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  • Guns and the governor's race [Editorial]

    Guns and the governor's race  [Editorial]
    Wednesday marks the anniversary of Maryland's tough new gun control law going into effect, and advocates are marking the occasion with a rally in Columbia. The law is getting some recognition in the governor's race, too, with Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown,...
  • Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality

    Officials call for tougher penalties for police brutality
    State and local politicians continued the call Monday for heightened scrutiny of Baltimore police officers who are the focus of brutality allegations, urging tougher penalties for offenders and greater disclosure of internal discipline. "Police...
  • Ferguson cop shooting happened too quick to turn camera on, officer says

    FERGUSON, Mo. The shooting of a police officer over the weekend exposed a vulnerability of new body cameras sweeping the region, a top commander said Monday. Sometimes things unfold too fast to push the record button. So there was no video of what Lt....
  • Allentown murder victim talked with killer earlier that day, police say

    Allentown murder victim talked with killer earlier that day, police say
    The 25-year-old man shot to death Thursday night in east Allentown had spoken with his killer earlier that day to arrange a marijuana sale, according to court records. Diego Hernandez and an unidentified man got into the back seat of a sport utility...
  • Eric Frein search covers hard drive

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — A computer hard drive has provided additional evidence that Eric Frein had planned his attack on state troopers "at least a couple of years," state police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Friday. The electronic records show...
  • Ferguson police barred from wearing 'I am Darren Wilson' bracelets

    Ferguson police barred from wearing 'I am Darren Wilson' bracelets
    Federal officials intervened Friday to stop police in Ferguson, Mo., from wearing “I am Darren Wilson” bracelets in solidarity with the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old there last month. Ferguson Police Chief...
  • Mass-killing prosecution will test Mexican President Peña Nieto

    Mass-killing prosecution will test Mexican President Peña Nieto
    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto faces a major test of his commitment to human rights and accountability after his government took the rare step of arresting an army officer and seven soldiers in connection with a shooting that killed 22 people....
  • Despite Protests, Convicted Murderer Sent To Prison For 50 Years

    Despite Protests, Convicted Murderer Sent To Prison For 50 Years
    HARTFORD — Over Andre Gill's shrill protests, a Superior Court judge sentenced him to 50 years in prison Friday for a 2011 murder outside a Park Street bar. Gill interrupted Judge Julia DiCocco Dewey as she was sentencing him and continued to...
  • Police: Eric Frein spent years planning attack, retreat

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. Eric Frein's Internet searches included how to avoiding police during manhunts, use law enforcement technology and survive in the wilderness. That evidence, retrieved from a computer, suggests Frein spent years planning an attack...
  • Man Who Testified Against A Cop Is Arraigned On A Murder Charge

    Man Who Testified Against A Cop Is Arraigned On A Murder Charge
    HARTFORD — Brandon Henry, known for being a witness to a fatal shooting by a police officer, was arraigned on a murder charge Friday in Superior Court. Police served a warrant charging Henry, 31, of East Hartford with felony murder, reckless...
  • Teen arrested in Allentown homicide

    Teen arrested in Allentown homicide
    Police arrested an Allentown teen in connection with Thursday night's shooting death of a city man on an east Allentown street. Hasheam Mack-Tansmore, 18, whose last known address was 317 N. Sixth Street in Allentown, was arrested Friday night and...