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  • Murder, they wrote, using this doctor's ingenious ideas

    The doctor's phone rang. It was another request for his expertise. A murderous son was donating an organ to his aging father. Somehow, the procedure had to kill the dad. Somehow, the murder weapon had to be the organ itself. Can you help? pleaded...
  • Pistorius's next battle to avoid notorious C-Max jail

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - After his conviction on Friday for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year, Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius's next battle will be to stay outside the walls of the notorious...
  • South Carolina man accused of killing his 5 kids has criminal record here

    South Carolina man accused of killing his 5 kids has criminal record here
    A South Carolina man charged in the deaths of his five children was arrested for a string of crimes when he lived in Chicago’s northwest suburbs years ago, police said. Timothy R. Jones, 32, faces five counts of murder in the deaths of his...
  • Bizarre details emerge in Allentown slaying

    Bizarre details emerge in Allentown slaying
    Jesus "Playboy" Dominguez readily admitted killing his "cougar," 60-year-old Shirley DiLeo, but blamed another man, Gabe, for blocking the door of the bathroom where her dead body lay for at least two days, detectives say. Dominguez, 33, described Gabe'...
  • U.S. teen faces new questioning in grisly Bali suitcase murder

    JAKARTA (Reuters) - A U.S. teenager detained in Bali in connection with the grisly murder of her mother was due to be questioned for a second time on Friday after so far refusing to answer questions, police said. Heather Mack, 19, from Chicago, and her...
  • West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal

    West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal
    An admitted gang member pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting a 13-year-old girl to death and attempting to kill six others last March after tricking one of the victims into flashing a rival gang`s hand signal. Michael Martinez, 19, of 3040 S. Kostner Ave....
  • Judge acquits driver in shooting that left 13-year-old girl dead

    Judge acquits driver in shooting that left 13-year-old girl dead
    The head of Mothers Against Gangs expressed outrage Friday after a Cook County Criminal Court judge acquitted a teenager in the murder of a 13-year-old girl and the wounding of three others in a West Side shooting in 1988. With little comment, Judge...
  • Warrant: Grandson accused of murder had cash woes

    Warrant: Grandson accused of murder had cash woes
    The former Illinoisan accused of murdering his grandmother was extradited from Texas this week, and newly released court documents say he and the elderly woman had argued after he used a credit card she had given him to take out a large cash advance....
  • Father booked into S.C. jail for murder charges; 5 children identified

    A South Carolina father is suspected of killing his five small children about one week before they were reported missing. Timothy Ray Jones, 32, was arrested Saturday in Mississippi and has been booked into a jail in Lexington County, S.C., on suspicion...
  • Special Report: China turns up heat on ex-security chief with crash probe

    By Benjamin Kang Lim, Charlie Zhu and David Lague BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Little is known about the exact circumstances in which Wang Shuhua was killed. What has been reported, in the Chinese media, is that she died in a road accident sometime...
  • Judge urges settlement in lawsuit over 1990 Newport News murder case

    Judge urges settlement in lawsuit over 1990 Newport News murder case
    NORFOLK — The federal judge overseeing the case brought by a man who spent 23 years in prison before being released last year told the two sides to attempt to reach a settlement in the next month rather than take the case to trial. U.S. District...