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  • Lawyers Argue Tiffany Stevens' Intent In Murder-For-Hire Trial

     Lawyers Argue Tiffany Stevens' Intent In Murder-For-Hire Trial
    HARTFORD — Tiffany Stevens' guilt or innocence is a relatively simple question, prosecutor Anthony Bochicchio told a Hartford Superior Court jury during closing arguments Wednesday. If the Superior Court jurors believe John McDaid, the handyman she...
  • Rothstein's right-hand woman Debra Villegas deserves big break, feds say

    Rothstein's right-hand woman Debra Villegas deserves big break, feds say
    Scott Rothstein's former right-hand woman Debra Villegas should get her federal prison term cut in half — to five years — as a reward for her extensive cooperation with investigators, prosecutors are recommending. Prosecutors say her help,...
  • 3 dead, 32 wounded in weekend shootings

    3 dead, 32 wounded in weekend shootings
    Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were killed and at least 30 others were wounded in shootings over the weekend. Fifteen-year-old Demario Bailey became the city's latest victim of gun violence when he was shot during a robbery in the...
  • Want to fight confirmation bias? Look in the mirror

    To the editor: Perhaps it's confirmation bias that makes people think that ex-Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson is guilty of murder, despite eyewitness testimony and the physical evidence supporting his claim of self-defense. ("'Confirmation...
  • Stepfather in Jessica Padgett murder case hires high-profile attorney

    Stepfather in Jessica Padgett murder case hires high-profile attorney
    An Allen Township man accused of murdering his stepdaughter and having sex with her corpse has hired a prominent defense attorney to represent him in a case that several legal experts say will present steep challenges to defend. Philadelphia lawyer...
  • West Boca nanny murderer to stand trial on 2003 home invasion case

    West Boca nanny murderer to stand trial on 2003 home invasion case
    Jerry Wiggins, the recently convicted killer of a 26-year-old West Boca nanny, now faces another trial starting Jan. 5 in a decade-old case of a violent home invasion west of Lake Worth. Palm Beach County Circuit Judge John Kastrenakes — who in...
  • Man suspected of killing wife, abducting 4 sons pleads not guilty

    Man suspected of killing wife, abducting 4 sons pleads not guilty
    A Montebello father suspected of killing his wife and fleeing with his four boys before releasing them in a tense televised standoff with police pleaded not guilty Monday. Daniel Perez is charged with murder and four counts of kidnapping, the Los...
  • The Black List Announces 2014 Screenplays

    "Catherine the Great" by Kristina Lauren Anderson took the No. 1 spot on this year's Black List of the 70 top unproduced screenplays. The script centers on the upbringing and marriage of the woman who became the empress of Russia in the 18th Century....
  • 3 more teens charged in slaying of boy, 15, who defended twin brother

    3 more teens charged in slaying of boy, 15, who defended twin brother
    Charges have been filed against three more suspects in the slaying of 15-year-old Demario Bailey, who was shot to death while coming to the aid of his twin brother when the two were robbed on their way to basketball practice, police said. The three --...
  • Arrest made in murder of Auburn's Mitchell

    Arrest made in murder of Auburn's Mitchell
    Auburn freshman Jakell Mitchell was shot and killed at an apartment complex near the school Sunday morning. Markale Deandra Hart, 22, of Camp Hill, Ala., was taken into custody Sunday and charged with murder. "I'm devastated and saddened by the...
  • Man charged with murder attempt, police say

    Man charged with murder attempt, police say
    A 57-year-old Kissimmee man was arrested Friday night after police received a hang-up 911 call and arrived at the caller's destination to find the man beating a woman, Kissimmee police said. Police arrived at 1700 West Vine Street in Kissimmee at 11 p.m....