Supreme Court upends all-white jury verdict, death sentence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court upended the conviction and death sentence of a black Georgia man Monday because prosecutors violated the Constitution by excluding African-Americans from the all-white jury that determined his fate.

  • Written by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Smaller cities across US opening high-tech crime centers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Live video feeds from cameras across Hartford, Connecticut, light up a wall of flat-screen monitors in a high-tech room at the city's old police department, while computers take in data from license plate readers and a gunshot detection system.

  • Written by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press