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  • Man who made Facebook postings about mass murder wins appeal

    Man who made Facebook postings about mass murder wins appeal
    An appeals court threw out the harassment conviction Wednesday of an Iowa man who posted disturbing messages and photos about mass murder on Facebook. Jonathan Elphic of Hampton didn't admit to facts that supported his February 2014 guilty plea to...
  • Man accused of pimping teen girls freed from jail without bond

    Man accused of pimping teen girls freed from jail without bond
    An Oakland Park man accused of pimping teen girls out of hotels where he worked as a security guard was released from jail without having to pay bond and without having to wear an electronic ankle monitor. And he doesn't have to be in court again until...
  • Fugitive treasure hunter found at hotel in West Boca Raton, feds say

    Fugitive treasure hunter found at hotel in West Boca Raton, feds say
    A treasure hunter locked in a legal battle over one of the greatest undersea hauls in American history has been arrested in West Boca Raton after more than two years on the lam, authorities said Wednesday. The U.S. Marshals Service tracked Tommy Thompson...
  • Indonesia prosecutor: Trial should proceed for couple in murder of Chicago woman

    Indonesian prosecutors said Wednesday the trial of an American couple charged with murdering the woman's mother should proceed, defending their indictment against defense arguments that it has inaccuracies and should be annulled. The badly beaten body...
  • Virginia panel quickly kills proposal to limit high-rate loans

    It took less than five minutes for a House of Delegates committee to kill a bill to shut down a kind of high interest rate loan that keeps piling on debt even when borrowers make their basic monthly payments. The sponsor, Del. David Yancey, R-Newport...
  • Girl, 15, pleads guilty to murder in sister's stabbing in Mundelein

    Girl, 15, pleads guilty to murder in sister's stabbing in Mundelein
    By pleading guilty Tuesday to the murder of her 11-year-old sister, a Mundelein teenager will be allowed to remain in the juvenile system with "intensive mental health services" — a deal that would not have been an option under Illinois law had...
  • Chicago brothers who infiltrated cartel given 14 years in prison

     Chicago brothers who infiltrated cartel given 14 years in prison
    After more than six years in protective custody, the twin brothers from Chicago's West Side didn't look the part of hard-core drug traffickers when they walked into a public courtroom Tuesday for the first time since flipping on the notoriously violent...
  • New trial starts today in 2010 murders of two Greenacres Circle K clerks

    New trial starts today in 2010 murders of two Greenacres Circle K clerks
    At 24, Robert Alvarez has spent much of his adult life behind bars. For more than four years and through two trials, he's been accused — with a co-defendant — of a horrible crime: The cold-hearted execution of two Greenacres Circle K...
  • 'Rent is too damn high' candidate facing eviction in New York

    'Rent is too damn high' candidate facing eviction in New York
    A New York City man who made his political name over the claim that "the rent is too damn high" may soon not have a place to live. Jimmy McMillan, who ran for governor in 2010, said Tuesday he's facing an eviction notice that says he has to leave his...
  • Georgia inmate put to death after Supreme Court denies stay

    Warren Lee Hill, a Georgia inmate with a mild intellectual disability, was executed Tuesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review his case. Hill, who has a reputed IQ of 70, received a lethal injection of pentobarbital shortly after 7...
  • Wilson-Foley Says Notes Exist About Disputed Evidence In Rowland Case

    Wilson-Foley Says Notes Exist About Disputed Evidence In Rowland Case
    The disagreement provoked by former Gov. John G. Rowland's suggestion that prosecutors withheld evidence at his campaign fraud trial escalated Monday when one of Rowland's co-conspirators said she has independently made notes of discussions with...