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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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Utah doctor’s conviction follows family’s pursuit

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The conviction of a Utah doctor in the murder of his wife was the culmination of a yearslong pursuit of justice for the family of the victim. The daughters and sisters […]

11/09/2013

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Northern Calif. man convicted of murdering wife

COTTONWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A jury has found a Shasta County man guilty of first-degree murder related to the stabbing death of his wife. The Redding Record-Searchlight reports that 53-year-old Mark Duenas of Cottonwood was […]

11/02/2013

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Trial delayed for ex-Fullerton officers in beating death

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – The trial for two former Orange County police officers charged with beating to death a mentally ill homeless man has been delayed until December. Former Fullerton officer Manuel Ramos is […]

10/26/2013

This undated combo of photos provided by the Florida Department. of Corrections shows Joseph Jenkins, left and Charles Walker.  (AP Photo/Florida Department. of Corrections)

2 killers registered as felons after their escape

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Within days of strolling out of prison without a hitch, two convicted killers freed by bogus paperwork went to a jail about 300 miles away and registered as felons, records showed. […]

10/18/2013

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Mo. couple accused in Wyo. of killing exes, 2 kids

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Wyoming authorities say a Missouri couple have been arrested in the deaths of their ex-spouses and two children more than 30 years ago. Officials said Monday that 71-year-old Gerald Uden and […]

09/30/2013

Defendant Jennifer Mee enters the courtroom for her trial on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 2013 in Clearwater, Fla.   Mee and two men are charged in the death of Shannon Griffin, a 22-year-old Wal-Mart worker. Prosecutors say Mee lured Griffin to a St. Petersburg home under the pretense of buying marijuana, but instead, two of Mee's friends robbed him at gunpoint. Griffin struggled with the suspects and was shot several times.  Mee gained fame because of her uncontrolled hiccupping as a teenager .  Videos of her hiccupping gained her national attention, as did her attempts to quell the problem.  (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Scott Keeler, Pool)

Fla. ‘hiccup girl’ guilty of 1st degree murder

  CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who became famous for her uncontrollable hiccupping was found guilty of first-degree murder Friday night and will serve life in prison without parole. A Pinellas County jury […]

09/20/2013

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