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Ferguson police chief: 'I think I can see this through' updated 2 days ago

Ferguson, Missouri, Police Chief Thomas Jackson tells CNN he has no plans to step down despite mounting calls that he must go.

Michael Brown's father calls for calm ahead of grand jury decision updated 2 days ago

Ferguson, Missouri: The grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting is preparing to meet Friday for what might be its final session.

Virginia mom will stay in jail until trial on ISIS-related charges updated 3 days ago

A 29-year-old Virginia woman charged with lying to the FBI about alleged connections to the terror group ISIS will remain in jail until her trial.

Grand jury decision on Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson could come Friday updated 3 days ago

Ferguson, Missouri: The grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting is preparing to meet Friday for what might be its final session.

With apprehension filling the air, Ferguson awaits grand jury ruling updated 3 days ago

On edge and exhausted, Ferguson, Missouri, braces for a grand jury ruling in the Michael Brown killing.

What charges did Ferguson grand jury consider in death of Michael Brown? updated 3 days ago

In the Michael Brown case, grand jury could rule for first degree murder to no charges at all.

Fugitive mom on CNN's 'The Hunt' turns herself in; daughter still missing updated 4 days ago

A New Hampshire woman who allegedly took her daughter in violation of a court ruling and went on the run for a decade turned herself in, U.S. marshals say.

Justice Department reviewing police response to Ferguson protests updated 4 days ago

A new Justice Department review has begun on the police response to protests after the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer.

Virginia woman charged in connection to ISIS recruitment updated 4 days ago

Federal officials have arrested a Virginia woman and accused her of lying to federal agents about involvement with the terrorist group ISIS.

Labrador finds skull belonging to fugitive featured on CNN's 'The Hunt' updated 4 days ago

Kevin Patrick Stoeser, a man who pleaded guilty to sex crimes against children and was featured on CNN's "The Hunt" is dead, authorities said Monday.

Why people still pay attention to Charles Manson updated 5 days ago

Forty-five years after the Tate-LaBianca murders, some people are still fascinated with Charles Manson.rders.

'I am Charles Manson's wife' updated 5 days ago

Afton Burton was 16 and living with her parents in Illinois when she discovered Charles Manson. Now she wants to be his wife.

Man pushed to death in New York City subway station updated 6 days ago

Police in New York City are looking for a suspect they say pushed a man to his death from a Bronx subway platform.

Report: Michael Brown's fatal encounter with Wilson took less than 2 minutes updated 7 days ago

The fatal encounter between teenager Michael Brown and officer Darren Wilson was brief, and lasted less than two minutes, an investigative report shows.

Suspect in Hannah Graham case pleads not guilty in alleged 2005 sexual assault updated 8 days ago

The suspect in Hannah Graham's disappearance pleaded not guilty Friday on abduction, attempted murder and sexual assault charges in a case from 9 years ago.

Suspected Pennsylvania cop killer charged with terrorism updated 8 days ago

Suspected cop killer Eric Frein, who led police on a weeks-long manhunt in eastern Pennsylvania, was slapped with two terrorism-related charges Thursday.

Philadelphia suspect pleads not guilty in kidnapping case updated 8 days ago

Delvin Barnes, who allegedly abducted a Philadelphia nurse and held her for three days, was indicted Thursday on kidnapping charges.

Sikh student sues U.S. Army, says ROTC enlistment blocked because of his faith updated 8 days ago

A Sikh student at Hofstra University is suing the U.S. Army, claiming he was not granted a religious accommodation on his hair, beard and turban.

Get up to speed on the Ferguson shooting investigation updated 9 days ago

Here are six things to know to get up to speed on the Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson case in Ferguson, Missouri.

Georgia man goes to prison in $50 million online fraud case updated 9 days ago

A Georgia man is heading to prison for nearly 10 years for his role in a credit card fraud gang associated with a website called Carder.su that is linked to $50 million in worldwide losses.

'Cake Boss' star arrested on DWI charge in New York, police say updated 9 days ago

Bartolo "Buddy" Valastro, star of the reality show "Cake Boss," was arrested in Manhattan early Thursday for driving while intoxicated, according to police.

Attorney: Michael Brown pathologist to testify before grand jury updated 10 days ago

Michael Brown family's pathologist to testify before grand jury deciding whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the 18-year-old's death.

Connecticut father faces charge in hot car death updated 10 days ago

The father of a 15-month-old Connecticut boy who died after being left in a car in July has been charged with criminally negligent homicide.

Federal court overturns South Carolina same-sex marriage ban updated 10 days ago

A U.S. District Court judge has overturned South Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage.

