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  • Baltimore man jailed for murder since age 14 is released

    Baltimore man jailed for murder since age 14 is released
    Eugene J. Edwards pleaded guilty to a murder on Wednesday, and was expected to be released in time for dinner. Edwards was 14 years old in January 2002, when prosecutors say he fatally shot an 18-year-old man in East Baltimore during a robbery attempt....
  • Indonesia prosecutor: Trial should proceed for couple in murder of Chicago woman

    Indonesian prosecutors said Wednesday the trial of an American couple charged with murdering the woman's mother should proceed, defending their indictment against defense arguments that it has inaccuracies and should be annulled. The badly beaten body...
  • Prosecutor: Gregg Allman filmmaker in Georgia train crash death never promised immunity

    Prosecutors never promised immunity from criminal charges to a filmmaker indicted after a crew member was killed by a train while shooting a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman, the district attorney said in a court filing. Hillary Schwartz...
  • Darien man gets 68 years for murdering ex-girlfriend's boyfriend

    Darien man gets 68 years for murdering ex-girlfriend's boyfriend
    A Darien man who murdered the new boyfriend of his former girlfriend was sentenced Tuesday to 68 years in prison for a crime the judge said was "borne of jealousy, fueled by anger and executed in hatred." Joseph Spitalli, 36, had been found guilty in...
  • Suspect charged in slaying of missing Georgia couple

    Elrey "Bud" Runion posted an ad on Craigslist seeking to buy a piece of his youth, a replica of the 1966 Ford Mustang convertible he bought after returning from the Vietnam War decades ago. A potential seller drew him to a small farming town in southern...
  • Girl, 15, pleads guilty to murder in sister's stabbing in Mundelein

    Girl, 15, pleads guilty to murder in sister's stabbing in Mundelein
    By pleading guilty Tuesday to the murder of her 11-year-old sister, a Mundelein teenager will be allowed to remain in the juvenile system with "intensive mental health services" — a deal that would not have been an option under Illinois law had...
  • Judge pulls himself off actor's murder trial; 'travesty,' says victim's dad

     Judge pulls himself off actor's murder trial; 'travesty,' says victim's dad
    An Orange County judge recused himself from a Costa Mesa murder trial Tuesday, citing doubts he could remain impartial in the case against Daniel Wozniak, a 30-year-old community theater actor accused of brutally killing two Orange Coast College...
  • DA seeks death penalty against Eric Frein

    DA seeks death penalty against Eric Frein
    Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a man charged with killing a state trooper and seriously wounding another in a shooting outside the Blooming Grove barracks. Eric Frein of Monroe County deserves to be executed because he murdered a law...
  • Inquiry into death of Alexander Litvinenko told ex-Russian agent may have been poisoned twice

    Former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned with radioactive polonium not once but twice, a British judge was told Tuesday, as an inquiry opened into the slaying one lawyer called an act of nuclear terrorism ordered by Moscow. Ben Emmerson,...
  • On Auschwitz anniversary, Jewish leader warns that Jews are again being demonized

    A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing...
  • Gunmen storm luxury hotel in Libyan capital, killing 10, including American, 4 Europeans

    In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia. Two attackers were killed...