Man shot by buddy at store dies, prompting upgraded charge

A Volusia County convenience store clerk has been charged again — this time with manslaughter — after the friend he said he shot accidentally died from his injuries.Eduar Martinez, 20, a clerk at Joy Grocery Store on U.S. Highway 17, in DeLeon Springs was arrested on the upgraded charge Sunday.He was picked up on a warrant after his friend, 23-year-old Nicholas Alligood, died Sunday afternoon at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach. Martinez was initially charged with attempted ma...

Is Science Taking Hold In Criminal Justice?

Is Science Taking Hold In Criminal Justice? November 24, 2014 07:09:17 am By Ted Gest Photo by Dave Dugdale, via Flickr Scientific principles are increasingly being used in criminal justice practices, but it may take years for them to penetr...

2 men killed in separate shootings in west Orlando

2 men killed in separate shootings in west Orlando Two people were killed Sunday night in separate shootings in Orange County, deputies said. The latest shooting happened about 9:40 p.m. at the Alta Westgate Apartments, a complex tucked between Silver Star Road and North Powers Drive in west Orlando.Deputies responded to a call from the area, and found a man wounded in the parking lot."Orange County Fire Rescue arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased," sheriff's office spokesman Jeff Williamson said. About two hours earl...

Two men rob Dover restaurant at gunpoint, police say

Two men rob Dover restaurant at gunpoint, police say Two men rob Dover restaurant at gunpoint, police sayWMUR ManchesterPolice said this is the first time in a while that a real weapon has been used during a robbery in town. "Normally weapons are not used a lot of times. People just go in and hand a note and try to get money that way," said Lt. Carey Beaulieu. A gunshot ...Police searching for two robbery suspects: Gunshots may have been fired in ... Foster's Daily Democrat2 sought in pizzeria robbery Chron.com
  November 24, 2014  

Tensions Heightened as Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Expected Today

Tensions Heightened as Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Expected Today The bidding war has begun for Darren’s Wilson’s tale on what took place when the Ferguson police officer shot and  killed Michael Brown in the middle of the street last August. Media junkies and national-award winning journalists have supposedly been meeting with Wilson for weeks in the hopes to be the first to air his side of the controversial shooting once the grand jury has announced its decision, which is expected today. Meanwhile, Ferguson, a suburban municipality in St. L...
  November 24, 2014  

Mother feared baby was a dwarf before ‘bathtub murder’

Mother feared baby was a dwarf before 'bathtub murder'Sydney Morning HeraldA Sydney woman accused of murdering her baby in a bathtub, after fearing the girl had dwarfism, told a friend "I would throw her in the bin rather than deal with all this", a court has heard. The mother has been found unfit to stand trial, and is now ...
  November 24, 2014  

Shotgun fired during Dayton home invasion

Shotgun fired during Dayton home invasion Shotgun fired during Dayton home invasionWHIOThree men attempted to rob a resident on South Smithville Road late Sunday in a home invasion. Police say a homeowner in the 600 block of South Smithville Road in Dayton recognized a man at his door and allowed him to enter the house late Sunday.
  November 24, 2014  

Cleveland police kill boy, 12, carrying a replica gun

Cleveland police kill boy, 12, carrying a replica gun Cleveland police kill boy, 12, carrying a replica gunBBC NewsA 12-year-old boy has been shot dead by police in the US city of Cleveland, after carrying what turned out to be a replica gun in a playground. Police say an officer fired two shots at the boy after he failed to obey an order to raise his hands. A ...12-Year-Old Boy Dies After Police in Cleveland Shoot Him New York TimesFather of child fatally shot by Cleveland police: Why didn't you Taser him? cleveland.comUS police shoot dead boy...
  November 24, 2014  

Speaker Faked Kidnapping, Police Told

Speaker Faked Kidnapping, Police Told Speaker Faked Kidnapping, Police ToldThe StarEmbu Governor Martin Wambora last evening told police that county assembly Speaker Kariuki Mate had faked his own kidnapping to seek sympathy in the contempt of court charges facing him in Kerugoya. Mate denied the allegations by Wambora, however, ...
  November 24, 2014  

Ariz. man freed in murder convicted in Colo. sex assault

Ariz. man freed in murder convicted in Colo. sex assaultNew York Daily NewsSet free in 2012 after serving 37 years of a life sentence for murder, a 79-year-old Arizona man is headed back to prison after being convicted of sexual assault. William Macumber was convicted in Arapahoe County, Colo., court on Friday after two ...
  November 24, 2014