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  • In '89, an officer, a shooting and a legal legacy

    MIAMI In a city long torn by racial tension, a uniformed police officer fatally shot a black man. Days of upheaval and rioting riveted the nation. A series of investigations scrutinized the officer's use of deadly force. He claimed self-defense. Would...
  • Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home

    Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home
    As a hit man for the mob, Harold "Kayo" Konigsberg was once considered "the most dangerous uncaged killer on the East Coast," according to Life magazine, suspected in at least 20 murders. As an elderly resident of an assisted-living facility in Sunrise,...
  • Auburn freshman Mitchell murdered

    The Sports Xchange Auburn freshman Mitchell murdered Auburn freshman Jakell Mitchell was shot and killed at an apartment complex near the school Sunday morning. Auburn police responded to a call that shots were fired at about 12:25 a.m. Mitchell, 18,...
  • Suspect in Easton drug shooting to face trial

    Suspect in Easton drug shooting to face trial
    The two men were getting stoned in Michael Rivera's Easton apartment and negotiating the sale price on a briefcase full of synthetic marijuana. After smoking for a while and trying to get Ricardo Mendez-Acevedo to reduce the $1,500 he wanted for 150...
  • Protest movement grows across all spectrums in Baltimore area

    Dr. Manisha Sharma climbed on a bench outside the Johns Hopkins medical school campus this week and shouted: "If I can't breathe, you can't breathe!" Dozens of students around her responded with the same phrase in unison. It was Human Rights Day, and...
  • Delaware teen accused of murdering father with crossbow

    A teenage boy in Delaware, charged with murdering his father with a crossbow, was being held without bail Saturday in a juvenile detention facility, state police said. Seth Ramsey, 17, of Harrington, was charged with first degree murder and possession of...
  • Three prisoners, two accused of murder, escape from Alabama jail

    Two men jailed on capital murder charges and another for armed robbery escaped an Alabama jail early on Saturday after tackling and choking a guard, a county sheriff said. The three escaped from the jail in the rural southwestern town of Butler after...
  • Serial killer Brian Dugan gives 1st prison interview: 'I could not stop'

    Serial killer Brian Dugan gives 1st prison interview: 'I could not stop'
    Sitting under a paper sign reading "Offender Sit Here," he unspooled the story of his life: a childhood with alcoholic parents, the rapes and murders that put him on death row for a time, and now, after spending more than half of his life behind bars,...
  • Officer shot apprehending Colorado triple fatal shooting suspect

    Officer shot apprehending Colorado triple fatal shooting suspect
    A sheriff’s deputy was shot in Colorado on Friday while attempting to apprehend a suspect in a triple slaying that happened earlier in the week, authorities said. TheĀ Adams County deputy suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, saidĀ Denver...
  • 'Serial' brings healing to Syed family

    'Serial' brings healing to Syed family
    The home that had once been a lonely refuge for a family was buzzing with activity again this week. Another reporter had just left down the concrete steps after interviewing Shamim Rahman about "Serial," the world's most popular podcast, which has put...
  • Md. medical examiner to testify for officer in dog-killing case

    Md. medical examiner to testify for officer in dog-killing case
    Maryland's top medical examiner is prepared to testify on behalf of a Baltimore police officer facing criminal charges for slitting a dog's throat, after reviewing evidence and determining the dog was already dead when the cutting occurred. Officer...