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  • Belated justice: Cambodia settles a score with the Khmer Rouge

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Aug. 14: It took three years, but after a trial conducted by the Cambodian government in partnership with the United Nations, two former high-ranking officials were...
  • Ferguson, Mo., and L.A.: Two police shootings, one common thread

    There may be a world of difference between the shooting Saturday of an unarmed man by police in Ferguson, Mo., and the LAPD shooting Monday of an unarmed and apparently mentally ill man in South Los Angeles — or there may not be — but the...
  • Engineer convicted in 35-year-old cold-case murder of Torrance nurse

    Engineer convicted in 35-year-old cold-case murder of Torrance nurse
    The Knight family waited 35 years for justice. When it came Thursday, Donna Knight leaned forward and stared hard at the back of Douglas Bradford's head. Bradford, who had just been convicted in the 1979 killing of Knight's older sister Lynne, did not...
  • Michael Brown's uncle describes nephew as large in size, quiet in demeanor

    FERGUSON, Mo. The uncle of 18-year-old Michael Brown says his nephew was a "gentle giant" who didn't want to play football because he didn't want to hurt anyone. Brown, who was shot to death Saturday afternoon in Ferguson by a police officer, stood 6-...
  • Pennsylvania man found guilty of murdering parents, twin brother

    PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania man has been found guilty but mentally ill in the sword-stabbing murders of his parents and twin brother, his lawyer's office said on Thursday. Joseph McAndrew Jr., 27, was convicted on Wednesday by Judge Gary...
  • Los Angeles man convicted of ex-girlfriend's murder 35 years later

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California man, who prosecutors say stabbed and strangled his ex-girlfriend to death in 1979, was found guilty of her murder by a Los Angeles jury on Thursday, more than three decades later. Douglas Gordon Bradford, a...
  • Billboards go up for fugitive Mexican drug lord wanted in U.S.

    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Federal authorities offering a $5 million reward for a fugitive Mexican drug lord who killed a U.S. anti-narcotics agent in the 1980s have taken the unusual step of plastering his face on billboards in southwestern border states....
  • Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.

    Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.
    Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.  The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...
  • J. Cole issues 'Be Free' in response to Ferguson, Mo., shooting

    J. Cole issues 'Be Free' in response to Ferguson, Mo., shooting
    Hip-hop artist J. Cole, saying “I’m tired of being desensitized to the murder of black men,” has written, recorded and released a song in response to the civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., after last weekend’s shooting of an unarmed...
  • Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying

    Mother tried to help daughter before Bali slaying
    Sheila von Wiese-Mack spent the final years of her life trying to repair her tumultuous relationship with her only child. She sought help from everyone she encountered in Oak Park — teachers, therapists, doctors, attorneys, neighbors, even the...
  • Tales of 1980s Broward drug smugglers, murders back in court

    Tales of 1980s Broward drug smugglers, murders back in court
    Scott Errico stands among South Florida's more colorful crime figures from the 1980s. And now he's back in the spotlight, as a court examines his decades-old Broward double-murder convictions and unlikely bid for another trial at age 56. With Errico's...