Suspect in McStay case no stranger to family updated 11 days ago

One year ago, the bodies of the McStay family were found in the desert. Now, a suspect is behind bars.

Ex-sheriff's deputy charged after video shows him cursing man being questioned updated 12 days ago

Charges have been filed against a former sheriff's deputy after an online video showed him cursing and acting aggressively toward a man.

New York sheriff's deputy suspended over online video updated 12 days ago

A sheriff's deputy in upstate New York was suspended after an online video showed him sparring with someone who didn't want his car searched.

'Cold and callous' murders of McStay family solved, authorities say updated 13 days ago

Charles "Chase" Merritt is charged with four counts of murder in the death of the McStay family in California.

Utah stepfather foils abduction, authorities say updated 14 days ago

A 48-year-old Utah man was arrested after police said his attempt to abduct a little girl was foiled by the child's stepfather.

Pittsburgh professor convicted for fatally poisoning wife with cyanide updated 14 days ago

A Pennsylvania jury found Robert Ferrante, a professor who also managed a scientific lab, guilty in the cyanide poisoning of his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein.

Colorado man charged in 2nd wife's fatal fall also investigated in 1st wife's death updated 15 days ago

Colorado man faces murder charge in what he said was a fatal fall by his 2nd wife on a wedding anniversary, and police now look at his first wife's death.

Police: Philadelphia suspect also seized woman in Virginia updated 15 days ago

Philadelphia abduction suspect Delvin Barnes previously kidnapped a teen in Virginia, police say.

Before Philly abduction, suspect allegedly raped, burned girl in Va. updated 15 days ago

Delvin Barnes, arrested in connection with a Philadelphia woman's abduction, allegedly kidnapped, raped and burned a Virginia teenager weeks earlier.

Trail of videos, receipts, tips lead police to Philadelphia woman, alleged abductor updated 16 days ago

An ATM transaction, a grocery store receipt, a call from a car dealer and videos helped lead police to an abducted Philadelphia woman.

Amputee sought in shooting deaths of parents in Florida updated 16 days ago

Police search for amputee Sean Petrozzino in the deaths of his parents in Florida.

Mom blogged about son with autism she's accused of killing updated 16 days ago

Jillian McCabe is charged with throwing her son, who had autism, off a bridge. On her blog, she described the pain of raising a child with autism.

Ex Baltimore Ravens cheerleader Molly Shattuck arrested, charged with rape updated 17 days ago

Molly Shattuck, an ex-Baltimore Ravens cheerleader, faces rape charges for alleged sexual encounters with a teenager at a Delaware vacation home.

New York police officers plead not guilty to assaulting Brooklyn teenager updated 17 days ago

Two New York Police Department officers were arrested Wednesday on charges stemming from the alleged assault of a teenager in Brooklyn.

FBI: Abducted Philadelphia woman found alive in Maryland; suspect arrested updated 17 days ago

FBI: Philadelphia woman whose abduction was caught on surveillance video has been found alive in Jessup, Maryland, and a suspect is in custody.

90-year-old Florida man charged for feeding homeless people updated 17 days ago

A 90-year-old man and two pastors face charges for feeding homeless people in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Police uncover suspected cop killer's trove of survival supplies updated 17 days ago

Eric Frein's survival supplies indicate he was equipped to survive in the wilderness for months. He's charged with killing a state police officer.

Justices debate whether feds went overboard in fisherman prosecution updated 17 days ago

A fisherman convicted of throwing evidence of an illegal catch overboard received strong support from the Supreme Court Wednesday.

New York businesswoman guilty of manslaughter in son's death updated 17 days ago

A New York jury Wednesday found Gigi Jordan guilty of manslaughter for feeding a lethal drug concoction to her autistic 8-year-old son.

Eric Frein used laptop during manhunt, court document says updated 17 days ago

Accused killer Eric Frein was apparently was using his laptop to access the Internet during the manhunt for him in Pennsylvania.

Police: Abducted Philadelphia woman's ATM card used in Maryland updated 18 days ago

Police say someone used an abducted Philadelphia woman's bank card Tuesday morning in Maryland.

Adrian Peterson pleads no contest in whipping, avoids jail updated 18 days ago

NFL's Adrian Peterson pleads no contest in a Texas court to one count of misdemeanor reckless assault, avoiding jail time for whipping one of his children.

Prosecutors: Alex Rodriguez paid cousin $900K to keep quiet updated 18 days ago

It cost Alex Rodriguez nearly $1 million to buy his cousin's silence on "very sensitive" matters, according to court documents.

Justices uneasily debate passports and presidential power updated 19 days ago

The Supreme Court searches for ways to avoid a sweeping ruling in a legal fight over perhaps the most vexing diplomatic issue -- unrest in the Middle East.

