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  • Defense in Las Vegas killing wants gunshot residue test

    Defense in Las Vegas killing wants gunshot residue test
    Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of killing a neighborhood mother in a spray of gunfire asked a judge on Thursday to let them check the dead woman's body for gunshot residue. The request came as suspect Erich Milton Nowsch Jr. stood shackled in court...
  • Black Madam: I've done 'thousands' of buttocks injections

    A Gothic hip-hop artist who called herself "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" testified at her murder trial Thursday that she got into "body sculpting" 20 years ago to help transgender friends and has since performed thousands of procedures....
  • Pugh's Own Words Used Against Him In Murder Trial's Final Arguments

    Pugh's Own Words Used Against Him In Murder Trial's Final Arguments
    MILFORD — A Superior Court jury Friday morning will continue to deliberate the fate of Matthew Pugh, the man accused of the May 2006 slaying of aspiring actress Alexandra Ducsay. Jurors deliberated about 2 ½ hours Thursday without reaching a...
  • Chicago-area woman to appear on '48 Hours'

     Chicago-area woman to appear on '48 Hours'
    A Chicago-area woman who is serving a 31-year prison sentence for a murder she said she did not commit will share her story with a national audience this weekend on the news program "48 Hours." Melissa Calusinski was convicted of killing 16-month-old...
  • Geneva murder trial set to begin Monday

    Geneva murder trial set to begin Monday
    Eight months after a train conductor spotted Kathleen King's body on railroad tracks in Geneva, Shadwick King will go on trial in her death. King, 47, appeared in Kane County court Thursday afternoon as prosecutors and King's attorney sorted out final...
  • Bellboy testifies at American man's trial in Indonesia

    A bellboy at an Indonesian hotel testified Thursday that an American man charged with murdering his girlfriend's mother and stuffing the body into a suitcase refused any help in taking a bag to a taxi outside the hotel. Tommy Schaefer, 21, and Heather...
  • Dad accused of throwing girl off bridge ruled incompetent to stand trial

    LARGO — A man accused of throwing his 5-year-old daughter over a Tampa bridge is being sent to a prison mental facility until he's capable of understanding the first-degree murder charges he's facing. Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Chris Helinger...
  • Army veteran's guilt over surviving Iraq is a wound that won't heal

    Army veteran's guilt over surviving Iraq is a wound that won't heal
    It had been years since Sloan Sulham had heard from any of his men in Iraq. But the soft voice and Philippine accent on the phone were immediately recognizable: Spc. Reyes. "Arvin," Reyes reminded his former platoon sergeant. Sulham wasn't likely to...
  • Police seeking suspect who they say killed man, burned down home to intimidate family

    Police seeking suspect who they say killed man, burned down home to intimidate family
    Baltimore police are seeking a suspect who they say killed a man in Northwest Baltimore last month, then burned down his house to intimidate his family and any witnesses from reporting him to police. The department dubbed Charles Henson, 22, "Public...
  • Woman sentenced to 11 to 30 years in grandfather's slaying

    An eastern Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to 11 to 30 years in the stabbing death of her grandfather almost a year ago. Twenty-two-year-old Chene Mejias of Allentown apologized in court Wednesday, saying she wasn't "a heartless monster." She...
  • Opening statements next week in marathon bombing trial

    Opening statements in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be held next week, a court official announced Wednesday after the judge qualified enough prospective jurors to move on to the final stage of jury selection. Early...