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  1. Suspect who opened fire on group of men in New Brunswick charged with murder, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago |

    Rolando Martinez Sanchez, 23, is charged with murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and possession of a handgun without a permit in the death. NEW BRUNSWICK - A 23-year-old city man accused of opening fire on a group of other men - killing one of them - has been charged with murder, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey.


  2. Obama to set up panel to boost trust between polic...Read the original story

    5 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    President Barack Obama on Thursday will set up a task force to draw up recommendations to strengthen trust between law enforcement and local communities, following protests over several instances of police killings of unarmed people this year. "There is a sense of urgency," White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett told reporters before Obama was to sign an executive order setting up the Task Force on 21st Century Policing.


  3. Man pleads guilty in fatal 2012 Phoenix shootingRead the original story

    5 min ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PHOENIX - A man has pleaded guilty to killing a teenager in Phoenix in order to gain gang acceptance. Maricopa County prosecutors say 20-year-old Terrell Denton pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder and misconduct involving weapons.


  4. Second defendant sentenced in 2012 killing of Fresno manRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    A 29-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison in connection with the shooting death of a 61-year-old Fresno man over the sale of an SUV two years ago. In November, Navarro pleaded no contest in Fresno County Superior Court to voluntary manslaughter, carjacking and kidnapping.


  5. Trauma expert: Kidnapping, rape victim can thriveRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Despite the grim picture painted by court documents this week, a trauma expert said Thursday there's every reason to believe a New Hampshire teenager who was kidnapped and sexually assaulted over nine months will not only recover but thrive. A 205-count indictment released Wednesday charges Nathaniel Kibby, 34, of Gorham, with abducting the North Conway girl at gunpoint in October 2013, when she was 14. He was arrested in July, a week after the girl returned home.


  6. Killing of MQM Chiniot district leader a great loss: Altaf : December 19, 2014,Read the original story

    22 min ago | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Founder leader of Muttahida Quami Movement Altaf Hussain termed killing of Vice-President MQM Chiniot district a great loss and said MQM was deprived of a senior, honest and determined worker. Talking to his elder brother Ahmed Abbas Jafri on telephone from London, MQM Chief expressed his heartfelt condolence to him and said all MQM workers along with him equally shared pain with the bereaved family.


  7. White supremacist charged in Kansas deaths found competent for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | CNews

    Frazier Glenn Cross Jr, also known as Glenn Miller, sits in a Johnson County courtroom for a scheduling session in Olathe, Kansas, in this file photo taken April 24, 2014. REUTERS/John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star/Files A Kansas judge on Thursday found that a white supremacist accused in the murder of three people at Jewish facilities is competent to stand trial, after reviewing a psychological report requested by his defense lawyers.


  8. Teen Accused of Killing his Mother Denied BondRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    UPDATE: An Appomattox man accused of killing his mother will also stay in jail as a grand jury prepares to hear his case. Police arrested 19 year old Joshua Phelps in August at the home he shared with his mother, Laura Hess, and his sister.


  9. Suspect shot at by Pierce Co. deputies killed himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | KOMO News

    A homicide suspect who was shot by deputies early Wednesday in South Tacoma actually died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, says the Pierce County Medical Examiner. Deputies shot the suspect, a known white supremacist and convicted criminal, after he pulled a gun and fired a round at them, Pierce County sheriff's officials said.


  10. Death penalty sought in Jewish site shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Tribune

    A Kansas prosecutor will seek the death penalty against a white supremacist from Missouri who was ruled competent Thursday to face trial on charges of killing three people at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe announced his intention to seek the death penalty at a hearing for Frazier Glenn Miller, 74, of Aurora, Missouri, who has said he felt it was his patriotic duty to kill Jews.


  11. Geelong man's death most likely Russian roulette, not murder, coroner findsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    A coroner has found a man who died from a gunshot wound to the head most likely fired the gun himself in an "Russian roulette" incident, despite a different weapon being found next to his body. Nathan James McRorie, 20, died in the lounge of an East Geelong home in the early hours of March 13, 2013, having spent time drinking alcohol and most likely using drugs, including ice, with friends.


  12. WDTNRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2014 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    XENIA, Ohio - The Kmart store in Xenia will close to the public in late April, 2 NEWS has learned. The closure is part of a series of DAYTON, Ohio - Dayton homicide detectives do not believe the recent shooting death of a Trotwood teen was a random act of violence.


  13. Veteran AP trial reporter Linda Deutsch to retireRead the original story

    1 hr ago | My Mother Lode

    Linda Deutsch, whose decades-long tenure as an Associated Press courts reporter made her a witness to some of the most sensational trials in U.S. history, is ending a career that saw her report Charles Manson's murder conviction, O.J. Simpson's acquittal and countless other verdicts involving the famous and the infamous. Deutsch, who wraps up a 48-year career with the AP on Monday, was a young general assignment reporter in 1969 when she was thrust onto the court beat.


  14. Milwaukee fatal shooting deemed self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

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  15. Student protestsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Cortez Journal News

    Those conversations are essential, and the protests are understandable. While the circumstances surrounding Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner's death in Staten Island, New York, differed, there were sufficient similarities to draw outrage: Two unarmed black men were killed by white police officers, and two grand juries ... (more)


  16. Man Sentenced in Violent Rape, Robbery in E. Garden City Following SandyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    A Hempstead man received the maximum sentence for violently raping an East Garden City woman and robbing her home soon after Hurricane Sandy struck, according to the Nassau County District Attorney's office. Artie Jackson, 48, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Thursday by Judge Angelo Delligatti, the DA said.


  17. Supporter: Tsarnaev's mom leaving 'everything's in God's hands'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    Elena Teyer, the mother-in-law of Ibragim Todashev, who was shot to death by the FBI in 2013 in Florida, reacts angrily to a media question after she disrupted court proceedings today, during a hearing involving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Staff photo by Mark Garfinkel.


  18. Black Women's Lives Matter: Film Reveals Little-Known Story of the Grim SleeperRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Truthdig

    As an invigorated movement emerges against police killings of black men, a timely new documentary examines American law enforcement's negligence in the grisly killings of black women for over two and a half decades. The HBO documentary "Tales of the Grim Sleeper," by filmmaker Nick Broomfield, delves deep into the story of a man who is allegedly responsible for the murders of African-American women in South Los Angeles.


  19. Lawyer Won't Have to Pay Up After Issuing $1 Million Challenge on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Here are some things, according to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, that one can say on television without getting into trouble: "I challenge anybody to show me - I'll pay them a million dollars if they can do it"; "I'll eat my hat if..."; "I'll be a monkey's uncle if..." As we've covered before, Orlando-based attorney James Mason went on NBC's Dateline to defend his client, Nelson Serrano , accused of killing four people. Mason claimed it was impossible for Serrano to have committed the murders, since it would have required his client to get off a flight in Atlanta's very busy airport and arrive at La Quinta hotel five miles away in less than a half hour.


  20. Fuquay defendant says he shot confronter as he reached for knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Independent Weekly

    Revenge or self-defense? That's what Wake County Assistant District Attorney Becky Holt asked the jury during her closing argument in the trial of Justin Bass, 25, a Fuquay-Varina man charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury . The shooting, which occurred during a late-night gathering at the Bay Tree apartment complex in Fuquay last July 4, left Jerome Fogg, 27, with five gunshot injuries, which he survived.