Lawsuits say fraternity fostered culture of 'misogyny' updated 21 days ago

Two lawsuits say the national chapter of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity allowed a culture of "violent misogyny."

Lawyer seeks sanity test for Hannah Graham suspect updated 22 days ago

An attorney for a man charged in the abduction of Hannah Graham and assault of a different woman indicated he wants his client to undergo a sanity test.

Dad accused of slaying kids had history with social services in South Carolina updated 22 days ago

South Carolina social workers were familiar with Timothy Jones Jr. long before police accused him of killing his five children, according to a report.

Massachusetts child rape suspect arrested, accused of crimes across U.S. updated 24 days ago

A Massachusetts child rape suspect wanted in connection with a cross-country series of sexual assaults, kidnappings and armed robberies has been arrested.

Federal, state and local officials duke it out over Ferguson investigation updated 24 days ago

In Ferguson, don't expect federal officials to stand next to county prosecutor Robert McCulloch when the grand jury ruling in Michael Brown's death is made.

Air marshal whistleblower gets high court hearing over leaks to media updated 24 days ago

A former federal air marshal is going to the Supreme Court with his fight against the federal government over his firing for he he calls whistleblowing.

Police: Massachusetts child rape suspect on national crime spree updated 25 days ago

A Massachusetts child rape suspect is wanted in connection with cross country spree of sexual assaults, kidnappings and armed robberies, police said.

Boston bombing suspect's friend convicted updated 25 days ago

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's is convicted on two counts of lying to federal agents investigating the 2013 bombing.

New date set for Colorado theater shooting trial updated 26 days ago

Jury selection in the trial of James Holmes, the suspect in the 2012 Colorado movie theater shooting, won't begin until January, a judge ruled Monday.

Police: Woman not allowed to donate plasma, so she crashes car into facility updated 26 days ago

After not being allowed to donate plasma, a woman in Florida responded by sending hospitals something else -- new patients.

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius judgment, sentence updated 26 days ago

South African prosecutors said Monday they will appeal the judgment in the Oscar Pistorius case.

Teen's quest for Amazon 'medicine' ends in tragedy updated 26 days ago

Kyle Nolan's mother opens up about his tragic journey to Peru seeking the mind-altering power of ayahuasca, which some call a drug and others call medicine.

Frein not found after possible sighting in Pennsylvania; area schools closed updated 29 days ago

Area schools were closed Tuesday as the search for Pennsylvania trooper shooting suspect Eric Matthew Frein intensified overnight, State Police said.

Jury: Ex-Blackwater contractors guilty in 'outrageous' Nusoor Square shooting updated 30 days ago

After marathon deliberations, a jury found 4 ex-Blackwater Worldwide contractors guilty in a deadly 2007 mass shooting in Baghdad's Nusoor Square.

Possible serial killer's victims: 'They're somebody's daughter' updated 30 days ago

Possible serial killer in Indiana: Who were Afrkika Hardy, Teaira Batey, Anith Jones, Kristine Williams and the other three victims?

Ferguson protest heats up after autopsy report is leaked updated 31 days ago

Ferguson police and protesters clashed on Wednesday night after tensions escalated during a scheduled demonstration, part of the Ferguson October movement.

Jury retrial begins on whether Jodi Arias should get life or death sentence updated 32 days ago

A new jury heard opening arguments in the retrial of the penalty phase in the Jodi Arias case.

Ferguson turns into tinderbox once again after new details leaked updated 32 days ago

This is the new normal in Ferguson: Protests, day and night, for more than 70 days now.

Accused White House fence jumper to get mental health screening updated 32 days ago

A federal judge orders a full mental competency screening for accused White House fence jumper Omar Gonzalez.

New Michael Brown details just one piece of probe, law enforcement official says updated 33 days ago

The attorney for the family of slain Missouri teenager Michael Brown called again Monday for an indictment of the police officer who fired the fatal shots.

Bloody stains not connected to Eric Frein search, Pennsylvania police say updated 33 days ago

Blood discovered during the search for Pennsylvania trooper shooting suspect Eric Matthew Frein is not his, state police said Monday.

Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door updated 35 days ago

Forensic tests found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police car belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, a report says.

Woman may have spotted suspect in Pennsylvania trooper slaying updated 35 days ago

A man suspected of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper might have been spotted Friday night near the high school he used to attend, police say.

Same-sex marriage in Alaska, Wyoming can proceed after court orders updated 36 days ago

Same-sex marriage in Alaska and Wyoming can move forward after courts rejected requests to delay enforcement.

