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  • We don't 'mass incarcerate'

    One of the common and increasingly popular critiques of the American criminal justice system is that it "mass incarcerates" our citizens. This critique often drips with accusations of racism. A recent book called mass incarceration the "new Jim Crow." But...
  • N. Florida killer set for execution on Jan. 15

    N. Florida killer set for execution on Jan. 15
    Gov. Rick Scott on Monday signed a death warrant for a man found guilty of committing first-degree murder and sexual battery during a home-invasion robbery in 1993 in Escambia County. Scott signed the warrant for Johnny Shane Kormondy, 42, to die by...
  • New Haven Man Convicted In Killing Outside Hartford Bar

    New Haven Man Convicted In Killing Outside Hartford Bar
    HARTFORD — A 26-year-old New Haven man has been acquitted of murder, but convicted of first-degree manslaughter with a firearm and faces up to 40 years in prison. Angel Morales was convicted Friday of shooting and killing 21-year-old Miguel...
  • Violence erupts after grand jury fails to indict Ferguson officer

    A grand jury on Monday declined to indict a white police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, unleashing angry protests by demonstrators who said the outcome proved the justice system’s failure to value the...
  • Tracking led to confession in deaths of 4 prostitutes, officials say

    Tracking led to confession in deaths of 4 prostitutes, officials say
    Old-fashioned detective work and high-tech data gathering led investigators to track down the two men now charged with killing at least four female prostitutes who were swept off the streets of Orange County, according to grand jury testimony. The...
  • Father charged in 4-month-old son's death

    Father charged in 4-month-old son's death
    A man is charged with killing his infant son last week, city police said. Christopher Banner Sr., 20, was arrested and charged Thursday in the four-month-old's death, after the child died at a hospital earlier the same day, police said. Officers...
  • Ferguson's grievance

    Ferguson's grievance
    The rioting and violence that erupted in Ferguson, Mo., after the news Monday night that a white police officer would not be indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed black teen were inexcusable. The cause of racial justice will not be advanced by...
  • James E. Causey: Grand jury's decision in Ferguson case not a surprise

    A grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown in August. I wish I could say I was surprised by the decision, but I'm not. As an African-American male I have seen this play...
  • No charges against Darren Wilson in Ferguson shooting, grand jury decides

    CLAYTON, Mo. Officer Darren Wilson will not face state criminal charges in the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch announced Monday night that a grand jury delivered a "no true bill" after...
  • Police: Woman 'threw knife' at man, killing him in Bethlehem domestic dispute

    Police: Woman 'threw knife' at man, killing him in Bethlehem domestic dispute
    A Bethlehem woman told police during a domestic dispute early Monday, she "threw a knife" at the father of her child, killing him with a stab wound to the chest, authorities said. Police have not yet identified the victim – a 37-year-old New...
  • Chief asks community to come together after police kill boy who had fake gun

    Cleveland’s police chief on Monday called on the community to come together after police officers killed a 12-year-old boy who was holding a fake gun.  “A tragedy like this really affects our entire community,” Cleveland Police Chief...