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  • State Agrees Hearing Needed On Potential New Evidence In Cheshire Case

    State Agrees Hearing Needed On Potential New Evidence In Cheshire Case
    State prosecutors have acknowledged in a court filing that a hearing is needed to determine if newly discovered Cheshire police recordings from the morning of the 2007 Petit family murders were not disclosed to the defense and could have provided new...
  • The Phantom Bomber's escape into the shadows

    PHILADELPHIA The back-to-school party called for costumes, so Trent University students came as ghosts and witches, moving in and out of the redbrick rooming house at 283 W. King St. in Peterborough, Ontario, all night. That complicated the task for...
  • Suspect in co-worker's beheading was recently released from probation

    A man suspected of beheading a woman he worked with and stabbing another was a convicted felon who had been released from probation this year, Oklahoma corrections officials confirmed Thursday. Alton Nolen, 30, was released from probation in April,...
  • LAPD sergeant's daughter gets prison for concealing fatal hit-and-run

    LAPD sergeant's daughter gets prison for concealing fatal hit-and-run
    A Los Angeles police sergeant's daughter was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday for trying to cover up a hit-and-run collision that killed a cyclist in Gardena. Vanessa Marie Yanez's sentencing comes more than a month after she pleaded no contest...
  • Investigation Clears Hartford Detective In Taser Shooting

    Investigation Clears Hartford Detective In Taser Shooting
    HARTFORD — An investigation requested by the city's police chief has cleared a detective of wrongdoing in the use of a stun gun on an 18-year-old man in Hartford's North End Aug. 19. Police Chief James C. Rovella ordered the review after Det....
  • 3 dead include 15 shot across South Side - 9 in Englewood

    3 dead include 15 shot across South Side - 9 in Englewood
    Fifteen people were shot, three of them fatally, across the South Side in a 16-hour period starting about 2 p.m. Friday afternoon and continuing into Saturday morning, according to police. Nine of the 14 were wounded in the Englewood police district - a...
  • Hartford Man Charged With Sexual Assault

    Hartford Man Charged With Sexual Assault
    HARTFORD — A 34-year-old Hartford man was arrested Thursday and charged with sexual assault. Jimmy Benitez was charged with three counts of first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor, and one count of fourth-degree sexual assault,...
  • Is this Chicago police commander a reckless cowboy?

     Is this Chicago police commander a reckless cowboy?
    Glenn Evans is straining the presumption of innocence that he and all the people he arrests enjoy. At a time when Chicago is asking overworked police officers to quell relentless street violence, Evans stands accused of going too far — of recklessly...
  • Growing use of police body cameras raises privacy concerns

    Growing use of police body cameras raises privacy concerns
    Scores of law enforcement agencies already use body-worn cameras, and calls for more have only grown across the U.S. after recent cases involving use of force have pitted the word of police officers against angry residents. The Los Angeles County...
  • Ferguson police chief issues apology over Michael Brown's death

    Ferguson police chief issues apology over Michael Brown's death
    After weeks of heavy criticism and calls for his ouster, the police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, issued a video apology on Thursday to the parents of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot to death by a white police officer last month. "I want to say...
  • On the Scene in Englewood: 'Go home. There's nothing to see here'

    On the Scene in Englewood: 'Go home. There's nothing to see here'
    At 10:32 p.m., one of the victims was wheeled to Ambulance 58, facing west on 57th Street at Aberdeen. He didn’t look good. Didn’t move much. Didn’t make much noise. Police later said his condition had stabilized but he had been shot...