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  • LAPD chief faces tense crowd over shooting of mentally ill man

    LAPD chief faces tense crowd over shooting of mentally ill man
    The atmosphere in a South Los Angeles church was at times tense Tuesday night as residents and activists peppered Los Angeles police officials with questions about two officers' fatal shooting of a mentally ill man. Pictures of Ezell Ford dotted the...
  • Teen murder suspect convicted of killing suburban man

    Teen murder suspect convicted of killing suburban man
    A man who was 15 when he was accused of murder has been found guilty and now faces 20 years to life in prison. Edwin Paniagua, now 19, was found guilty of heinous murder with wanton cruelty in the 2010 death of Jean Wattecamps of Mount Prospect. The...
  • Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson

    Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson
    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in riot gear ordered demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday, then charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved during an 11th night of protests over the fatal shooting of a...
  • Innocent woman killed at downtown bar by officer's stray bullet, chief says

    Innocent woman killed at downtown bar by officer's stray bullet, chief says
    An Orlando police officer mistakenly shot and killed an innocent woman during a confrontation with a gunman at a downtown bar early Tuesday, according to a preliminary investigation by the Police Department. The victim, identified as club patron Maria...
  • Ex-India PM immune from some claims of Sikh genocide: U.S. judge

    (Reuters) - Former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is immune from claims that he supported the genocide of Sikhs during his decade leading the country, a federal judge has ruled. But U.S. District Judge James Boasberg in the District of Columbia...
  • Ferguson streets turn tense around midnight

    Ferguson streets turn tense around midnight
    After a night of virtual calm on Ferguson streets, the protests turned tense shortly before midnight Tuesday when someone threw a bottle and police swarmed to make arrests.  The night appeared on the verge of spinning out of control when some protesters...
  • Ferguson turns tense around midnight; protesters step in to keep peace

    Ferguson turns tense around midnight; protesters step in to keep peace
    After a night of virtual calm on Ferguson streets, protests over the Aug. 9 police killing of an unarmed black man turned tense shortly before midnight Tuesday when someone threw a bottle and police swarmed to make an arrest. The night appeared on the...
  • Body of Chicago woman killed in Indonesia headed back to U.S. soon

    Body of Chicago woman killed in Indonesia headed back to U.S. soon
    The body of a Chicago woman who was allegedly bludgeoned to death and stuffed in a suitcase at a resort hotel in Bali is expected to be sent back to the U.S. to be examined by the FBI. Sheila von Wiese-Mack's body was found stuffed in a hard-sided...
  • Life sentence upheld for U.S. Marine who killed prostitute

    HONOLULU (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps Pacific commander has approved the life sentence recommended by a court martial for a former U.S. Marine who murdered a Las Vegas prostitute in Hawaii, a spokesman said Tuesday. The military court found...
  • Newport News defendant testifies that he fired at man because he felt threatened

    NEWPORT NEWS — Charles Crist testified Tuesday that he pulled the trigger July 9, 2010, because a man he thought was armed with a knife was too close to him. "Greg charged toward me with clenched fists at full speed," Crist testified. "His grip...
  • Man Took Drugs Before Fatally Slashing Infant, Police Say

    Man Took Drugs Before Fatally Slashing Infant, Police Say
    BRISTOL — Arthur Hapgood Sr. stepped outside 211 Park St. on Monday evening to smoke some marijuana, and when he returned, he was a changed man, witnesses told police. He was making bizarre comments, waving his arms and yelling, and then started...