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  • 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...
  • Afghan court reduces death sentences for four in mob killing of woman

    Afghan court reduces death sentences for four in mob killing of woman
    An Afghan appeals court has reduced the death sentences of four men found guilty in the mob killing of a woman falsely accused of burning pages of the Koran, the Muslim holy book. The decision to reduce the sentences to between 10 and 20 years was...
  • Prosecutors want more tests on evidence in 1987 murder case

    Prosecutors said Thursday they want to run more tests on crime scene evidence before deciding whether to pursue another trial against a mentally disabled man convicted earlier of raping and killing his wife's 88-year-old grandmother in 1987. Richard...
  • Quincy police held suspected shooter before releasing him

    Authorities in Quincy had detained a man accused of killing a 12-year-old boy for 16 hours before releasing him, according to a defense attorney who reviewed the police report. Officers interrogated Steson L. Crider, 20, but they didn't have enough...
  • Plea deal would drop two murder charges in Valparaiso slayings

    Plea deal would drop two murder charges in Valparaiso slayings
    A judge will decide if a plea deal that drops two murder charges for a burglary charge against a Hammond man is acceptable. Porter Circuit Court Judge Mary Harper has taken under advisement a plea deal for Alejandro Sanchez, 22, in which he'll plead...
  • Afghan court cancels death sentences in mob killing of woman

    An Afghan court has overturned the death sentences for four men convicted of taking part in the mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine, a judge said Thursday. Three of the men convicted of the murder of Farkhunda Malikzada in March were instead...
  • State Supreme Court upholds death sentences in triple murder

    The Florida Supreme Court is denying the appeal of a man on death row for a 2002 Jacksonville triple murder. The court rejected Pinkney Carter's claim that he had an ineffective lawyer when convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend and...
  • Father: Ex-prosecutor son 'saw demons' in months before killing mother

    Father: Ex-prosecutor son 'saw demons' in months before killing mother
    For 15 hours, Thomas Schnieders lay on the floor playing dead, bleeding. Waiting for someone to come. His attacker was Thomas Schnieders II, his son and namesake. And the son had already killed his mother, Delena Schnieders. The elder Schnieders told...
  • Muncie man charged in death of man missing since October

    Authorities say the body of a Muncie man missing since October has been found in Marion County and a suspect has been charged in the man's death. Marion County prosecutors say 27-year-old Martize D. Kirkland of Muncie was charged Wednesday with murder in...