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  • Police arrest four in beating death of China grad student near USC

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four people, two of them juveniles, have been arrested in the robbery and beating death last week of a Chinese graduate student near his off-campus apartment, Los Angeles Police officials said on Monday. The body of Xinran Ji, 24,...
  • Ex-Lehigh wrestler allegedly killed mom, town's 2nd matricide

    ORANGE, Conn. — Killing one's mother is a crime so rare that criminologists haven't studied it much. But in this Connecticut town's last two homicides, sons were charged with just that — matricide. Last week former Lehigh University...
  • Convicted killer of NSU professor maintains innocence at death penalty hearing

    In a final bid to avoid the death penalty for the 2010 murder of Nova Southeastern University professor Joseph Morrissey, Randy W. Tundidor wanted to call a parade of suspected and convicted killers to the stand Monday. By the time the day's proceedings...
  • 4 teens charged with capital murder in beating death of USC student

    4 teens charged with capital murder in beating death of USC student
    Four teenagers, including two juveniles, were charged Tuesday with capital murder in connection with beating a USC graduate student to death with a bat as he walked near campus. Jonathan DelCarmen, 19; Andrew Garcia, 18; Alberto Ochoa, 17; and Alejandra...
  • Jury acquits man in fatal shooting of former Simeon football star

    Jury acquits man in fatal shooting of former Simeon football star
    A Detroit man charged in last fall’s fatal shooting of former Simeon football standout Demarius Reed was acquitted by a jury Monday evening. Ed Jemeal Thomas, 21, was accused of handing a gun to a friend who then shot and killed Reed during an...
  • Suspects in fatal beating of USC grad student could face death penalty

    Suspects in fatal beating of USC grad student could face death penalty
    A group of teenagers who were arrested in a deadly attack on a USC graduate student as he walked home from a study group could be charged with murder and special circumstances, a crime that could potentially bring the death penalty, police said Monday....
  • Four arrested in connection with fatal beating of USC student

    Four arrested in connection with fatal beating of USC student
    Four teenagers were arrested in connection with Thursday's deadly attack on a USC graduate student, which Los Angeles police said was one of at least two alleged robberies the group attempted that day. Xinran Ji, a 24-year-old engineering student from...
  • Mother of slain Mexican teen sues U.S. Border Patrol agents

    PHOENIX (Reuters) - Lawyers for the mother of a Mexican teenager fatally shot by U.S. border police filed a U.S. federal civil rights lawsuit on Tuesday, calling the killing "brazen and lawless" and the latest example of agents using excessive force. The...
  • No bail for 15-year-old charged with killing another teen

    No bail for 15-year-old charged with killing another teen
    A 16-year-old Gage Park High school student was sitting next to his bedroom window watching TV when a 15-year-old opened fire from the street outside, striking him in the neck and killing him, prosecutors said today. Rasaan Price, who recently...
  • Four California teens charged in murder of China graduate student

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four teenagers were charged with capital murder on Tuesday in the beating death of a graduate student from China not far from the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles, prosecutors said. Two of the suspects, 19-...
  • 4 teens to be charged as adults in killing of USC student, sources say

    4 teens to be charged as adults in killing of USC student, sources say
    All four teenagers arrested in connection with the fatal beating of a USC graduate student will be charged with murder as adults despite two of them being minors, sources said. Xinran Ji, a 24-year-old engineering student from China, was beaten with a...