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At least 24 men convicted or arrested based largely on murky bite-mark evidence have been exonerated by DNA testing, had charges dropped or otherwise been proved not guilty. Many spent more than a decade in prison, and one man was behind bars for more...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California corrections officials say convicted serial killer Richard Ramirez, known as the Night Stalker, has died. San Quentin State Prison spokesman Lt. Sam Robinson says Ramirez died Friday morning. He had recently been taken...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late Wednesday amid an outcry over revelations that the agency had improperly targeted tea party...
Tags: Jack Lew, Eric Holder, Politics, Judges, U.S. Congress
CASSOPOLIS, Mich. – Cass County’s prosecutor says a band of scrap metal thieves was no match for an off-duty police officer. And now, the leader of the band will pay a heavy metal price – up to life in prison. A Circuit Court jury...
Linda Weldy's family thinks a serial killer is to blame for her murder -- but police are skeptical. Linda was 10-years-old when she was abducted from her bus stop in 1987. Her body was found three weeks later. Her killer is still out there. Tragedy...
Tags: Punishment, Kidnapping, Murder
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - The University of Notre Dame has agreed to make changes in how it handles investigations of campus sexual assaults as a result of an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Specifically, the...
Tags: Politics, Crimes, Discrimination, Suicide, Social Issues
Police have released more information about a deadly crash Thursday morning involving two semis in LaPorte County. They say a drunk driver was responsible. The full news release is below: LaPorte County-Indiana State Police responded to three...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- A South Bend police officer investigating robberies was scouring social media sites for connections among suspects back in 2011. A name new to law enforcement at the time emerged from her research: the Cash Out Boyz. Almost simultaneously,...
Tags: Prosecution, Punishment, Theft, Witnesses, Criminal Laws
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers have approved a bill that would force anyone convicted of killing or disabling a police dog to pay for replacing the animal. Locally you may remember Ricky, who died along with his partner Cpl. James Szuba...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice
WSBT-TVGOSHEN – 5 teenagers are behind bars for a drive-by shooting this past weekend in Goshen, a shooting police say was gang-related. Around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, officers were called to the corner of School and Middlebury Streets after four people were...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis man who was suspended from his job as a school caregiver after being mistakenly identified as a criminal says it took him a week to convince state officials that's not the case. After Indiana Department of Child...
(CBS News) The gruesome trial of an abortion provider resumes in Philadelphia Monday. The doctor, Kermit Gosnell, is charged with killing a female patient and seven babies. Gosnell's name may not be familiar, and that makes some abortion opponents...
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