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  1. Youngstown man gets 18 to life for murderRead the original story

    12 min ago | Salem News

    The Youngstown man, who pleaded guilty to murder for killing a Lisbon man during a drug deal, was sentenced Thursday to 18 years to life. Larry Blue, 34, was sentenced by Mahoning County Common Pleas Court Judge John Durkin, to 15 years to life for the murder, as well as an additional three years for a firearms specification.


  2. Scandal' Recap: Season 4, Episode 14, - The Lawn...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    Over the weekend, a 12-year-old boy was blamed for his own shooting death at the hands of a Cleveland police officer. On Wednesday, the Justice Department said it would not charge a Ferguson, Mo ., police officer in the shooting death of an 18-year-old.


  3. Teacher accused of aiding murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Journal Gazette

    Joan DeHart, 49, of Syracuse was charged Thursday with one felony count of assisting a criminal in connection with the shooting deaths of two people Feb. 19 in Syracuse.


  4. Oakland Dad Speaks Out About Son's Shooting DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | KRON 4

    Oakland police on Thursday release new details into the shooting death of Davon Ellis, the 14-year-old boy who was shot and killed in his east Oakland neighborhood on Saturday. According to Oakland police chief Sean Whent the person of interest has been identified, and is currently in custody for an incident unrelated to Ellis.


  5. San Bernardino nightclub shooting: One arrested, third victim diesRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    SAN BERNARDINO >> What had been seen as a violent, gang-related melee at a nightclub that ended with seven people shot became personal on Thursday as wider communities learned the names of those killed and one man was arrested in the shooting. A third victim, local basketball coach and one-time star player Teron “T.K.” Reed, 33, of San Bernardino, died at 5:05 a.m., police said.


  6. Darren Wilson: Free At LastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townhall

    Eric Holder's Justice Department has completed its investigation into whether Ferguson cop Darren Wilson killed Michael Brown in cold blood for racist reasons when he shot the black teenager last August. According to the Washington Post, "after canvassing more than 300 homes and reviewing physical, ballistic, forensic, medical and crime-scene evidence" and examining "Wilson's personnel records, audio and video recordings," Justice concluded Wilson told the truth about what happened that Saturday in Ferguson.


  7. CHP: Plainclothes officer justified in drawing gun at protesters during Oakland meleeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

    The California Highway Patrol has concluded a plainclothes officer acted within department policy when he drew his gun and pointed it at protesters during a melee at a December anti-police brutality protest. The unnamed officer was found to be justified for drawing his gun after his partner wrestled with a protester who struck him on Dec. 10, Avery Browne, chief of the CHP's Golden Gate Division, said Thursday.


  8. Sydney abuse killing exceptional: judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    Jessica Silva was in the "agony of the moment" when, after years of abuse, she took the drastic step of stabbing her former partner five times. The case is so "exceptional" that despite manslaughter carrying a maximum of 25 years in prison, Justice Clifton Hoeben decided not to send her to jail.


  9. Hartford man convicted in second of 3 teen killingsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A Hartford man who authorities say killed three teenage girls in the 1980s has been convicted of murder in one of the cases. A Hartford Superior Court jury found 57-year-old Pedro Miranda guilty Thursday in the 1987 killing of 13-year-old Mayra Cruz.


  10. At ex-U.S. attorney's urging, - handful' of ex-Chicago cop's cases being reviewedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    At the urging of former U.S. Attorney Scott Lassar, City Hall says it has turned over "a handful of cases" involving a former Chicago detective accused of framing suspects to the Cook County state's attorney's office for review. In late February, Lassar completed an investigation City Hall commissioned in 2013 into misconduct allegations against Reynaldo Guevara, who was accused of framing two murder suspects whose wrongful convictions were later vacated.


  11. Woman found shot to death in her San Gabriel apartment, brother soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    SAN GABRIEL >> A man shot his 32-year-old sister to death inside her San Gabriel apartment early Thursday morning, authorities said. The suspect remained at-large.


  12. Justice Department Won't Charge Former Ferguson, Missouri...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scared Monkeys

    "HANDS UP DON'T SHOOT WAS A LIE" DOJ WON'T FILE FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS CHARGES AGAINST FORMER POLICE OFFICER DARREN WILSON. Eric Holder's DOJ eats crow again as there will be no civil rights charges brought be the feds against former Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson.


  13. 2 arrested for killing of - Tee Takientia'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pattaya Mail

    Lone Samsung, 37, and his brother Roj Samsung, 35, were captured in separate arrests and presented to the media Feb. 25. Lone was apprehended hiding out in Chiang Mai while Roj was taken into custody at his Takientia home. Lone is accused of shooting Watchara "Tee Takientia" Kawsuwan, 34, Feb. 19 eight times outside the Amulet Club on Naklua Road.


  14. Man charged in teen's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Deandre Smith, 20, is charged with homicide and weapons violations in the shooting death of 19-year-old Garrick Marshman. FUNDED BY WTAE-TV WE ARE GETTING OUR FIRST LOOK TONIGHT AS A SUSPECT CHARGED IN AN EARLY MORNING SHOOTING AFTER THE VICTIM'S BODY IS FOUND INSIDE OF A CAR CHT.


  15. The Snoop 3.5.2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Douglas County Herald

    Last week was tragic, and this time I am not talking about the weather. First, on Thursday, just after 1 p.m. and before the news hit the wires, State Representative Lyle Rowland called to let me know State Auditor Tom Schweich had died, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot.


  16. Special Report: Can earthquakes occur in Louisiana?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    While Louisiana has never had a major earthquake, the state still has minor earthquakes from time to time. Two geologists say fault lines in Louisiana are different to those in places prone to major earthquakes and still cause tremors.


  17. Man accused of killing his wife and dumping her in a shallow grave...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Man accused of killing his wife and dumping her in a shallow grave 18 years ago walks out of court cradling a newborn baby A man accused of killing his young wife and dumping her body in a shallow grave 18 years ago has pleaded not guilty in court. Steven Fesus is accused of murdering his wife Jodie Fesus after her body was found near a popular camping spot at Gerroa on the NSW south coast 16 years ago.


  18. Suspect sought in Charlotte homicide arrested in RaleighRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say a man wanted in connection with a shooting death at an apartment complex has been arrested in Raleigh. A statement from police says 27-year-old Brandon Lamar Medlin was arrested during a traffic stop by the Raleigh Police Department on Wednesday.


  19. San Leandro: Police on alert after threats from East Oakland gangRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    An East Oakland street gang has threatened and may have been stalking San Leandro police after officers shot and killed a woman there in December, authorities said Thursday. In the days and weeks after the shooting, two officers have reported being tailed by suspicious persons to their homes in San Ramon and Livermore, as part of a series of suspicious instances putting the department on higher alert, officials said.


  20. U.S. calls for sweeping changes to Ferguson police forceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CTV

    A federal investigation into the police killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, lays bare what officials contend are racist, profit-driven law enforcement practices in the small St. Louis suburb. While the Department of Justice cleared officer Darren Wilson of federal civil rights charges in the August death of Michael Brown, it also called for sweeping changes in a city where officers trade racist emails, issue expensive tickets mostly to black drivers and routinely use what investigators called excessive force on people stopped for minor or non-existent offences.