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  • Singapore retains harsh death penalty policy after review

     
    After a yearlong review, Singapore officials announced in Parliament that mandatory death sentences in a dozen categories of serious offenses will be retained because they have broad public support and have proved effective in deterring crime....
  • What is Mark Emmert really saying?

     
    NCAA president Mark Emmert says he doesn't "want to take anything off the table" regarding potential sanctions against Penn State, a clear reference to the so-called "death penalty." But later in an interview with PBS' Tavis Smiley, Emmert also mentions.....
  • Casey Anthony: Jeff Ashton saw likelihood of death penalty as ‘extremely thin’

     
    State attorney candidates Jeff Ashton and Lawson Lamar¬†in Sunday TV appearances defended seeking the death penalty against Casey Anthony. “As far as the charge goes of first-degree murder, I believe that is what she did. I believe that she...
  • Casey Anthony: Lawson Lamar defends seeking death penalty

     
    The Casey Anthony case continued to be a hot topic on weekend public-affairs programs. State Attorney Lawson Lamar, who is seeking re-election, doled out praise and criticism about the Anthony¬†prosecution on WKMG-Channel 6's “Flashpoint”...
  • Dad Sentenced to Life for Burning Children Alive in SUV

    Dad Sentenced to Life for Burning Children Alive in SUV
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A man accused of burning his two children alive by setting his SUV on fire pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of first-degree murder. Dae Kwon Yun, 61, also admitted the special circumstances of arson murder and multiple...
  • Jury weighs death penalty in San Bernardino murder-arson case

     
    A jury weighs the death penalty for the San Bernardino man convicted of setting the 2003 Old fire that destroyed 1,000 homes and led to five deaths....
  • Sandusky, Penn State deserve death penalty

     
    Jerry Sandusky deserves the death penalty. So does Penn State. Sandusky is a monster, a pedophile who preyed on the most innocent and vulnerable of children _ many of them foster kids dealing with issues of self worth and trust in adults. He is a...
  • Paroled felon gets death penalty in Riverside officer killing

     
    Riverside jurors recommended the death penalty Tuesday for Earl Elllis Green, the man convicted of shooting Riverside police officer Ryan Bonaminio at point-blank range as the officer pleaded for his life....
  • Gang member should be executed for killing high school football star, jury says

     
    A 23-year-old gang member who shot and killed a high school football star he mistook for a rival gangster should be sentenced to death, a Los Angeles jury decided Wednesday. The panel returned the verdict after about a week of......
  • Opposition group says rebels executed Syrian troops

     
    Syrian rebels have executed more than 20 government soldiers in the northern city of Aleppo, a pro-opposition group said Monday....
  • Ex-Marines face death penalty in murder-rape case

     
    Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday in the trial of three former Marines charged with murdering another Marine and his wife in 2008 in Riverside County...