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Colo. Shooting Suspect Appears Dazed In First Court Appearance

July 23, 2012
News coverage has depicted James Holmes as a shy loner who once showed promise as a neuroscience student. District Attorney Carol Chambers declined to say whether she will seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing 12 in a Colorado movie theater.

Man Charged In Va. Cop's 2010 Slaying

July 2, 2012
Virginia Beach Police have charged a serial armed robber with first-degree murder in the death of an off-duty Norfolk officer.

Calif. Officer's Killer Sentenced To Death

June 25, 2012
A judge Monday ordered Earl Ellis Green sentenced to death for fatally shooting Riverside police officer Ryan Bonaminio at point-blank range as the officer pleaded for his life.

Ohio High School Shooter To Be Tried As Adult

May 25, 2012
The Ohio teenager accused of gunning down three classmates in the Chardon High School cafeteria will be tried as an adult, a judge ruled on Thursday. If convicted, T.J. Lane would be eligible for life imprisonment.

Mich. Deputies Stop Courtroom Brawl

May 22, 2012
Oakland County (Mich.) Sheriff's deputies quickly restored order after family members became disorderly at a sentencing hearing. The brawl erupted after convicted killer Melvin Dalton asked, "What about my justice?" Read the full story here.

Suspect In Miss. Highway Shootings Not a Fake Cop

May 18, 2012
James Willie was not posing as a police officer in the shootings as authorities previously suspected. Authorities arrested Willie after a woman alleged he had raped her.

Mongols Member Gets Life for Murdering San Francisco Hells Angels President

May 16, 2012
The Modesto Mongols member who killed the president of the Hells Angels San Francisco chapter in a 2008 fight outside of a bar received life in prison. Christopher Bryan Ablett is a member of the Modesto chapter of the Mongols outlaw motorcycle gang known as "Stoney."

Video: Two Calif. Cops Face Murder Trial

May 10, 2012
Two Fullerton (Calif.) Police officers will stand trial for fatal beating of a homeless man in June. The officers were captured on surveillance video fatally beating a shirtless Kelly Thomas near a bus depot.

Fullerton Police Beating

May 10, 2012
The new video, which comes from a bus depot camera, shows the confrontation, as Officers Manuel Ramos, Joseph Wolfe, and Jay Cicinelli knee and strike Kelly Thomas, who cries for help. Read the full story here.

Calif. Officers Face Hearing In Death of Homeless Man

May 7, 2012
The two Fullerton (Calif.) Police officers charged in the fatal beating of a homeless man will face a preliminary hearing today where a judge will determine if there's enough evidence to proceed with a trial.

Son Charged with Fatal Shooting of ICE Agent Father

May 3, 2012
The 14-year-old son of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was arrested this morning on suspicion of shooting his father to death at their Carson house.

Teen's Trial Starts In Killing of Ga. Deputy

May 2, 2012
A Georgia deputy's final radio transmission was played in court on the opening day of testimony in the trial of the teenager who allegedly gunned down the deputy.

Murder Trial Begins In Shooting of Calif. Officer

April 30, 2012
The trial of the parolee accused of brutally murdering Riverside Police Officer Ryan Bonaminio in 2010 begins today.

Fort Hood Trial Postponed

April 19, 2012
A military judge has once again postponed the trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage. Maj. Nidal Hasan's court martial is now set to begin in August instead of June.

Chicago Homicides Rise 60%, Mayor Calls for Gang Law

April 12, 2012
Chicago homicides spiked 60% in the first three months of 2012. As a result, Mayor Rahm Emanuel called on the state's General Assembly to pass a bill that would allow federal-style racketeering prosecutions of violent gang activity.

Trayvon Martin Shooter Arrested, Faces 2nd-Degree Murder

April 11, 2012
George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who claims he shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense, faces a second-degree murder charge, a special prosecutor announced today.

Tulsa Judge Sets $9.1M Bail In Good Friday Shooting

April 9, 2012
A Tulsa, Okla., judge set bail at $9.16 million for two men who allegedly shot three people during a shooting rampage on Friday in the racially charged case.

Juarez Cartel Leader Gets Life In U.S. Consulate Murders

April 6, 2012
The former Mexican police officer and Juarez Cartel leader who ordered the murders of three U.S. Consulate officials in 2010 was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty today.

N.J. Cop Killer Gets Life Without Parole

March 22, 2012
The 20-year-old New Jersey man convicted of fatally shooting a Lakewood patrolman in his cruiser at point blank range will spend the rest of his life behind bars without an opportunity for parole.

Former LAPD Detective Guilty of Murder

March 8, 2012
A jury has convicted former Los Angeles Police Department detective Stephanie Lazarus of murdering the wife of her former lover in a cold case that forced the department to bring down one of its own.
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