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  • Death Row Inmates' Expert Witness Bills State For $3.5 Million; Is Paid Half

    Death Row Inmates' Expert Witness Bills State For $3.5 Million; Is Paid Half
    Many legal twists arose in the long-running lawsuit by death row inmates who claimed Connecticut's death penalty is racially biased, but maybe the biggest twist was financial: After the five inmates lost the case, their expert witness billed the state for...
  • West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal

    West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal
    An admitted gang member pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting a 13-year-old girl to death and attempting to kill six others last March after tricking one of the victims into flashing a rival gang`s hand signal. Michael Martinez, 19, of 3040 S. Kostner Ave....
  • Judge acquits driver in shooting that left 13-year-old girl dead

    Judge acquits driver in shooting that left 13-year-old girl dead
    The head of Mothers Against Gangs expressed outrage Friday after a Cook County Criminal Court judge acquitted a teenager in the murder of a 13-year-old girl and the wounding of three others in a West Side shooting in 1988. With little comment, Judge...
  • Warrant: Grandson accused of murder had cash woes

    Warrant: Grandson accused of murder had cash woes
    The former Illinoisan accused of murdering his grandmother was extradited from Texas this week, and newly released court documents say he and the elderly woman had argued after he used a credit card she had given him to take out a large cash advance....
  • Acquittal of Oscar Pistorius on murder charges stuns many S. Africans

    Acquittal of Oscar Pistorius on murder charges stuns many S. Africans
    Evasive, negligent, unreasonable, hasty and at times a dishonest witness. Oscar Pistorius is all those things, but he is not a murderer, Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled Thursday. Pistorius crumpled, sobbing, his shoulders shaking uncontrollably after...
  • Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, receives bail extension

    Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, receives bail extension
    Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide on Friday, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, and will now battle to avoid going to prison. The 27-year-old double amputee,...
  • Father booked into S.C. jail for murder charges; 5 children identified

    A South Carolina father is suspected of killing his five small children about one week before they were reported missing. Timothy Ray Jones, 32, was arrested Saturday in Mississippi and has been booked into a jail in Lexington County, S.C., on suspicion...
  • Special Report: China turns up heat on ex-security chief with crash probe

    By Benjamin Kang Lim, Charlie Zhu and David Lague BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Little is known about the exact circumstances in which Wang Shuhua was killed. What has been reported, in the Chinese media, is that she died in a road accident sometime...
  • Judge urges settlement in lawsuit over 1990 Newport News murder case

    Judge urges settlement in lawsuit over 1990 Newport News murder case
    NORFOLK — The federal judge overseeing the case brought by a man who spent 23 years in prison before being released last year told the two sides to attempt to reach a settlement in the next month rather than take the case to trial. U.S. District...
  • Police: Allentown man driving high at time of fatal crash

    An Allentown man was under the influence of methadone and opiates when his truck hit and killed another man who was standing outside his car on Route 22 in South Whitehall Township, authorities say. Brian Jeffrey Creazzo, 40, of the 900 block of Congress...
  • Chicago man guilty in fatal stabbing of Indian Head Park girl

    Chicago man guilty in fatal stabbing of Indian Head Park girl
    A Chicago man was found guilty Monday of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old girl nearly three years ago after she surprised him as he burglarized her family's west suburban home. John Wilson Jr., 41, was charged with murder, armed robbery and home...