Juliet Linderman, Associated Press | Posted Feb 10th - 2:20am
A retired Baltimore judge who'll determine whether a man convicted of a killing at the center of popular podcast "Serial" deserves a new trial says the five-day post-conviction hearing that concluded Tuesday garnered more attention than any other proceeding he'd seen in the state.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted Feb 10th - 1:31am
The Ferguson City Council is asking the U.S. Department of Justice for changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems, a move that drew swift criticism from both the department and many residents.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted Feb 10th - 12:30am
The Ferguson City Council agreed Tuesday to most proposals in a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department that would reform the city's courts and policing systems but also asked for several changes, including some limiting the city's cost.
Karen Matthews, Associated Press | Posted Feb 10th - 12:01am
Jurors will return to court as they consider whether a rookie police officer who shot an innocent man in a dark public housing stairwell accidentally discharged his weapon, as he says, or whether he acted out of recklessness and did little to help the dying victim, as the prosecution contends.
Police in Southern California evacuated about 1,000 people from homes and an elementary school for much of the day after finding a parked van with a man unconscious inside and a note on the windshield saying the vehicle would explode if it was moved.