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  • Former Army prosecutor who handled sexual-assault cases found guilty of rape in court-martial

    A former U.S. Army prosecutor who oversaw sexual assault cases has been found guilty on rape and other charges following a six-day court-martial at Fort Bragg, military officials said Monday. Maj. Erik J. Burris was found guilty on two charges of rape, a...
  • Arlington Heights police called many times before woman's hatchet slaying

    Arlington Heights police called many times before woman's hatchet slaying
    Local authorities encountered an Arlington Heights man at least a half-dozen times before he was accused of brutally killing his wife with a hatchet in Wisconsin last year, newly released police records show. Beginning in March, police were called...
  • Aaron Hernandez Prosecutors Want PCP Testimony Excluded

    Prosecutors in Massachusetts have asked a judge to exclude testimony from an Aaron Hernandez defense witness, a doctor expected to testify in the former New England Patriot tight end's upcoming murder trial about the effects of PCP on the human brain...
  • Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt

    A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs. Lacey Spears, 27, of Scottsville, Kentucky, who presented...
  • New York Man Guilty In Child Sex Trafficking Case

    HARTFORD – Prosecutors said Edward "Fire" Thomas left a trail of child exploitation "thousands of miles long," but a federal jury needed only parts of Friday afternoon and Monday morning to find Thomas guilty of recruiting two teen girls from Oregon...
  • Child molester who was stabbed by victim's mom gets 40 years in prison

     Child molester who was stabbed by victim's mom gets 40 years in prison
    An Army staff sergeant convicted last week of sexually molesting a 10-year-old Oviedo girl was sentenced today in a Sanford courtroom to 40 years in prison. Jason Revis, 33, committed the crime in September of 2011. The child's mother walked in on...
  • Consider victim families in parole decisions

    Consider victim families in parole decisions
    I notice that in all the discussions about taking the power of parole for offenders sentenced to life from the governor that there is no discussion of the rights of the victims and their families ("Advocates want governor out of lifer parole decisions,"...
  • Actor accused in 2 deaths shouldn't face death penalty, attorney says

    A community theater actor accused of killing two college students in an effort to get money for his approaching wedding should not face the death penalty because of misconduct by prosecutors and law enforcement agencies, an attorney for the accused man ...
  • State keeps 1,250 parolees behind bars due to housing shortage

    State keeps 1,250 parolees behind bars due to housing shortage
    State prison officials hold close to 1,250 inmates beyond their release dates every year — not because they pose a threat to the public but because they cannot find a place to live that parole officers find suitable, according to court papers and...
  • Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell to remain free on bail pending appeal

    Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell to remain free on bail pending appeal
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will not have to report to a federal prison in two weeks, a federal appeals court said Monday, in a move that bodes well for McDonnell’s appeal of his conviction on public corruption charges. The 4th Circuit...
  • Egypt appeals court convicts two in female genital excision

    Two months after being exonerated, a doctor and a father were both found guilty by an Egyptian appeals court Monday in the death of a girl who underwent female genital excision. It was the first conviction for such a case in Egypt since the widespread...