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  • Suspect in Easton drug shooting to face trial

    Suspect in Easton drug shooting to face trial
    The two men were getting stoned in Michael Rivera's Easton apartment and negotiating the sale price on a briefcase full of synthetic marijuana. After smoking for a while and trying to get Ricardo Mendez-Acevedo to reduce the $1,500 he wanted for 150...
  • 'Serial' brings healing to Syed family

    'Serial' brings healing to Syed family
    The home that had once been a lonely refuge for a family was buzzing with activity again this week. Another reporter had just left down the concrete steps after interviewing Shamim Rahman about "Serial," the world's most popular podcast, which has put...
  • Prosecutors rest case against Montana homeowner accused of shooting student

    Prosecutors rest case against Montana homeowner accused of shooting student
    Montana prosecutors rested their case on Friday in the trial of a Montana homeowner accused of murdering a teenage German exchange student who had entered the man's garage in April, possibly searching for alcohol to drink. Markus Kaarma, 30, a former U....
  • Man convicted in Downers Grove murder-for-hire sentenced to 40 years

    Man convicted in Downers Grove murder-for-hire sentenced to 40 years
    A man who spent more than a decade on the run after authorities say he committed a 1997 murder-for-hire in Downers Grove was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison. Jose Ruvalcaba was convicted in September of the Dec. 27, 1997, shooting death of Jose...
  • 'I'm sorry,' says one of 4 arrested in shooting of Pine Hills teen

    'I'm sorry,' says one of 4 arrested in shooting of Pine Hills teen
    What started as a childish prank Wednesday night has ended in a possibly paralyzing gunshot wound for a 15-year-old boy and attempted-murder charges for four young adults. Deputies say the shooting victim, Tychius Gaines, and a group of friends who lived...
  • 'It's nonsense and it's petty,' witness says of Easton bar killing

     'It's nonsense and it's petty,' witness says of Easton bar killing
    Driving a man to Brooklyn days after he allegedly gunned someone down inside an Easton bar, Jennifer Delgado said she had a few words to get off her chest. "I said, 'You [screwed] up your whole life for nothing,'" Delgado remembered telling Miguel Angel...
  • 'God'll Cut You Down' misses the mark in Southern murder case

    'God'll Cut You Down' misses the mark in Southern murder case
    John Safran is a Jewish Australian prankster-documentarian who delves into racism and tribalism not by prodding its history and the depths of its pathos but by exposing the absurd places it leads people. He works in the vein of Sacha Baron Cohen, with the...
  • Md. medical examiner to testify for officer in dog-killing case

    Md. medical examiner to testify for officer in dog-killing case
    Maryland's top medical examiner is prepared to testify on behalf of a Baltimore police officer facing criminal charges for slitting a dog's throat, after reviewing evidence and determining the dog was already dead when the cutting occurred. Officer...
  • Slaying victim in suburban West Palm apartment ID'd as 36-year-old man

    Slaying victim in suburban West Palm apartment ID'd as 36-year-old man
    A man shot to death by an intruder who barged into an apartment has been identified as a 36-year-old man, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. Corrie Jermaine Prince was found dead about 7 a.m. Monday when sheriff's deputies responded...
  • Mistrial Declared In Simsbury Murder-For-Hire Trial

    Mistrial Declared In Simsbury Murder-For-Hire Trial
    HARTFORD — Tiffany Stevens' murder-for-hire trial ended Friday with a mistrial after the three men and three women on the jury said they were hopelessly deadlocked. The jurors sent out notes three times telling Superior Court Judge Edward J....
  • Will County panel OKs settlement over wrongful arrest in 'honeybee' case

    Will County panel OKs settlement over wrongful arrest in 'honeybee' case
    Will County officials are nearing a settlement with a Lynwood police officer who spent six days in jail on murder charges that were later dropped. Members of the Will County Board's executive committee Thursday voted to accept the recommendation of...