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  • 'Black Madam' out of hospital, murder trial still on hold

    A transgender "body sculptor" is back in prison after spending two days in a Philadelphia hospital in the midst of her colorful murder-trial testimony. Padge-Victoria Windslowe is accused of killing a 20-year-old London dancer with illegal buttocks...
  • Woman admits role in arson that killed 15-year-old son

    A Missouri woman who authorities said schemed with her ex-husband to defraud hundreds of thousands of dollars from insurers with house fires pleaded guilty Thursday for her role in a 2001 blaze that killed the couple's 15-year-old son. Sandra Kay Bryant,...
  • Judge Rejects No-Prison Deal For Hartford's Ex-Mayor Perez

    Judge Rejects No-Prison Deal For Hartford's Ex-Mayor Perez
    A judge has rejected a no-prison plea bargain deal for former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez, meaning that the ex-mayor's corruption case will move forward at the state Supreme Court, where the justices will have to decide whether Perez got a fair trial....
  • Robber gets 45-year sentence in Miramar home invasion, murder plot

    Robber gets 45-year sentence in Miramar home invasion, murder plot
    He took responsibility for his role in a brutal home invasion robbery. He took responsibility for later trying to hire a hit man from jail to have the victim murdered. But there's one thing Victor Guerra, 24, did not do in a Broward courtroom Thursday....
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    US won't bring federal charges in Ferguson shooting, but strongly criticizes police force The Justice Department cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old on Wednesday, but also issued...
  • Pharrell tells jury he didn't copy Gaye music for hit song

    Pharrell Williams told a jury Wednesday that he was trying to evoke the feel of Marvin Gaye's music but did not copy the late singer's work when he crafted the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines." Williams said he grew up listening to Gaye's music and was...
  • 'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

    The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it. In a blunt opening statement at the nation's biggest terrorism trial in nearly 20 years,...
  • Teacher jailed for showing high school class violent movie

    A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a high school class was sentenced on Wednesday to 90 days in jail. Sheila Kearns, who was convicted in January of four felony counts, apologized in court,...
  • Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies

    Sharply divided along familiar lines, the Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Barack Obama's health overhaul Wednesday in a dispute over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans. The...
  • A defiant Alabama regains ground against gay marriage

    Alabama's stand against same-sex marriage regained ground Wednesday after the state's highest court ruled that its ban remains legal, despite federal court pressure to begin issuing licenses to gays and lesbians. But advocates said they're not giving up...
  • Latest on Boston bombing trial: Victim says she saw pal die

    5:10 P.M. A spectator at the 2013 Boston Marathon has testified that she watched her close friend die on the pavement next to her after the first bomb exploded. Karen Rand McWatters spoke Wednesday at the federal death penalty trial of Boston bomber...