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Kin of Robert Durst's Missing 1st Wife File $100M Lawsuit

By Frank Eltman | Dec 1
Relatives of the missing wife of millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst have filed a $100 million lawsuit against him in her presumed death, the second legal action taken against Durst by the family of Kathleen McCormack Durst in recent weeks.

'Hot Cop of the Castro' Arrested for Hit-And-Run in San Fran

Dec 1
A renowned San Francisco police officer was placed on medical leave before he was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and will be suspended when he is eligible to return to duty, authorities said Monday.

Boston Drag Performer Had Throat Slashed in Possible Hate Crime

Nov 30
A gay man who is well-known in the Boston community as drag performer Eileen Dover said he had his throat slashed and shoulder broken in an attack that occurred outside a popular gay club Thanksgiving night.

Finding Mercy in the Justice System

Nov 29
Law professor Mark Osler, a leading advocate for sentencing reform and clemency in the U.S. justice system, discusses the relationship between religious ideas of "mercy" and "justice."

FBI Warned of Attacks on Reproductive Health Care Clinics Months Ago

Nov 29
After the Congressional fight over funding Planned Parenthood a few months ago, the FBI reported an increase of threats to their facilities.

Defense Misgenders Victim of SF Trans Assault

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 29
As the couple accused of attacking a transgender woman in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood pleaded not guilty recently, the attorneys representing them repeatedly misgendered the victim.

Accused Chair-Wielding Dallas BBQ Assailant Countersues: Claims He's the Victim

Nov 27
Don't you hate it when you're left with no other option than to bash a chair over the head of someone half your size in order to make a quick escape?

Woman Fined $1,000 for Trashing Worker's Office with Glitter

Nov 27
A former clerk at an Ohio county's fiscal office has been fined $1,000 for trashing a co-worker's office with glitter and purple Silly String.

In Mexico, Fear As Victims Vanish at Hands of Police

By Christopher Sherman | Nov 26
It was common knowledge that police were errand runners for gangsters, but it was not widely acknowledged that local and state police were disappearing people, too.

Officer Charged with Murder in Teen's Death; Video Released

By Don Babwin and Jason Keyser | Nov 25
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.

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