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  • Former Springs cop accused in Coral Gables traffic death wants case dismissed

    Former Springs cop accused in Coral Gables traffic death wants case dismissed
    Three years after he was charged in a wee hours car wreck in Coral Gables that killed a young paralegal, ex-cop Peter Muñoz wants a judge to dismiss his criminal case. The former Coral Springs police officer is making the request after a Miami-Dade...
  • Former Lehigh Valley man accused of killing four in Florida, pleads not guilty

    Former Parkland High School student Adam Matos pleaded not guilty Monday in a Florida courtroom to killing four people, including three former Lehigh Valley residents he had been living with. Matos, 28, was charged last month with four counts of first-...
  • Sentencing postponed for Dunkin' Donuts murderer

    Sentencing postponed for Dunkin' Donuts murderer
    Convicted killer James Herard will learn on Friday whether he will get the death penalty for the November 2008 murder of Eric Jean-Pierre in Lauderhill. Herard, 25, was convicted in May of first-degree murder in Jean-Pierre's death, and the same jury...
  • America's mass-shootings epidemic

    America's mass-shootings epidemic
    It's not a matter of if, but when and where the next mass shooting will happen: It might take place at another shopping mall, or college campus, or suburban office building, and probably not long from now. Yet, as these disturbing incidents keep appearing...
  • New York man hired to assist suicide sentenced to 12 years

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man convicted of helping a debt-ridden motivational speaker commit suicide to make the death look like a robbery was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday, prosecutors said. Kenneth Minor, 42, pleaded guilty to...
  • Guilty plea in murder of woman, 95

    PHILADELPHIA A Philadelphia man will spend the next 28 to 56 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to fatally injuring a 95-year-old woman after breaking into her home and demanding sex. Hector "Tito" DeJesus, 43, pleaded guilty to third-degree...
  • Antioch man charged with murders of wife, mother pleads guilty

    Antioch man charged with murders of wife, mother pleads guilty
    An Antioch man who nearly decapitated his wife with a machete and suffocated his 82-year-old mother pleaded guilty Monday in Lake County court.  Lake County Judge Mark Levitt sentenced Billy Varner to 45 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections...
  • How our drug and gun habits tie in with the 43 missing Mexican students

    How our drug and gun habits tie in with the 43 missing Mexican students
    By now, unfortunately, we’ve become inured to reports of violence among Mexico’s brutal drug gangs, from the murderous border town of Nuevo Laredo to the gruesome killing zones of Guerrero state, near Acapulco. But the reports over the past...
  • Capital murder charge filed in death of Cal State Northridge student

    Capital murder charge filed in death of Cal State Northridge student
    A 28-year-old Long Beach man was charged Monday with capital murder in the death of a Cal State Northridge student from Saudi Arabia missing since last month. Agustin Rosendo Fernandez, 28, was charged with one count of murder in the death of 23-year-...
  • Hartford Woman Close To Plea Deal Charged With Burglary

    HARTFORD — A Hartford woman who had been hoping to avoid a prison sentence for her role in disposing of a murder victim's body in Suffield last year is facing new charges related to a burglary in September. Meaghan Cowles, 28, pleaded guilty to...
  • At Bethlehem Puerto Rican club shooting scene, 18 shell casings were recovered

    At Bethlehem Puerto Rican club shooting scene, 18 shell casings were recovered
    At least 18 gunshots were fired outside Bethlehem's Puerto Rican social club during a fatal 2012 gun battle that authorities have labeled one of the Lehigh Valley's worst, according to testimony Thursday. Investigators scouring the South Side shooting...