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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...
  • Palestinian death toll rises to 77 as Israel hits Gaza over rocket fire

    Palestinian death toll rises to 77 as Israel hits Gaza over rocket fire
    At least 77 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday, and militants kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other cities in warfare showing no signs of ending soon....
  • Uncle accused of manslaughter in death of Oakland Park toddler

    Uncle accused of manslaughter in death of Oakland Park toddler
    The uncle of an Oakland Park toddler who died after ingesting the drug methadone has been charged with aggravated manslaughter in connection with his nephew's death. During a first-appearance court hearing Thursday, Richard Marcus Gibbon, 38, was...
  • 'Prime Evil' apartheid killer up for parole in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed 'Prime Evil' for his role in the torture and murder of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, will learn on Thursday whether he will be released on parole...
  • Florida set to execute convicted murderer of 11-year-old girl

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A Florida man who confessed to the rape and murder of a child is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Thursday, while another convicted murderer in Georgia had his death sentence, also due to be carried out on Thursday, commuted...
  • Accused shoplifter with 39 prior arrests due in court today for attempted murder of Apopka officer

    Accused shoplifter with 39 prior arrests due in court today for attempted murder of Apopka officer
    The alleged shoplifter who ran over an Apopka police officer while trying to flee a Marshalls store on East Semoran Boulevard will face an Orange County judge this afternoon. Berinthia K. Williams, 29, is being held in Orange County Jail for attempted...
  • Hamas drifts into Gaza fight it doesn't know how to finish

    GAZA (Reuters) - The latest mini-war between Israel and the Islamist group Hamas began with the Gaza-based militants eager to strike a blow, but the escalation that followed has left them physically and diplomatically exposed, with no ready way out....
  • In San Bernardino, four shootings in five days leave four dead

    In San Bernardino, four shootings in five days leave four dead
    A fatal shooting Wednesday night in San Bernardino was the city's fourth such killing in less than a week. The latest shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. when gunfire broke out at a strip mall tucked amid rows of mobile home communities in the 2800 block...
  • Woman accused in Google exec's death dated killer in similar case

    Woman accused in Google exec's death dated killer in similar case
    A high-priced escort accused of giving a Silicon Valley executive a fatal overdose of heroin once dated a man who went to prison in Georgia for the same charge, according to a comment she posted last year on an Atlanta website. Alix Tichelman, 26, was...
  • Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized

    Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized
    A Santa Cruz man who was found dead on his yacht from a heroin overdose allegedly injected by a high-priced escort was a Silicon Valley tech executive with a wife, five children and a reputation as a dedicated family man. Through messages posted on a...
  • Woman charged in death of Silicon Valley tech executive

    On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, police say a high-priced call girl arrived at the yacht of a Silicon Valley tech executive she had met on the Internet. Santa Cruz police said a camera on the yacht recorded video of Alix Catherine Tichelman...