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  • Culture of violence makes for hit TV in Turkey

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Sefer Calinak killed his first wife when he was 17 and murdered his girlfriend a few decades later with an axe. Now, the 62-year old is making the rounds on hit Turkish TV shows, part of a ratings race increasingly driven by a...
  • Unborn baby of suspect in Bali suitcase murder gets a lawyer

    Unborn baby of suspect in Bali suitcase murder gets a lawyer
    A Chicago woman detained on the Indonesian resort island of Bali in connection with the murder of her mother has retained legal representation for her unborn child, the suspect's legal team said. Heather Mack, 19, and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, 21,...
  • Alexandria Chery murder: Mom's boyfriend denied bond; entered not guilty plea

    Alexandria Chery murder: Mom's boyfriend denied bond; entered not guilty plea
    A judge denied bond for the man accused of killing 16-year-old Alexandria Chery; an Olympia High School student whose body was found Aug. 1 near the Osceola-Polk county line. A grand jury indicted Sanel Saint Simon, 43, on charges of first-degree...
  • Mayo: More twists in Rothstein lawyer murder case

    Tony Villegas’ long-delayed trial for the 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein law firm partner Melissa Lewis has been set for Dec. 1, but the intriguing case that seems worthy of a John Grisham novel has another new wrinkle. Debra Villegas is ailing in...
  • 5 years in 'huffing' crash that killed girl, 5

    5 years in 'huffing' crash that killed girl, 5
    Capping two years of public conversation about a criminal case colored by race and class, a Lake County judge on Wednesday sentenced a woman to five years in prison for abusing inhalants behind the wheel of a luxury car before running over and killing a...
  • South Carolina father accused of killing kids believed they were 'going to kill him'

    South Carolina father accused of killing kids believed they were 'going to kill him'
    The man accused of killing his five children in South Carolina and dumping their bodies in Alabama feared that they were going to chop him up and feed him to the dogs, a local television station reported, citing arrest records. Timothy Ray Jones Jr., 32,...
  • Small Florida town copes with mass killing

    BELL, Fla. It was hard enough for the adults in this tiny north Florida town to make sense of the mass killing that rocked their community Thursday. It was even harder explaining it to their children many of whom attended school with five of the young...
  • Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'

    Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'
    For months, Islamic State militants have engaged in a high-stakes game of deadly extortion, threatening to behead American captives they are holding in the Middle East unless their demands are met, including an end to U.S. airstrikes targeting their...
  • Alleged L.A. rampage suspect smiles in court as victim's kin watches

    Alleged L.A. rampage suspect smiles in court as victim's kin watches
    The arraignment for Alex Hernandez, a 34-year-old man suspected of carrying out a series of fatal shootings in the San Fernando Valley area last month, was postponed for the second time on Wednesday. Wearing an orange jail jumpsuit, Hernandez smiled...
  • State rests today at Warlocks triple murder trial

     State rests today at Warlocks triple murder trial
    SANFORD – A former Florida Warlocks member told jurors on Friday that he was savagely beaten and thrown out of the biker gang the same day as defendant Paul "the Dog" Smith and that both men had been repeatedly threatened since then. "You were told...
  • Fla. grandfather had criminal past, served time for killing son, 8, in hunting accident

    Fla. grandfather had criminal past, served time for killing son, 8, in hunting accident
    When the final bullets were silenced at a home on a dirt road in a rural small town about 35 miles outside of Gainesville, Florida, every family member inside was dead, deputies said. Donald Spirit is believed to be the lone gunman responsible for...