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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...
  • Boy, 16, charged in fatal shooting of retired police sergeant

    Boy, 16, charged in fatal shooting of retired police sergeant
    A 16-year-old boy from the Far South Side has been charged in the March home invasion and slaying of a 73-year-old retired Chicago police sergeant. Jeremy Montana Mendez, from the South Deering neighborhood, is the second person to be charged in the...
  • Pa. trooper ambush suspect's father: He 'never misses'

    Pa. trooper ambush suspect's father: He 'never misses'
    Eric Matthew Frein loved guns and war. He read about survivalist skills, but lived with his parents and drove their Jeep Cherokee the last two years. The 31-year-old suspect in the Friday murder of state police Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II, 38, and...
  • Judge sentences man to 30 years in Hampton homicide

    HAMPTON — A judge sentenced a Newport News man to 30 years in prison Tuesday for killing a father of two last year. Substitute Judge Dean Sword Jr. sentenced Brandon Coles to 30 years in prison in the July 27, 2013 shooting death of Michael...
  • Mom's boyfriend charged with murder in Alexandria Chery's death

    Mom's boyfriend charged with murder in Alexandria Chery's death
    Nearly two months after 16-year-old Alexandria Chery was found dead, her mother's longtime boyfriend is facing murder charges in the girl's slaying, officials say. A representative from the Orange-Osceola State Attorney's Office on Tuesday gave...
  • Pa. state trooper ambush suspect named

    Pa. state trooper ambush suspect named
    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — A nationwide manhunt is underway for an armed anti-government survivalist from Monroe County who authorities say ambushed two state police officers and has threatened mass murder. Eric Matthew Frein, 31, shot and killed...
  • Rochester, N.Y., man charged with trying to help Islamic State

    Rochester, N.Y., man charged with trying to help Islamic State
    A Rochester, New York, man has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to the Islamic State militant group and attempting to murder U.S. soldiers, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. A federal grand jury in Rochester...
  • Time served sentence for husband who fatally kicked wife

    Time served sentence for husband who fatally kicked wife
    In a rare display of mercy, family members of a slain Lowhill Township woman filled a courtroom Tuesday and asked a judge to grant the killer — her husband — leniency. "Our family has suffered enough," said Cathy Boyer, Carol Albright's...
  • Baltimore County judge orders defendant to wear 'stun cuff' during trial

    Baltimore County judge orders defendant to wear 'stun cuff' during trial
    A man accused of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend in 2013 was unable to attend his own trial in Baltimore County Tuesday after he refused to wear a stun cuff. Jeffrey Matthew Shiflett, 35, charged with murdering Katie Hadel, 33, missed opening...
  • West Boynton man pleads guilty, gets six life sentences

    West Boynton man pleads guilty, gets six life sentences
    A West Boynton man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the July killing of a man and the shooting of a woman during a botched drug-deal-turned robbery. Avoiding a death penalty prosecution, Serge Alexander Motti, 58, pleaded guilty Monday to...
  • Police: After killing family, Adam Matos sold their dogs on Craigslist

    After killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend in Florida, former Parkland High School student Adam Matos sold the family's dogs to unsuspecting buyers, police allege in a detailed report by the Pasco County sheriff's office. He...