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  • Police arrest suspect in Alaska for Maryland double murder

    Police have arrested a suspect on a cruise ship in Alaska and charged him with a double murder after he confessed to killing a Maryland couple found slain on Mother's Day, police said Sunday. Montgomery County police announced Scott Tomaszewski, 31, of...
  • Mother arrested in infant's death

    Mother arrested in infant's death
    Baltimore police say a mother confessed to killing her 30-day-old infant last year. On Feb. 18, 2014, Melody Johnson, the 30-day-old daughter of Damira Latham, suffered fatal injuries sustained while she was at home. An autopsy determined that Melody had...
  • 3 freed in conspiracy-to-kill case

    Three out of four men arrested by Huntington Beach police on suspicion of conspiring to kill a woman for monetary gain were released last week after the Orange County district attorney's office declined to prosecute them, according to county Sheriff's...
  • Prostitute pleads guilty in overdose death of Google exec

    A California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs. A Santa Cruz County Superior Court judge sentenced defendant Alix...
  • Man Gets 28 Years For Murder During Marijuana Theft

    HARTFORD — A 21-year-old man will spend up to 28 years in prison for shooting a man dead and stealing a jar containing two ounces of marijuana in 2012, according to federal officials. Trumaine Hearst of Bridgeport was sentenced Tuesday in federal...
  • Police: Antioch woman who set boyfriend on fire charged with attempted murder

    Police: Antioch woman who set boyfriend on fire charged with attempted murder
    An Antioch woman faces attempted murder charges after she allegedly pushed her boyfriend down porch stairs, poured gasoline on him and set him on fire, according to a statement from the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Officers responded to a call of a...
  • Man Charged With Killing Mother Planning Mental-Defect Defense

    Man Charged With Killing Mother Planning Mental-Defect Defense
    MIDDLETOWN — A Deep River man charged with killing his mother in December 2013 told a judge Tuesday that he is planning a defense based on mental "disease or defect" at the time of the slaying. Robert O. Rankin, 24, waived his right to a jury...
  • Hampton homicide trial in convenience store death set for next month

    Hampton homicide trial in convenience store death set for next month
    A Hampton man is scheduled to stand trial next month in the homicide of a 29-year-old man killed at a convenience store nearly two years ago. Zachary Lamont Batts is charged in the June 11, 2013 homicide of Terrell Gerard Owens, of Hampton. Officers...
  • Detectives looking for suspects in firebombing that killed three

    Detectives looking for suspects in firebombing that killed three
    Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives Tuesday asked for help finding three additional suspects they say threw firebombs into a South El Monte tire shop last month, setting off a massive inferno that killed three teenagers. Authorities are...
  • Youths accused of torture-murder of 6-year-old in Mexico

    Prosecutors in a Mexican border state say a group of youths aged 11 to 15 tortured, killed and buried a 6-year-old boy as part of what they considered "playing." A statement by the Chihuahua state prosecutors' office says the minors admitted Thursday's...
  • Prostitute pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in Google exec's drug death

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. A prostitute pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony involuntary manslaughter and other charges in the 2013 drug overdose death of 51-year-old Google exec Forrest Hayes on his yacht in the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor. Hayes was found dead...