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  • Probe of Gacy serial killings resolves unrelated 1978 Illinois murder

    (Reuters) - Illinois investigators trying to put names to the last unidentified victims of executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy have solved the unrelated 1978 disappearance of another man, officials said on Wednesday. Edward Beaudion, 22, was killed...
  • Suspected shooter arrested in Orlando homicide

    Suspected shooter arrested in Orlando homicide
    The suspected gunman accused of killing one man and injuring another in a shooting in the Parramore neighborhood was arrested Wednesday. Deandrew Tony Scott, 24, faces first-degree murder charges in the death 29-year-old Ernest Joseph, who was shot to...
  • Broward County reports drop in overall crime rate

    Broward County reports drop in overall crime rate
    Broward County saw an overall decrease in crime in 2013, following a statewide trend of dropping crime rates, according to statistics released Wednesday. The total number of reported violent and nonviolent crimes in the county dropped from 82,395 in...
  • Palm Beach County reports drop in overall crime rate

    Palm Beach County reports drop in overall crime rate
    Palm Beach County saw an overall decrease in crime in 2013, following a statewide trend of dropping crime rates, according to statistics released Wednesday. The total number of reported violent and nonviolent crimes in the county dropped from 72,678...
  • Woman admits killing 2 in bus stop accident on Race Street

    A Monroe County woman has admitted killing two factory workers who were waiting at a LANTA bus stop and injuring two others — one severely — when she took her eyes off the road to search for a cellphone. Caitlyn L. Clark, 28, of East...
  • White supremacist pleads guilty in Pacific Northwest killing spree

    White supremacist pleads guilty in Pacific Northwest killing spree
    (Reuters) - A white supremacist convicted of killing two people and accused of killing two more during a violent road trip across the Pacific Northwest pleaded guilty on Wednesday in federal court in Oregon to two counts of carjacking resulting in death,...
  • Robert Hendrix executed for brutal Lake killings

    Robert Hendrix executed for brutal Lake killings
    RAIFORD — Nearly 24 years after he murdered a young Lake County couple, Robert Hendrix was executed Wednesday evening by lethal injection at Florida State Prison. Hendrix, who made no final statement, died at 6:21 p.m., 10 minutes after being...
  • Jury to deliberate in 'ice cream man' murder trial

    Jury to deliberate in 'ice cream man' murder trial
    Larry Daughtry was jealous, Broward prosecutor Shari Tate told jurors Wednesday. He thought his girlfriend, Diana Lawhorn, was cheating on him. He paid people in her neighborhood in crack cocaine and cash to spy on her. In the neighborhood around the...
  • Woman who killed ex now convicted of trying to murder son

    A woman who was found not guilty of murdering her husband in Palm Beach County 22 years ago has now been convicted of trying to kill her son in Las Vegas, prosecutors there said Wednesday. Linda Cooney, 64, faces between three and 65 years in prison when...
  • Florida executes man convicted in 1990 murder of two relatives

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - A man convicted of killing his cousin and the man's wife to prevent his cousin from testifying against him in a burglary case was executed in Florida on Wednesday, a state prison official said. Robert Eugene Hendrix, 47,...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "American Crucifixion" by Alex Beam; PublicAffairs (336 pages, $26.99) In 1844, when Illinois was the wild, wild west, an armed mob stormed a jailhouse and assassinated an American religious...