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Maryland Guv Saves Last Men on Death Row

Gov. Martin O'MalleyGov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that he would erase the last vestiges of Maryland's death row by commuting the sentences of the state's remaining condemned murderers to life without parole.

Acting on the last day of the year and with three weeks remaining in his term, O'Malley said he will spare the lives of four men left in limbo after Maryland abolished the death penalty for future offenders in 2013.


Transgender teen blames Christian parents for suicide

Joshua alcornA transgender 16-year-old committed suicide and blamed her religious parents in a suicide note posted to Tumblr.

Born Joshua Alcorn, but preferring Leelah, the teen stepped in front of a tractor trailer on a highway near her family home in Kings Mill, Ohio, on Dec. 28.  A suicide note posted on her Tumblr page details the events that led to her life-ending decision.


Harvard Law failed to protect students from sexual assault, report finds

Harvard Law sexual assaultsHarvard Law School did not do enough to protect students from sexual assault and sexual harassment, an investigation by the US Department of Education found on Tuesday.

The investigation highlighted two reports of sexual assault. In one, a student was not allowed to participate in her alleged attacker’s appeal, a process that took more than a year and led to a reversal of the findings against him.


Idaho toddler shoots and kills his mother inside Walmart

Idaho toddler kills motherPolice in Idaho say a two-year-old boy shot and killed his 29-year-old mother in a Walmart after finding the woman’s weapon in her purse.

The Kootenai County sheriff’s office said the woman was shopping with her son and several relatives in the store’s Hayden, Idaho location when the boy, sitting in the front of the shopping cart, found the gun in her purse and shot the woman at about 10.15am local time.


Expert: Fired employee may have been behind Sony hack

Sony hackA former employee angry over being fired may have organized the hacking of Sony Pictures' computer network, a security expert says.

The FBI has blamed the government of North Korea, allegedly as reprisal for the movie The Interview. The movie depicts a talk show host and producer who score an interview with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and are then recruited by the CIA to assassinate him.


School basketballers OK’d to wear ‘I can’t breathe’ shirts

I can't breathe shirts ok'dA California school district on Monday reversed a basketball tournament's ban on T-shirts reading "I can't breathe" and said it would allow high school players to wear the shirts during warm-ups as long as they do not cause problems, lawyers said.

With backing from school officials, last week Bruce Triplett, the athletic director at Fort Bragg High School told the boys' and girls' teams from Mendocino High School they could not compete in the three-day event if they wore the shirts — inspired by the last words of Eric Garner, the New York man who died after an officer put him in a chokehold — at the tournament. The two Mendocino varsity teams first wore the shirts before a Dec. 16 game against Fort Bragg.


Autopsy shows slain black man hit by 3 LAPD bullets, one in his back

MAN HAD LAPD BULLET IN BACKAn unarmed 25-year-old black man who was killed by Los Angeles police officers in August suffered three gunshot wounds, including one to his back, according to a long-awaited autopsy report that was released on Monday.

Police have said two officers shot and killed Ezell Ford, described by a family lawyer as mentally challenged, after he struggled with an officer and tried to grab his gun during a scuffle in mostly poor South Los Angeles on Aug. 11. Ford died in the operating room, according to the autopsy.


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