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  • What experts say about serial killers

     What experts say about serial killers
    If Darren Deon Vann did indeed kill multiple women in northwest Indiana, as law enforcement officials suspect, he would join a rare group of murderers who tend to prey on vulnerable and transient women. The possibility that he committed crimes over a...
  • 'My heart breaks,' says mom of one of 7 Indiana slaying victims

     'My heart breaks,' says mom of one of 7 Indiana slaying victims
    When Lori Townsend learned from detectives that her daughter had worked as an escort, she felt sad knowing this description of her daughter would become public after the arrest of murder suspect Darren Deon Vann. Townsend described her daughter, Afrikka...
  • Arizona jury to consider death penalty for murderer Jodi Arias

    Arizona jury to consider death penalty for murderer Jodi Arias
    An Arizona jury will be sworn in on Tuesday to decide whether 34-year-old convicted murderer Jodi Arias will be executed for the 2008 slaying of Travis Alexander, court officials said. After months of delays, a 12-member jury is set to be impaneled in...
  • Don't learn a lesson at your cat's expense

    When Jacksonville, Florida, resident Adam Arendell opened the door and let his cat, Camus, outside, he had no idea that he would never see her alive again. Camus' body was found several days later lying in a nearby alley, burned almost beyond recognition....
  • Capital murder charge filed in death of Cal State Northridge student

    Capital murder charge filed in death of Cal State Northridge student
    A 28-year-old Long Beach man was charged Monday with capital murderĀ in the death of a Cal State Northridge student from Saudi Arabia missing since last month. Agustin Rosendo Fernandez, 28, was charged with one count of murder in the death of 23-year-...
  • LAPD: CSUN student killed after trying to sell car on Craigslist

    LAPD: CSUN student killed after trying to sell car on Craigslist
    Los Angeles police alleged Monday that a 28-year-old man fatally stabbed a Cal State Northridge student who went missing more than a month ago after trying to sell his luxury car on Craigslist. Agustin Fernandez of Long Beach was charged Monday with one...
  • Up to 1,000 potential jurors may be questioned for Boston bombing trial

    As many as 1,000 potential jurors may be called to fill out questionnaires that will eventually lead to the selection of a panel that will decide the fate of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, officials said Monday. U.S. District Judge...
  • Hartford Woman Close To Plea Deal Charged With Burglary

    HARTFORD — A Hartford woman who had been hoping to avoid a prison sentence for her role in disposing of a murder victim's body in Suffield last year is facing new charges related to a burglary in September. Meaghan Cowles, 28, pleaded guilty to...
  • Suspect in Indiana serial killings has violent past

    Suspect in Indiana serial killings has violent past
    The convicted sex offender who was named on Monday as the suspect in the serial killings of seven women in northwest Indiana — and in perhaps other slayings across the country — allegedly left his victims in vacant buildings in some of Gary'...
  • Lawyer: Teen accused of attempted rape is mentally ill

     Lawyer: Teen accused of attempted rape is mentally ill
    A Bethlehem teenager charged with trying to rape and murder a Lehigh University student in her off-campus apartment is mentally ill and should not be tried as an adult, his defense attorney said during a hearing Monday. Bryan Sanchez-Osorio, 17, will...
  • Video of eyewitness shown in Puerto Rican club shooting trial

    Video of eyewitness shown in Puerto Rican club shooting trial
    The scene: The Bethlehem police station, two hours after a chaotic gun battle that killed one woman and wounded five other people. The cast: A witness, Jose Gonzalez, and two city investigators who suspect he may have been a gunman early that 2012...