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  • Suspect in Marine wife's slaying may have feared she was pregnant

    Suspect in Marine wife's slaying may have feared she was pregnant
    Authorities revealed graphic details in the case of a former Marine arrested on suspicion of killing the wife of a fellow Marine and throwing her body down an abandoned mine shaft. The former Marine, Christopher Lee, 24, was arrested Sunday in Anchorage...
  • Man held in death of Marine's wife researched how to hide a body

    Man held in death of Marine's wife researched how to hide a body
    The former Marine arrested on suspicion of killing the wife of a fellow Marine and throwing her body down an abandoned mine shaft had searched the Internet about the best way to dispose of a body, according to an arrest warrant released Tuesday. The...
  • Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Mo., rooted in his civil rights pledge

    Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Mo., rooted in his civil rights pledge
    Eric H. Holder Jr.'s planned trip Wednesday to the center of riot-torn Ferguson, Mo., in many ways began 5 1/2 years ago, when he became the nation's first African American attorney general and pledged to make federal civil rights enforcement a hallmark...
  • Court documents: Teen used shotgun in double-slaying in Newport News

    Court documents: Teen used shotgun in double-slaying in Newport News
    NEWPORT NEWS — Police allege in court documents that a 17-year-old boy used a 12-gauge shotgun to gun down two Warwick High School students in an elementary school parking lot last week. The two students, John A. "Lito" Nieves Jr., 17, and...
  • Beck meets with residents, activists about Ezell Ford shooting

    Beck meets with residents, activists about Ezell Ford shooting
    The atmosphere in a South Los Angeles church was at times tense Tuesday night as residents and activists peppered Los Angeles police officials with questions about two officers’ fatal shooting of a mentally ill man. Pictures of Ezell Ford dotted...
  • Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Bridgeport

    Elderly couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide in Bridgeport
    An elderly man and his wife were found shot to death in their bedroom Tuesday night in an apparent murder-suicide in the city's Bridgeport neighborhood. Police were called about 9 p.m. to the 900 block of West 31st Street after the couple's relatives...
  • Prosecutor outlines case against man in three South L.A. slayings

     Prosecutor outlines case against man in three South L.A. slayings
    The half-naked bodies were found amid filth and debris. One of the dead women was dumped in a back alley. Another was in a parking lot dumpster. A third was in an abandoned commercial garage. All were within a few miles of each other in South Los...
  • Teen murder suspect convicted of killing suburban man

    Teen murder suspect convicted of killing suburban man
    A man who was 15 when he was accused of murder has been found guilty and now faces 20 years to life in prison. Edwin Paniagua, now 19, was found guilty of heinous murder with wanton cruelty in the 2010 death of Jean Wattecamps of Mount Prospect. The...
  • Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson

    Police move against protestors as calm dissolves in Ferguson
    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - Police in riot gear ordered demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, to disperse late on Tuesday, then charged into the crowd to make arrests as relative calm dissolved during an 11th night of protests over the fatal shooting of a...
  • Gainesville murder trial on '20/20,' 'Dateline'

    UPDATED: Friday's editions of "20/20" and "Dateline NBC" will explore a Gainesville trial that ended last week with a Miami man's first-degree murder conviction in the death of a University of Florida student. Pedro Bravo was sentenced to life in prison...
  • Innocent woman killed at downtown bar by officer's stray bullet, chief says

    Innocent woman killed at downtown bar by officer's stray bullet, chief says
    An Orlando police officer mistakenly shot and killed an innocent woman during a confrontation with a gunman at a downtown bar early Tuesday, according to a preliminary investigation by the Police Department. The victim, identified as club patron Maria...