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  • Husband arrested in jogger's murder in Philadelphia

    After murdering his wife, police say, Christopher Murray immediately made a series of missteps that quickly made him into a prime suspect. For one thing, his first effort to find her once she went "missing" was to contact police and hospitals, not family...
  • Vet warned couple that dogs were dangerous before deadly attack

    Three months before two large dogs mauled a jogger to death on a rural Michigan road, a veterinarian who examined them found them "aggressive" and "dangerous" and warned one of their owners that the dogs needed to be treated by an animal behaviorist,...
  • Father and teen son charged with murder in Romeoville man's beating death

    Father and teen son charged with murder in Romeoville man's beating death
    A father and son were charged with murder today in the death of a Romeoville man who police say was beaten with baseball bats by a group of up to nine people. Mark A. Ballard, 42, and his son, 15-year-old Adam Ballard, each face a first-degree murder...
  • New Mexico teenagers plead not guilty to killing homeless men

    ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - Three Albuquerque teenagers pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of first-degree murder in the beating deaths of two homeless American Indian men that shocked New Mexico's biggest city. Alex Rios, 18, and two other...
  • James Brady's death isn't murder 33 years later

    James Brady's death isn't murder 33 years later
    The government would have to overcome major legal hurdles to charge John Hinckley Jr. in the murder of James Brady some 30 years after the fact. But if that were the morally right thing to do, it would be worth trying, despite the improbability of...
  • Police arrest man in South Baltimore slaying

    Police arrest man in South Baltimore slaying
    Baltimore police charged a 57-year-old man in a South Baltimore fatal stabbing of a woman they say was his fiancee. Investigators say William Thornsberry killed Sara Harris, a woman they said he was in a relationship with on Saturday inside a house in...
  • Former Iraqi VP urges role for Saddam loyalists, criticises U.S. action

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Former dictator Saddam Hussein's Baath party must play a role if a political solution is to be found in Iraq, ex-vice president Tarek al-Hashemi said on Monday, warning that U.S. air strikes would do nothing to end the violence....
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and Kristen Wiig are among the array...
  • Poet Behbahani, 'lioness of Iran', dies at 87: state media

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Poet Simin Behbahani, a champion of women's rights and free speech whose lyrical verse captured the hopes and disappointments of Iranians since the 1979 revolution, died on Tuesday at the age of 87, official media reported. Nominated...
  • Connecticut man charged with fatally stabbing niece

    (Reuters) - A Connecticut man has been charged with murder for fatally stabbing his infant niece while babysitting the 1-year-old girl, police said on Tuesday. Arthur Hapgood, 36, of Waterbury was arrested without incident at the scene and was...
  • Authorities arrest man in Seminole arson, seek to question sibling in other fires

     Authorities arrest man in Seminole arson, seek to question sibling in other fires
    State and local investigators said Wednesday that they want to question a man who may know about a string of 11 arson fires that have occurred in the Sanford area since June. When authorities began investigating a handful of fires in downtown Sanford...