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  • Ex-girlfriend testifies against Pennsylvania man accused of killing, burying 2

    Ex-girlfriend testifies against Pennsylvania man accused of killing, burying 2
    WILKES-BARRE — A man charged in the 2002 strangulation deaths of a northeastern Pennsylvania pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend spent or deposited more than $150,000 that year even though he had no job, his ex-girlfriend testified Monday....
  • Gary man convicted in murder-for-hire death of Portage man

    Gary man convicted in murder-for-hire death of Portage man
    It took the jury about three hours to find a Gary man guilty on both charges in a murder-for-hire scheme. When he is sentenced on Feb. 27, Dontaye D. Singletary, 22, faces 45 to 65 years in prison on the felony murder charge and 20 to 50 years on Class A...
  • Boyfriend of murder suspect reaches plea deal in infant's death

    The boyfriend of a woman who is charged with murder in her infant’s death has pleaded guilty to a lesser offense in exchange for his testimony against her. Melvin Vincent McNair II, 29, admitted in court Monday that he failed to get medical care...
  • Nearly 40 years after wrongful conviction, 70-year-old North Carolina man walks out of prison

    For the third time in less than six months, a North Carolina inmate was exonerated by DNA evidence and freed after spending decades in prison for a wrongful murder conviction. This time, 70-year-old Joseph Sledge was set free on Friday after a three-...
  • Escaped murder suspect, 17, took elderly Ohio woman hostage before being caught by police

    A teenage murder suspect who escaped from police custody at a western Ohio hospital kidnapped a 70-year-old woman and forced her to give him a ride before he was caught, authorities said Saturday. In a dramatic escape Friday night, 17-year-old Raymond...
  • Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt

    A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs. Lacey Spears, 27, of Scottsville, Kentucky, who presented...
  • Justice & Peace Rally in North Chicago is a call to fight crime

    Justice & Peace Rally in North Chicago is a call to fight crime
    Nearly 100 people attended a rally Saturday in North Chicago to call for the community to step up and help police fight crime. The event was organized by the mother of murdered Nathaniel "Nate" Edwards. The Justice and Peace Rally at the Foss Park...
  • Consider victim families in parole decisions

    Consider victim families in parole decisions
    I notice that in all the discussions about taking the power of parole for offenders sentenced to life from the governor that there is no discussion of the rights of the victims and their families ("Advocates want governor out of lifer parole decisions,"...
  • Actor accused in 2 deaths shouldn't face death penalty, attorney says

    A community theater actor accused of killing two college students in an effort to get money for his approaching wedding should not face the death penalty because of misconduct by prosecutors and law enforcement agencies, an attorney for the accused man ...
  • Pregnant women rarely face charges for drug use

    Pregnant women rarely face charges for drug use
    The Bethlehem woman was 7 months pregnant and, by her own account, snorting $100 worth of heroin a day when police arrested her. Toni Hill Rice told investigators she was afraid to go to the doctor because she couldn't face the prospect of learning...
  • Dallas teen intentionally drowned baby girl, police say

    A Dallas teenager intentionally drowned a 2-month-old girl while the teen's mother was at work Monday morning, police allege. The suspect, identified only as a 14-year-old girl, was charged with capital murder after she drowned Justice Hull shortly...