DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The woman who falsely accused three Duke University lacrosse players of rape was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the stabbing…
All Renisha McBride wanted to do was to go home. She had been in a car accident, her cell phone was dead, and she needed…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn publisher Larry Flynt says he doesn’t want to see the avowed racist serial killer whose gunshots left him paralyzed 35 years ago put to death for his crimes. In an essay published Thursday in The Hollywood Reporter (http://bit.ly/1cxjSA8), Flynt says that while he would love to take pliers and a pair of wire cutters to Joseph Paul Franklin, he does not believe in the death penalty.
In this Aug. 3, 2013 photo, Dwayne Jones’ transgendered friend and roommate, Keke, poses for a photo in kitchen of the home they shared on the northern outskirts of Montego Bay, Jamaica. (AP Photo/David McFadden) by David McFaddenAssociated Press Writer MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Dwayne Jones was relentlessly teased in high school for being effeminate until he dropped out. His father not only kicked him out of the house at the age of 14 but also helped jeering neighbors push the youngster from the rough Jamaican slum where he grew up.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A 15-year-old’s birthday party in New Jersey has ended in gunfire, leaving one teenager dead and four others hurt.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say two men were shot and killed in separate locations in the Pittsburgh area.
This Dec. 25, 2012 photo taken by a sister and provided by the Boston Bandits football team shows Odin Lloyd, 27, whose body was found Monday, June 17, 2013 in an industrial park in North Attleborough, Mass., about a mile from the house of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. (AP Photo/Lloyd family via the Boston Bandits ) by Bridget Murphy BOSTON (AP) — A body was found, search warrants were issued, investigators conducted interviews — all the signs of an impending police action were in place by week’s end. Still the family of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd waited for answers. A jogger found Lloyd’s body in an industrial park Monday, a mile from the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. Family members said Friday the two men were friends who were together the night Lloyd died. They said Lloyd had been dating Hernandez’s fiancee’s sister for about two years. Police have searched in and around Hernandez’s sprawling home in North Attleborough, not far from where the Patriots practice. Hernandez’s attorney Michael Fee has acknowledged media reports about the state police search of Hernandez’s home but said he wouldn’t have any comment on it.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson answers questions during a news-conference June 11, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) by Thomas Sheeran CLEVELAND (AP) — The city fired a police sergeant, demoted two other supervisors and suspended nine more Tuesday for their roles in a chase in which officers fired 137 shots and killed a fleeing driver and his passenger.
Detroit Police Special Response team Sgt. Anthony Potts Wednesday June 5, in court in Detroit, shows the way to use two hands in holding the MP-5, which is the weapon .(AP Photo/Detroit News, Daniel Mears) by Corey Williams DETROIT (AP) — Beneath a multi-colored quilt of Disney cartoon characters, 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones lay peacefully on the living room couch of her grandmother’s first-floor flat on Detroit’s east side.
Less than a week after a fatal shooting in McKeesport’s Crawford Village housing complex, a man was shot on the complex’s basketball court in broad daylight only moments after several children had been playing there.