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  • O'Malley, murder victims' daughter speak about death penalty

    O'Malley, murder victims' daughter speak about death penalty
    A Western Maryland woman whose parents were killed by a man on death row urged Gov. Martin O'Malley in a phone conversation Monday not to commute the man's sentence. The conversation came days after The Baltimore Sun reported that O'Malley had reached...
  • California's longest-serving wrongfully convicted inmate is a free man

    California's longest-serving wrongfully convicted inmate is a free man
    A wrongfully convicted man who spent 36 years behind bars in California was set free Monday. In Ventura, Superior Court Judge Donald D. Coleman ordered Michael Ray Hanline, 68, to be released but required that he still wear a GPS monitoring device. ...
  • Ex-Rush Arena Football League team owner arrested on federal fraud charges

     Ex-Rush Arena Football League team owner arrested on federal fraud charges
    When David Staral Jr. appeared out of nowhere to buy the Chicago Rush last year, he seemed to have everything it would take to turn around one of the struggling Arena Football League's marquee franchises. At just 34, Staral was full of youthful swagger,...
  • Teacher wielded butcher knife in attack, cops allege

    Teacher wielded butcher knife in attack, cops allege
    A pre-K teacher stabbed her husband to death with a butcher knife during an argument at their Orlando home Friday night, an arrest affidavit states. The affidavit, filed in circuit court during the weekend, details the bloody scene police found when they...
  • More Baltimore jail staff indicted as top official testifies on corruption

    More Baltimore jail staff indicted as top official testifies on corruption
    Prosecutors announced new indictments Monday of Baltimore jail staff, the same day a top corrections official testified in the federal corruption trial of eight inmates and corrections officers about the difficulty containing misconduct in the system....
  • St. Louis area prays and waits as grand jury mulls Michael Brown case

    St. Louis area prays and waits as grand jury mulls Michael Brown case
    First, the pastor asked congregants to pray for the parents of Michael Brown, who was fatally shot over the summer about three miles away. They murmured yes. Then she asked the several dozen mostly black parishioners at Christ the King United Church...
  • Texas prepares to execute schizophrenic despite call for clemency

    Texas prepares to execute schizophrenic despite call for clemency
    As Texas prepares to execute its 11th inmate in a year with the fewest executions in nearly two decades, legal and mental health groups across the state and the nation are scrambling to spare Scott Panetti from the death chamber. Panetti, a...
  • Prosecutors: Suspect in Hadiya killing admitted shooting minutes later

    Prosecutors: Suspect in Hadiya killing admitted shooting minutes later
    Shortly after 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was shot dead while taking shelter with schoolmates from rain in a South Side park, her two killers stopped to pick up two friends who were also walking home from school, Cook County prosecutors say. The...
  • Beth Carpenter Pursuing New Trial In Murder-For-Hire Case

    Beth Carpenter Pursuing New Trial In Murder-For-Hire Case
    A former Ledyard lawyer found guilty of convincing her boyfriend to hire a hit man to kill her brother-in-law and then fleeing to Ireland is seeking to have her conviction to a life sentence thrown out. Beth Carpenter is expected to testify Tuesday on...
  • More Virginia death-row inmates challenge solitary confinement

    They might spend their days alone on death row — but they're unified in a fight with the state in federal court. Though it's not immediately clear how the suit came about, given that they can't speak with each other, five additional Virginia death...
  • John Goodman jurors fought boredom with power walks, shopping while cut off from outside world for 19 days

    They caught a matinee showing of the action movie "John Wick," spent Sundays poolside at PGA National Resort and Spa and dined at LongHorn Steakhouse, TooJay's Gourmet Deli and Hurricane Grill and Wings. When they weren't listening to testimony at the...