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Analysis of Pistorius trial

A dramatic day of testimony in the Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial as the chief prosecutor in the case tries to get the South African Olympic double-amputee sprinter to crack. Lisa Osborn and Phil Hulett discussed […]

04/09/2014

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Los Angeles police arrest man in severed head case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police said Monday they’ve solved the case of a severed human head and other body parts found two years ago near the Hollywood sign. Police announced the arrest of […]

03/10/2014

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Man gets 25-to-life for killing casino winner

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man who killed a Southern California casino winner during a botched robbery has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. The Orange County Register says Tad Carroll was […]

02/22/2014

April 19, 2013 file photo provided by the Massachusetts State Police, 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leans over in a boat at the time of his capture by law enforcement authorities in Watertown, Mass. (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy, File)

Boston could prove sympathetic to bombing suspect

BOSTON (AP) — Given the powerful grief and anger over the Boston Marathon bombing, Boston would seem to be a particularly hostile place for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to stand trial. But it might just be his […]

01/31/2014

This undated booking photo provided by the Casa Grande Police Department shows Connie Villa. (AP Photo/Casa Grande Police Department)

Woman accused of trying to poison children

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman tried to fatally stab her ex-husband and poison her four children with prescription narcotic drugs, including a teenage daughter who was found dead in her home on Christmas Day, […]

12/30/2013

Jurors recommend death in California killings case

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California jury on Monday recommended a death sentence for a man convicted of murdering his former girlfriend’s father and sister in a fiery 2007 attack on the family’s home […]

12/16/2013

Jordan Graham leaves the Federal Courthouse in Missoula, Mont., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 after the first day of her murder trial. (AP Photo/Missoulian, Kurt Wilson)

Woman in newlywed murder case to plead guilty

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A newlywed bride accused of deliberately pushing her husband to his death in Montana’s Glacier National Park has agreed to plead guilty to second-degree murder. News of the plea agreement for […]

12/12/2013

Jordan Graham leaves the Federal Courthouse in Missoula, Mont., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 after the first day of her murder trial. (AP Photo/Missoulian, Kurt Wilson)

Brother testifes that bride lied repeatedly about man’s death

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The teenage brother of a Montana woman on trial for murder in the death of her new husband broke down Tuesday on the witness stand as he described his anger over […]

12/10/2013

Jodi Arias during sentencing phase in murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander, Maricopa County Superior court, Phoenix. (AP Photo)

Judge bans live TV in Arias penalty phase retrial

PHOENIX (AP) — Live television coverage of Jodi Arias’ penalty phase retrial will be banned and the case will remain in Phoenix despite defense arguments that intense publicity will make it difficult to find impartial jurors, a […]

11/16/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger sits at his sentencing hearing in federal court in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)

Whitey Bulger gets life for racketeering, killings

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign of terror in the 1970s and ’80s, bringing to a close a case that […]

11/14/2013

Sean McGonagle, the son of James "Whitey" Bulger victim Paul McGonagle, speaks with reporters after a sentencing hearing for Bulger at federal court in Boston, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Victims’ families call Bulger ‘Satan,’ ‘terrorist’

BOSTON (AP) — The families of people killed by South Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger and his gang finally got the chance Wednesday to tell Bulger how his long reign of terror damaged their […]

11/13/2013

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CA man suspected of double murder, throat slashing

HEMET, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Southern California man suspected of killing a woman and 5-year-old girl and slashing the throat of a woman about 1 1/2 miles away. Riverside County Sheriff’s Capt. […]

11/10/2013

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