COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday rejected a plea for mercy by a condemned man who says he intended to rape his girlfriend’s 6-month-old daughter but didn’t mean to kill her, calling the crime “among the worst of the worst.”
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state’s high court has ruled that a 2008 ballot measure increasing the time period between parole hearings for inmates serving life sentences applies to all so-called “lifers,” not just those sentenced after the law passed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With DNA testing becoming more common in criminal investigations, the Supreme Court will decide whether police can take genetic samples from people they arrest for crimes.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Robbers stabbed a clothing store employee and sexually assaulted another during an hours-long hostage drama that ended early Friday with a police SWAT team surging into the shop and rescuing 14 workers.
REDONDO BEACH (CNS) – The teenage boy and girl who were both stabbed Saturday at the South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach remained hospitalized Sunday, but have stable life signs.
NEW YORK (AP) – Prosecutors say a woman accused of pushing a man to his death in front of a New York subway train has been charged with murder as a hate crime.
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer Older teens and adults with attention deficit disorder are much less likely to commit a crime while on ADHD medication, a provocative study from Sweden found. It also […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California parole agents have arrested 85 sex-offender parolees during an annual statewide Halloween sweep known as “Operation Boo.” The agents checked on 1,700 parolees to make sure they were not contacting […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Hate crimes increased in Los Angeles County by 15 percent in 2011 after three years of dramatic decline. The Commission on Human Relations said Wednesday the number of hate crimes jumped […]
NEWPORT BEACH (CNS) – A 48-year-old businessman remains in custody in the Newport Beach jail, booked on suspicion of killing his 46-year-old wife, as police Saturday continued to search for her body, a police sergeant […]
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – A mother accused of using her 10-year-old daughter to shoplift groceries in Northern California and then abandoning the child when store employees intervened has been arrested in Nevada, according to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department says the number of children living in violent households fell by 68 percent over an 18-year period. The department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that in 2010, about 2.8 […]