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  • Key issues as Colorado theater shooting trial begins

    Jury selection in the trial of the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others in an attack on a Colorado movie theater is set to begin, with the first of 9,000 prospective jurors reporting to court on Tuesday. Their task will be to decide...
  • Convict to face charges in gruesome cold-case 'Gypsy Hill murders'

    Convict to face charges in gruesome cold-case 'Gypsy Hill murders'
    A 66-year-old convict will be charged in the cold-case "Gypsy Hill murders." DNA evidence linked Rodney Halbower to the nearly 40-year-old case in which two women were killed while they were being raped, authorities said. Halbower has been...
  • Springs gas station to be set of cop killing re-enactment

    Springs gas station to be set of cop killing re-enactment
    Like a typical shootout with police, there will be screams and the popping from handguns. The scene: an ugly showdown between police officers and an alleged thief. When it's over, the two cops will be injured and a third will be dead. But the dramatic...
  • South Florida brothers' terrorism, attempted murder trial set for June

    South Florida brothers' terrorism, attempted murder trial set for June
    Two Broward County brothers accused of planning a terrorist attack in New York City and assaulting two deputy U.S. Marshals while in custody are scheduled to go to trial June 1. U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom set the trial date after Sheheryar Alam Qazi,...
  • DA: Philadelphia homicide detective hid girlfriend while she was sought in ex-husband's slaying

    DA: Philadelphia homicide detective hid girlfriend while she was sought in ex-husband's slaying
    A veteran Philadelphia homicide detective stashed his girlfriend out-of-state and hid her car while colleagues sought her in the slaying of her ex-husband, an indictment charged Thursday. Detective Ronald Dove has been charged with obstruction, evidence...
  • Jury acquits skin-care guru accused of plot against rival

    Jury acquits skin-care guru accused of plot against rival
    A Los Angeles jury acquitted a skin-care guru to the stars Thursday who had been accused of becoming so obsessed with a rival aesthetician that she solicited his killing, authorities said. Dawn DaLuise, 56, was released immediately after the verdict...
  • Judge drops all charges against Michael Johnson

    Judge drops all charges against Michael Johnson
    A Baltimore judge has dismissed charges against the man accused in the late 2010 disappearance and death of 16-year-old Phylicia Barnes, setting free the only suspect in a case that drew national attention but has been criticized as flimsy. Michael...
  • West Boca nanny killer gets 90 years in home-invasion case

    West Boca nanny killer gets 90 years in home-invasion case
    Lorraine Childress says she continues to have panic attacks, and repeatedly checks the locks on her doors each night — more than 11-1/2 years after an intruder attacked her and her husband at knifepoint. But now she's thankful a Palm Beach County...
  • Waukegan baby sitter charged with murdering 3-month-old baby calls off plea talks

    Waukegan baby sitter charged with murdering 3-month-old baby calls off plea talks
    Charged with murdering a 3-month-old child she was baby-sitting in July 2012, Waukegan resident Sarah Gumm has decided to cease plea negotiations with the state and go to trial. “Miss Gumm has instructed us to proceed to trial,” defense...
  • Man charged in triple shooting at apartment complex denied bond

    Man charged in triple shooting at apartment complex denied bond
    A 34-year-old man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in a shooting this weekend that killed two people faced a judge Thursday morning in Orange County. Luis E. Pacheco was denied bond and ordered to have no contact with the victims of the...
  • Woman who left newborn in garbage gets 15 years in prison

    Woman who left newborn in garbage gets 15 years in prison
    A woman whose newborn baby was found dead in a Salvation Army garbage can was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison. Jessica Cruz, who was 19 when she gave birth in the store bathroom in Streamwood in 2011, had been accused of murder in the baby boy'...