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  • Mayo: More twists in Rothstein lawyer murder case

    Tony Villegas’ long-delayed trial for the 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein law firm partner Melissa Lewis has been set for Dec. 1, but the intriguing case that seems worthy of a John Grisham novel has another new wrinkle. Debra Villegas is ailing in...
  • Culture of violence makes for hit TV in Turkey

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Sefer Calinak killed his first wife when he was 17 and murdered his girlfriend a few decades later with an axe. Now, the 62-year old is making the rounds on hit Turkish TV shows, part of a ratings race increasingly driven by a...
  • Unborn baby of suspect in Bali suitcase murder gets a lawyer

    Unborn baby of suspect in Bali suitcase murder gets a lawyer
    A Chicago woman detained on the Indonesian resort island of Bali in connection with the murder of her mother has retained legal representation for her unborn child, the suspect's legal team said. Heather Mack, 19, and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, 21,...
  • Person of interest in Misty Oaks double homicide still at large

    Person of interest in Misty Oaks double homicide still at large
    Authorities are still looking for Nicholas Lopez, a person of interest in an August double homicide at Misty Oaks Apartments in Pine Hills, an Orange County Sheriff's spokeswoman said. Lopez may be in Charlotte, N.C., where his brother David Lopez, 32,...
  • Time served sentence for husband who fatally kicked wife

    Time served sentence for husband who fatally kicked wife
    In a rare display of mercy, family members of a slain Lowhill Township woman filled a courtroom Tuesday and asked a judge to grant the killer — her husband — leniency. "Our family has suffered enough," said Cathy Boyer, Carol Albright's...
  • West Boynton man pleads guilty, gets six life sentences

    West Boynton man pleads guilty, gets six life sentences
    A West Boynton man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the July killing of a man and the shooting of a woman during a botched drug-deal-turned robbery. Avoiding a death penalty prosecution, Serge Alexander Motti, 58, pleaded guilty Monday to...
  • 5 years in 'huffing' crash that killed girl, 5

    5 years in 'huffing' crash that killed girl, 5
    Capping two years of public conversation about a criminal case colored by race and class, a Lake County judge on Wednesday sentenced a woman to five years in prison for abusing inhalants behind the wheel of a luxury car before running over and killing a...
  • South Carolina father accused of killing kids believed they were 'going to kill him'

    South Carolina father accused of killing kids believed they were 'going to kill him'
    The man accused of killing his five children in South Carolina and dumping their bodies in Alabama feared that they were going to chop him up and feed him to the dogs, a local television station reported, citing arrest records. Timothy Ray Jones Jr., 32,...
  • Unborn baby of U.S. suspect in Bali suitcase murder gets a lawyer

    DENPASAR Indonesia (Reuters) - An U.S. woman detained on the Indonesian resort island of Bali in connection with the murder of her mother has retained legal representation for her unborn child, the suspect's legal team said. Heather Mack, 19, from...
  • Alleged L.A. rampage suspect smiles in court as victim's kin watches

    Alleged L.A. rampage suspect smiles in court as victim's kin watches
    The arraignment for Alex Hernandez, a 34-year-old man suspected of carrying out a series of fatal shootings in the San Fernando Valley area last month, was postponed for the second time on Wednesday. Wearing an orange jail jumpsuit, Hernandez smiled...
  • Rochester, N.Y., man charged with trying to help Islamic State militants

    WASHINGTON — A Rochester, N.Y., man has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to the Islamic State militant group and attempting to murder American soldiers, the Justice Department said Tuesday. A federal grand jury in...