Man gets life without parole for murdering Florida teen over loud music updated 36 days ago

A Florida judge Friday sentenced Michael Dunn to life in prison without parole for the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.

MMA fighter War Machine attempts suicide in jail, report says updated 36 days ago

Mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Koppenhaver, who is accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend, tried to kill himself in detention, authorities say.

Judge rules Arizona's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional updated 36 days ago

A federal judge has ruled that Arizona's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and has refused to stay his ruling.

5 crucial things about the grand jury investigation into Michael Brown's killing updated 38 days ago

The world awaits word from a grand jury deciding whether charges should be brought in Michael Brown's shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.

Man pulls knife on bus, gets shot and killed by Connecticut police updated 39 days ago

A man pulled out a knife on a bus, leading to a melee that ended with a trooper shooting him dead.

Cops: Boy, 10, kills woman, 90, for yelling at him updated 39 days ago

A 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy told police he killed a 90-year-old woman because she yelled at him, authorities said.

17 new charges against suspected Benghazi ringleader Khatallah updated 39 days ago

Authorities filed 17 new charges against Ahmed Abu Khatallah, alleging the was the ringleader of attacks on U.S. diplomatic and CIA compounds in Benghazi.

NY businesswoman admits at trial purposely killing autistic son updated 40 days ago

Former pharmaceutical executive Gigi Jordan testified that she knowingly gave a lethal concoction of drugs to her 8-year-old autistic son.

Same-sex marriage can begin in Idaho, after justices deny a stay updated 42 days ago

Same-sex marriage can move forward in Idaho after the Supreme Court on Friday refused the state's request to delay implementation.

Attorney: Arrest warrant on old charge is 'retaliation' for excessive force suit updated 43 days ago

The attorney for a man involved in an excessive force lawsuit against police in Indiana calls possible arrest on a seven-year-old warrant "retaliation."

Feds: That's no dwarf, that's a criminal updated 43 days ago

He said he was little. And that turned out to be a big problem, according to prosecutors.

Source: Police seize cab of man linked to 2009 death, recent Hannah Graham case updated 44 days ago

Source: Police seized a cab owned by Jesse Matthew, arrested in Hannah Graham's case and linked to a 2009 death.

High court blocks Wisconsin voter ID law updated 44 days ago

The U.S. Supreme Court for now has blocked Wisconsin from implementing its voter identification law.

Adrian Peterson could face bond revocation, arrest updated 44 days ago

Texas prosecutor wants Adrian Peterson arrested and his bond revoked after the NFL star allegedly admitted to smoking weed while out on bail.

New York executive describes for jury how she killed her son updated 44 days ago

Former executive Gigi Jordan described for a New York jury the now-fuzzy final moments before she killed her 8-year-old autistic son with lethal drug mix.

Peterson trial to begin in December if judge isn't nixed for 'media whores' jab updated 44 days ago

Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson will go to trial December 1, but the date could change if the judge recuses himself for calling attorneys "media whores."

Police: Miami Dolphins lineman arrested after confrontation with officer updated 44 days ago

Miami Dolphins suspend Derrick Shelby after he allegedly touched women and then took an "aggressive fighting stance" after police arrived, police say

Prosecution will not seek death penalty in Georgia hot car death updated 44 days ago

Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against Justin Ross Harris, who is accused in the hot car death of his toddler son, the district attorney says

Police read excerpts of notes they say trooper shooting suspect left updated 45 days ago

Police: Suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein appears to have left notes in which he chillingly describes his ambush of two Pennsylvania state troopers.

Death row inmate freed after nine years in Texas prison updated 45 days ago

Manuel Velez, an intellectually disabled laborer, is freed from Texas death row and prison after his conviction for murdering an infant is overturned.

Police: 4-year-old brings heroin to daycare, gives it out as candy updated 45 days ago

A preschooler's mom was arrested this week after the girl brought 249 packets of heroin to a Delaware daycare and handed them out to other students.

High court at odds over prisoner's religious right to grow a beard updated 45 days ago

U.S. Supreme Court justices peppered attorneys with questions Tuesday over whether an Arkansas inmate should be allowed to grow a beard as part of his religious faith.

Mayor's son tells 911 operator his mom defended herself in shooting updated 45 days ago

The son of a mayor who was fatally shot tells a 911 operator in an emotional call that his mother was defending herself.

Same-sex marriage bans lifted in Idaho, Nevada updated 45 days ago

A federal court strikes down same-sex marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada, the latest rulings in a string of legal victories for gay and lesbian couples.

New biography highlights Justice Sonia Sotomayor's rise updated 46 days ago

Justice Sonia Sotomayor may be the most recognizable member of the current Supreme Court, the closest thing to a rock star in robes.

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