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  • Teen girl accused of encouraging boyfriend to commit suicide faces manslaughter charge

    Teen girl accused of encouraging boyfriend to commit suicide faces manslaughter charge
    As the deadly carbon monoxide fumes from a gasoline-powered generator filled his lungs, a suicidal Conrad Roy III got scared and stepped out of his truck, but police say his 18-year-old girlfriend goaded him into taking his life with three chilling words:...
  • Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say

    Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power. Russian investigators,...
  • Three plead guilty in JCC murder-for-hire plot

    Four conspirators — including two U.S. Army soldiers stationed at Fort Eustis — were accused in the sordid murder-for-hire plot that resulted in the bludgeoning death of a 42-year-old James City County woman in July 2013. Now, three of the...
  • Mexico drug lord captures change but don't lower trafficking

    It's another big score for the Mexican government, which has been tearing through its list of most-wanted drug lords in recent years. Still, no one expects drug trafficking or violence to decrease after the capture of Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former...
  • Around the remote: Chuck Barney's picks for March 1-7

    DON'T MISS: "Downton Abbey" It's the holiday-themed Season 5 finale of this still-addictive period drama and we have lots of questions: Why won't the cops leave Anna (Joanne Froggatt) alone? Will Tom (Allen Leech) stay or go? Is poor Lady Edith (Laura...
  • Cowardly violence, Quran and wealth: Letters

    End cowardly violence The consistent, perduring violence in our Central Florida communities is alarming and depressing. We know that those on the front lines of law enforcement are doing all they can to prevent and respond to this culture of...
  • Putin critic a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say

    Putin critic a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say
    Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power. Russian investigators,...
  • Fear of Ebola led to murder - and a whole village was punished

    The lecture about the dangers of Ebola had just begun, but the village had heard enough. A group of women started chanting, to warn the others against the visitors, "They are coming to kill you." A mob of men masked their faces, waved machetes and...
  • Robert H. Mayer: Police killing a black man sparked Selma marches in 1965

    Robert H. Mayer: Police killing a black man sparked Selma marches in 1965
    Fifty years ago the African-American community in Selma, Ala., marched and demanded the right to vote. In 1965 this right was denied to most blacks in Alabama. When the community of people crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge on their way to Montgomery, state...
  • World leaders mourn Russia's Boris Nemtsov as a courageous activist

    World leaders on Saturday joined allies of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Y. Nemtsov in mourning the loss of a tireless advocate for democracy in a country increasingly dominated by an autocratic ruler. Hundreds brought flowers to a bridge near...
  • Judge: Man competent for trial in killings of 3 at meeting

    A man charged with opening fire during a municipal meeting in Pennsylvania, killing three people, is competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled. Defense attorneys argued that Rockne Newell has a long history of mental illness and refuses to discuss what...