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  • Lawyer: Teen accused of attempted rape is mentally ill

     Lawyer: Teen accused of attempted rape is mentally ill
    A Bethlehem teenager charged with trying to rape and murder a Lehigh University student in her off-campus apartment is mentally ill and should not be tried as an adult, his defense attorney said during a hearing Monday. Bryan Sanchez-Osorio, 17, will...
  • Video of eyewitness shown in Puerto Rican club shooting trial

    Video of eyewitness shown in Puerto Rican club shooting trial
    The scene: The Bethlehem police station, two hours after a chaotic gun battle that killed one woman and wounded five other people. The cast: A witness, Jose Gonzalez, and two city investigators who suspect he may have been a gunman early that 2012...
  • Former Lehigh Valley man, accused of killing four in Florida, pleads not guilty

    Former Lehigh Valley man, accused of killing four in Florida, pleads not guilty
    In a Florida courtroom Monday, former Parkland High School student Adam Matos pleaded not guilty to killing four people, including three former Lehigh Valley residents he had been living with. Matos, 28, was charged last month with four counts of first-...
  • Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing

    Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing
    PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. At the culmination of one...
  • Another Eric Frein sighting in Pennsylvania closes schools

    Another Eric Frein sighting in Pennsylvania closes schools
    After staying open Monday following another reported sighting of trooper-slaying suspect Eric Frein, some Pennsylvania schools were closed Tuesday, according to an alert posted on the Pocono Mountain school district's website. The closure comes a day...
  • 'My heart breaks,' says mom of one of 7 Indiana slaying victims

     'My heart breaks,' says mom of one of 7 Indiana slaying victims
    When Lori Townsend learned from detectives that her daughter had worked as an escort, she felt sad knowing this description of her daughter would become public after the arrest of murder suspect Darren Deon Vann. Townsend described her daughter, Afrikka...
  • Inmate charged with murder sought after mistaken release

    Inmate charged with murder sought after mistaken release
    A Baltimore man awaiting trial for murder was mistakenly released from a city detention facility Friday — an error that was not recognized for two days, according to corrections officials. He remained at large Monday night. Officials said they...
  • Don't learn a lesson at your cat's expense

    When Jacksonville, Florida, resident Adam Arendell opened the door and let his cat, Camus, outside, he had no idea that he would never see her alive again. Camus' body was found several days later lying in a nearby alley, burned almost beyond recognition....
  • Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world. His...
  • Poconos schools closed due to manhunt for suspect in trooper slaying

    Some schools in the Poconos are closed today after several recent potential sightings of the man suspected of shooting two troopers last month. The Pocono Mountain School District said this morning that all schools would be closed today. Monsignor...
  • Hampton Roads college safety advocates say communication is key

    In the three years David Glover has been chief of police at Hampton University, he's striven to develop relationships with students. He visits them in the dorms, warning them to stay away from situations that can put them in danger that are sometimes...