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  • Illinois woman guilty of murder in robbery plot with friends

    JOLIET Ill. (Reuters) - An Illinois woman who helped lure two men to a drinking session to rob them for money for cigarettes, gasoline and cocaine, was found guilty on Friday of six counts of first degree murder after her friends allegedly strangled the...
  • Navy sailor acquitted in killing of strip club owner

    Navy sailor acquitted in killing of strip club owner
    NEWPORT NEWS — A U.S. Navy sailor was acquitted Wednesday of taking part in the killing of a local strip club owner earlier this year. Brandon H. Morris, 25, a Kentucky native stationed aboard an aircraft carrier at Newport News Shipbuilding,...
  • Terminally ill Wisconsin ex-deputy sheriff charged with double murder

    (Reuters) - A terminally ill former Wisconsin deputy sheriff was charged on Friday with murder in connection with the fatal shootings of his wife and her sister in his home last week, court documents showed. Andrew Steele, 39, was charged in Dane...
  • Killer in 1991 Smart trial in New Hampshire seeks time with wife

    MANCHESTER N.H. (Reuters) - The killer at the center of a sensationalized 1991 murder trial in New Hampshire has applied for weekend prison furloughs with his wife as he prepares for the next chapter of his life. William "Billy" Flynn was 16 when he...
  • Felon with gun fatally shot by deputies, sheriff says

    Felon with gun fatally shot by deputies, sheriff says
    Orange County SWAT deputies fatally shot a suspect on Friday morning while attempting to search an apartment off Orange Blossom Trail as part of a narcotics investigation, the Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff's Jerry Demings said the gunfire occurred...
  • Mass murderer Michael Ballard tells judge he wants execution carried out ASAP

    Mass murderer Michael Ballard tells judge he wants execution carried out ASAP
    The mass murderer insisted he is sane. In court Friday, Michael Eric Ballard didn't just say that he wanted to waive his appeals and accept his death sentence for massacring four people in a Northampton home. He pushed for that execution to be carried...
  • Second person denied bail in July slaying in South Chicago

    Second person denied bail in July slaying in South Chicago
    A second person was denied bail this afternoon after he was charged in a July shooting that killed a man and wounded two others in the city's South Chicago neighborhood.  David Radford, 21, was charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder in...
  • Emmett Till's cousins recall historic murder

     Emmett Till's cousins recall historic murder
    The boys, some the age of Little Leaguers, the others just a few years older, were sleeping one night long ago about 1 a.m. They were all cousins, or brothers, and some slept two to a bed. They came from Chicago and from Summit, and were visiting family...
  • Man found guilty in 2006 killing of Beverly Hills plastic surgeon

    Man found guilty in 2006 killing of Beverly Hills plastic surgeon
    The killings were separated by time and distance, their only connection buried in shared roots to a 200-acre pistachio and alfalfa ranch in Lancaster. The ranch is where Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Esfandiar “Steve” Kadivar was gunned down...
  • California man whose pit bulls killed woman convicted of murder

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California dog owner whose four pit bulls mauled and killed a 63-year-old woman near her home last year was convicted of murder on Friday. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury found Alex Donald Jackson, 31, guilty of...
  • One in custody after series of deadly shootings in San Fernando Valley

    One in custody after series of deadly shootings in San Fernando Valley
    The first gunshots on a San Fernando street jolted people awake inside their homes. Police came upon a family of five in a car. A young woman was dead, her parents badly wounded. It was only the start. Forty-five minutes later and a few miles away...