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  • Michael Brown's family disputes claim that officer feared for life

    Michael Brown's family disputes claim that officer feared for life
    A white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Missouri in August told investigators he was in fear for his life after the young man grabbed at his gun, which was discharged twice in his patrol car, the New York Times reported....
  • LAPD: CSUN student killed after trying to sell car on Craigslist

    LAPD: CSUN student killed after trying to sell car on Craigslist
    Los Angeles police alleged Monday that a 28-year-old man fatally stabbed a Cal State Northridge student who went missing more than a month ago after trying to sell his luxury car on Craigslist. Agustin Fernandez of Long Beach was charged Monday with one...
  • Shooting at storage facility believed to be attempted murder-suicide

    Shooting at storage facility believed to be attempted murder-suicide
    Police believe that a shooting at a big-rig storage facility in Burbank on Monday was an attempted murder-suicide in which a husband shot his wife and later turned the handgun on himself. Officers were called to the 3600 block of North San Fernando...
  • Suspect in Indiana serial killings has violent past

    Suspect in Indiana serial killings has violent past
    The convicted sex offender who was named on Monday as the suspect in the serial killings of seven women in northwest Indiana — and in perhaps other slayings across the country — allegedly left his victims in vacant buildings in some of Gary'...
  • Up to 1,000 potential jurors may be questioned for Boston bombing trial

    As many as 1,000 potential jurors may be called to fill out questionnaires that will eventually lead to the selection of a panel that will decide the fate of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, officials said Monday. U.S. District Judge...
  • Lawyer: Teen accused of attempted rape is mentally ill

     Lawyer: Teen accused of attempted rape is mentally ill
    A Bethlehem teenager charged with trying to rape and murder a Lehigh University student in her off-campus apartment is mentally ill and should not be tried as an adult, his defense attorney said during a hearing Monday. Bryan Sanchez-Osorio, 17, will...
  • Video of eyewitness shown in Puerto Rican club shooting trial

    Video of eyewitness shown in Puerto Rican club shooting trial
    The scene: The Bethlehem police station, two hours after a chaotic gun battle that killed one woman and wounded five other people. The cast: A witness, Jose Gonzalez, and two city investigators who suspect he may have been a gunman early that 2012...
  • Former Lehigh Valley man, accused of killing four in Florida, pleads not guilty

    Former Lehigh Valley man, accused of killing four in Florida, pleads not guilty
    In a Florida courtroom Monday, former Parkland High School student Adam Matos pleaded not guilty to killing four people, including three former Lehigh Valley residents he had been living with. Matos, 28, was charged last month with four counts of first-...
  • Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing

    Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing
    PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. At the culmination of one...
  • Another Eric Frein sighting in Pennsylvania closes schools

    Another Eric Frein sighting in Pennsylvania closes schools
    After staying open Monday following another reported sighting of trooper-slaying suspect Eric Frein, some Pennsylvania schools were closed Tuesday, according to an alert posted on the Pocono Mountain school district's website. The closure comes a day...
  • What experts say about serial killers

     What experts say about serial killers
    If Darren Deon Vann did indeed kill multiple women in northwest Indiana, as law enforcement officials suspect, he would join a rare group of murderers who tend to prey on vulnerable and transient women. The possibility that he committed crimes over a...