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  • Police: Allentown man driving high at time of fatal crash

    An Allentown man was under the influence of methadone and opiates when his truck hit and killed another man who was standing outside his car on Route 22 in South Whitehall Township, authorities say. Brian Jeffrey Creazzo, 40, of the 900 block of Congress...
  • ACLU, others ask Pennsylvania to name makers of death penalty drugs

    The American Civil Liberties Union and four newspapers have asked a federal judge to unseal court records in an attempt to learn where Pennsylvania corrections officials purchased the drugs that will be used to execute a death row inmate later this month,...
  • South Carolina father accused of killing 5 kids was investigated for abuse

    South Carolina father accused of killing 5 kids was investigated for abuse
    South Carolina child protection workers visited the family of a man accused of killing his five children at least a dozen times since 2011 in response to reports of abuse and neglect, state records released on Thursday show. The children, aged 1 to 8,...
  • Sheriff: We don't know why father killed his five children

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Law enforcement officials said Wednesday they still have no motive from the Lexington County father who will be charged in the killing of his five children in one of the largest mass murders in the region's recent history. On Tuesday,...
  • South Carolina children were strangled, officials believe

    LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. The five children of Timothy Jones Jr. might have been strangled the first hint of the way they died authorities in two states said Friday. Wilcox County District Attorney Michael Jackson in Alabama told The State newspaper on...
  • Detroit prep football star arrested hours after release from jail

    Jayru Campbell the Detroit Cass Tech football star who served time in jail for assaulting a school security officer is back in police custody Friday, just hours after being released from jail. A source familiar with the incident told the Free Press...
  • Richard Alarcon sentencing for perjury and voter fraud delayed a month

    Richard Alarcon sentencing for perjury and voter fraud delayed a month
    A judge delayed the sentencing on Wednesday of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife for their voter fraud and perjury convictions. Superior Court Judge George G. Lomeli set the Alarcons' next court date for Oct. 14, when...
  • Repeat offender shows complex DUI challenges

    Repeat offender shows complex DUI challenges
    Repeat drunken driver Leslie Thurow walked out of Cook County Jail last Thursday night with orders to stay off the roads and report to probation. But on Tuesday she was in Cook County Jail again, this time without bail after being accused of...
  • Prosecutors ask judge to sentence Richard Alarcon to 180 days in jail

    Prosecutors ask judge to sentence Richard Alarcon to 180 days in jail
    Los Angeles County prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence former City Councilman Richard Alarcon to 180 days in County Jail and 1,000 hours of community service for his conviction on charges of perjury and voter fraud. "Richard Alarcon is not...
  • Missouri executes murderer after appeal over lethal drugs fails

    Missouri executes murderer after appeal over lethal drugs fails
    Missouri executed a convicted murderer on Wednesday after a court turned down his attorney's appeal based on a report that officials had lied over the drugs used in lethal injections. Earl Ringo Jr., who killed two people at a restaurant in 1998, was...
  • Missouri executes man after appeal over lethal drugs fails

    (Reuters) - Missouri executed a convicted murderer on Wednesday after a court turned down his attorney's appeal based on a report that officials had lied over the drugs used in lethal injections. Earl Ringo Jr., who killed two people at a restaurant in...