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  • Ukrainian-born John K., investigated for Nazi crimes, dies aged 93

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A Ukrainian-born man investigated for murder as a part of a Nazi police force has died in the United States aged 93, Munich prosecutors said on Wednesday, ending their inquiry into the man's alleged crimes in 1942. Munich prosecutors,...
  • Man accused of punching soccer referee now facing second-degree murder charge

    DETROIT A Michigan man accused of assaulting a soccer referee, who later died from his injuries, is now facing a murder charge. Basel Abdul-Amir Saad, 36, of Dearborn, has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of 44-year-old John...
  • Florida Supreme Court won't hear Stand Your Ground case

    MIAMI The Florida Supreme Court won't take up the case of an Opa-locka man who claimed self-defense in shooting and killing two unarmed men during a fight outside a Northwest Miami-Dade restaurant. Prosecutors had asked the high court to review a local...
  • Court testimony: Accused Hampton gang leader's order preceded homicide

    Court testimony: Accused Hampton gang leader's order preceded homicide
    HAMPTON — Prosecutors said Wednesday that though Shavis Holloman didn't pull the trigger in 2010, he used his position as a gang leader to cause the homicide of a Hampton man. Holloman, 31, is charged with the Aug. 22, 2010 shooting death of Thomas...
  • 2 get 100 years in murder of 9-year-old girl

    2 get 100 years in murder of 9-year-old girl
    Two reputed gang members have each been sentenced to 100 years in prison in the killing of 9-year-old Chastity Turner in 2009, prosecutors said. Kevin “Big Stupid” Stanley, 31, and Ronald Henderson, 33, had been gunning for Chastity’...
  • LAPD announces two $50,000 rewards in separate killings

    LAPD announces two $50,000 rewards in separate killings
    Los Angeles police detectives on Wednesday announced two separate $50,000 rewards for the unsolved killings of a 45-year-old mother of two and a 26-year-old father of four. LAPD Det. Paul Shearholdt said both cases lack significant leads. In the...
  • Tommy Zeigler documentary raises 'A Question of Innocence'

    Tommy Zeigler documentary raises 'A Question of Innocence'
    The Winter Garden furniture-store owner on death row for the Christmas Eve 1975 murders of his wife and three others is the subject of a new television documentary airing this week, which aims to make the case he never received a fair trial. The...
  • Israel vows to cripple Hamas' Gaza forces, possibly with ground troops

    Israel vows to cripple Hamas' Gaza forces, possibly with ground troops
    Israel warned Wednesday that its offensive in the Gaza Strip would intensify in coming days as rockets launched by Hamas militants penetrated deeper than ever into the Jewish state and Israeli airstrikes killed more than two dozen people in the seaside...
  • Shooter in Spokane murder-suicide was given gun a day before shooting

    Shooter in Spokane murder-suicide was given gun a day before shooting
    The 37-year-old man who shot his wife and turned the gun on himself inside a Spokane, Wash., cancer center Tuesday had threatened to kill himself before and was given his firearm back a day before the shooting, police said. Spokane Police Chief Frank...
  • 2 street gangs divide up El Salvador's capital, bringing chaos to all

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Every day, as she travels to the food stall she operates, Mirna Isabel Villalta crosses an invisible but dangerous boundary. Her modest home is in a part of San Salvador controlled by the Mara Salvatrucha, a gang so ruthless and...
  • Judge delays trial in Colorado movie theater massacre case

    DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado judge on Wednesday delayed the planned trial in October of accused movie theater gunman James Holmes to allow more time to conduct a second sanity review. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Holmes, who has pleaded...