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The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the murder conviction and life without parole sentence of man convicted in an Oklahoma City slaying.
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A gunman lured his father to a remote Oregon campsite and killed him, then drove to a beach where he shot five cars in a parking lot, killing a Michigan camper who was sleeping in his vehicle, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
A 73-year-old former schoolteacher facing a murder charge in the death of an unarmed trespasser should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense when he thought the man pointed a gun at him, his new defense attorney said.
A prosecutor filed court papers Tuesday seeking the death penalty against a man charged with murder in the killing of an Indianapolis police officer during a shootout in an alley.
A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence as soon as Wednesday to determine whether any charges should be filed against a white suburban police officer who fatally shot unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story.
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What began as a peaceful evening of demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday turned into another night of chaos as police lobbed tear gas into the crowd after objects were thrown at officers and gunshots were reported.
Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year, but violent crime still plagues New Orleans and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas.
Trayvon Martin's mom, Sybrina Fulton, wrote a heartbreaking letter published in TIME magazine to Michael Brown's family, saying their 'lives are forever changed.'
A second inmate charged in the murder of another Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center inmate was held without bail after his arraignment Monday morning in Clinton District Court.
Authorities investigating a weekend shooting that injured six people at a crowded Salt Lake City nightclub said Monday they are hoping someone took video that will help them identify the gunmen.
A Tulsa police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the off-duty shooting death of his daughter's boyfriend earlier this month.
Portage County prosecutors have charged a 55-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man in the 1984 shooting death of his wife.
A former police officer accused of killing two women and hiding their remains in a pair of suitcases is due back in a Kenosha County courtroom.
Missouri's governor said today he would send the National Guard into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to restore calm after authorities forcibly dispersed a crowd protesting last week's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by police.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 06:23 am
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