| Aug 4, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of a White Marsh woman charged with ordering the death of her husband at a Towson gas station three years ago.
Karla Porter, 51, could be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole if she...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:09 AM
ANTAKYA, Turkey--Turkey’s former military chief was sentenced to life in prison on Monday, convicted along with many others of trying to overthrow the government of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Retired Gen. Ilker Basbug was the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:41 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- With the Florida House set to hold hearings next fall on the use of the state's controversial "stand your ground" self-defense law, Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith on Tuesday asked Republican leaders in his chamber to create a select...
| Aug 7, 2013
There is sufficient evidence to try Martin Gabriel Andrade for the death of a Brawley Union High School student, said Judge Ernest Borunda, concluding Andrade’s preliminary hearing Tuesday.
Andrade is charged with murder in connection of the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:18 PM
A Hagerstown man was found guilty Wednesday of felony murder in the May 2011 stabbing and beating death of a Falling Waters, W.Va., woman.
Roy L. Wisotzkey, 35, also was found guilty of first-degree robbery, conspiracy and burglary by a Berkeley County...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:17 AM
FT. HOOD, Texas -- A military judge on Thursday ruled that the trial of accused Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan would go forward after denying a request by Hasan’s military legal advisors to modify their status.
“The court believes...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:36 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Attorneys for Kansas and Planned Parenthood have agreed about how parts of a new state abortion law will be enforced and are seeking to narrow the abortion provider's federal lawsuit over the statute.
The lawyers filed their...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:52 AM
IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:34 PM
A hearing to determine whether a 15-year-old accused of murder will have his case heard in adult or juvenile court was continued Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court, but the state did outline what it expects from Jenaro Torres if it consents to...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Lawmakers introduced at least seven bills to carve exceptions into the state Freedom of Information Act — and, while the most controversial one passed, blocking release of photos and videos of murder victims after the Newtown massacre, most of the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The cost to taxpayers of a long-running racial-bias lawsuit by death-row inmates has topped $3.5 million, with more possible before an expected judge's ruling within a few months — and then a possible appeal by whoever loses.
News coverage of the...