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  • Irvine man gets 40 years to life for father's murder

    A former Corona del Mar High School student who shot his father to death in their Irvine home was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in prison, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. In October, a jury convicted Steven Bruno, 23,...
  • After 36 years in prison for murder, N.C. man is freed by state panel

    Nearly 40 years after he was sentenced to prison for a double murder, 70-year-old Joseph Sledge walked free from a county prison in North Carolina on Friday after a special three-judge panel ruled that he didn’t commit the crime. "Going home....
  • Psych Evaluation Of Teen Charged In Fatal Stabbing Nearly Complete

    Psych Evaluation Of Teen Charged In Fatal Stabbing Nearly Complete
    MILFORD — An attorney for Christopher Plaskon, the Jonathan Law High School teen accused of stabbing classmate Maren Sanchez, said Friday that a mental-health evaluation of the teen is almost complete. Plaskon, 17, appeared briefly Friday...
  • Puerto Rican club shooter gets up to 31 years in prison, prosecutor wanted more time

    Puerto Rican club shooter gets up to 31 years in prison, prosecutor wanted more time
    In the end, the Bethlehem Puerto Rican social club shooting case concluded like it began: with a fight in the street. Gunman Rene Figueroa had just been sentenced Friday to 15 1/2 to 31 years in state prison after killing one person and paralyzing...
  • Witness: Selenski was sweaty, had pick and shovel

    WILKES-BARRE — A man charged with killing a pharmacist and the pharmacist's girlfriend looked sweaty and had a pick and shovel nearby on the day authorities say he buried the victims' bodies, a witness testified Friday. Robert Steiner testified in...
  • Fortunes of Sri Lanka's once-powerful ex-president and family collapse after electoral defeat

    Their friends have deserted them. Their houses have been raided. Their power — near-absolute on this island nation just a month ago — has melted away, replaced with talk that some family members could face charges of corruption or murder....
  • Hartford Man Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Firing Shots Outside Bar

    Hartford Man Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Firing Shots Outside Bar
    HARTFORD — A 29-year-old man charged with firing two shots into the air outside a Park Street bar in November 2011 was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday. Charles "Pluck" Young had pleaded guilty to two counts of reckless endangerment,...
  • $7M verdict against cops upheld in Caravella's DNA exoneration

    $7M verdict against cops upheld in Caravella's DNA exoneration
    Two former Miramar police officers who framed a mentally challenged 15-year-old boy for the rape and murder of a woman must pay him $7 million for the nearly 26 years he spent in prison, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. Anthony Caravella, now 46,...
  • Video of police officers fatally shooting New Jersey man raises questions, stirs anger

    A video of police officers confronting and then fatally shooting a black man at a traffic stop has raised questions and stirred anger over another death at the hands of police. On Thursday, the Rev. Al Sharpton's civil rights organization got involved....
  • Oregon inmate charged in California with 2 of 6 serial killings of young women 40 years ago

    DNA evidence linked an Oregon prisoner to at least two of the six serial killings of young women that terrified the San Francisco Bay Area and a city in Nevada four decades ago, investigators say. He is suspected of the other slayings. The San Mateo...
  • Driver testifies in Newport News double slaying case

    Driver testifies in Newport News double slaying case
    NEWPORT NEWS — A juvenile court judge on Thursday ruled there's sufficient evidence to send to a grand jury the case of a Newport News teenager accused of gunning down two Warwick High School students with a 12-gauge shotgun last August. The slain...