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  • Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic

    Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic
    More than a year after Ronald Taylor was released from prison and temporarily exonerated of the murder for which he served 16 years in prison, the New Haven native is again fighting to prove his innocence while at the same time battling stage four colon...
  • Man kills daughter, six grandchildren in Florida murder-suicide

    TAMPA (Reuters) - A 51-year-old Florida man shot dead his daughter and six grandchildren in his home before killing himself on Thursday, authorities said. Don Spirit, identified by authorities as the suspect, called the 911 emergency line and killed...
  • Wired jail informant key in teen's murder trial

    Wired jail informant key in teen's murder trial
    When Terrance Anthony Jr. was led into the Orange County Jail's infirmary in May 2013, he'd been told he and another inmate were there for a routine physical, detectives testified Thursday. But Anthony didn't know the other inmate was an informant,...
  • Newport News man found guilty in 2008 double slaying; jury recommends two life terms

    NEWPORT NEWS — A Newport News man was found guilty in the slayings of two teenagers shot dead on 35th Street six years ago, with the jury recommending he get two life terms plus 23 years. Following a three-day jury trial in Newport News Circuit...
  • Gang leader held responsible in '08 slayings of officer, companion

    Gang leader held responsible in '08 slayings of officer, companion
    For more than six years, the families of slain Chicago police detective Robert Soto and his companion, Kathryn Romberg, waited for a West Side gang member to be held responsible for gunning them down. Relatives watched in disbelief as Jason Austin was...
  • Craigslist killers get life in prison; Elytte Barbour says 'I regret taking this man from his home'

    Craigslist killers get life in prison; Elytte Barbour says 'I regret taking this man from his home'
    SUNBURY — While Elytte Barbour apologized profusely Thursday for his role in the killing of Troy LaFerrara, his wife, Miranda, had nothing to say to the victim's relatives before they were both sentenced to life without parole. "There are no...
  • Wife who admitted plot to kill Bethlehem slaying witnesses gets bail

    Wife who admitted plot to kill Bethlehem slaying witnesses gets bail
    PHILADELPHIA — Sonia Panell has been released from prison while she awaits a judge's decision on her request to withdraw a guilty plea to charges she plotted to kill witnesses in her husband's murder case. Panell's husband Rene Figueroa is...
  • Man just convicted of attempted murder escapes courthouse

    MINNEAPOLIS Michael David Henderson sat through his Minneapolis trial for attempted murder Thursday but just couldn't stick around to hear the verdict. "As it was being read, that's when he bolted," said Jennifer Johnson, a spokeswoman for the Hennepin...
  • Thousands gather for state trooper's funeral as manhunt continues

    SCRANTON, Pa. For more than 20 minutes Thursday morning, the only sound downtown in Scranton was that of a lone tolling bell from St. Peter's Cathedral, ringing between long silent pauses. Thousands of men and women in uniform filled the city block...
  • Hampton man found guilty of voluntary manslaughter

    HAMPTON — A Hampton jury wasn't convinced that a defendant fatally shot a man in self-defense last year, but they also didn't believe he committed murder. Patrick Roberts was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter Thursday in the May 5, 2013 death...
  • Jury expected to soon get case of Romeoville shooting of girl, mom

    Jury expected to soon get case of Romeoville shooting of girl, mom
    Jurors on Friday are expected to begin deliberations in the trial of a man accused of shooting his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend to death and wounding her mother in Romeoville this year. Erick Maya, 24, of Cicero, is charged with murder in the Feb. 13...