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  • Second Person Pleads Guilty In 2013 Hartford Killing

    Second Person Pleads Guilty In 2013 Hartford Killing
    HARTFORD — A Waterbury man who faced a variety of charges in connection with a 2013 killing on Bond Street pleaded guilty Thursday, days before his trial was set to begin. Talib Shaheer, 34, pleaded guilty under the Alford doctrine to second-degree...
  • Man Resentenced In Kidnapping, Murder Of Girlfriend

    Man Resentenced In Kidnapping, Murder Of Girlfriend
    HARTFORD — A man who was sentenced to 78 years in prison in 2010 for kidnapping and murdering his girlfriend was resentenced Monday after the state Supreme Court overturned part of his conviction. Darryl Crenshaw, 31, appeared before Judge Julia...
  • Richard Engel reveals new details on his 2012 kidnapping in Syria

    Richard Engel reveals new details on his 2012 kidnapping in Syria
    NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel has uncovered new details about his 2012 kidnapping in Syria. Engel and five other members of an NBC News team were captured by armed gunmen, bound and blindfolded and expected to be killed during their...
  • Man accused of leaving daughter in trash can is held on $300K bail

    Man accused of leaving daughter in trash can is held on $300K bail
    The man who authorities said abandoned his child in a trash can and fled the state is being held in Cook County Jail following his first local court appearance Wednesday. A judge set bail at $300,000 for Faiz Ikramulla, 35, who is charged with...
  • Trial starts for man accused of killing girlfriend's alleged rapist

    Trial starts for man accused of killing girlfriend's alleged rapist
    A 45-year-old Costa Mesa man went on trial this week in connection with a brutal 1995 killing that authorities say was motivated by his rage after his former girlfriend told him she had been raped. Gianni Anthony Van faces life in prison if convicted on...
  • Kidnapping foiled; abductor couldn't drive a stick shift

    Kidnapping foiled; abductor couldn't drive a stick shift
    Police say a kidnapping in South Carolina was thwarted because the would-be abductor couldn't operate a manual stick shift in the victim's car. The Sumter County sheriff's office said in a news release that 27-year-old Demetri Nelson still had his...
  • Year after schoolgirls taken, report catalogs Boko Haram atrocities

    Year after schoolgirls taken, report catalogs Boko Haram atrocities
    As Nigerians vowed never to forget scores of missing schoolgirls abducted a year ago by Boko Haram, the horrifying scale of the Nigerian terrorist group’s atrocities was laid bare Tuesday in a report by Amnesty International. The abduction shocked...
  • Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles

    Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles
    They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. And while the cry to "Bring Back Our Girls" remains a worldwide cause, the country's next leader is not making the promise that his...
  • Jewelry store worker left bound at cemetery; 1 in custody

    Jewelry store worker left bound at cemetery; 1 in custody
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jewelry store worker abducted in a parking garage by men seeking a code to the store safe was repeatedly zapped with a stun gun, bound and left at a cemetery, according to court papers. Federal agents have arrested 31-year-...
  • Man shot by cops was sex offender with long criminal past

    Man shot by cops was sex offender with long criminal past
    David Cuevas and his girlfriend met in Philadelphia. They dated for a year before deciding to move from the northeast to Lakeland. Shortly after their December move, the couple broke up and Cuevas moved back to Philadelphia. On Jan. 26, Cuevas...
  • Facebook announces Amber Alert system, citing Balto. Co. case

    Facebook announces Amber Alert system, citing Balto. Co. case
    The high-profile disappearance last year of an 11-year-old Dundalk girl has inspired a new Facebook feature. The most widely used social networking site on Tuesday announced the launch of an Amber Alert system to distribute information about abducted...