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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,...
  • 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...
  • Life Without Parole In Hartford Double Murder

    Life Without Parole In Hartford Double Murder
    HARTFORD — A Hartford man who shot and killed two men on New Year's Day 2011 was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole, plus 10 years. A Hartford Superior Court jury in May convicted Jose Medina, 23, of capital...
  • Rocket salvos from Gaza prompt Israeli military strikes

    As Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets toward Tel Aviv and Jerusalem on Tuesday, Israel struck back at more than 150 targets, the first round of what officials in Jerusalem said would be an open-ended offensive aimed at crushing Hamas,...
  • Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at Spokane cancer center

    Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at Spokane cancer center
    Two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide inside a Spokane, Wash., cancer center on Tuesday morning, police officials said. Officer Teresa Fuller, a public information officer for the Spokane Police Department, told the Los Angeles Times that...
  • A dangerous turning point in Israel [Editorial]

    A dangerous turning point in Israel  [Editorial]
    As the situation in Israel threatens to spiral out of control, that nation's leaders took important steps on Sunday to rein in a cycle of violence that began with the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens last month. The arrest of six Israelis...
  • Mansion-slaying case: Clues on cellphone put suspicion on victims' son

    Mansion-slaying case: Clues on cellphone put suspicion on victims' son
    A college dropout accused of gunning down his parents in February as they slept in their San Juan Capistrano mansion became a suspect in the double homicide only after authorities unearthed clues on his cellphone, according to a just-released grand jury...
  • DNA testing denial hampers effort to overturn Newport News murder conviction

    DNA testing denial hampers effort to overturn Newport News murder conviction
    NEWPORT NEWS — A judge's recent decision to deny DNA testing in a murder conviction might be the end of the road for a man who has argued his innocence for 20 years. Newport News Circuit Judge David F. Pugh denied Nathaniel Pierce's motion last...
  • Woman convicted in 1987 kidnapping, murder asks for mercy

    Woman convicted in 1987 kidnapping, murder asks for mercy
    Nancy Rish has served 27 years in prison for a heinous crime that she claims she took no part in. She has appealed her conviction several times, saying that she did not help her former boyfriend kidnap and murder Stephen Small in 1987 in Kankakee, and...
  • Judge declares mistrial in BGF gang murder case

    Judge declares mistrial in BGF gang murder case
    A Baltimore jury failed to reach a verdict Tuesday in a high-profile murder case, leading a city judge to declare a mistrial in city prosecutors' first battle with what they say is a murderous group within the Black Guerrilla Family gang. A juror who...