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  • California fraud defendant charged with plotting to kill 9 witnesses

    California fraud defendant charged with plotting to kill 9 witnesses
    A California man awaiting trial for insurance fraud and other charges was indicted for plotting with other inmates to kill nine witnesses set to testify against him, prosecutors said on Friday. Charles Waldo was indicted by a grand jury with nine counts...
  • Government witness recommends house arrest for Pistorius

    PRETORIA A representative of the South African Correctional Services Department recommended Monday that Oscar Pistorius be given a penalty of house arrest and community service for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Joel Maringa, a social worker...
  • Lake County man arrested in slaying of woman found in river

    Lake County man arrested in slaying of woman found in river
    A 44-year-old Leesburg man was charged Friday in the slaying of a 24-year-old woman found dead in the Indian River near Titusville. Brevard County Sheriff's investigators said Lance David Berning picked up Jennifer Hedges, who they believe was a...
  • Witness: Give Oscar Pistorius house arrest for killing girlfriend

    Witness: Give Oscar Pistorius house arrest for killing girlfriend
    South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve three years of partial house arrest and community service for the negligent killing of his girlfriend, a witness said Monday at the first day of the athlete's sentencing. The 27-year-old Paralympic...
  • Court: Newport News man admits to stabbing wife to death

    NEWPORT NEWS — Jamila Adams was stabbed to death 11 times in April. The man charged with killing her didn't deny it when questioned by police. "Yes I hurt her with a knife. I stabbed her with a knife…yes I did it," Barharadin Juma said in...
  • Florida man sentenced to life in prison over loud-music killing

    A Florida man convicted in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager after a dispute over loud music will spend the rest of his life in prison, a county judge said Friday. Jackelyn Barnard, director of communications for the state's attorney's office in...
  • West Boca nanny murderer gets three life sentences

    West Boca nanny murderer gets three life sentences
    When news spread that West Boca nanny Monica Rivera-Valdizan had been severely beaten, raped, strangled, and dumped by a road, panic spread across neighborhoods. Was a serial killer on the prowl? Who attacked this 26-year-old woman here on a temporary...
  • Warrant: Suspect In Fatal Hartford Shooting Fired Shots In Retribution For Assault

    Warrant: Suspect In Fatal Hartford Shooting Fired Shots In Retribution For Assault
    HARTFORD — When Brandon Henry rolled down a car window and opened fire on a group of people walking on Sigourney Street the night of Aug. 12, killing one, he believed he was aiming at the men who jumped him a week earlier in the North End, according...
  • Killers of 12-year-old boy sentenced to prison

    Killers of 12-year-old boy sentenced to prison
    Confronted with the muzzle of a gang member's gun in East Baltimore, 12-year-old Sean Johnson thrust his hands in the air and called out for his mother. "Shut up, bitch," the shooter told him. The gunfire that followed, unleashed by the gunman and his...
  • $1M bail for man suspected of shooting 2 deputies, rifle found

    $1M bail for man suspected of shooting 2 deputies, rifle found
    A man accused of shooting two McHenry County sheriff’s deputies appeared before a judge who read the charges against him this morning during a brief hearing. Also Friday, officials recovered the rifle used in the attack against the deputies,...
  • Former Bloomfield High School Football Player Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

    Former Bloomfield High School Football Player Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter
    HARTFORD — A former Bloomfield High School football player charged with murder after the fatal stabbing of a friend last year pleaded guilty Friday to a reduced charge amid allegations the friend had sexually assaulted him. Speaking softly, 19-...