by a Chicago police officer who handcuffed him so violently during a 2007 traffic stop he seriously injured both shoulders, costing him tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills and lost wages....
  • Different kind of crime-victim group lobbies against rolling back Prop. 47

    Different kind of crime-victim group lobbies against rolling back Prop. 47
    Albania Morales stood behind the coffin-shaped placard that bore her dead husband's face, practically eclipsed by her political prop. Ricardo Avelar-Lara died last November in Los Angeles, shot by sheriff's deputies. I am a crime victim, Morales said: I...
  • March on Baltimore: 'All night, all day, we will fight for Freddie Gray'

    A day of mostly peaceful demonstrations against the death of Freddie Gray turned confrontational as dark fell over Baltimore Saturday evening, as protesters blocked traffic near the Inner Harbor, smashed police car windows and shouted, "Killers!" at...
  • Judge delays rulings on matters in murder trial pending decision on his status

    Judge delays rulings on matters in murder trial pending decision on his status
    An Orange County judge presiding over the case of a Costa Mesa man accused of two killings said Friday that he will not rule on contentious motions leading up to the trial until the state's highest court decides whether he should stay on the case....
  • Woman charged with murder in death of newborn at work

     A young office worker put her newborn son into a sealed plastic bag and hid him in a desk drawer after giving birth in a toilet stall at a Redford business, authorities revealed Friday at the woman's arraignment on murder and child abuse charges....
  • Autopsy: Indiana University student died from head injuries

    A coroner said Saturday that an Indiana University student found dead in a rural area hours before she was reported missing had been fatally beaten in the head with an unknown weapon. Authorities, meanwhile, were holding a southern Indiana man on a...
  • Teen's life celebrated on anniversary of prom-day stabbing

    The life of a 16-year-old girl stabbed to death at a Connecticut school a year ago on the day of prom was celebrated Saturday by hundreds of people with a road race, fried food and live music. Wearing shirts in Maren Sanchez's favorite color of purple,...