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  • Teen charged with killing teacher loses bid to move trial

    A judge has rejected a request to move the trial of a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his high school math teacher. A lawyer for 16-year-old Philip Chism had argued that media coverage of the case has been "pervasive," ''sensational" and...
  • Mexico troops in Tlatlaya slayings had orders to kill, report says

     Mexico troops in Tlatlaya slayings had orders to kill, report says
    In one of the most polemic large-scale killings confronting the government of President Enrique Peña Nieto, a new report says Mexican army soldiers were acting on orders to eliminate suspected criminals "in the darkness" without regard for their rights or...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for July 3

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. ATTORNEY GENERAL BONDI DISCUESS BP OIL SPILL SETTLEMENT Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says a settlement with oil company BP prevents going down a "black hole"...
  • Jury deliberates fate of 'Big Tony' Moscatiello in murder of Miami Subs founder

    Jury deliberates fate of 'Big Tony' Moscatiello in murder of Miami Subs founder
    The fate of the man accused of orchestrating one of the most spectacular killings in South Florida history went to the jury Monday, as deliberations began in the murder trial of Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello. Moscatiello, 77, is the last person accused...
  • Woman who hit boyfriend on head with frying pan gets 22 years for murder

    Woman who hit boyfriend on head with frying pan gets 22 years for murder
    An Elgin woman who struck her boyfriend repeatedly with a frying pan — blows that led to his death — pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree murder, according to Kane County prosecutors. In a negotiated plea, Nora Leach Peterson, 37,...
  • 'I had to stop the threat,' police overheard woman say after shooting

    'I had to stop the threat,' police overheard woman say after shooting
    A 40-year-old Orlando woman was arrested on attempted murder charges after police say she was overheard admitting to shooting a man in his chest Wednesday morning. The woman, Cynthia Harris, called 911 to report the shooting near the intersection of...
  • Rare murder trial ahead for ex-pill mill doctor

    Rare murder trial ahead for ex-pill mill doctor
    It's one of the rare times a doctor in Florida may go to trial on first-degree murder charges in a patient's overdose death. In the case of Dr. Gerald Klein, a Palm Beach County jury later this summer will decide if the 81-year-old physician killed...
  • DNA Evidence Clears Lapointe, But State Wants More Tests

    DNA Evidence Clears Lapointe, But State Wants More Tests
    HARTFORD — None of the genetic testing ordered so far by the state implicates mentally impaired dishwasher Richard Lapointe in a notorious, 28-year-old killing, but prosecutors said they want to perform more DNA analysis of crime scene evidence...
  • Las Vegas-area couple plead not guilty in child death case

    A man and woman accused of leaving a pregnant 17-year-old girl to care for their sickly 3-year-old daughter months before the child was found dead in a Las Vegas-area home pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and child abuse charges. An indictment filed...
  • Wrongly imprisoned brothers sues detectives, Cleveland

    Police detectives threatened a 12-year-old witness to make him offer false testimony in a murder case and fabricated statements by him, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday by two brothers who spent decades in prison for a crime they didn't...
  • French mother gets 9 years in prison for killing 8 newborns

    A Frenchwoman accused of killing eight of her newborns over more than a decade has been sentenced to nine years in prison after a dramatic murder trial. After deliberating a few hours in the northern city of Douai, the jury returned its verdict...