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  • Deliberations drag out in 1979 case of missing boy Etan Patz

    Deliberations drag out in 1979 case of missing boy Etan Patz
    Over nine days, the 12 jurors have asked to see dozens of exhibits, to have hours and hours of trial transcripts read to them and for access to a computer to organize their thoughts. Still, no verdict. The deliberations at the trial of a man accused...
  • Tests find woman killed in shootout had drugs in her system

    A Las Vegas mother killed in a neighborhood shootout had a powerful pain medication and a common anti-anxiety muscle relaxant in her system before her organs were donated, according to blood test results cited Thursday by prosecution and defense...
  • Former Delray teen who murdered mother's boyfriend to be re-sentenced

    Former Delray teen who murdered mother's boyfriend to be re-sentenced
    Before Berenice Juarez became a convicted killer at age 18, the Delray Beach teen suffered the horror of childhood sexual abuse and witnessed violent attacks in her home. Her resulting psychological problems should be a factor when she is re-sentenced...
  • Authorities arrest man wanted in killing of Margate woman

    Authorities arrest man wanted in killing of Margate woman
    Authorities have arrested a suspect in the killing of a woman whose body was found along a West Delray road. John Eugene Chapman, 25, of Miami, was wanted on a first-degree murder charge in the death of Vanessa Carmen Williams Bristol, 28, of Margate,...
  • Hundreds rally in Philadelphia to protest Baltimore death

    Several hundred people gathered at City Hall in Philadelphia on Thursday to protest Freddie Gray's death from injuries he suffered while in Baltimore police custody and to raise concerns about police and community relations in their own city. Several of...
  • Suit: Suburban NY police targeted Latinos for traffic stops

    A suburban New York police department that has been the target of Justice Department scrutiny and criticism from a civil rights group is being accused in a lawsuit of systematically targeting Latinos for unfounded, race-based traffic stops, and in some...
  • Texas teen gets 45 years in prison for killing mom, sister

    FORT WORTH, Texas A teen who fatally shot his mother and 15-year-old sister inside their Parker County home was sentenced to 45 years in prison Thursday in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors. Jacob Ryan "Jake" Evans, who was 17 at the time of...
  • Deliberations to begin Friday for drug dealer on trial for murder

    Deliberations to begin Friday for drug dealer on trial for murder
    SANFORD — A prosecutor on Thursday held up a crumpled McDonald's bag for jurors at the trial of Carrington Ivory, a 26-year-old Orlando drug dealer charged with murdering a customer during a home invasion last year. "Here's his fingerprint," said...
  • 2nd man charged in fatal hit-and-run in Providence

    Providence police have arrested a second man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run during a gang-related dispute in 2013. City officers charged 21-year-old Juan Oliver with murder and conspiracy Thursday in the killing of 21-year-old Henry Rodriguez...
  • Accused wife killer denied lower bond

    Accused wife killer denied lower bond
    An attorney for Frankie Siew, the Sunrise man accused of killing his wife after she complained about him coming home late from work, couldn't convince a Broward judge to reduce his bond. Circuit Judge Matthew Destry said Thursday he would keep Siew's...
  • Brother killed in street race against sibling in San Bernardino

    Brother killed in street race against sibling in San Bernardino
    A late-night street race between two brothers turned deadly Wednesday when one of them lost control of his vehicle and crashed into another vehicle, killing himself and seriously injuring three people. The brothers were racing east on the open, straight...