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  • Afghan marchers demand justice for woman killed by mob

    Several thousand protesters shut down a major thoroughfare in Kabul on Tuesday, demanding justice for the brutal killing of a 28-year-old Afghan woman by an angry mob last week. The demonstration was the second in as many days to demand justice for...
  • Robert Durst Linked To Disappearance Of College Student From Simsbury

    Robert Durst Linked To Disappearance Of College Student From Simsbury
    Vermont police are investigating a possible link between the 1971 disappearance of a Middlebury College student from Simsbury and millionaire murder suspect Robert Durst, the subject of the recent HBO documentary "The Jinx." Middlebury Police Chief...
  • Pa. town naming road for trooper slain in barracks ambush

    Pa. town naming road for trooper slain in barracks ambush
    DUNMORE (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania borough is naming the road between its community center and Little League fields after a state trooper killed in a barracks ambush last September. Dunmore says it will dedicate Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II...
  • Mom charged with killing 3 kids had previous suicide attempt, records show

    Mom charged with killing 3 kids had previous suicide attempt, records show
    A central Florida woman charged with killing her three children attempted suicide in 2009 following allegations that she stole a friend's credits cards, according to a report released Tuesday by child welfare officials. A child abuse investigator...
  • How long did fetus live? Colorado DA weighing murder charges

    How long did fetus live? Colorado DA weighing murder charges
    A Colorado┬ádistrict attorney’s office needs more time in determining whether the woman accused of cutting a fetus out of its mother, possibly killing the baby, will be charged with murder. Dynel Lane, 34, was supposed to be charged Wednesday in...
  • Search continues for murder suspect who escaped hospital

    Officials say a murder suspect scaled a 15-foot fence to escape from a West Virginia psychiatric hospital. The search continued Tuesday night for Rocco Jesse Zuccar, who escaped Monday from the William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital in Weston. Law enforcement...
  • Officer charged with killing unarmed driver lying facedown

    A Pennsylvania police officer was charged Tuesday with criminal homicide after investigators concluded she shot an unarmed motorist in the back as he lay facedown after a traffic stop over an expired inspection sticker. Authorities accused Hummelstown...
  • Italy's highest court to hear Knox appeal of guilty verdict

    American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend expect to learn their fate Wednesday when Italy's highest court hears their appeal of their guilty verdicts in the brutal 2007 murder of Knox's British roommate. Several outcomes are possible, including...
  • North Chicago murderers convicted by twin juries, will have post-trial hearings joined

    North Chicago murderers convicted by twin juries, will have post-trial hearings joined
    Two men retried and reconvicted of a North Chicago murder in a rare twin-jury retrial earlier this year will have their post-trial motions heard together as well. A hearing on motions and possible sentencing for William Fillyaw, one of two men convicted...
  • State's high court hears serial killer's appeal; no decision

    An attorney for a condemned serial killer who stuffed several victims' bodies into barrels urged Kansas' highest court Tuesday to throw out the convictions and death sentences, pressing issues varying from prosecutorial misconduct to a Bible used during...
  • Kansas commune leader receives 2 life sentences for murder, child sex crimes

    WICHITA, Kan. Daniel Perez, purported seer and leader of a former compound in Kansas' Sedgwick County known as Angels Landing, will spend the remainder of his life in prison. Sedgwick County District Judge Joseph Bribiesca on Tuesday ordered Perez, 55,...