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  • Irvine man guilty of killing teen in DUI crash

    Irvine man guilty of killing teen in DUI crash
    An Irvine man was convicted Monday in connection to a drunk-driving incident that killed a teenager and injured four others, authorities said. Austin Jeffrey Farley, 28, was found guilty of second-degree murder and driving under the influence of alcohol...
  • Q&A: 'Valentine Road' Director Marta Cunningham on Her HBO Doc

    On Monday night, HBO premiered the Sundance documentary "Valentine Road," about the brutal murder of 15-year-old Lawrence King from Oxnard, Calif. King, who came out of the closet at the age of 10, started to show up for the eighth grade at E.O. Green...
  • Murder-for-hire trial of Jose Morales sent to federal jury

    Murder-for-hire trial of Jose Morales sent to federal jury
    Federal prosecutors on Tuesday depicted the defendant in a complicated murder-for-hire case as an arch-schemer who had a witness against him killed and then sought ways to benefit from the killing years down the line. But attorneys for Jose Morales,...
  • What makes a Nobel laureate?

    This year's Nobel Prizes are being unveiled this week. Are there any predictors that point to who will be selected? Here's George Beadle's (medicine, 1958) response: "Study diligently. Respect DNA. Don't smoke. Don't drink. Avoid women and politics. That'...
  • 'Lone wolf' with pipe bombs in West L.A. sentenced to eight years

    'Lone wolf' with pipe bombs in West L.A. sentenced to eight years
    A West L.A. man who police said had more than a dozen pipe bombs in his home was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday. Robert Colt Wilson, 29, pleaded no contest in a Los Angeles County courtroom Tuesday to felony charges of possessing a...
  • Russian investigators say they found drugs on Greenpeace ship

    Russian investigators say they found drugs on Greenpeace ship
    MOSCOW -- Russian investigators said Wednesday that they found drugs and equipment that could be used for spying on board a Greenpeace ship used in a foiled protest against offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic. Additional charges are expected...
  • Former Chicago cop gets 22 months for stealing from FBI informant

    Former Chicago cop gets 22 months for stealing from FBI informant
    A federal judge had harsh word words today for a former Chicago police sergeant as she sentenced him to 22 months in prison for stealing thousands of dollars from a purported drug courier who turned out to be an informant for the FBI in an undercover...
  • Ray Rice and Phil Taylor not fined for Sunday's heated altercation

    Ray Rice and Phil Taylor not fined for Sunday's heated altercation
    Ravens running back Ray Rice and Cleveland Browns nose tackle Phil Taylor weren't fined by the NFL for their heated altercation Sunday, according to a league spokesman. Taylor smacked Rice in the head, late saying he did so to retaliate against Rice for...
  • Bonnie Foreshaw Murder Conviction, Sentence Went Too Far

    Bonnie Foreshaw was in prison longer than she should have been. She won't get those years back, but she'll nonetheless be set free. The state parole board Wednesday granted clemency to the 66-year-old woman, who has served 27 years of a 45-year murder...
  • Cold Justice gets second season on TNT

     
    With three success stories already in the works since its September debut, TNT's true-crime series Cold Justice has scored a second season, which will bow in early 2014. Cold Justice, executive produced by Law & Order‘s Dick Wolf,  features former...
  • Texas low on lethal drug, has no plans to change executions

    Texas appears to be running out of the drug used to execute prisoners in what has become the most active death penalty state in the country, but officials said this week they have no plans to change execution methods. "We have not changed our current...