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  • Convicted Murderer Pedro Miranda Receives Second Life Sentence

    Convicted Murderer Pedro Miranda Receives Second Life Sentence
    HARTFORD — In the nearly 28 years since 13-year-old Mayra Cruz disappeared while on her way to school, her family has experienced what her mother, Norma Cruz, called "a great nightmare." That nightmare ended Thursday as Norma Cruz and her family...
  • Man pleads not guilty in beating death of grandfather

    A Woonsocket man has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in connection with the beating death of a 78-year-old grandfather during a home invasion in Providence. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1QdzhXU ) that 34-year-old...
  • Citing illness, Suge Knight refuses to leave cell for court

    A judge stopped short of ordering Marion "Suge" Knight forcibly removed from his jail cell Wednesday after the rap music mogul said he was sick and refused to go to court for a hearing in his robbery case. Los Angeles Superior Court Ronald S. Coen said...
  • Woman, 51, pleads guilty in politics-fueled drunken killing

    A Detroit-area woman accused of killing a friend with a slow cooker during a political dispute while very drunk pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Thursday in a deal with prosecutors. Tewana Sullivan was awaiting trial next week on a first-...
  • No Memorial Day for inner-city dead

    "Black lives matter!" was the chant heard at recent demonstrations in cities and towns from Ferguson, Missouri, to Baltimore, Maryland. Yes, they do matter, but apparently not so much to some other blacks. Only when a white police officer shoots or...
  • Man sentenced in shooting death of Virginia Beach pharmacist

    A Virginia Beach man has been sentenced to life plus 48 years after pleading guilty to killing a pharmacist and robbing two pharmacies last year. Multiple news outlets report 56-year-old Walter Lane Hubbard was sentenced Wednesday to life plus 63 years...
  • Woman gets 5-year sentence in Magic Island slaying

    A Kanawha County woman will spend five years in a state correctional facility after prosecutors say she disposed of evidence and lied to police investigating a slaying last year on Magic Island. The Charleston Daily Mail (http://bit.ly/1Hxyblo )...
  • Prosecutors will not seek death sentence for defendants in 'Top Model' killings

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Mecklenburg prosecutors said Thursday morning they will not seek the death penalty against Emmanuel Rangel and three other defendants accused in four killings in February. The case has received a great deal of attention from outside...
  • Md. girl, 16, accused in dad's slaying pleads guilty

    A 16-year-old girl charged with first-degree murder in her father's slaying has pleaded guilty. Morgan Arnold of Ellicott City entered her plea Tuesday in Howard County Circuit Court. She had been accused of plotting with her boyfriend to kill 58-year-...
  • Man charged in murder of two Zion girls not expected to face trial this year

     Man charged in murder of two Zion girls not expected to face trial this year
    The anticipated trial of Jorge Torrez for the alleged 2005 murder of two young girls in Zion will likely not occur until next year, officials said Tuesday. At a hearing Tuesday, Judge Daniel Shanes noted that defense attorney Jed Stone had been...
  • Daughters say B.B. King poisoned; lawyer says claims ridiculous

     Daughters say B.B. King poisoned; lawyer says claims ridiculous
     Two B.B. King heirs have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation. Three doctors determined that King was appropriately...