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  • Chicago man guilty in fatal stabbing of Indian Head Park girl

    Chicago man guilty in fatal stabbing of Indian Head Park girl
    A Chicago man was found guilty Monday of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old girl nearly three years ago after she surprised him as he burglarized her family's west suburban home. John Wilson Jr., 41, was charged with murder, armed robbery and home...
  • Pennsylvania trooper killed by survivalist targeting cops, police say

    Pennsylvania authorities have identified a 31-year-old man they described as a survivalist with a strong desire to kill police officers as the man who allegedly shot and killed a state trooper in an ambush outside a police barracks Friday night. Eric ...
  • First Warlocks shooter goes on trial on three murder charges

    SANFORD — Paul "the Dog" Smith, a biker from South Carolina, ran for national president of the Florida Warlocks, an outlaw motorcycle gang, in 2010 and lost. He became an outcast, and when his new gang came face-to-face with his old gang in the...
  • Judge sentences man to 30 years in Hampton homicide

    HAMPTON — A judge sentenced a Newport News man to 30 years in prison Tuesday for killing a father of two last year. Substitute Judge Dean Sword Jr. sentenced Brandon Coles to 30 years in prison in the July 27, 2013 shooting death of Michael...
  • Saudi court sentences two to death, jails 13 over attack

    DOHA (Reuters) - A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced two men to death and 13 others to long prison terms after they were accused of killing a policeman and three civilians and forming an al Qaeda cell in prison, the kingdom's state news agency (SPA) said on...
  • Nsenga K. Burton: We can't let star athletes like Pistorius and Rice off the hook

    Nsenga K. Burton: We can't let star athletes like Pistorius and Rice off the hook
    Celebrated South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been convicted of culpable homicide. He was found not guilty of premeditated murder on Thursday but later found guilty of the lesser charge for firing four shots into a locked bathroom door, killing...
  • Hartford Police Make Arrests In Homicide

    HARTFORD — A city man has been arrested in connection with a homicide Friday night and a second man is charged with helping him. Jose LaPorto, 20, has been charged with murder, said Deputy Chief Brian Foley. Marcus Montero, 27, also of Hartford,...
  • Boat driver get two years jail in NY crash that killed bride, best man

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A speedboat driver in the 2013 crash that killed a bride-to-be and a best man on New York's Hudson River was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in jail after a plea deal to avoid prison time, prosecutors said. The sentence was...
  • Confessions of houseplant killers

    Confessions of houseplant killers
    I confess and hang my trowel in shame: I am a killer. An executioner of foliage. A poisoner of potter plants. A slayer of sprigs. And so, probably, are you, judging from the responses when I admitted my plant crime on Facebook and invited my friends...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Labyrinth of Lies'

    A principled young prosecutor in post-WWII Germany uncovers inconvenient truths about his country's recent past in "Labyrinth of Lies," an intelligent and arresting fact-based drama that plays like a more streamlined version of the high-minded, blunt-...
  • Islamic State executes eight Sunnis in northern Iraq

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants publicly executed eight Sunni men in a small northern Iraqi village at the weekend for allegedly plotting against the group, an eyewitness from the village told Reuters on Sunday. The killing began on Friday...