Displaying items 25-36 of 2357 » View courant.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-197 Next >
Colin Nutter was a young man from the North Shore on the brink of two worlds. After minor scrapes with the law as a teen, by 20 he had taken some college classes and was eager to return to school. He worked two jobs and had bought his first car,...
Tags: FEMA, Justice System, Highwood, Murder, Crime, Law and Justice
Toomey reaffirms background check support Six months after the Sandy Hook murders of 20 children and six adults, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., reaffirmed his support for expanding background checks on firearms sales, and said he hopes the Senate can...
The Miami HeraldSANFORD, Fla. One African American father bristled at media stories pushing "racial connotations" and civil rights leaders' "saber rattling" in the Trayvon Martin slaying. Another potential juror, a white, middle-aged, goateed musician, seemed impartial,...
ReutersSANFORD, Florida (Reuters) - A judge's decision to sequester jurors for the murder trial of a Florida neighborhood watchman who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in 2012 will slow an already painstaking selection process to find impartial minds...
Change of SubjectThis revised posting is featured in my Sunday print column “The murder was committed in a cold, calculated and premeditated manner,” said Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Maureen O'Brien, speaking earlier this week to reporters about the...
The Hartford CourantGov. Dannel P. Malloy scored some key victories during the just-completed legislative session, but critics said they came at a price. The state budget was passed, but Republicans charge that it is a porous, gimmick-filled document that will be...
The head of Illinois' youth prison system said he is "extremely concerned" by a recent Justice Department report that found Illinois has one of the highest rates of sexual assault against young inmates in the country. A team of experts will review...
As director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General, Jeffrey Sachs has devoted his considerable intellect and energy to global development. It was in this capacity, he writes, that he came across...
— Almost two decades after a corrupt FBI agent helped him avoid capture, reputed crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger is facing a trial starting this week that may shed new light on a shameful period for the FBI. Bulger, 83, is accused of 19 murders...
Tribune reportersThe top leaders of one of Chicago’s most violent street gangs have been charged in a sweeping racketeering case that alleges they controlled their West Side drug empire through pattern of intimidation, kidnappings, shootings and murder dating back...
The Hartford CourantA trial that many feared would never take place opened in a packed federal courtroom Wednesday when a prosecutor gave a cold-blooded recitation of what he called decades of terror inflicted on the city by its most notorious crime boss, James "Whitey"...
Tags: Justice System, Whitey Bulger, Organized Crime, FBI, Trials
A homeless man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing a Davie woman who befriended him and his girlfriend, a Broward County judge ordered Thursday. Oscar Camejo, 59, was given a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole for...
Tags: Justice System, Davie, Punishment, Broward County, Laws
Jun 14, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jun 15, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
Jun 15, 2013 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Jun 14, 2013 |Story| Reuters
Jun 13, 2013 | Chicago Tribune
Jun 9, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Jun 9, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jun 10, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jun 8, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Jun 13, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jun 12, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Jun 13, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Original site for Criminal Laws topic gallery.