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  • Hampton jury finds Newport News woman guilty of murder

    Hampton jury finds Newport News woman guilty of murder
    A Hampton jury deliberated for nearly three hours Thursday before finding a woman guilty of killing a mother of four in a nightclub parking lot. Crystal Harrell, 23, was found guilty of first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a...
  • Are drone strikes more defensible than torture?

    There are lots of hypocrisies surrounding the recently released executive summary of the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program. But they pale in comparison to the current Democratic silence about President...
  • Kenya jails four men for killing Scottish geologist

    A Kenyan court on Thursday sentenced four men to 40 years in jail each after finding them guilty of killing a prominent Scottish gemstone expert in August 2009. A crowd armed with clubs, spears, bows and arrows attacked and killed the geologist, Campbell...
  • With Cuba-U.S. thaw, will New Jersey get convicted cop killer back?

    News that the U.S. and Cuba want to normalize diplomatic relations could also open the door for federal officials to finally capture the first woman ever to be included on the FBI’s list of most wanted terrorists, law enforcement officials said...
  • Doubts cast on cause of death for suspect in Pennsylvania killings

    The Iraq War veteran accused of killing his ex-wife and five of her family members in Pennsylvania did not die of self-inflicted stab wounds as had been previously reported, according to the county coroner overseeing the autopsy. Bradley William Stone,...
  • Prosecutor: Troopers Justified In Shooting Robbery Suspect

    Prosecutor: Troopers Justified In Shooting Robbery Suspect
    MIDDLETOWN — A state police detective who was shot twice during a shootout following a car chase was justified in returning fire and killing his assailant, Middlesex State's Attorney Peter McShane said in a decision released Thursday. Det. Scott...
  • Cheshire Murder-Suicide Leaves Unanswered Questions

    Cheshire Murder-Suicide Leaves Unanswered Questions
    CHESHIRE — Christopher A. Settembri was the kind of person who could make anyone smile, a classmate said Thursday. Amber Clausen, a Cheshire High School student who called Settembri one of her closest friends, said that he was "goofy," "fun" and...
  • Colorado boy, 14, sentenced to 10 years for dad's murder

    Colorado boy, 14, sentenced to 10 years for dad's murder
    A 14-year-old Colorado boy who admitted shooting his father dead and concealing the death by calling the man's work for five days to say his dad was ill was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in prison, prosecutors said. Kai Kelly, who was 13 at the time...
  • Defendant in years-old Dundalk murder case scheduled for Jan. trial

    Defendant in years-old Dundalk murder case scheduled for Jan. trial
    A Pasadena man who is scheduled to stand trial next month in the death of his girlfriend nearly 15 years ago will now face additional charges at the same time. Stephen Michael Cooke Jr., 43, is also accused of trying to get someone to hurt a man who he...
  • Father of unlicensed driver in fatal crash denies having let her drive his SUV

    Father of unlicensed driver in fatal crash denies having let her drive his SUV
    A man whose 15-year-old daughter, an unlicensed driver, crashed his SUV in an accident in Pennsylvania that killed three people denies having given her permission to drive the vehicle, his attorney said on Thursday. The father, Michael J. Ware, was...
  • Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man

    Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man
    A former white supremacist was convicted of murder Thursday in the beating and stabbing death of a black man in the Antelope Valley desert.  A Los Angeles jury deliberated for five hours before finding Richard Phillip Ritchie, 39, guilty of first-degree...