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  • Father of murdered child takes stand, unwillingly, against accused killers

    Father of murdered child takes stand, unwillingly, against accused killers
    Rashaw Scott, whose 16-month-old son was fatally shot two years ago in Cherry Hill, took the witness stand Friday in the trial of the five men accused in the killing. But Scott — who also was shot and survived the attack — was not in the...
  • Man convicted in Chandra Levy slaying likely to receive new trial

    Man convicted in Chandra Levy slaying likely to receive new trial
    The man convicted in the 2001 slaying of Washington, D.C., intern Chandra Levy may get a new trial after federal prosecutors on Friday withdrew their opposition, citing defense concerns over a government witness, officials said. The move sets the...
  • Inmate found guilty of murder is freed after 44 years in prison

    MIAMI A Miami man imprisoned for 44 years for his conviction in the murder of an ice cream vendor's wife was ordered freed Friday by a judge after the state attorney and public defender agreed his life sentence as a juvenile was unlawful. Prince Johnson,...
  • Correction: DC Mansion Fire-Slayings story

    In a story May 21 about a family and their housekeeper killed in their mansion, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on information found in court documents, that the man charged in the deaths was a former Marine who joined the service in 2000...
  • Justice Department agrees to new trial for man convicted of killing Chandra Levy

    WASHINGTON In a stunning legal reversal, federal prosecutors relented Friday and set the stage for a new trial of the man convicted in 2010 of killing former intern Chandra Levy. Acting just days before a series of high-stakes courtroom confrontations...
  • Plea made in shooting that paralyzed boy in Pine Hills

    Plea made in shooting that paralyzed boy in Pine Hills
    For his 16th birthday in the coming weeks, Tychius Gaines wants to go outside. Life for the boy has changed since a December shooting paralyzed him, binding him to an electric wheelchair, the indoors and home school, said his family's attorney Jeremy...
  • Rearview Mirror: O.C. Week in Review

    Sunday, 05.17.15 Loretta Sanchez issues an apology U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez apologized for making a stereotypical Native American "war cry" gesture that disrupted the opening phase of her campaign. In remarks to hundreds of delegates at...
  • Family 'outraged' at 33-year sentence in death of 3-year-old

    Family 'outraged' at 33-year sentence in death of 3-year-old
    A 22-year-old man convicted in the beating death of a 3-year-old Waukegan boy was sentenced to 33 years in prison Friday by Lake County Circuit Court Judge Mark Levitt. Citing "brutal and heinous" circumstances, assistant state's attorneys Eric Kalata...
  • Prosecutors: Man accused of killing mom said it was good thing she was dead

    Prosecutors: Man accused of killing mom said it was good thing she was dead
    A Southwest Side man charged with stabbing and beating his mother to death told police he "lost it" but it was a good thing she was dead, according to prosecutors. Wojceich Sadelski, 26, is accused of killing Maria Sadelski, 54, in the basement of their...
  • Police: Man shot to death in Eastport

    Police: Man shot to death in Eastport
    Annapolis police said a 39-year-old man was shot and killed Thursday night in the city's Harbour House community. Police on Friday identified the man as Lamont Scurry of Glen Burnie. Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact...
  • Mistrial Declared After Jury Deadlocks In Brett Bednarz Triple Murder Trial

    Mistrial Declared After Jury Deadlocks In Brett Bednarz Triple Murder Trial
    HARTFORD — A mistrial was declared Friday after a Superior Court jury could not reach a verdict in the Brett Bednarz triple murder trial. The jury sent out a note Thursday evening, saying it had reached an impasse. When it returned Friday morning...