A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest.
NEW YORK (AP) — Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats.
Canary started his acting career in theater, performing in regional productions, and off-Broadway productions. During his Broadway debut of 'Great Day in the Morning', Canary was drafted into the Army, where he served for two years. After he served, he returned to acting, working in both film and television. Aside from 'All My Children', Canary is also known for his role as Candy Canaday in 'Bonanza'.
A Florida jury began weighing on Tuesday whether a man who killed his wife and posted a photo of her blood-spattered, lifeless body on Facebook committed first-degree murder. Attorneys for Derek Medina, 33, argued that he was acting in self-defense when he fired eight shots at Jennifer Alfonso, 27, in the kitchen of their Miami-area residence.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A man accused of taking his 5-year-old son from the Alabama home of the boy's mother in 2002 and creating new identities for both of them was charged in Cleveland on Tuesday with kidnapping and forgery.
By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - A white Chicago policeman was charged on Tuesday with murdering a black teenager, a prosecution that was speeded up in hopes of staving off a fresh burst of the turmoil over race and police use of deadly force that has shaken the United States for more than a year. A highly anticipated video of the Oct. 20, 2014 shooting was released on Tuesday afternoon in accordance with a court order and a day earlier than expected. Seventeen-year-old Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times by police officer Jason Van Dyke, who emptied his gun and prepared to reload, prosecutors said.