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  • An old slaying is revisited — trying to crack a cold case

    An old slaying is revisited — trying to crack a cold case
    Aleta Browne fell hard for Fred Nixon. She was both a sister and wife of Los Angeles cops, and worked as a clerk for Police Chief Daryl Gates. Nixon was one of the LAPD's rising stars, on his way to taking over a coveted position as the chief's official...
  • Beer thieves try to flee down hotel exterior from 10th floor, cops say

    Beer thieves try to flee down hotel exterior from 10th floor, cops say
    Two men who allegedly stole beer -- twice -- from a gas station over the weekend and then partied in a Santa Ana hotel room were arrested, but only after trying unsuccessfully to escape by scurrying down the outside of the building from the 10th floor,...
  • Naked man's body was found outside Essex gas station

    Naked man's body was found outside Essex gas station
    A naked man was found dead outside a gas station on Eastern Boulevard in Essex Monday, Baltimore County police said. Police identified the man as 56-year-old Richard Harden the 3000 block of California Ave. in Parkville. He was found near the Crown...
  • 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    8 wounded in overnight shootings
    Eight people were wounded in separate shootings across the South and West sides overnight, according to Chicago police. Four of the shootings happened between 2:15 a.m. and 3:30 a.m., and none happened north of Interstate 290, the Eisenhower Expressway....
  • Jury selection to begin for wife accused in 2010 Towson murder

    Jury selection to begin for wife accused in 2010 Towson murder
    Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of a White Marsh woman charged with ordering the death of her husband at a Towson gas station three years ago. Karla Porter, 51, could be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole if she...
  • White Marsh woman on trial in husband's 2010 killing

    White Marsh woman on trial in husband's 2010 killing
    Accused of ordering a man to kill her husband at a Towson gas station, Karla Porter claims that she felt she had no other choice as she sought to escape an abusive relationship in which she believed her life was in danger. "Ray Porter had become...
  • Porter says she feared for life when she ordered husband killed

    Porter says she feared for life when she ordered husband killed
    Karla Porter matter-of-factly confessed on Thursday to hiring a hit man to kill her husband, testifying that she had him shot because she feared he would kill her first. "If Ray was alive, I would be dead," Karla Porter said as she gave three hours of...
  • 2 sentenced to 120 years each for '06 Maywood attack

    2 sentenced to 120 years each for '06 Maywood attack
    Two men were sentenced to 120 years each for luring a group of teens into a Maywood alley where they robbed them at gunpoint and forced two of the victims to perform sex acts. Cortez Lyons, 25, and Timothy Moore, 26, were convicted in March of armed...
  • Baltimore County murder-for-hire case now in the hands of the jury

    Baltimore County murder-for-hire case now in the hands of the jury
    Prosecutors and defense attorneys for Karla Porter sparred Monday over whether a woman who admits hiring a man to kill her husband should be convicted of murder or manslaughter. Jurors began deliberating after both sides in the White Marsh woman's trial...
  • Karla Porter found guilty of first-degree murder in husband's death

    Karla Porter found guilty of first-degree murder in husband's death
    A Baltimore County jury on Tuesday rejected a White Marsh woman's claim that the only way to end years of spousal abuse was to hire a hit man to kill her husband. The jury, composed of nine women and three men, convicted Karla Porter of first-degree...
  • Bomb squad called on dumped computer

    The Orange County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad has determined that a device found at a Huntington Beach gas station Saturday was harmless. The item was identified as a computer tower with no explosive capabilities, according to Sgt. Randall...