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  • Key witness Weakley admits he lied to authorities during murder investigation

    Key witness Weakley admits he lied to authorities during murder investigation
    WILKES-BARRE — Key prosecution witness Paul Weakley admitted to jurors Wednesday that he repeatedly lied to investigators about the torture and murder of Michael Kerkowski and his girlfriend Tammy Fassett, and that he once wrote he didn't believe...
  • Rekha Basu: Anti-death penalty jurors unfairly being left out of Boston bombing case

    A disturbing sort of discrimination has emerged during jury selection in the feds' case against accused Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Prospective jurors are being questioned by the judge on whether they could support a death...
  • Fascinating and flawed women cast as antiheroes on TV saddled with irritating quirks

    Have women in television dramas earned the right to be strong, prickly, even dare we say it antiheroes? The television landscape is filled with strong, competent female characters. They're CIA agents, attorneys, doctors of all stripes, politicians....
  • Case of 14-year-old Palestinian girl in Israeli prison for hurling rocks at cars stirs anger

    The fate of a 14-year-old Palestinian girl, tried before an Israeli military court for hurling rocks at passing cars in the West Bank and sentenced to two months in prison, has gripped Palestinians who say her treatment demonstrates Israel's excessive...
  • Hinsdale man pleads not guilty in fatal shooting of ex-basketball player

    Hinsdale man pleads not guilty in fatal shooting of ex-basketball player
    The Hinsdale businessman accused of killing a perceived romantic rival formally pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder charges as DuPage County prosecutors said they might seek a natural life sentence if they gain a conviction. Jeffrey Keller, 51, was...
  • Behind bars, college is back in session in some prisons

    SEATTLE Every week, they slide books through the metal detectors novels by Virginia Woolf and Jane Austen, copies of the U.S. Constitution, texts on sociology, psychology and comparative religion. Then dozens of professors and instructors from Washington...
  • 911 calls released in Polk double-murder rampage

    911 calls released in Polk double-murder rampage
    The recordings of 911 calls from last week's Polk County rampage that left a woman and her mother dead were released Thursday. Killed were Deborah Royal, 51, and her mother, Patricia Moran, 72. One of four alleged pawnshop robbers gunned them down after...
  • James Herard, Dunkin' Donuts killer, sentenced to die for 'body count' murder of Lauderhill man

    James Herard, Dunkin' Donuts killer, sentenced to die for 'body count' murder of Lauderhill man
    James Herard is more responsible for the November 2008 murder of Eric Jean-Pierre in Lauderhill than the person who actually pulled the trigger, and he deserves the harshest possible sentence for it, a Broward judge ruled Friday. A smirking Herard, 25, a...
  • No bail for man charged in fatal beating of 1-year-old

    No bail for man charged in fatal beating of 1-year-old
    A man accused of fatally attacking his girlfriend's 1-year-old son earlier this month in the Englewood neighborhood because he would not stop crying was denied bail, authorities said. Dantis Porter, 28, appeared before Judge Peggy Chiampas, who denied...
  • Driver testifies in Newport News double slaying case

    Driver testifies in Newport News double slaying case
    NEWPORT NEWS — A juvenile court judge on Thursday ruled there's sufficient evidence to send to a grand jury the case of a Newport News teenager accused of gunning down two Warwick High School students with a 12-gauge shotgun last August. The slain...
  • Rev. Sharpton's organization calls for probe into man's fatal shooting by N.J. police

    A video of police officers confronting and then fatally shooting a black man at a traffic stop has raised questions and stirred anger over another death at the hands of police. On Thursday, the Rev. Al Sharpton's civil rights organization got involved....