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  • Canadian porn killer found guilty in Chinese student's murder

    MONTREAL A former Canadian pornography actor was found guilty Tuesday of first-degree murder in the 2012 killing and dismemberment of Chinese engineering student Jun Lin. The jury of eight women and four men returned the verdict against Luka Magnotta...
  • Slain Woman's Parents Urge Plea Deal In 15-Year-Old Case

    Slain Woman's Parents Urge Plea Deal In 15-Year-Old Case
    LITCHFIELD — Just weeks before the man accused of killing their daughter was about to go to trial, the parents of Tanya McKay urged a Superior Court judge Tuesday to accept a plea bargain in the 15-year-old case. The McKays said that although the...
  • Jurors to see graphic images at Colorado cinema massacre trial

    Jurors in the murder trial of Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes will see the majority of the gruesome photographs and video taken at the crime scene, but a handful of images will be barred, the judge overseeing the case ruled on Tuesday. Defense...
  • Hampton Roads officers react to killing of two NYPD officers

    Days after two New York City police officers were killed by a gunman, their deaths are on the minds of local officers as they report for duty every day. "I don't think there is anything those two officers could have done," said Newport News Police...
  • Endia Martin's killing latest focal point in debate over juvenile justice

    Endia Martin's killing latest focal point in debate over juvenile justice
    It was one of Chicago's most shocking homicides this year — a 14-year-old girl fatally shot Endia Martin, also 14, after the two argued over a boy, prosecutors say. The April killing has since become a focal point in the debate over how the...
  • Police shooting of Wilson man to be referred to state attorney general

    Police shooting of Wilson man to be referred to state attorney general
    The investigation of a police officer who fatally shot a Wilson man after an October car chase will be referred to the Pennsylvania attorney general's office to determine whether the killing was justified, Northampton County District Attorney John...
  • Three men face attempted murder charges in Oregon school shooting

    Three men suspected in a gang-related shooting this month outside an Oregon high school for homeless and other vulnerable students are facing attempted murder and other charges, Portland police said on Monday. Police said the Dec. 12 shooting, which left...
  • Pain, frustration on both sides after decision not to charge former Milwaukee cop

    MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said Monday the decision not to charge the former police officer in the on-duty fatal shooting of Dontre Hamilton does not "in any way diminish the tragic death ... and the suffering his family experienced." "Their...
  • Evidence of second suspect admissible in Etan Patz murder trial in New York

    A New York judge on Monday ruled that evidence pointing to an additional suspect in the 1979 abduction and murder of Etan Patz can be presented in the trial against Pedro Hernandez, who confessed to killing the 6-year-old. Hernandez, 53, is set to...
  • Rocky Hill Residents, Environmentalists Upset By Bald Eagle's Killing

    Rocky Hill Residents, Environmentalists Upset By Bald Eagle's Killing
    ROCKY HILL — For more than a decade, the meadows along the Connecticut River has provided a welcoming habitat for bald eagles. Pairs of the majestic raptors have built at least three nests, and a resident pair was seen by a veteran observer...
  • Woman hired 'hit man' with van to kill husband, deputies say

    Woman hired 'hit man' with van to kill husband, deputies say
    Tanya Senay Demirhan had a murderous plan — but no money. Instead, investigators say, she offered a hit man four cars in return for killing her husband. She even told him to "have fun" as she transferred over the title of her vehicle to him,...