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  • FBI releases serial killer Israel Keyes' interrogation tapes

    FBI releases serial killer Israel Keyes' interrogation tapes
    Officials now believe that an Alaskan serial killer claimed at least 11 victims across the United States over more than a decade of violence before his arrest and jailhouse suicide last year. Yet only three of Israel Keyes' victims have been identified,...
  • Officials: New York City police fatally shoot armed 14-year-old boy

    Rookie New York police officers shot and killed a 14-year-old boy before dawn Sunday as he chased and shot at another young man, authorities said. Two recent Police Academy graduates heard gunshots around 3 a.m. in the South Bronx, authorities said, and...
  • North Carolina's governor signs sweeping voter ID bill into law

    DURHAM, N.C.--One of the nation’s most restrictive voter ID bills was signed into law Monday by North Carolina's Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican. The new law requires voters to show government-issued ID cards, with polling places not allowed to...
  • Bloomberg blasts ruling against NYPD's stop-and-frisks

    A federal judge struck down the New York Police Department's highly contentious stop-and-frisk policy Monday, prompting an allegation of bias and the promise of an appeal by New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. Civil liberties advocates hailed...
  • New York tourist helicopter crash-lands in Hudson River; all safe

    It's not every day something crash-lands on the Hudson River, as a tourist helicopter did Sunday. Officials said a family of four Swedish tourists and their pilot were safe after the private helicopter in which they were riding apparently lost power and...
  • On policing, New York should look to L.A.

    New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on Monday insisted that his city's "stop and frisk" police practices were constitutional, despite a federal judge's finding that they were racially discriminatory and violated the 4th and 14th Amendments. But it's...
  • Ricin sent to Mayor Bloomberg over gun control, NYPD says

    Ricin sent to Mayor Bloomberg over gun control, NYPD says
    Letters threatening New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg over gun control laws have tested positive for the poison ricin, police said Wednesday. An unspecified number of New York Police Department personnel reported minor symptoms from the poison that...
  • North Carolina faces ACLU, NAACP lawsuits over new voter ID law

    DURHAM, N.C. -- Two lawsuits filed in federal court in North Carolina have challenged the state’s new voter ID law, claiming that some of its provisions infringe on voter rights and discriminate against minorities. The suits were filed late Monday...
  • From one street in Sanford, Fla., to the streets of N.Y. and L.A.

    From one street in Sanford, Fla., to the streets of N.Y. and L.A.
    In a way, part of the outrage had always been about public space: Trayvon Martin, 17, carrying a can of iced tea and a bag of Skittles, was walking home when he was shot dead after a struggle with a neighborhood watch volunteer who had viewed him as...
  • Carlos Danger Night? Carolina Mudcats say bring your mustache

    DURHAM, N.C. - The infamy of Carlos Danger has extended all the way to the lower rungs of baseball’s minor leagues. Carlos Danger is, of course, the doppelganger used by former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, a New York Democrat, while he was sending...
  • Muslims sue NYPD over monitoring of mosques, congregants

    Muslims sue NYPD over monitoring of mosques, congregants
    New York Muslims have filed a federal lawsuit against the New York Police Department over the department's surveillance of Muslims, which they called invasive and unconstitutional. The public debate over government surveillance has crescendoed over...
  • Actor Chris Meloni leases compound in Beverly Hills

    Actor Chris Meloni and his wife, Sherman Williams, have leased a gated compound in Beverly Hills. The Spanish-style house, built in 1929, belongs to dancer-actor-choreographer Grover Dale and had been listed at $25,000 a month for a one-year-plus term....