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Dr. Kermit Gosnell (Photo credit: Philadelphia District Attorney's office/AP)

Lawyer: Abortion doctor’s wife like ‘Mrs. Frankenstein’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wife of an abortion doctor convicted of killing live babies feels she’s left “holding the bag” after he shamed the family, turned down a plea deal that would have kept her […]

05/28/2013

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Molester found slain in Corcoran prison cell

CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — Investigators at California State Prison-Corcoran are investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate who was a convicted child molester. On Thursday corrections officials found the 63-year-old unresponsive in his […]

05/24/2013

Shawn Scott, man identified as one of the suspects in a shooting at Second Line Mother's Day parade, New Orleans. (AP Photo)

Arrests in New Orleans parade shootings cheered

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Days after a burst of gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother’s Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of six arrests gave an organizer of the traditional […]

05/17/2013

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Teen charged with homicide by assault in ref death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Family and friends honored the memory of a Utah soccer referee at an emotional funeral service Wednesday evening just hours after the teenager who punched him before he fell into […]

05/09/2013

OC DA to start shaming for convicted johns

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Orange County’s district attorney says he’ll fight prostitution by naming and shaming johns.

04/30/2013

DA looks for links between bomb suspect, slaying

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Investigators in a Boston suburb are looking into whether there are links between a suspect in last week’s Boston Marathon bombing and an unsolved 2011 slaying.

04/23/2013

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MIT campus police killed in campus shooting

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A police officer for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been shot and killed at the campus outside of Boston, authorities said early Friday. A manhunt is on for the shooter.

04/18/2013

Calif. woman goes on trial in severed penis case

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California prosecutor says a jealous wife yelled “You deserve it” before severing her estranged husband’s penis with a 10-inch kitchen knife and throwing it in a garbage disposal.

04/17/2013

Eric Williams, former Texas justice of the peace, Kaufman County Sheriff's Office booking photo (AP)

UPDATE: Ex-judge’s wife confessed in DA deaths

KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — The wife of a former North Texas judge was charged with capital murder after confessing to her involvement in the three shooting deaths of the local district attorney, his wife and an assistant prosecutor, authorities said Wednesday.

04/17/2013

Kim Williams, wife of former Kaufman County justice of the peace Eric Williams in Kaufman County Sheriff's Office booking photo (AP Photo)

Texas wife of ex-judge charged with capital murder

KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — The wife of a former judge was charged Wednesday with capital murder in connection with the slayings of a North Texas district attorney, his wife and an assistant prosecutor, a law enforcement official said.

04/17/2013

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