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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    German co-pilot locks cockpit, deliberately slams plane into Alps; investigators study why Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and...
  • Bridgeport Police: Construction Worker Fatally Shot At Job Site

     Bridgeport Police: Construction Worker Fatally Shot At Job Site
    BRIDGEPORT — A city man was charged with murder after he walked up to a construction worker at a job site on Thursday morning and fatally shot him, police said. Gregory Weathers Jr., 33, was charged in the killing of Jose Araujo, 30, of Milford....
  • Ohio mom pleads not guilty to decapitating her baby daughter

    A woman accused of decapitating her 3-month-old daughter pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of aggravated murder. Deasia Watkins, 20, was arraigned on the charge in Hamilton County Common Pleas Court, a court official said. Watkins' attorney entered...
  • Judge orders new trial for 3 men convicted of '95 slaying

    Three men imprisoned for nearly 20 years after a jury convicted them of murder in 1996 should have a new trial because a prosecutor suppressed evidence that calls into question the men's guilt, a judge ruled Thursday. Eugene Johnson Jr., 37, Derrick...
  • Former informant: Pedophile admitted molesting Etan Patz

    A former jailhouse informant testified Thursday that someone other than the man on trial for killing 6-year-old Etan Patz admitted decades ago to kidnapping and molesting him. Jeffrey Rothschild, now 67, took the stand for the defense representing...
  • Bomb threat delays former Patriot Aaron Hernandez's murder trial

    A bomb threat called into the Fall River, Mass., courthouse Thursday caused a brief delay in the murder trial of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez. The Fall River Justice Center was evacuated around noon after Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh...
  • Police in California make arrests in death of weeks-old baby

    Police in California make arrests in death of weeks-old baby
    A California woman staged a sinister plot to snatch two babies from their mothers and pass them off as her own — a scheme that ended with the murder of a 3-week-old girl and the shooting and beating of both childrens' mothers, police said Wednesday....
  • Judge, not jury, to hear Ohio policeman's manslaughter case

    A judge instead of a jury will decide the case of a Cleveland policeman charged with voluntary manslaughter after a car chase that ended in 137 gunshots and two deaths. The bench trial was requested by 31-year-old Michael Brelo, a white officer charged...
  • NY man found guilty of stabbing estranged wife to death

    A 47-year-old central New York man has been found guilty of second-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of his estranged wife. Christopher Werenski of Rome was charged with killing 45-year-old Carrie Pritchard last July, three days after he was ordered...
  • 1 charged dropped against suspect in U.Va. slaying

    One charge filed against the suspect in the slaying of a University of Virginia student has been dropped in Charlottesville because the same charge is being pursued in Albemarle County, where the woman's body was found. Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. appeared...
  • Accused Valley serial killer charged in another murder, more shootings

    Accused Valley serial killer charged in another murder, more shootings
    A suspected San Fernando Valley serial killer already charged with four fatal shootings over five days in August has been charged with three more attempted murders and the slaying of a motorist on the 210 Freeway. Alexander Hernandez, 34, pleaded not...