ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A prosecutor has objected to a new trial request from a man convicted of luring a prep-school teacher out of her Vermont home and killing her, saying there was no error and the verdict must be respected.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Some Buffalo-area residents dealt with flooded basements from melting snow as authorities on Tuesday kept an eye on rising creek levels a week after the region was hit by record-breaking lake-effect storms.
(Reuters) - A St. Louis County grand jury declined to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office said on Monday. A timeline on the shooting and investigation follows. Aug. 9 - While driving a police SUV, Wilson encounters Brown and a friend of Brown walking down the street about midday. Accounts differ but witnesses agree there was a confrontation and Wilson fired multiple shots at Brown, killing him. ...
Chaos returned to the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown -- a decision that enraged protesters who set fire to buildings and cars and looted businesses in the area where the unarmed, black 18-year-old was fatally shot.