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  • Experts: Insanity case as in 'American Sniper' hard to win

    The former Marine convicted of killing "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man was hospitalized multiple times for psychiatric treatment and was prescribed medication to treat schizophrenia. He spoke of pig-human hybrids and the apocalypse and...
  • Allman bio film assistant gets own trial in deadly Georgia train crash

    JESUP, Ga. — An assistant director on an ill-fated Gregg Allman biographical movie will stand trial separately from three of her bosses charged in a deadly train crash in southeast Georgia, prosecutors told a judge Thursday. "Midnight Rider"...
  • Jury convicts man, 63, in attack of girlfriend, murder of ex-wife

    Jury convicts man, 63, in attack of girlfriend, murder of ex-wife
    A Baltimore jury convicted a 65-year-old Southeast Baltimore man of first-degree murder and other charges in connection with a case in which prosecutors said he tied up and held his ex-girlfriend captive before fatally shooting his estranged wife....
  • Defense in Las Vegas killing wants gunshot residue test

    Defense in Las Vegas killing wants gunshot residue test
    Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of killing a neighborhood mother in a spray of gunfire asked a judge on Thursday to let them check the dead woman's body for gunshot residue. The request came as suspect Erich Milton Nowsch Jr. stood shackled in court...
  • Pugh's Own Words Used Against Him In Murder Trial's Final Arguments

    Pugh's Own Words Used Against Him In Murder Trial's Final Arguments
    MILFORD — A Superior Court jury Friday morning will continue to deliberate the fate of Matthew Pugh, the man accused of the May 2006 slaying of aspiring actress Alexandra Ducsay. Jurors deliberated about 2 ½ hours Thursday without reaching a...
  • Johnson, charged again in Phylicia Barnes killing, appears in court

    Johnson, charged again in Phylicia Barnes killing, appears in court
    Michael Maurice Johnson remained free Thursday after making an appearance in court that was marked by procedural confusion — his first since being re-indicted on charges that he killed North Carolina teenager Phylicia Barnes. Circuit Court Judge...
  • Chicago-area woman to appear on '48 Hours'

     Chicago-area woman to appear on '48 Hours'
    A Chicago-area woman who is serving a 31-year prison sentence for a murder she said she did not commit will share her story with a national audience this weekend on the news program "48 Hours." Melissa Calusinski was convicted of killing 16-month-old...
  • Geneva murder trial set to begin Monday

    Geneva murder trial set to begin Monday
    Eight months after a train conductor spotted Kathleen King's body on railroad tracks in Geneva, Shadwick King will go on trial in her death. King, 47, appeared in Kane County court Thursday afternoon as prosecutors and King's attorney sorted out final...
  • Man guilty of setting up wife's death while on walk with son

    A New York City man was convicted Thursday of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while the couple was on a walk with one of their young sons in New Jersey. A jury deliberated for less than four hours before convicting Kashif Parvaiz of scheming...
  • Prosecutor: N.Y. mom craved attention, poisoned child with salt

    Prosecutor: N.Y. mom craved attention, poisoned child with salt
    A woman accused of force feeding her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, a prosecutor said Thursday at her trial. And Lacey Spears eventually killed the boy, Garnett-Paul Spears, because...
  • Life sentence for German nurse who killed patients

    A German court sentenced a male nurse to life in prison on Thursday for killing patients with overdoses of heart medication that he confessed to administering because he enjoyed trying to revive them. The Oldenburg regional court found the 38-year-old...