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  • Prostitute gave client heroin overdose: California police

    (Reuters) - Police in California have arrested a woman they described as a high-priced prostitute who is suspected of murdering a man by injecting him with a fatal dose of heroin on board his yacht in a Santa Cruz harbor, authorities said. The Santa Cruz...
  • New York man gets 17 years in beating death of nursing home roommate

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former New York nursing home resident who pleaded guilty to clubbing to death his 71-year-old roommate has been sentenced to 17 years in prison, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Thomas Yarnavick, 67, pleaded guilty to first-degree...
  • Prosecutors: Man killed by his girlfriend's lover

    Prosecutors: Man killed by his girlfriend's lover
    A 38-year-old man shot an older man after the older man had an argument with the woman both men were having a relationship with, prosecutors said. Maurice Wooden, 51, died last month, more than a year after prosecutors say he was shot by Davis Arna,...
  • Evergreen Park man held on $3 million in fatal shooting of friend

    Evergreen Park man held on $3 million in fatal shooting of friend
    A man accused of shooting his friend after a 4th of July party early Saturday morning in the city's Clearing neighborhood was ordered held this afternoon on $3 million bail, said officials.  Richard L. Magnan of Evergreen Park was charged earlier with...
  • Tommy Zeigler documentary raises 'A Question of Innocence'

    Tommy Zeigler documentary raises 'A Question of Innocence'
    The Winter Garden furniture-store owner on death row for the Christmas Eve 1975 murders of his wife and three others is the subject of a new television documentary airing this week, which aims to make the case he never received a fair trial. The...
  • Man who attacked Michigan soccer referee charged with murder

    Man who attacked Michigan soccer referee charged with murder
    The Michigan soccer player accused of assaulting a soccer referee as he was being ejected from a game late last month has been charged with the referee's death, prosecutors said. Bassel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, who is accused of punching referee John...
  • Israeli police officer to be charged in beating of Palestinian teen

    An Israeli police officer caught on video brutally beating a Palestinian American teenager in Jerusalem will face both administrative and criminal charges, justice officials said Wednesday. Tariq Abukhdeir of Tampa, Fla., arrived with his family this...
  • Death-Row Inmate's Case Goes Before Supreme Court Thursday

    Death-Row Inmate's Case Goes Before Supreme Court Thursday
    The state Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday on whether Russell Peeler Jr., convicted of ordering the 1999 killings of Karen Clarke and her 8-year-old son Leroy "B.J." Brown in Bridgeport, should have received the death penalty. Peeler, a former...
  • Israel vows to cripple Hamas' Gaza forces, possibly with ground troops

    Israel vows to cripple Hamas' Gaza forces, possibly with ground troops
    Israel warned Wednesday that its offensive in the Gaza Strip would intensify in coming days as rockets launched by Hamas militants penetrated deeper than ever into the Jewish state and Israeli airstrikes killed more than two dozen people in the seaside...
  • Shooter in Spokane murder-suicide was given gun a day before shooting

    Shooter in Spokane murder-suicide was given gun a day before shooting
    The 37-year-old man who shot his wife and turned the gun on himself inside a Spokane, Wash., cancer center Tuesday had threatened to kill himself before and was given his firearm back a day before the shooting, police said. Spokane Police Chief Frank...
  • Man accused of punching soccer referee now facing second-degree murder charge

    DETROIT A Michigan man accused of assaulting a soccer referee, who later died from his injuries, is now facing a murder charge. Basel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, of Dearborn, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of 44-year-old John...