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  • Defense lawyers say Boston Marathon bomber was swayed by older brother

    Federal prosecutors Wednesday portrayed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as an anti-American terrorist who had “murder in his heart” when he planted a pressure-cooker bomb near a group of children at the Boston Marathon finish line two years ago, and then...
  • Trooper: Fingerprints show victim in Hernandez's rented car

    A state police trooper who specializes in fingerprint analysis testified Tuesday in the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez that the fingerprints of the former NFL player and his alleged victim, Odin Lloyd, were found inside a car that was allegedly used to...
  • Man, 19, faces life in prison for killing second cousin after fracas

    Man, 19, faces life in prison for killing second cousin after fracas
    A 19-year-old Groveland man was found guilty Wednesday of second-degree murder in the death of his second cousin despite his defense attorney's assertion that prosecutors would have to overcome a "Mount Everest-type mountain" of evidence to convict his...
  • Judge rules man competent to stand trial in van killing

    A judge has ruled a Beloit man is competent to stand trial in the death of his ex-girlfriend. Forty-one-year-old Christopher Rutherford is accused of running over 47-year-old Sheila Rosenbaum of Beloit with her van and killing her on May 11. He's charged...
  • Defense in killing-for-hire case objects to taped testimony

    The defense for a northwest Indiana woman accused in a killing-for-hire plot says testimony from a dead witness and cellphone records should be kept out of the case. The Times of Munster (http://bit.ly/1FYlTTA ) reports 44-year-old Sheaurice Major is...
  • Man charged in Virginia student's slaying appears in court

    The parents of a slain University of Virginia student watched from the second row of a courtroom Wednesday as a judge agreed to delay the trial of the man facing murder charges in the case. John Graham peered over the top of his glasses at Jesse...
  • Lake County coroner calls for reinvestigation of day care death

    Lake County coroner calls for reinvestigation of day care death
    The Lake County coroner is calling into question a predecessor's work, and saying one of the most horrifying murders in the county's history may have actually been an accident. Thomas Rudd, who took office in November 2012, is urging Lake County State's...
  • ABC's 'American Crime,' USA's 'Dig' up the ante on Thursdays

    ABC's 'American Crime,' USA's 'Dig' up the ante on Thursdays
    Even by the high standards of this age of exploration and discovery, Thursday night is a pretty big night for television. Two shows are poised to debut that are not only admirably ambitious but also move their respective networks several giant steps out...
  • Prosecutors can't bring up Florida shooting in ex-NFLer case

    Prosecutors in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will not be allowed to introduce evidence about the shooting of a Hernandez friend in Florida a few months before the killing, a judge ruled Wednesday....
  • Fellow inmates: Facebook killing suspect told us he did it

    Fellow inmates of a man accused of luring a 15-year-old girl to her death via Facebook testified Wednesday that he told them he killed her. Kyle Dube, 21, of Orono, is on trial for the 2013 kidnapping and murder of high school sophomore Nichole Cable, of...
  • Horse-killing, road-rage suspect pleads not guilty

    Horse-killing, road-rage suspect pleads not guilty
    A man accused of running over a woman and a horse she was riding, killing the animal and injuring the rider, pled not guilty to the charges in Volusia County Wednesday. Formal criminal charges were filed Tuesday against 21-year-old Christopher Todd, who...