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Cleveland, Department of Justice announce changes in police force

The city of Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday how they are moving forward on agreed changes to the city’s police force. The consent decree is the next step after the city agreed to changes last year following a scathing report from Department of Justice investigators regarding patterns of civil rights violations Read More…

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Trial of ‘Grim Sleeper’ suspect delayed until September

LOS ANGELES — A judge has granted a two-month postponement of the trial of the man charged in the “Grim Sleeper” killings of nine women and a teenage girl. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kathleen Kennedy agreed to reschedule Lonnie David Franklin Jr.’s June 30 trial date to Sept. 9 after one of his attorneys, Read More…

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B.B. King was poisoned, his daughters claim

Two of B.B. King’s daughters are alleging that the blues legend was poisoned to death by his closest associates. But the coroner says preliminary autopsy results don’t support that contention. King’s daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, made the accusations in separate, but identically worded, affidavits filed over the weekend. “I believe my father was Read More…