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Jacquelyn Johnson, center left, wipes a tear while speaking with her husband Kenneth, right, at a "Who Killed K.J." rally in memory of their son, Kendrick Johnson. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Parents of teen found dead in mat want inquiry

ATLANTA (AP) — During a rally at the state Capitol Wednesday, lawyers for the family of a Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat called on the governor to order a […]

12/11/2013

Ariel Castro appears court for arraignment, charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with his allegedly holding 3 women captive for 10 years, Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo)

Consultants: Cleveland kidnapper’s death a suicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell, two corrections consultants concluded following a review of his death released Tuesday, rejecting earlier suggestions that he may […]

12/03/2013

Ariel Castro looks over at the prosecutors table during court proceedings Friday, July 26, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Final report: Cleveland kidnapper killed self

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coroner’s final report confirms Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro died by hanging himself in his prison cell. The report by Franklin County Coroner Jan Gorniak (GOR’-nee-ak) says Castro […]

10/07/2013

Boy dies in golf cart crash

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 10-year-old boy has died after suffering a severe head injury when a modified golf cart overturned in a Beverly Park gated community, a coroner’s official said today. The coroner’s department […]

09/09/2013

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Five dead, including child, in Pennsylvania helicopter crash

NOXEN, Pa. (AP) – A helicopter crash in a rugged, wooded area of northeastern Pennsylvania claimed the lives of five people, including one child, officials said Sunday. The crash happened Saturday night after the pilot […]

07/28/2013

Site of Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines flight 214 that crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport. (AP Photo)

San Fran coroner reviews if vehicle ran over girl

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amid the marvel of nearly all aboard Asiana Flight 214 surviving a crash landing, authorities here are investigating an unspeakable tragedy that may have unfolded during the frantic rescue — whether […]

07/09/2013

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Coroner delays release of crash victims’ autopsies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A county coroner says he will not release for “at least two or three weeks” autopsy results that would show if one of victims of the Asiana Airlines crash was struck […]

07/08/2013

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Coroner: Plane crash victim may have been run over

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A county coroner said his office is conducting an autopsy to determine whether one of the teenage victims of the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport was run over […]

07/08/2013

5-year-old boy shoots 2-year-old sister in Ky.

BURKESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy accidentally shot his 2-year-old sister to death in rural southern Kentucky with a rifle he had received as a gift last year, authorities said. The children’s mother was […]

05/01/2013

Human remains found near LA-area forest grave

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have found human remains in a Los Angeles-area forest, days after hikers found a shallow grave nearby.

01/21/2013

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