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  • Man sentenced in Connecticut kidnapping, robbery

    The first defendant in a 2013 kidnapping and robbery of a Connecticut jewelry store will serve more than 14 ½ years in prison. Twenty-seven-year-old William Davis of Allentown, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in December. On Friday, U.S. District Court...
  • Orange sheriff, MBI face lawsuit over mistaken identity

    Orange sheriff, MBI face lawsuit over mistaken identity
    Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation face a lawsuit in federal court over a case of mistaken identity in a neo-Nazi biker investigation, court records show. In 2012, one of the sheriff's top undercover agents...
  • 3 of 4 suspects charged in killing of girl, 10, plead guilty

    Three of the four men charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 10-year-old girl during a home invasion last year pleaded guilty Friday. Anthian Goehring, 29, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and robbery. Malik Thomas, 21, and Richard...
  • Judges to hear removal petition against Parkersburg mayor

    The state Supreme Court has appointed a three-judge panel to hear a petition to remove Parkersburg mayor Robert Newell from office. The court on Friday appointed circuit judges Omar Aboulhosn of Mercer County, Lawrance Miller Jr. of Preston County and...
  • Ohio court denies judge's request for new judge in her trial

    A convicted juvenile court judge's request to remove the judge hearing the latest case against her was denied Friday by the Ohio Supreme Court. The court ruled that Hamilton County Judge Tracie Hunter hasn't shown any basis for removing Judge Patrick...
  • Immigrants cautiously await hearing on Obama deportation programs

    Immigrants cautiously await hearing on Obama deportation programs
    Construction worker Jimmy Barraza came to New Orleans from Los Angeles after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to rebuild the city where he eventually married, had two children and made his home. But earlier that year Barraza, 30, had immigrated from Honduras...
  • Amid crackdown, China sentences reporter to 7 years in jail

    BEIJING A Chinese court sentenced a 71-year-old journalist to seven years in prison Friday on what her supporters say are trumped-up charges that she'd disclosed state secrets to a U.S.-based Chinese-language news outlet. Gao Yu, a journalist who's...
  • Death penalty sought in suspected Indiana serial killings

    Indiana prosecutors filed a request Friday seeking the death penalty against a man charged in the slayings of two women and suspected in the deaths of five other women whose bodies were found last fall in abandoned homes in Gary. Lake County Prosecutor...
  • Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration action

    Federal appeals judges on Friday peppered lawyers on both sides with questions in a fight over President Barack Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel held a special hearing in a closely...
  • No jail time given to doctor in Anna Nicole Smith case

    No jail time given to doctor in Anna Nicole Smith case
    A Los Angeles County judge on Friday rejected calls from prosecutors to jail a psychiatrist in connection with Anna Nicole Smith’s death, instead reducing her conviction to misdemeanor conspiracy and allowing her to go free. In 2011, Judge...
  • Ex-detective: Man convicted in murder had crush on victim

    One of four ex-sailors who claim they falsely confessed to a 1997 rape and murder quickly became the prime suspect when police learned that he was romantically obsessed with the victim, a former Norfolk detective said Friday. Maureen Evans testified at...