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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...
  • Prosecutor: Troopers Justified In Shooting Robbery Suspect

    Prosecutor: Troopers Justified In Shooting Robbery Suspect
    MIDDLETOWN — A state police detective who was shot twice during a shootout following a car chase was justified in returning fire and killing his assailant, Middlesex State's Attorney Peter McShane said in a decision released Thursday. Det. Scott...
  • Hampton jury finds Newport News woman guilty of murder

    Hampton jury finds Newport News woman guilty of murder
    A Hampton jury deliberated for nearly three hours Thursday before finding a woman guilty of killing a mother of four in a nightclub parking lot. Crystal Harrell, 23, was found guilty of first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a...
  • Colorado boy, 14, sentenced to 10 years for dad's murder

    Colorado boy, 14, sentenced to 10 years for dad's murder
    A 14-year-old Colorado boy who admitted shooting his father dead and concealing the death by calling the man's work for five days to say his dad was ill was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in prison, prosecutors said. Kai Kelly, who was 13 at the time...
  • Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized

     Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized
    I've been searching for artificial drama lately, like the dramas of sports and politics that I find fascinating. And they help me avoid other stories that thump the soul, stories that are relentless, and come at me like traffic lights at night. I...
  • Defendant in years-old Dundalk murder case scheduled for Jan. trial

    Defendant in years-old Dundalk murder case scheduled for Jan. trial
    A Pasadena man who is scheduled to stand trial next month in the death of his girlfriend nearly 15 years ago will now face additional charges at the same time. Stephen Michael Cooke Jr., 43, is also accused of trying to get someone to hurt a man who he...
  • Father of unlicensed driver in fatal crash denies having let her drive his SUV

    Father of unlicensed driver in fatal crash denies having let her drive his SUV
    A man whose 15-year-old daughter, an unlicensed driver, crashed his SUV in an accident in Pennsylvania that killed three people denies having given her permission to drive the vehicle, his attorney said on Thursday. The father, Michael J. Ware, was...
  • Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man

    Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man
    A former white supremacist was convicted of murder Thursday in the beating and stabbing death of a black man in the Antelope Valley desert.  A Los Angeles jury deliberated for five hours before finding Richard Phillip Ritchie, 39, guilty of first-degree...
  • Journalist sues over arrest at protest in Ferguson

    Journalist sues over arrest at protest in Ferguson
    A Washington-based journalist has sued St. Louis County and one of its police lieutenants, saying his rights were violated when he was arrested while covering protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson,...
  • Not known yet if Cuba deal might bring some U.S. fugitives home

    When he heard that United States and Cuba plan to restore diplomatic ties, retired New York City police detective Tom Nerney says he was struck with hope that a convicted killer he helped bring to justice but who escaped to the Caribbean island would...
  • Prosecutors introduce sex video, Internet searches in Phylicia Barnes trial

    Prosecutors introduce sex video, Internet searches in Phylicia Barnes trial
    Internet history on the phone of the man accused of killing Phylicia Barnes showed Web searches for forensic procedures and for books on high-profile killings such as the Casey Anthony and JonBenet Ramsey cases, a Baltimore police detective told jurors...