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  • Gruesome deaths of mom, 3 kids could mean death penalty for killer

    The grisly deaths of a Lancaster woman and her three children -- who were killed because they witnessed their mother's murder -- are in the spotlight as jurors begin to hear testimony to decide whether the killer should be sentenced to death. Jurors...
  • FBI arrests man in Texas suspected of being gang hit man

    The FBI arrested a 36-year-old San Antonio man on Wednesday accused of being a mob hit man who is suspected in at least three murders and believed to have given the order to have a Texas police officer killed, the FBI said. Ruben Reyes is accused of...
  • Working

    Several of the 21 defendants arrested across Lake County last month in “Operation Shut Down the Hustle” were arraigned in Lake County Circuit Court on Friday, pleading not guilty to charges that could land them in prison for life.┬áLake...
  • As Ferguson protests turn violent, mostly peaceful marches held across U.S.

    As Ferguson protests turn violent, mostly peaceful marches held across U.S.
    Protests spread across the United States late Tuesday and more than 2,000 National Guard troops were deployed in the St. Louis area to prevent a second night of rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal...
  • Death of wife of Cooper Hospital CEO ruled a homicide

    Death of wife of Cooper Hospital CEO ruled a homicide
    The death of the wife of Cooper Hospital CEO John Sheridan has been ruled a homicide, while investigators have not determined how her husband died, records show. A copy of the death certificate for Joyce Sheridan, obtained by the Inquirer Tuesday, lists...
  • Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson

    Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson
    Officer Darren Wilson will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing Michael Brown, according to the decision by a grand jury. It's a controversial ruling, one that seems almost certain to fracture that community and the country. I know...
  • Hernandez Double-Murder Trial Delayed

    Hernandez Double-Murder Trial Delayed
    A judge Tuesday granted a motion to indefinitely delay a double-murder trial for Aaron Hernandez scheduled for next May, although the former Patriots and Bristol star still faces trial on another charge of murder early next year. Jake Wark, a...
  • Woman admits killing grandfather for touching himself while watching her girlfriend

    Woman admits killing grandfather for touching himself while watching her girlfriend
    An Allentown woman wept in a Lehigh County courtroom Tuesday as she admitted stabbing her grandfather to death after catching him touching himself sexually while watching her girlfriend. "I just blacked out when I seen what he was doing," Chene A. Mejias...
  • DA's office appeals ruling in fatal Rt. 222 truck crash

     DA's office appeals ruling in fatal Rt. 222 truck crash
    The Lehigh County District Attorney's Office confirmed Tuesday that it is appealing a county judge's decision to throw out most charges against a Maryland truck driver accused of causing a fatal wreck on Route 222 in Upper Macungie. Oliver F. Savage,...
  • What's next, what's not in wake of Michael Brown decision

    WASHINGTON What now? Another heated national conversation has begun, following the decision by a St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. There will be talk, lots of talk,...
  • Judge denies Boston bomb suspect request for triple murder evidence

    Judge denies Boston bomb suspect request for triple murder evidence
    A federal judge on Tuesday denied a request by lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for evidence in the ongoing investigation of a 2011 Massachusetts triple murder, saying the information wouldn't help their case. Tsarnaev's...