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  • Man charged with killing six members of Texas family, lone survivor a 'hero'

    Man charged with killing six members of Texas family, lone survivor a 'hero'
    A man accused of fatally shooting four children ages 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home disguised as a FedEx delivery man while looking for his former wife was charged with capital murder on Thursday. Ronald Lee Haskell,...
  • Attorney: Jurors Didn't Hear All Sides In Peeler Case

    Attorney: Jurors Didn't Hear All Sides In Peeler Case
    HARTFORD — There was a side of Russell Peeler Jr. that objective sources didn't get to tell the jury about as it considered whether to execute the convicted killer or send him to prison for life, his attorney says. And that portrayal of Peeler as a...
  • Utah man admits stealing rare dinosaur footprint fossil

    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah man has admitted stealing, and then throwing away, a very rare fossilized dinosaur footprint, but will not spend any time in prison, according to court documents. Jared Ehlers, a 35-year-old construction worker, pleaded...
  • Human rights group sees growing proof of abductions, torture in Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Armed separatist groups and pro-Kiev forces have abducted, then beaten and tortured activists, protesters and journalists in eastern Ukraine in the last three months, Amnesty International said in a report published on Friday. No...
  • Man admits conspiracy in Easton Café murder

    A prisoner who bragged about his role in a slaying at a downtown Easton bar and threatened to kill a detective and a prosecutor will serve decades more behind bars for the crimes. Franklin J. Barndt pleaded guilty Thursday in Northampton County Court...
  • Police: Man shot, killed pit bull in Allentown

    A man shot and killed a pit bull Wednesday afternoon in Allentown after the dog allegedly attacked two city residents, authorities said. Allentown police were dispatched at 1:30 p.m. on a report of a man with a gun in the 300 block of North Third Street,...
  • Wind Gap man admits draining elderly aunt's accounts

    Michael Dovyak looted his elderly aunt's bank accounts to feed his gambling addiction, the Wind Gap man told a Northampton County judge Thursday. Dovyak, 54, pleaded guilty before Judge Stephen J. Baratta to a single charge of theft, a felony that will...
  • Florida man sentenced for brutal 1990 home invasion in Plainfield

    Although nearly a quarter-century has passed since the botched home-invasion robbery that left a Plainfield Township couple battered and frightened, Matthew Hebert will pay for his role in the crime by carrying a felony record for the rest of his life....
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  • Girl charged with murder sends Father's Day letter to judge

    Girl charged with murder sends Father's Day letter to judge
    The 14-year-old girl charged with the fatal shooting of another teenage girl in a feud over a boy quietly asked a Cook County judge during a hearing Friday if he had received the Father’s Day letter she sent him. The girl, who the Tribune is not...
  • Naperville police blotter: Stolen gun, skateboarding on a car, and more

    Naperville police blotter: Stolen gun, skateboarding on a car, and more
    The following items were taken from Naperville police reports: A trailer was stolen from a business in the 1200 block of Frontenac Road between 4 p.m. July 3 and 7:19 a.m. July 7. A case of beer was stolen from a garage in the 1300 block of Saxon Lane...