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  • Prosecutors urge judge to reverse decision on 9/11 defendant

    Prosecutors in the military case against five accused Sept. 11 plotters urged a judge Monday to reverse his decision to allow a separate trial for one of the defendants, who has shown signs of severe mental problems after years of incarceration at CIA...
  • Man serving prison sentence charged in '12 killing

    Man serving prison sentence charged in '12 killing
    A man currently serving a state prison sentence on a gun charge in Chicago, has been charged in the fatal shooting of a man two years ago, police said. Edgar Guevara, 18, of the 3000 block of South Tripp Avenue was charged with first-degree murder in the...
  • U.S. Supreme Court asks board to take 'appropriate action' in lawyer's appeal for Ballard

    Pennsylvania legal regulators often receive referrals against lawyers accused of wrongdoing. Rarely, though, do they come from the U.S. Supreme Court. That's what happened Monday in mass murderer Michael Eric Ballard's case, in which he has accused a...
  • Police: Shootings followed challenges to fight at Musikfest

    Police: Shootings followed challenges to fight at Musikfest
    Court records released Monday show last week's shooting that wounded two men as police were prepping to clear Musikfest arose from challenges to fight that were made earlier that night at the Bethlehem festival. The details were made public a day...
  • Manslaughter plea in wife's beating death

    Manslaughter plea in wife's beating death
    After 25 years of living with his wife's alcoholism, James Albright was desperate. Time and time again, she'd agree to get help. But over and over, she'd go back to the bottle. That's what happened on April 10, 2013, said defense attorney James...
  • Tension remains high in wake of fatal shooting of Missouri teen

    FERGUSON, Mo. Tension stayed high and raw Monday as the St. Louis region continued to wait for answers in the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager by a municipal police officer. In another day of fast-moving events, the FBI promised to investigate the...
  • Human rights group slams U.S. over Afghan civilian deaths

    Human rights group slams U.S. over Afghan civilian deaths
    A new Amnesty International report criticizes the U.S. government for not properly investigating civilian casualties its forces inflicted in Afghanistan. The report, called "Left in the Dark" and released at a Kabul news conference on Monday, calls on...
  • West Garfield Park: Chicago's highest homicide rate, lowest life expectancy

    West Garfield Park: Chicago's highest homicide rate, lowest life expectancy
    On a recent Friday night, Gary Thomas threw an outdoor party at a hotspot in his West Side neighborhood. There were no crowds or Solo cups or blaring stereos, though, on the corner of Kostner and Maypole avenues. And when a police officer arrived to say...
  • $1 million bail set for teen suspect in slaying, rape of 6-year-old Washington girl

    SEATTLE The 17-year-old neighbor of Jenise Wright wasn't arrested until Aug. 9, but he had caught the attention of investigators several days before, according to court documents filed in Kitsap Superior Court. A Kitsap Superior Court judge on Monday...
  • Mideast fascinated captive ex-UCF student, friend says

    Mideast fascinated captive ex-UCF student, friend says
    As a student at the University of Central Florida, Steven Sotloff always talked about going to the Middle East. Sotloff was curious about the region. "He wanted to go over there, and he wanted to tell stories ...," said his friend Emerson Lotzia Jr....
  • Grand jury starts on Michael Brown case: What you need to know

    Grand jury starts on Michael Brown case: What you need to know
    A grand jury in St. Louis County began hearing evidence Wednesday in the death of Michael Brown, who was shot Aug. 9 by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Here are some questions and answers about how the grand jury works and what to expect. What will...