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  • Prosecutor will give notice on whether to charge officer

    The Dane County District Attorney says he has received all of the state's reports in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed biracial teen and will provide two days' notice before releasing his decision on whether to file charges against the white...
  • Jameis Winston accuser files lawsuit against quarterback

    Jameis Winston accuser files lawsuit against quarterback
    Former FSU quarterback Jameis Winston is being sued by the woman who accused him of rape. Erica Kinsman, a former Florida State student, alleged she was sexually assaulted by Winston in December 2012.  Winston, projected to be the No. 1 selection in...
  • Sheriff's deputy injured in rush-hour crash in North Chicago

    Sheriff's deputy injured in rush-hour crash in North Chicago
    A deputy from the Lake County Sheriff's Office was injured in a traffic accident Thursday that closed both lanes of Route 41 in North Chicago during the morning rush hour. The crash occurred in the southbound lanes of Route 41 south of the Casimir...
  • 2 dead in Morgan Township crash

    2 dead in Morgan Township crash
    Speed is believed to be a factor in a head-on crash late Thursday near the Morgan Township schools on Indiana 49 in which two people died, according to the Porter County Sheriff's Department. Roderick Heise, 34, of Knox, and Jade Schneider, 20, of...
  • Lawsuit over naked crime scene photos headed for trial

    Lawsuit over naked crime scene photos headed for trial
    A lawsuit alleging that the Cook County Sheriff's Office improperly removed the clothing from the body of a young woman and took roadside nude photographs after an accident is scheduled for trial next Monday, court records show. Jessica Mejia, 20, was...
  • Police: Man dies in custody, stun gun used during arrest

    A man died in Hagerstown police custody early Friday after officers used a stun gun as they arrested him during a break-in call, department officials said. One call reporting a disturbance with screaming in the background came into the 911 center...
  • California county to pay man beaten by deputies on video

    A California county on Tuesday approved paying a $650,000 settlement to avoid a lawsuit by a man whose beating by deputies after a horse chase was captured on video and led to a federal civil rights investigation. San Bernardino County supervisors...
  • Motorcyclist encouraged by arrest in hit-and-run that left him paralyzed

    Motorcyclist encouraged by arrest in hit-and-run that left him paralyzed
    A 22-year-old Homestead man has been charged with reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident in the Christmas Eve hit-and-run crash that left a motorcyclist paralyzed from the chest down. Thomas Pathammavong was in custody at the Broward...
  • Fairfax County settles police shooting lawsuit for $3M

    Fairfax County agreed Tuesday to pay nearly $3 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit after one of its police officers shot and killed a man in the doorway of his home two years ago. Officer Adam Torres fatally shot John Geer, 46, of Springfield in...
  • Wandering Eye: MTA head quietly removed, BPD settles lawsuit, and more

    Wandering Eye: MTA head quietly removed, BPD settles lawsuit, and more
    Timothy Ashe, a man who claims to have incurred $55,000 in medical expenses as a result of being punched out by a Baltimore City police officer in Jan. 2011, is set to receive $80,000 in city funds to settle the resulting lawsuit. According to the...
  • Autopsy: Mexican national shot by officer in Grapevine, Texas, was drunk

    FORT WORTH, Texas The unarmed Mexican national shot to death on the side of the highway by a Grapevine, Texas, officer in February was legally intoxicated at the time of his death, according to his autopsy report. Ruben Garcia Villalpando, 31, of North...