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  • Massachusetts judge OKs moving ex-NFLer Hernandez to Boston jail

    BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts judge agreed on Monday to transfer former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez to a state jail near Boston and closer to his lawyers as he prepares for two trials where he will face charges of murdering three...
  • Woman charged with murder after fight over dog

    Woman charged with murder after fight over dog
    After arguing over a pet dog, a Sunrise woman beat and robbed her housemate, who later died of his injuries after the woman failed to call paramedics, police said Monday. Rosemarie Farid, 40, also posted a video on Facebook on July 1 that described...
  • Report: Frat members may be charged in Poconos hazing death

    Police plan to charge most of the 30 fraternity members who took part in a retreat in Tunkhannock Township, Monroe County, where a New York City college freshman died in December, according to published reports. Pocono Mountain Regional Police Chief...
  • U.S. prosecutors, lawyers for plotter seek sentencing delay

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Jose Padilla, who in 2007 was convicted of terrorism-related crimes, asked to delay sentencing for a fourth time after an appeals court in 2011 ruled his initial 17-year sentence too lenient. In a...
  • Zion man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend's baby

    Zion man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend's baby
    Demetries Thorpe pleaded guilty this morning to first-degree murder in the killing of his girlfriend’s 5-month-old son. In exchange for his plea, prosecutors agreed Thorpe’s maximum sentence would be 35 years. Joshua Summeries went missing...
  • Mexico police detain alleged serial child killer

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican police have detained a man who allegedly murdered four children and a woman in a small town in the center of the country, authorites said on Saturday, as statistics show a marked increased in the number of women being...
  • Israel confronts 'moral crisis' after burning death of Arab teen

    JERUSALEM The arrest of six Jews on suspicion of burning to death a Palestinian teenager prompted calls Monday for soul-searching in Israel, with critics saying the country needed to take a hard look at racial hatred spreading among young Israelis...
  • After beating, teen-ager meets Palestinian leader Abbas

    After beating, teen-ager meets Palestinian leader Abbas
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Monday with the teenager who allegedly was beaten by Israeli police last week, and Jewish leaders in Baltimore condemned the alleged abduction and killing of his cousin by several Israelis. In Israel, meanwhile,...
  • Convictions in death penalty case overturned due to juror misconduct

    The California Supreme Court on Monday unanimously overturned multiple convictions that sent a Riverside County man to death row for murdering two people and attempting to kill a third. In a ruling written by Justice Carol A. Corrigan, the state high...
  • For family of suspect in killings of 3 teens, opposition to Israel is nothing new

    HEBRON, West Bank Marwan Qawasmeh, a 29-year-old barber from one of Hebron's oldest families, used to live in a complex with his father, two brothers, their wives and all their children. Today, Qawasmeh is missing, hunted by Israeli authorities as one of...
  • Tampa teen beaten in Israel freed on house arrest

    Tampa teen beaten in Israel freed on house arrest
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli judge on Sunday released from jail and placed under house arrest a 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent whose apparent beating by Israeli police in East Jerusalem has drawn U.S. concern. Tariq Khdeir from Tampa,...