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  • Jury begins deliberating in murder trial of Iraqi-American man

    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Jurors began deliberating on Wednesday in the trial of an Iraqi-American man charged with murdering his wife in a case first investigated as a hate crime, following closing arguments in which prosecutors urged the panel to find him...
  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect may view autopsy photos, judge rules

    A federal judge in Boston ruled Wednesday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may view autopsy photographs of three people who died in the Boston Marathon bombings and indicated that he might ease some of the restrictions on the defendant to allow him unmonitored...
  • A true detective remembers the Lebowitz case

    A true detective remembers the Lebowitz case
    Among the many Baltimore long-timers who had an old, sad anger awakened by the recent mention of Esther Lebowitz in the news was Nick Giangrasso, the detective in charge of the crime scene the day her body was found. "Some cases never leave you," he...
  • Chinese police shoot man dead at checkpoint in Xinjiang

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Police in China's far-western region of Xinjiang have shot dead a man who drove through a security checkpoint, the local government said on Thursday, the latest violence to hit the troubled area with a large Muslim population. The...
  • Linda Robertson: In South Africa courtroom, Oscar Pistorius treated like anyone else

    MIAMI Oscar Pistorius' best defense in his murder trial has been to portray himself as vulnerable. Yet his career as courageous track star exemplified the opposite. The "Blade Runner" was a man who never considered his disability to be a disadvantage...
  • Prosecutors drop charges in Hampton carnival slaying

    Prosecutors drop charges in Hampton carnival slaying
    HAMPTON — Prosecutors dropped first-degree murder charges Wednesday against two teenagers in a high-profile Hampton killing, saying problems with witnesses mean the case can't go forward at this time. A five-day trial was scheduled to start next...
  • Police say Utah mom gave birth at home before killing infants

    Police say Utah mom gave birth at home before killing infants
    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah mother accused of slaying six of her own infant children over the course of a decade secretly gave birth to each of the babies without medical assistance at home and then immediately killed them, police said on Wednesday....
  • Nebraska man could face execution after conviction in 4 killings

    OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - A Nebraska man was convicted on Wednesday of killing four people during a 10-day murder spree last summer within days of his release from prison and could face the death penalty in a state that has not carried out an...
  • El Salvador to use terror charges against gangs

    SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador's government on Wednesday said it would charge gang members who attack police and military personnel under anti-terrorism laws, which impose longer prison sentences, to crack down on rising homicides in the poor...
  • Second fetish model arrested in Miami animal torture porn case

    MIAMI A second adult fetish model was arrested Wednesday for her role in series of porn videos that Miami-Dade County police say depicted the decapitation of chickens and deaths of other barnyard animals. Stephanie Hird, 29, a South Florida native who...
  • Deputies who mistakenly killed aspiring producer to return to duty

    Deputies who mistakenly killed aspiring producer to return to duty
    The L.A. County sheriff’s deputies who mistakenly shot two victims of a knife attack in West Hollywood, killing one, will return to active duty next week, department officials said. The three deputies have gone through the psychological evaluation...