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  • Man About To Go To Trial For New Britain Murder Pleads Guilty

    Man About To Go To Trial For New Britain Murder Pleads Guilty
    NEW BRITAIN — A Bristol man who was about to go on trial for murder pleaded guilty on Thursday and will be sentenced next month, according to the court clerk's office. Juan Rivera, 24, was arrested more than two years ago in connection with the...
  • 2 Calif. firefighters fired, 13 others under investigation in homicide probe

    2 Calif. firefighters fired, 13 others under investigation in homicide probe
    Two state firefighters were fired Wednesday and another has resigned after an ethics investigation prompted by the murder of a CalFire battalion chief's girlfriend. Thirteen other California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection employees face...
  • Leader of Boko Haram says God told him to carry out massacre

    Leader of Boko Haram says God told him to carry out massacre
    Six years ago, Nigerian forces captured the leader of the extremist group Boko Haram and killed him in custody — a move that was to have far-reaching consequences. Nigeria had exchanged a charismatic preacher named Mohammed Yusuf for the more...
  • Texas executes 41-year-old for killing 3 during robbery in San Antonio in 1993.

    A 41-year-old Texas prisoner was put to death Wednesday evening for the slayings of three people during a robbery at their San Antonio home more than 21 years ago. Arnold Prieto, who spurned a plea deal for a sentence of less than life in prison,...
  • Dash-cam video shows man shot by New Jersey police was stepping out of car, raising his hands

    With the dashboard camera in their cruiser rolling, police pulled a Jaguar over for running a stop sign on a dark night. But things suddenly turned tense when one of the officers warned his partner that he could see a gun in the glove compartment....
  • Possible jurors ask to be excused from theater shooting case

    Prospective jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial presented a judge with a number of excuses on Wednesday for why they shouldn't be on the panel that decides if defendant James Holmes was insane at the time of the deadly attack. By the end of...
  • Hinsdale man pleads not guilty in fatal shooting of ex-basketball player

    Hinsdale man pleads not guilty in fatal shooting of ex-basketball player
    The Hinsdale businessman accused of killing a perceived romantic rival formally pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder charges as DuPage County prosecutors said they might seek a natural life sentence if they gain a conviction. Jeffrey Keller, 51, was...
  • Aaron Hernandez Opening Arguments Could Be Super Bowl Week

    Opening arguments in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial are expected next week, a judge signaled Wednesday, setting the stage for a trial that will open days before the New England Patriots face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. It will be a...
  • Cop: Man whose yard had bodies laughed when told of search

    A police investigator says a Pennsylvania man initially laughed when told that authorities planned to search his property for bodies, then became nervous and repeatedly glanced at the area where police later found two corpses. State police Lt. Richard...
  • Potential jurors present judge with reasons to be excused from Colorado theater shooting case

    Prospective jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial presented a judge with a number of excuses on Wednesday for why they shouldn't be on the panel that decides if defendant James Holmes was insane at the time of the deadly attack. By the end of the...
  • Dead Man Inc. gang member gets 40 years in killing

    Dead Man Inc. gang member gets 40 years in killing
    "This kid is a vicious killer and he knows the system." That's what Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Wanda Heard had scribbled as she listened to the case against Dane Shives Jr., a member of the Dead Man Inc. gang charged with a double shooting in 2010...