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  • Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic

    Fighting Cancer And Possible Return To Prison, Taylor Remains Optimistic
    More than a year after Ronald Taylor was released from prison and temporarily exonerated of the murder for which he served 16 years in prison, the New Haven native is again fighting to prove his innocence while at the same time battling stage four colon...
  • Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; teenager killed

    Government forces fired on anti-India protesters Saturday and killed a teenage student on the second day of violent clashes in the disputed Himalayan region, police said. Relatives disputed the official account, saying the boy was killed in custody....
  • Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed

    He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. Now, officials say they believe...
  • Drug dealer-turned-government witness given 40 years in prison

     Drug dealer-turned-government witness given 40 years in prison
    Saul Rodriguez was a one-man crime wave, ordering the killings of at least three men, kidnapping nearly 30 drug dealers to steal their cash and narcotics, and trafficking in thousands of kilograms of cocaine, federal prosecutors say. Rodriguez even had...
  • Man gets 100-year term in murder of teacher in oil boom town

    A man was sentenced to 100 years in prison Friday in a Montana teacher's murder — a case that local officials say robbed the victim's rural hometown of its innocence amid an oil boom that's swept across the Northern Plains. Michael Keith Spell, 25,...
  • 3 charged with murder in 2012 slaying on Dan Ryan

    3 charged with murder in 2012 slaying on Dan Ryan
    Three men charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old driver on the Dan Ryan Expressway in 2012 were aiming for another man in the driver's SUV, according to prosecutors and court records. Garrett Glover, 27, Patrick Calvin, 21, and...
  • Prosecutors want death penalty in Vann trial

    Prosecutors want death penalty in Vann trial
    Serial killing suspect Darren Deon Vann is now facing the death penalty if convicted of two murders he was charged with last fall. Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter filed the death sentence request Friday for Vann in the deaths of Afrikka Hardy, 19,...
  • Oklahoma teen convicted in slaying of Australian baseball player

    Oklahoma teen convicted in slaying of Australian baseball player
    An Oklahoma teenager whose attorney said he only meant to scare an Australian college baseball player by firing a shot at him was convicted Friday of first-degree murder. The Stephens County jury found Chancey Allen Luna guilty in the Aug. 16, 2013,...
  • Man pleads not guilty in killing of missing girlfriend

    A California man pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges in the death of his girlfriend, whose skeletal remains were discovered in a jungle in Panama two years after she disappeared. Brian Karl Brimager, 37, entered his plea after he was indicted...
  • Chicago fugitive in 2009 fatal hit-run extradited from Mexico, faces trial

    Chicago fugitive in 2009 fatal hit-run extradited from Mexico, faces trial
    Sitting in a relative's sparse brick home in Central Mexico three years ago, Carlos Castillo talked about the night a fatal hit-and-run accident killed a promising DePaul University student and sent him on the run from Chicago. He said he had met...
  • Elkhart newspaper takes top honors in IAPME contest

    Anne Christnovich, Tim Vandenack, Sarah Welliver and the staff of The Elkhart Truth won top honors at the Indiana Associated Press Media Editors' awards ceremony Friday for their coverage of the five-year aftermath of the Great Recession. Their package...