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  • 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...
  • Police Name 19-Year-Old Who Died After New Britain Shooting

     Police Name 19-Year-Old Who Died After New Britain Shooting
    NEW BRITAIN — Police have released the name of a 19-year-old city man who was fatally shot on Roberts Street Monday night. Officers found Cory Earl Washington, of 60 Roberts St., lying in the road, suffering from a gunshot wound when they...
  • Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Mo., rooted in his civil rights pledge

    Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Mo., rooted in his civil rights pledge
    Eric H. Holder Jr.'s planned trip Wednesday to the center of riot-torn Ferguson, Mo., in many ways began 5 1/2 years ago, when he became the nation's first African American attorney general and pledged to make federal civil rights enforcement a hallmark...
  • No answers yet on how to end the turmoil in Ferguson

    No answers yet on how to end the turmoil in Ferguson
    Bottles had been lobbed by the angry crowd, but it was still about an hour before protesters would begin lighting blazes and firing guns at police officers. Tear gas had yet to waft down the streets, but a weary Capt. Ron Johnson was losing patience....
  • Ferguson protests lure many from across the U.S.

    Illai Kenney, a telecommunications student in Washington, found herself mesmerized by the constant stream of images flooding into her Twitter feed of protests underway in the small town of Ferguson, half a continent away. Pictures of women whose eyes...
  • UPDATE: Police identify 17-year-old fatally shot in Hampton

    UPDATE: Police identify 17-year-old fatally shot in Hampton
    UPDATE: Hampton police have identified a 17-year-old boy who was shot Tuesday as Devin Harrison. Previously: A 17-year-old was fatally shot in Hampton Tuesday evening, police said. The incident happened just after 7:45 p.m. in the 1800 block of...
  • Even with his troubled history, law let school shooter have guns

    SEATTLE After Aaron Ybarra's deadly assault at Seattle Pacific University in June, some wondered why the suicidal, psychotic 27-year-old was allowed to have a gun in the first place. After all, Ybarra possessed a well-documented history of mental...
  • A message to the people of Ferguson

    Since the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, the nation and the world have witnessed the unrest that has gripped Ferguson, Mo. At the core of these demonstrations is a demand for answers about the circumstances of this young man's death and a broader...
  • Freeway shooting in Atwater Village results in injury

    Freeway shooting in Atwater Village results in injury
    A woman was shot and wounded Wednesday morning as she was exiting the Golden State (5) Freeway just outside Glendale, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Around 6:06 a.m., the victim had exited via the Colorado Boulevard offramp and came...
  • Prosecutors push to link Jason Austin to fatal shooting of cop

    Prosecutors push to link Jason Austin to fatal shooting of cop
    Troy Davis had described in detail how his drug dealer friend had killed the off-duty Chicago police detective and his companion on the West Side in 2008. Just days after the murders, Davis told investigators Jason Austin had walked up to an SUV,...
  • Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]

    Defense attorney attacks unjustified [Commentary]
    Editor's note: This article has been updated from an earlier version Criminal trials typically end once the jury returns its verdict. The attorneys move on to their next cases, unless appeal is pursued, and the debate ends. Unfortunately, that has not...