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  • Fla. grandfather had criminal past, served time for killing son, 8, in hunting accident

    Fla. grandfather had criminal past, served time for killing son, 8, in hunting accident
    When the final bullets were silenced at a home on a dirt road in a rural small town about 35 miles outside of Gainesville, Florida, every family member inside was dead, deputies said. Donald Spirit is believed to be the lone gunman responsible for...
  • Mental health issues delay resentencing of felon who brutally assaulted girl in 2005

    Mental health issues delay resentencing of felon who brutally assaulted girl in 2005
    Milagro Cunningham has had a variety of court victories and health setbacks since he was sentenced in 2009 to four life terms for a savage attack on an 8-year-old girl in Palm Beach County. The 26-year-old former Lake Worth man was due back in court...
  • Figure in Trial Of Hartford Police Officer Charged With Murder

    Figure in Trial Of Hartford Police Officer Charged With Murder
    HARTFORD — A Superior Court judge has signed an arrest warrant charging Brandon Henry, who was once given immunity to testify against a Hartford officer, with murder for a killing this summer. Henry, 31, of East Hartford, and his friend Jashon...
  • Schools in Poconos closed for 3rd straight day amid manhunt in trooper killing

    Schools in the Poconos are closed for the third-straight day amid the search for the gunman suspected of killing a Pennsylvania State Police trooper last week. All schools in both the Pocono Mountain School District and Wallenpaupack Area School District...
  • Colombia wants more convictions for violence against women

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New guidelines will help Colombian forensic experts and prosecutors investigating violence against women and femicide to win more convictions and reduce the high rate of murders of women, government officials say. Of...
  • Craigslist killers get life in prison; Elytte Barbour says 'I regret taking this man from his home'

    Craigslist killers get life in prison; Elytte Barbour says 'I regret taking this man from his home'
    SUNBURY — While Elytte Barbour apologized profusely Thursday for his role in the killing of Troy LaFerrara, his wife, Miranda, had nothing to say to the victim's relatives before they were both sentenced to life without parole. "There are no words...
  • Wired jail informant key in teen's murder trial

    Wired jail informant key in teen's murder trial
    When Terrance Anthony Jr. was led into the Orange County Jail's infirmary in May 2013, he'd been told he and another inmate were there for a routine physical, detectives testified Thursday. But Anthony didn't know the other inmate was an informant,...
  • Gang leader held responsible in '08 slayings of officer, companion

    Gang leader held responsible in '08 slayings of officer, companion
    For more than six years, the families of slain Chicago police detective Robert Soto and his companion, Kathryn Romberg, waited for a West Side gang member to be held responsible for gunning them down. Relatives watched in disbelief as Jason Austin was...
  • Wife who admitted plot to kill Bethlehem slaying witnesses gets bail

    Wife who admitted plot to kill Bethlehem slaying witnesses gets bail
    PHILADELPHIA — Sonia Panell has been released from prison while she awaits a judge's decision on her request to withdraw a guilty plea to charges she plotted to kill witnesses in her husband's murder case. Panell's husband Rene Figueroa is...
  • Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'

    Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'
    For months, Islamic State militants have engaged in a high-stakes game of deadly extortion, threatening to behead American captives they are holding in the Middle East unless their demands are met, including an end to U.S. airstrikes targeting their...
  • Hampton man found guilty of voluntary manslaughter

    HAMPTON — A Hampton jury wasn't convinced that a defendant fatally shot a man in self-defense last year, but they also didn't believe he committed murder. Patrick Roberts was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter Thursday in the May 5, 2013 death...