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  • Mistrial declared in Newport News shooting death

    NEWPORT NEWS — A mistrial was declared on the third day of a homicide trial Wednesday after a juror visited the crime scene the night before. The mistrial was called in the trial of Charles Crist, who is charged with murder and a firearms...
  • Hip-hop artist Young Jeezy arrested in firearms-related case

    Hip-hop artist Young Jeezy arrested in firearms-related case
    Hip-hop artist Young Jeezy has been arrested on suspicion of having an illegal firearm a day after a man was fatally shot at rapper Wiz Khalifa's concert, police said Monday. Young Jeezy, whose real name is Jay Jenkins, along with four other men and a...
  • Ferguson shows we have work to do on race

    As I watch the coverage and read the accounts of what has happened in Ferguson, Mo., I keep asking myself: "Is this really 2014?" In many ways, it seems more like 1964. After all, the apparent quick-trigger mentality of mostly white law enforcement, a...
  • Holder visits Ferguson as grand jury hearings begin

    U.S. Atty. General Eric H. Holder Jr. visited Ferguson on Wednesday, meeting with students, community leaders and federal investigators as the St. Louis County prosecutor opened grand jury hearings in the fatal police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old...
  • Man shot during attempted street robbery in South L.A.

    Man shot during attempted street robbery in South L.A.
    A man was shot in South Los Angeles Tuesday night during a botched street robbery, police said. The shooting occurred at 11:30 p.m. on the corner of Imperial Highway and Olive Street in the community of Vermont Vista when the victim said he felt a sharp...
  • Two fatally shot in Baltimore

    Two fatally shot in Baltimore
    Baltimore homicide detectives on Wednesday were investigating two fatal shootings that occurred the previous night. Police said Robert Lee Woods, 34, was shot in the unit block of W. 20th St. in the Charles North neighborhood in the Station North Arts...
  • Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn

    Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn
    Lethal police shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and St. Louis this month, and a chokehold death in New York City in July, have been met with a question: Why didn't the officers use a Taser? Although the use of stun guns has become prevalent in police...
  • Man, 21, fatally shot by police on Far South Side

    Man, 21, fatally shot by police on Far South Side
    A man on a bike was fatally shot by police on the Far South Side after he aimed a gun at officers, authorities said. A Calumet District tactical team had tried to stop the 21-year-old man for questioning as he rode a bicycle in the 13300 block of South...
  • Woman, 75, gets life for killing husband in Wyoming 40 years ago

    (Reuters) - An elderly Missouri woman convicted of killing her husband four decades ago and burying his body in an abandoned Wyoming gold mine was sentenced to life in prison by a Wyoming judge on Monday, a prosecutor said. Laramie County District...
  • Related story: 'Two Fergusons': Residents take a hard look at city's racial divisions

    Related story: 'Two Fergusons': Residents take a hard look at city's racial divisions
    When community leaders in this St. Louis suburb called a meeting last week to grapple with the aftermath of the Michael Brown police shooting, almost every face in the crowd of nearly 200 was white. All but a handful of the city’s black residents,...
  • Tasered Hartford Teen Still In Hospital; Mother Says She Intends To File Complaint Against Officer

    Tasered Hartford Teen Still In Hospital; Mother Says She Intends To File Complaint Against Officer
    HARTFORD — The mother of an 18-year old Hartford teen who was taken to St. Francis Hospital Tuesday after he was shot by a police Taser during what police described as a "group disturbance" said Wednesday that she intended to file a complaint...