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  • Jury vindicates Easton police in excessive force lawsuit

    PHILADELPHIA — In the end, Tan Van Tran's police brutality claim came down to his word against that of a pair of eyewitnesses and the Easton police officers he accused of roughing him up during a 2012 arrest. On Tuesday, a federal jury in...
  • 8 wounded in separate city-wide shootings

    8 wounded in separate city-wide shootings
    A 14-year-old boy is the youngest of at least 8 people shot across the city Tuesday afternoon. Police said the shooting, which stems from an ongoing gang conflict in the Marquette Park neighborhood, happened about 6:40 p.m. The boy was approached by...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a ban on using race in admissions to Michigan's public universities. The court overturned a U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision. The opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, says the case is...
  • New Jersey police officer, suspect wounded during drug buy

    HACKENSACK, New Jersey (Reuters) - A police detective and a suspect were wounded on Tuesday when gunfire erupted during an undercover drug deal in Garfield, New Jersey, a prosecutor said. The undercover officer, part of the Bergen County Prosecutor's...
  • Roseanne Barr disputes Zimmerman lawsuit over Twitter post

    George Zimmerman's parents are picking a court fight with Roseanne Barr. The entertainer admitted in a court filing this week that she had posted the address of Robert and Gladys Zimmerman on Twitter during the heated controversy over whether their...
  • Trial starting for 2nd man accused in '94 Waukegan killing

    Trial starting for 2nd man accused in '94 Waukegan killing
    Nearly 20 years have passed since prominent Waukegan businessman Fred Reckling was beaten to death in his appliance store. But for family, friends and former employees assembled at the Lake County courthouse Tuesday for the start of the trial of...
  • Shooting near National Zoo injures 2

    Shooting near National Zoo injures 2
    Two men were wounded Monday by gunshots near a Washington, D.C., zoo shortly after it hosted an annual Easter event that drew thousands of people, police said. Police responding to reports of gunfire just after 5 p.m. found the men--one shot in the...
  • Indecent exposure reported in Bel Air [Harford Police blotter]

    Indecent exposure reported in Bel Air [Harford Police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Jonathan A. Waldon, 53, of the 100 block of Hamilton Avenue, was charged Friday with malicious destruction of property valued at $1,000. Gary Izell Osborne, 24, of the 400 block...
  • Albuquerque rattled by latest deadly police shooting

    Less than two weeks after federal officials rebuked the Albuquerque Police Department for a rash of unjustified officer-involved shootings, an officer fatally shot a 19-year-old woman suspected of stealing a vehicle and pointing a gun at police,...
  • Bloody Chicago weekend raises questions about guns, gangs and morals

    No mass killer terrorized the Chicago streets on Easter weekend. But the joyous spring holiday of renewal was anything but tranquil. At least nine people were killed and 36 others, including children, were shot and wounded. It was the second weekend...
  • Man charged with fatally shooting neighbor after Sunday cookout

    Man charged with fatally shooting neighbor after Sunday cookout
    A Woodlawn man was charged Tuesday with fatally shooting his neighbor, saying he felt "disrespected" when the victim left a Sunday cookout early, according to charging documents. Police said Brandon Jerome Stanfield, 30, shot and killed Michael...