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  • Dylann Roof indicted on new attempted murder charges in Charleston church shooting

    Dylann Roof indicted on new attempted murder charges in Charleston church shooting
    Dylann Roof faces three new attempted murder charges after a grand jury indicted him Tuesday on suspicion of carrying out the June 17 massacre at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C. Roof, 21, a suspected white supremacist, already had been...
  • In Theory: Was shooting also an attack on religion?

    In Theory: Was shooting also an attack on religion?
    In a column published online by the Religion News Service, Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin addressed the murder of nine people on June 17, 2015 at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, S.C. Salkin considers two narratives that have been...
  • Now-competent woman waives hearing in 2 sons' tub drownings

    A woman accused of drowning her two young sons in a bathtub more than a year ago waived her right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday, a day after a judge found her mentally competent to stand trial. Laurel Schlemmer, 41, of McCandless Township, waived...
  • Judge refuses to dismiss murder case against Suge Knight

    Judge refuses to dismiss murder case against Suge Knight
    A judge on Tuesday ruled that Marion "Suge" Knight should stand trial for murder despite the fact that a key witness — one of the men he's accused of running over — refused to identify him in court. Cle "Bone" Sloan told detectives it was...
  • Man convicted of murder in steel company worker's 1968 death

    A man has been convicted of murder in the death of another man almost five decades ago. Richard Keiper, of Boyd, Texas, was convicted Monday in the October 1968 death of Alfred Barnes, a 40-year-old assistant to the vice president at steel producer...
  • Mayor calls on father of slain boy to cooperate with police: 'You have a responsibility'

    Mayor calls on father of slain boy to cooperate with police: 'You have a responsibility'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday defended his policing strategy following a violent Independence Day weekend in Chicago, laying blame where he frequently does after shootings spike in the city: lax gun laws, amoral gang members and questionable values....
  • Man Sentenced to 7 Years In Park Street Killing

    Man Sentenced to 7 Years In Park Street Killing
    HARTFORD — The second of two brothers charged in connection with a fatal gunfight on Park Street pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of first-degree manslaughter and was sentenced to 7 years in prison. Jose Lapuerta, 21, of Hartford, was...
  • Man convicted of murder in Bethlehem Steel company worker's 1968 death

    Man convicted of murder in Bethlehem Steel company worker's 1968 death
    STROUDSBURG (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder in the death of another man almost, five decades ago. Richard Keiper of Boyd, Texas, was convicted Monday in the October 1968 death of Alfred Barnes, a 40-year-old assistant to the vice...
  • 'How could someone do that to him?': Family of Lothian homicide victim searching for answers

    'How could someone do that to him?': Family of Lothian homicide victim searching for answers
    It sometimes seemed like everybody in southern Anne Arundel knew Joseph "Joey" Gibbons. The 21-year-old could walk into a grocery store and seemingly talk to everyone there, said his older brother, Bobby Gibbons. "He was a harmless, 'go-with-the-flow'...
  • San Francisco prosecutors charge suspect in woman's shooting death at Pier 14

    San Francisco prosecutors charge suspect in woman's shooting death at Pier 14
    The man accused of shooting 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle to death at a popular tourist spot in San Francisco was charged with murder on Monday, the San Francisco district attorney’s office said. Francisco Sanchez, 45, was charged with murder...
  • Man convicted in 6 Illinois deaths seeks new Missouri venue

    A 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a murder trial that could lead to his execution to another place in Missouri. In his request for a venue change, Nicholas Sheley said he can't get a fair trial in...