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  • 'Stressed-out' mom fatally slammed tot on floor, report says

    'Stressed-out' mom fatally slammed tot on floor, report says
    The Orange County woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter told officials she slammed her toddler on the floor before putting her to bed, unaware of the child's injuries, records show. Amanda Berard, 23, said she grabbed her daughter, Aaliyah...
  • James Holmes' lawyers ask for new trial judge; judge says no

    Lawyers for the man who pleaded guilty by reason of insanity to killing 12 people when he opened fire in a packed movie theater in Aurora, Colo., have accused the judge in the case of being biased due to his "hostile and demeaning" language and asked...
  • Preliminary hearing postponed for competency exam

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. After defense attorneys requested a competency evaluation for the man accused in an Overland Park, Kan., killing spree, a Johnson County judge postponed the man's preliminary hearing as it was set to start Wednesday. Prosecutors had...
  • Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force

    Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force
     A wooden cross on a narrow, tree-lined road marks the spot where Samantha Ramsey died a violent death. Passersby might think the marker, etched with the 19-year-old's name and a yellow smiley face, is a memorial to a car crash victim. They would be...
  • Girlfriend guilty in multimillionaire murder trial

    Girlfriend guilty in multimillionaire murder trial
    After deliberations spanning two days, jurors Wednesday found Catherine Pileggi guilty of second-degree murder for the killing of her multimillionaire boyfriend three years ago. She faces a term of life in prison. Pileggi, 58, is accused of second-...
  • Driver accused of killing bicyclist while DUI pleads not guilty

    Driver accused of killing bicyclist while DUI pleads not guilty
    A self-described drug counselor accused of killing a bicyclist while driving under the influence in Newport Beach pleaded not guilty to murder Friday. Police said Neil Storm Stephany, 23, of Huntington Beach kept driving after slamming his truck into...
  • Baltimore moves higher on murder rate list

    Baltimore moves higher on murder rate list
    Baltimore had the fifth-highest murder rate last year among major U.S. cities — 37.4 per 100,000 people, according to statistics released last week by the FBI. Cities with higher rates last year were Detroit, New Orleans, Newark, and St. Louis....
  • Colombia peace negotiator warns FARC rebels

    With peace talks between Colombian officials and leftist guerrillas stalled as the two-year mark nears, the government's lead negotiator warned this week that his side's patience was limited and demanded a halt to recent attacks on civilians and the...
  • LAPD 'most wanted' fugitive found through Facebook

    For 11 years, Eduardo Rodriguez was one of Los Angeles' most wanted fugitives, an alleged Toonerville street gang member accused of killing four people. His trail led from the streets of Atwater Village to Mexico, where police believed he fled years...
  • Another Insanity Acquittee Charged With Assault At Whiting

    MIDDLETOWN — Weeks after a Superior Court judge sent an insanity acquittee back to prison following his arrests in connection with a series of violent attacks on patients and staff at the state's maximum-security psychiatric hospital, police said...
  • Pennsylvania police spent $11 million on ambush suspect manhunt: report

    (Reuters) - Pennsylvania State Police spent roughly $11 million on the weeks-long manhunt in the Pocono Mountains to capture a survivalist charged with shooting two state troopers and murdering one, local media reported on Friday. The funds went mostly...