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  • 'Whitey' Bulger trial: Stephen 'The Rifleman' Flemmi takes the stand

    'Whitey' Bulger trial: Stephen 'The Rifleman' Flemmi takes the stand
    BOSTON — James “Whitey” Bulger Jr. and his former partner faced each other for the first time in nearly two decades Thursday, when Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi took the stand at Bulger's racketeering and murder trial and...
  • Police vow crackdown after Zimmerman protests flare in L.A., Oakland

    Police vow crackdown after Zimmerman protests flare in L.A., Oakland
    As two major California cities spent Tuesday morning assessing damage and tallying arrests from violent protests the night before, officials asked for peaceful behavior -- but promised a crackdown should the demonstrations escalate again. Protestors...
  • Whitey Bulger trial: It was pay him 'or get killed,' witness says

    Whitey Bulger trial: It was pay him 'or get killed,' witness says
    BOSTON -- A businessman testifying Tuesday in the racketeering trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger described terrifying moments in 1982 when, he said, Bulger shoved a machine gun between his legs and threatened to kill him if he...
  • Fatal shooting that fueled Anaheim protests justified, D.A. says

    Fatal shooting that fueled Anaheim protests justified, D.A. says
    The shooting of an Anaheim man, whose death helped fuel days of heated protest in Orange County's largest city last year, was legally justified, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office. Joel Acevedo, was shot and killed by...
  • Drunk man fires gun, kills himself at Boyle Heights party, LAPD says

    Drunk man fires gun, kills himself at Boyle Heights party, LAPD says
    Los Angeles police are investigating an incident in Boyle Heights where witnesses said a drunken man accidentally shot himself in the face during a party. Police were still interviewing witnesses, and it is unclear if charges will be filed, but Lt....
  • Neighbors say Boyle Heights shooting involved love triangle

    Neighbors say Boyle Heights shooting involved love triangle
    The investigation into a man who reportedly accidentally shot himself with a neighbor’s gun while drunk took a tawdry turn Monday when neighbors told detectives the victim was having an affair with the gun owner’s wife. Police were still...
  • Reaction to Zimmerman verdict: 'All right we are two nations'

    Reaction to Zimmerman verdict: 'All right we are two nations'
    The trial is over, George Zimmerman has been acquitted, and the earliest demonstrations after the Florida verdict Saturday night came and went mostly in peace. Yet if the high drama has ended over the legal question of whether Zimmerman would be...
  • George Zimmerman acquitted of murder in Trayvon Martin shooting

    George Zimmerman acquitted of murder in Trayvon Martin shooting
    SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman was acquitted on Saturday of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was slain last year in a confrontation that touched off a national debate about race and guns. The jury of...
  • Security tight as Zimmerman jurors resume deliberations

    Security tight as Zimmerman jurors resume deliberations
    SANFORD, Fla. -- A six-woman jury spent Saturday morning contemplating George Zimmerman’s fate in what has become one of the most watched, debated and tweeted-about murder cases in the nation. Security at the criminal justice center where the...
  • Defense rests in Zimmerman trial in half the time prosecution took

    Defense rests in Zimmerman trial in half the time prosecution took
    SANFORD, Fla. -- The defense in the George Zimmerman case Wednesday completed presenting its case to the jury, which will soon begin deliberations on whether the neighborhood watch volunteer murdered Trayvon Martin or shot the unarmed teenager in self-...
  • At least one demonstrator reportedly is killed in clashes in Egypt

    At least one demonstrator reportedly is killed in clashes in Egypt
    CAIRO – At least one demonstrator was killed Friday in clashes between supporters of Egypt’s ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, and security forces outside the headquarters of the Republican Guard, news reports said. An ambulance medic said he...