| May 25, 2012
SOUTH BEND -- Hours after his son's death, 36-year-old Terry Sturgis insisted to homicide detectives he did not cause the boy's widespread injuries, and said he "loved his children to death."
On Tuesday afternoon, jurors in the Sturgis trial viewed the...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Barbara Schrock hadn't bonded with her second daughter, she admitted to investigators after the baby landed in the hospital.
But the state of their young mother-daughter relationship would turn out to be much more dire than that.
When 3-month-old Natalia...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Syracuse sophomore Mike Daniello, who spent last season with Johns Hopkins before transferring, is reportedly recovering from serious head injuries suffered last week.
Daniello was involved in an incident that left him with a fractured skull and a brain...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:42 PM
An inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Laurel Highlands charged with killing another inmate in a fight over food pleaded guilty in Somerset County court Monday to involuntary manslaughter.
Mark Edward Farabaugh, 43, is scheduled for...
| Dec 12, 2012
When Madeline "Maddie" Dardanes was a varsity cheerleader at Barrington High School, she suffered a torn ligament in her knee during a routine — and tumbled into a growing statistic that is getting more attention from doctors and safety advocates,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:35 PM
A Hagerstown man indicted on charges that he seriously injured a child earlier this year was sentenced last week in Washington County Circuit Court to 10 years in prison.
Darryl Xavier Talley Jr., 26, of 1317 Jay Drive, Hagerstown, was sentenced...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:05 PM
The stunts are crowd pleasers at games, but cheerleading is drawing the attention of a different audience. Sports medicine experts say injuries are on the rise, and they'd like participants to play it safer.
Caitlin Curry, former cheerleader: "I've...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:11 AM
A west suburban police officer who was injured in an auto accident while responding to a shooting incident at a party Saturday morning was released from the hospital Sunday, police said.
The officer, whose injuries included a skull fracture that required...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:24 PM
A forensic pathologist offered testimony Tuesday as a Franklin County (Pa.) Court of Common Pleas judge assesses whether a man accused of killing his mother is mentally competent to stand trial this December.
Marcus Wallace, 41, is charged with first-...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Family members are gathered near the bedside of the 57 year old Nassau County Police Officer who is fighting for his life after suffering horrific injuries when he was struck by a car while doing his job.. He remains in intensive care while Nassau...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:56 PM
On the day Muaz Haffar was to appear in court, spectators packed the room.
The muscle-bound son of a prosperous suburban physician, the 21-year-old was accused of smashing in the head of a university student with a U-shaped bike lock, even as horrified...