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  • Doubts cast on cause of death for suspect in Pennsylvania killings

    Doubts cast on cause of death for suspect in Pennsylvania killings
    The Iraq War veteran accused of killing his ex-wife and five of her family members in Pennsylvania did not die of self-inflicted stab wounds as had been previously reported, according to the county coroner overseeing the autopsy. Bradley William Stone,...
  • With Cuba-U.S. thaw, will New Jersey get convicted cop killer back?

    With Cuba-U.S. thaw, will New Jersey get convicted cop killer back?
    News that the U.S. and Cuba want to normalize diplomatic relations could also open the door for federal officials to finally capture the first woman ever to be included on the FBI’s list of most wanted terrorists, law enforcement officials said...
  • Pennsylvania family killings: Suspect found dead; some victims slashed

    Pennsylvania family killings: Suspect found dead; some victims slashed
    The body of a man suspected of killing six members of his estranged family was found in the woods half a mile away from his Philadelphia-area home Tuesday afternoon, ending a tense manhunt, officials said.  Bradley William Stone appeared to have used...
  • Notorious El Rukn killer wins surprise release from prison

    Notorious El Rukn killer wins surprise release from prison
    He's one of the most legendary informants in Chicago history, a former El Rukn general once described by prosecutors as a "trained killer" who bribed a Cook County judge to fix the infamous double murder case that landed him on death row. Even though...
  • Families of victims of fatal Texas festival crash sue organizers

    Families of the victims and survivors of a fatal March crash outside the popular South by Southwest festival in Austin sued the organizers on Thursday, according to court documents and local media. Four people died at this year's event when a 21-year-old...
  • 'Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions

    'Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions
    In a recent training session for gang officers, LAPD Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese told a class from across the county that more than half of all killings in the city are gang-related. But that term — "gang-related" — can have varying meanings....
  • Man held in 1989 slaying of transgender woman in Santa Ana

    Man held in 1989 slaying of transgender woman in Santa Ana
    A 63-year-old retiree was being held Thursday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a transgender woman in 1989, a cold case that authorities say was revived through advances in forensic technology. Douglas Gregory Gutridge, a Lodi resident, is being...
  • Hampton jury finds Newport News woman guilty of murder

    Hampton jury finds Newport News woman guilty of murder
    A Hampton jury deliberated for nearly three hours Thursday before finding a woman guilty of killing a mother of four in a nightclub parking lot. Crystal Harrell, 23, was found guilty of first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a...
  • Pakistan angry at school killings, moves to execute convicted terrorists

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan Pakistan's government lifted a moratorium on executing convicted terrorists Wednesday and sought Afghanistan's help to find the mastermind of Tuesday's murderous attack on an army-run school in the northern city of Peshawar, as the...
  • Are drone strikes more defensible than torture?

    There are lots of hypocrisies surrounding the recently released executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program. But they pale in comparison to the current Democratic silence about President...
  • Retrial underway in murder of North Carolina 16-year-old

    BALTIMORE A second trial of the man accused of killing 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, an honor-roll student from Monroe, N.C., is underway, but prosecutors say they won't call a jailhouse informant whose involvement in the first trial got the guilty verdict...