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  • Third person arrested over Oregon school shooting that wounded four

    Third person arrested over Oregon school shooting that wounded four
    Police in Oregon have arrested a 16-year-old boy suspected of involvement in a shooting incident outside a Portland high school last week that wounded four people, including three teenagers, authorities said on Wednesday.  The teenager, the third...
  • Social media: the hostage that eluded Sydney siege gunman

    One hostage the Sydney siege gunman failed to take this week was social media. After traditional media refused to air or print details of phone calls his hostages made, Man Haron Monis turned to Facebook and YouTube, forcing his captives to use their...
  • Decision on indicting officer follows a rigorous process

    Decision on indicting officer follows a rigorous process
    During the past few weeks, dozens of protests have erupted across the country after grand juries chose not to indict police officers in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — two unarmed African-American men who died during interactions...
  • With Cuba-U.S. thaw, will New Jersey get convicted cop killer back?

    News that the U.S. and Cuba want to normalize diplomatic relations could also open the door for federal officials to finally capture the first woman ever to be included on the FBI’s list of most wanted terrorists, law enforcement officials said...
  • Threat by Hampton woman called pivotal in homicide trial

    Threat by Hampton woman called pivotal in homicide trial
    The words that Crystal Harrell is accused of uttering before she pulled the trigger last year were repeated at least three times Wednesday: "I won't fight you. I will shoot you." "Those words were spoken by Crystal Harrell before she killed Sakinah...
  • Mayor says some officers may feel anxiety about not being 'next Darren Wilson'

    Mayor says some officers may feel anxiety about not being 'next Darren Wilson'
    Nationwide protests after the deaths of two unarmed black men by police in Missouri and New York might cause officers to hesitate to use deadly force for fear of becoming the "next Darren Wilson," Baltimore's mayor said Wednesday. Meanwhile, police...
  • Audiobook roundup: Jeffery Deaver's 'Starling Project,' others

    Audiobook roundup: Jeffery Deaver's 'Starling Project,' others
    The Starling Project by Jeffery Deaver, featuring Alfred Molina, Lisa Stathoplos, David J. Curtis and Aaron Abano, Audible Studios, 4:10, $16.99 "The Starling Project" is pure Jeffery Deaver, with a plot that twists and turns upon itself and a brilliant...
  • Critics see witness's testimony in Michael Brown shooting as evidence of flawed system

    ST. LOUIS Even Sandra McElroy isn't sure why prosecutors summoned her if they only intended to discredit her testimony. McElroy, also known as Witness 40, has seen her story plastered all over the Internet. Some news reports have gone as far as to call...
  • Court records show multiple opportunities to have jailed accused police shooter

    Court records show multiple opportunities to have jailed accused police shooter
    The man accused of shooting a Baltimore police officer might have remained in jail had a judge denied him bail as prosecutors requested six months ago, when he was arrested on drug and weapons charges. That was one of two opportunities the criminal...
  • Police killings increase calls for independent investigations

    WASHINGTON When New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently sought authority to investigate and prosecute cases that involve police killings of unarmed civilians, it was a watershed moment for Vincent Warren. The executive director of...
  • Prosecutors: Midlothian cop used unreasonable force on suspect

    Prosecutors: Midlothian cop used unreasonable force on suspect
    James Snyder had just left a Midlothian bar early Thanksgiving morning three years ago when he heard someone shout at him from across the parking lot and was suddenly charged by several men. Testifying in federal court Tuesday, Snyder said that as he...