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  • Florida man executed for 1994 rape and murder of girl

    Florida man executed for 1994 rape and murder of girl
    A man who confessed to the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl was executed by lethal injection on Thursday, the Florida Department of Corrections said. Eddie Wayne Davis, 45, was sentenced to death in 1995 after he admitted to taking the girl from...
  • John Walsh gets back in the saddle for CNN

    John Walsh gets back in the saddle for CNN
    John Walsh stresses that his new series, CNN's "The Hunt," will be different from "America's Most Wanted." "It's going to be the same mission to get the worst of the worst off the street," Walsh said in a phone interview. "It's not going to be as...
  • Top Connecticut court hears death penalty appeal

    HARTFORD Conn. (Reuters) - Attorneys for a Connecticut drug lord sentenced to die for ordering the 1999 murders of a mother and her 8-year-old appealed to the state Supreme Court on Thursday to sentence him instead to life in prison in light of the state'...
  • Former Palm Beach woman gets 40 years in prison for trying to kill son

    Former Palm Beach woman gets 40 years in prison for trying to kill son
    Linda Cooney, the former Palm Beach woman acquitted of killing her ex-husband in 1992, was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the attempted murder of her son in Las Vegas. Prosecutors convinced a jury that Cooney, 64, shot her son, Kevin Cooney,...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Invisible" by James Patterson and David Ellis (Little, Brown, $28). An FBI researcher on leave thinks hundreds of murders, rapes and kidnappings are connected, but no one believes her. Last week: 1 2. "Top Secret Twenty-One" by...
  • Critics blast Israel for strikes on Gaza houses that claim civilian lives

    JERUSALEM The civilian death toll in the Gaza Strip continued to climb Thursday as Israel pressed its aerial campaign there against Islamist militants, targeting the homes of suspected operatives in intensifying bombardments across the coastal territory....
  • Seattle Pacific University shooting suspect once had AK-47, other guns at home

    SEATTLE The man accused of opening fire at Seattle Pacific University last month previously had an AK-47 assault rifle, another semiautomatic rifle and a handgun at his home, according to records obtained by The Seattle Times. Up until the spring of...
  • Man charged with killing six members of Texas family, lone survivor a 'hero'

    Man charged with killing six members of Texas family, lone survivor a 'hero'
    A man accused of fatally shooting four children ages 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home disguised as a FedEx delivery man while looking for his former wife was charged with capital murder on Thursday. Ronald Lee Haskell,...
  • Kids caught at the border deserve due process, including lawyers

    When Juan Pablo Guerrero Diaz left El Salvador to come to the U.S., his daughter was still in diapers. Now she is 14, and this year, after fleeing for her life, she was reunited with her parents in Los Angeles. For the girl, the perilous journey north...
  • Toddler dies after eating pills; uncle charged

    Toddler dies after eating pills; uncle charged
    Nine years ago, Richard Marcus Gibbon's 16-month-old niece ate his pills and fell ill. History has repeated itself with deadly consequences: Gibbon's 2-year-old nephew ate his pills and died, landing Gibbon with a manslaughter charge Wednesday. A...
  • Heroine in Houston-area shooting will recover, grandfather says

    Ron Lee Haskell went to a suburban Houston home Wednesday night looking for his estranged wife, but her teenage niece refused to let him in. He broke down the door and began a rampage that ended in the shooting deaths of six people, officials said...