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  • Marathon bomber's friend fights officer's family testimony

    Lawyers for a college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are trying to prevent the family of a slain Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer from testifying at his sentencing. Dias Kadyrbayev (DY'-...
  • Two suspects in biker shooting sue for release from jail

    AUSTIN, Texas In what could be the beginning of a mountain of lawsuits connected to the May 17 Waco shootings that claimed nine lives, two Austin-area suspects have sued, seeking to be released from jail. Jimmy Lee Pond, a 43-year-old Hays County...
  • Man who had $10M worth of heroin in home sentenced

    A man who prosecutors say had $10 million worth of heroin and more than $800,000 in cash stashed in his Baltimore home has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison. Forty-two-year-old Shawn Hearn pleaded guilty to possession with intent to...
  • Battle over ownership of giant emerald may be over

    The legal battle over ownership of a 752-pound emerald may have been settled after six years and millions of dollars in legal and other costs. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Michael Johnson tentatively ruled on Thursday that FM Holdings Inc. had...
  • Man on MTV's 'Catfish' indicted in fake threats in DC

    A man charged Wednesday with calling in fake threats against Metro stations, buses and trains in the nation's capital has been indicted on 11 felony counts. A federal grand jury indicted 20-year-old Jerez Nehemiah Coleman of Washington on Friday. The...
  • Self-defense claim raised in Zimmerman shooting

    Self-defense claim raised in Zimmerman shooting
    SANFORD — The man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman will use a "stand your ground" defense in an attempt to clear himself, his lawyer said Friday. "That's a good look into the future," said Michael Lafay moments after a bond hearing for his...
  • Army recruiter accused of sex with Broward students

    Army recruiter accused of sex with Broward students
    While recruiting Broward high school students for the U.S. Army, a 30-year-old staff sergeant sent flirtatious text messages to underage girls, gave them rides and engaged in car-sex trysts with them, according to a complaint unsealed in a Fort Lauderdale...
  • Judge: Protesters must leave closed Catholic church June 5

    The clock is once again ticking for parishioners ordered to leave a shuttered Catholic church south of Boston where they have staged a protest for nearly 11 years. A Massachusetts judge on Friday denied a request by the Friends of St. Frances Xavier...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for May 30

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. CANADA DIPLOMAT: SON CHARGED IN SHOOTOUT NO TROUBLEMAKER A senior Canadian diplomat has testified that her teenage son charged in a fatal drug-related South...
  • Wyoming intervenes on US' side in Grand Teton grizzly suit

    The state of Wyoming is intervening on the side of the federal government in a lawsuit over the number of grizzly bears that elk hunters in Grand Teton National Park would be allowed to kill before park officials would have to reassess their rules for the...
  • Hartford Man Pleads Guilty In $80,000 Bank Heist

    HARTFORD — One of two men charged in an $80,000 bank heist this winter in Windsor pleaded guilty Friday in federal court. Odain J. Johnson, 22, of Hartford, had been charged with bank robbery, which carries a maximum prison term of 20 years, the U....