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  • DA: Seven hours after gruesome hit-and-run, suspect was still drunk, high

    DA: Seven hours after gruesome hit-and-run, suspect was still drunk, high
    The man suspected in last week's fatal hit-and-run accident on Airport Road was still under the influence of alcohol and marijuana seven hours later, Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced Wednesday. Jose A. Santiago, 33, of Allentown...
  • Police in California make arrests in death of weeks-old baby

    Police in California make arrests in death of weeks-old baby
    A California woman staged a sinister plot to snatch two babies from their mothers and pass them off as her own — a scheme that ended with the murder of a 3-week-old girl and the shooting and beating of both childrens' mothers, police said Wednesday....
  • Plainville Cop's Killer's Parole Rescinded

    Plainville Cop's Killer's Parole Rescinded
    SUFFIELD — A crowd of 100 people packed into a prison hearing room cheered Wednesday when a state parole board rescinded the parole of Gerald "Gary" Castonguay, convicted in the 1977 murder of Plainville Officer Robert Holcomb. "[Castonguay] is...
  • Inmates who allege police abuse by Burge may get hearing on innocence claims

    Inmates who allege police abuse by Burge may get hearing on innocence claims
    "Girt" Burton was 21 when he alleged Chicago police detectives working under Cmdr. Jon Burge kept him in custody without charges for six days, beating him with a phone book, choking him until he passed out and torturing him until he finally confessed to a...
  • 2 charged with capital murder in James City County slaying

    Two men face capital murder charges stemming from the fatal shooting of another man in James City County. James City County Police arrested 20-year-old Terrance Andretti Martin Jr. of Williamsburg and 18-year-old Jaiquan Keonta Smith of James City County...
  • Man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in baby's death

    A Bluefield man has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of his infant son. Media outlets report that a Mercer County Circuit Court jury also found 24-year-old Cassidy Byrd guilty of a child abuse charge. He faces up to 40 years in...
  • Man found guilty of killing woman in grocery store in '13

    A 35-year-old man has been found guilty of fatally shooting a woman inside a Hudson Valley grocery store in the summer of 2013. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports (http://pojonews.co/1bx18Fi ) that a jury in Dutchess County deliberated for about five hours...
  • California rightly revisits its tough-on-youth-crime stance

    California rightly revisits its tough-on-youth-crime stance
    California long led the world in juvenile injustice. Just five years ago, when there were only seven people outside the U.S. serving life prison terms with no possibility of parole for crimes they had committed before they became adults, California had...
  • Americans' trial in Indonesia delayed after baby gets sick

    The trial of an American couple accused of killing the woman's mother in Indonesia adjourned after their newborn baby fell ill in prison, a prosecutor and a doctor said Thursday. Heather Mack, 19, gave birth to a daughter, Stella, last week and...
  • Defense: Woman's killing crime of passion, not premeditated

    A defense attorney acknowledges his client stabbed his girlfriend more than 100 times with a knife and screwdriver, but says the northwestern Pennsylvania man is guilty of a "passion killing" not premeditated first-degree murder. Defense attorney Michael...
  • Woman's violent plot to steal babies 'just evil,' police say

    Woman's violent plot to steal babies 'just evil,' police say
    Long Beach police said the slaying of a baby earlier this year was part of a bizarre kidnapping plot masterminded by a woman who was trying to convince her boyfriend that she had given birth to twins. The woman, Giseleangelique Rene D'Milian, 47, had...