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  • No pay for ex-inmate cleared in murder, but not other crimes

    A north Louisiana judge Friday denied state compensation for Glenn Ford, a former death row inmate exonerated in a 1983 murder but, state lawyers say, still implicated in related crimes. Ford's case recently gained new notoriety after the lead prosecutor...
  • Fetus debate looms following charges in womb-cutting case

    Colorado Republicans on Friday vowed to reopen a charged debate over a fetus' legal rights after prosecutors said they could not file homicide charges against a woman who allegedly cut an unborn child from her mother's belly. Boulder District Attorney...
  • Italy's High Court Overturns Knox Murder Conviction

    ROME — Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both...
  • 'You are the devil,' murder victim's mother tells Selenski before life sentence handed down

    'You are the devil,' murder victim's mother tells Selenski before life sentence handed down
    Hugo Selenski was sentenced Friday to life in prison for the gruesome strangulation murders of pharmacist Michael Kerkowski and his girlfriend Tammy Fassett in May 2002 and 20 1/2 to 41 months in prison for escaping the Luzerne County Correctional...
  • Man accused in Kansas Jewish site killings pleads not guilty

    Man accused in Kansas Jewish site killings pleads not guilty
    A Missouri white supremacist has pleaded not guilty to charges that he gunned down three people last year at Jewish sites in the Kansas City area. Seventy-four-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller entered the pleas Friday during a court appearance in Johnson...
  • Kansas man accused in Jewish center shootings to go on trial in August

    OLATHE, Kan. Despite strenuous objections from his defense team, an anti-Semite accused of killing three Christians outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park, Kan., insisted Friday that he receive a speedy trial. A judge obliged, setting Aug. 17 as...
  • Riegelsville man arrested in Allentown, charged in 1990 New York homicide

    Riegelsville man arrested in Allentown, charged in 1990 New York homicide
    Prosecutors in New York City say a convicted bank robber, who has been living in the Lehigh Valley area since his release in 2000, killed a New York man in 1990. David Edwin Hammerstone, 45, of Easton Road in Riegelsville, was arrested about 4 p.m....
  • No murder charge in case of baby cut from Colorado woman's womb

    No murder charge in case of baby cut from Colorado woman's womb
    A Colorado woman accused of cutting a 7-month-old fetus out of a stranger's womb after luring her with an online ad for baby clothes will not be charged with murdering the fetus, the Boulder County district attorney's office confirmed to the Los Angeles...
  • Woman accused of kidnap plot claimed to be business coach

    A woman accused of masterminding a scheme to kidnap two babies and pass them off as her own is a self-styled business mogul and motivational speaker described on one of her websites as one of the "kindest women you will ever meet." Police, however,...
  • Stamford man held in fatal beating of mother over medication

    A 76-year-old Stamford woman who police say was severely beaten by her son has died. Maryann Anderson died Thursday after being hospitalized three days. Doctors removed part of her skull to reduce swelling of her brain. Her son, 42-year-old Timothy...
  • A shift in gang tactics means drive-bys are giving way to walk-ups, observers say

    A shift in gang tactics means drive-bys are giving way to walk-ups, observers say
    Ricardo Nunez was trimming a tree outside his Echo Park home on a Sunday morning last month when a white truck pulled up and a person inside opened fire, killing the 35-year-old father. Ray Martinez, the LAPD detective investigating the case, is...