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  • 'Gotham' recap, 'Welcome Back, Jim Gordon'

    'Gotham' recap, 'Welcome Back, Jim Gordon'
    Good to have you back, Jim, even if your coworkers don’t agree. Jim’s on a mission to put every bad guy behind bars. But the bad guy this time isn’t the predictable super-villain or a mafia crony. Instead, it’s the most insidious...
  • Dallas teen intentionally drowned baby girl, police say

    A Dallas teenager intentionally drowned a 2-month-old girl while the teen's mother was at work Monday morning, police allege. The suspect, identified only as a 14-year-old girl, was charged with capital murder after she drowned Justice Hull shortly...
  • Ex-girlfriend testifies against Pennsylvania man accused of killing, burying 2

    Ex-girlfriend testifies against Pennsylvania man accused of killing, burying 2
    WILKES-BARRE — A man charged in the 2002 strangulation deaths of a northeastern Pennsylvania pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend spent or deposited more than $150,000 that year even though he had no job, his ex-girlfriend testified Monday....
  • Defense tries to bar death penalty in OCC students' killings

    Defense lawyers are trying to take the death penalty off the table for a man accused of murdering two Orange Coast College students in Costa Mesa more than four years ago. According to grand jury testimony, Daniel Patrick Wozniak, 30, has admitted to...
  • Gary man convicted in murder-for-hire death of Portage man

    Gary man convicted in murder-for-hire death of Portage man
    It took the jury about three hours to find a Gary man guilty on both charges in a murder-for-hire scheme. When he is sentenced on Feb. 27, Dontaye D. Singletary, 22, faces 45 to 65 years in prison on the felony murder charge and 20 to 50 years on Class A...
  • Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch shaped by work with Rwanda tribunal

    Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch shaped by work with Rwanda tribunal
    As a longtime federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, N.Y., Loretta Lynch confronted murderers, the Mafia and violent drug peddlers. She is probably best known for convicting two New York police officers in the 1997 broomstick sodomizing of Haitian immigrant...
  • Boyfriend of murder suspect reaches plea deal in infant's death

    The boyfriend of a woman who is charged with murder in her infant’s death has pleaded guilty to a lesser offense in exchange for his testimony against her. Melvin Vincent McNair II, 29, admitted in court Monday that he failed to get medical care...
  • After 36 years in prison for murder, N.C. man is freed by state panel

    Nearly 40 years after he was sentenced to prison for a double murder, 70-year-old Joseph Sledge walked free from a county prison in North Carolina on Friday after a special three-judge panel ruled that he didn’t commit the crime. "Going home....
  • Puerto Rican club shooter gets up to 31 years in prison, prosecutor wanted more time

    Puerto Rican club shooter gets up to 31 years in prison, prosecutor wanted more time
    In the end, the Bethlehem Puerto Rican social club shooting case concluded like it began: with a fight in the street. Gunman Rene Figueroa had just been sentenced Friday to 15 1/2 to 31 years in state prison after killing one person and paralyzing...
  • Pregnant women rarely face charges for drug use

    Pregnant women rarely face charges for drug use
    The Bethlehem woman was 7 months pregnant and, by her own account, snorting $100 worth of heroin a day when police arrested her. Toni Hill Rice told investigators she was afraid to go to the doctor because she couldn't face the prospect of learning...
  • Witness: Selenski was sweaty, had pick and shovel

    WILKES-BARRE — A man charged with killing a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend looked sweaty and had a pick and shovel nearby on the day authorities say he buried the victims' bodies, a witness testified Friday. Robert Steiner testified in...