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  • Suspect in shooting rampage had been deported twice, officials say

    The phone rang at 1:45 a.m. Saturday, jolting Mauro Marquez and his wife from their sleep. It was their daughter, Janelle, calling from jail in Sacramento. She had only a minute to explain that she and her husband were in serious trouble. "Luis killed...
  • Suspect left many threats, court told

    Suspect left many threats, court told
    The ex-boyfriend accused of killing Nailah Franklin left a voice-mail message threatening to have her "erased" shortly before her murder, prosecutors alleged Monday.  Prosecutors said that surveillance cameras in Franklin's building captured her and...
  • Sacramento-area rampage suspects charged with murder, attempted murder

    Sacramento-area rampage suspects charged with murder, attempted murder
    A man accused of killing two sheriff’s deputies and wounding another also stole a deputy’s squad car and shotgun during a crime spree in Northern California, according to a complaint filed by Sacramento County prosecutors Tuesday. In the 14-...
  • Former Hawk Blaylock gets 15 years in fatal crash

    On Monday, former NBA All-Star Daron "Mookie" Blaylock was sent to prison for killing a woman in a crash on Tara Boulevard. The sentence put another face on the golf-loving basketball legend than the one once so familiar with NBA fans. The 47-year-old...
  • Suspect in California shootings that left 2 deputies dead previously deported twice

    Suspect in California shootings that left 2 deputies dead previously deported twice
    A Utah man was charged with carrying out a crime spree in Sacramento that killed two California sheriff's deputies and wounded a third, law enforcement officials said on Saturday. A fourth victim, a motorist who was shot in the head, remained...
  • Trial starts in Ocoee witness killing

    Trial starts in Ocoee witness killing
    The first of three first-degree murder trials in the death of 19-year-old Alex Zaldivar, who was killed the day before he was set to testify in a home-invasion case in September 2012, began Monday at the Orange County Courthouse. Donnell Godfrey, 27, is...
  • Trial for father, son charged in Romeoville beating death to be delayed

    Trial for father, son charged in Romeoville beating death to be delayed
    The murder trial for a Romeoville father and son charged with beating another man to death with baseball bats will be delayed. An attorney representing Mark Ballard, 42, and his son Adam, 15, requested the delay Monday, saying he had not yet received...
  • Eyewitness for defense in Puerto Rican social club shooting says defendants were the victims

    Eyewitness for defense in Puerto Rican social club shooting says defendants were the victims
    He'd just gotten off work as a bouncer at a nearby bar when a gun battle erupted outside a Puerto Rican social club in Bethlehem. But what Jeffrey Noe says he witnessed flies in the face of what authorities insist happened. On the first day of defense...
  • Berks woman charged with attempted murder of baby she was sitting

    A Berks County woman was charged with attempted murder Monday for allegedly beating a 14-month-old girl while baby-sitting last week. Lisa E. Weiler, 32, of Bethel was arrested after Hershey Medical Center personnel determined the baby's injuries were...
  • 2 charged in South Austin neighborhood slaying

    2 charged in South Austin neighborhood slaying
    Two men have been charged with murder in a shooting in Chicago's South Austin neighborhood that left a 23-year-old man dead and another wounded Friday night, police said. Jermaine Powell and Joshua Grayer, both 19, have been charged with first-degree...
  • California man convicted of murders of Chinese USC graduate students

    (Reuters) - A Los Angeles man was convicted on Monday for shooting dead two University of Southern California graduate students from China during a botched robbery attempt in 2012, prosecutors said. Javier Bolden, 22, was found guilty of two counts of...