Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned a man who died after being in police custody.
BALTIMORE (WBEN/AP) -Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was asked why she waited hours to ask the governor to declare a state of emergency, while the governor himself hinted she should have come to him earlier.
Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter a plea to the latest version of a criminal indictment that led him to step down from his powerful post. The Democrat is set to enter a plea in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday.
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The North Buffalo woman accused of stabbing and killing her 7-year-old son pleads not guilty by reason of mental disease. Jessica Murphy, 30, told police after the May 2014 incident she was "saving him from hell."
BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday to spare the young man's life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led astray by his radicalized and belligerent older brother.