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California man to plead guilty in sextortion case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Southern California man faces up to seven years in prison after agreeing to plead guilty in a case where he’s accused of hacking into hundreds of social media and email […]

07/05/2013

Rob Morrison

Ex-NYC TV anchor pleads guilty in threats to wife

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) – Former New York TV news anchor Rob Morrison has pleaded guilty to threatening and breach of peace charges stemming from accusations he choked his wife in their Connecticut home in February. […]

07/04/2013

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Judge: Testimony about dying pregnant soldier OK

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A military judge says witness testimony about a dying pregnant soldier’s cries of “My baby! My baby!” will be allowed during the murder trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in […]

06/27/2013

Robert Bales, US Army Staff Sergeant who killed 16 civilians in Afghanistan, seen during 2011 training exercise at Fort Irwin, California, Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System photo. (AP Photo)

US soldier describes killing 16 Afghan civilians

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The American soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids on two villages last year pleaded guilty Wednesday then described shooting each victim, telling a military judge […]

06/05/2013

Robert Bales, US Army Staff Sergeant who killed 16 civilians in Afghanistan, seen during 2011 training exercise at Fort Irwin, California, Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System photo. (AP Photo)

The Latest: Soldier speaks about Afghan massacre

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the American soldier from Lake Tapps, Ohio, charged with killing 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids on two villages last year, pleaded guilty Wednesday to […]

06/05/2013

Alexis Wright charged with running her prostitution business out of her Kennebunk Zumba fitness studio, Portland, Maine. (AP Photo)

Zumba instructor gets 10 months for prostitution

ALFRED, Maine (AP) — A Zumba fitness instructor who pleaded guilty to using her Maine studio as a front for prostitution is going to jail, bringing to an end a scandal featuring sex videos, adultery […]

05/31/2013

NC man gets prison time for tweeting Obama threats

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man is headed to prison for threatening President Barack Obama through Twitter during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. A federal judge sentenced Donte Jamar Sims on Wednesday to […]

05/29/2013

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

Wife says she’s sorry for trusting abortion doctor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wife of a Philadelphia abortion doctor, a cosmetologist who admitted helping him perform very late-term abortions at his corrupt, grimy clinic, said Wednesday that she was sorry for trusting her husband […]

05/29/2013

James Holmes (AP Photo)

Holmes’ insanity plea holds risks for both sides

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Changing his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity is seen as James Holmes’ best hope of avoiding the death penalty. His lawyers have avoided taking the step, though, because […]

05/13/2013

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Colorado shootings suspect to enter insanity plea

DENVER (AP) — The man accused in the deadly Colorado theater shootings wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, his lawyers said Tuesday. Attorneys for James Holmes said in a […]

05/07/2013

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Calif. man who dealt with death faces prison life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Wayne Sconce’s past life as a mortician has come back to haunt him decades after he gained notoriety for stealing body parts from corpses and plotting to kill a funeral […]

05/06/2013

James Holmes (AP Photo)

Colo. theater shooting suspect offers guilty plea

DENVER (AP) — Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes said Wednesday he would plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty.

03/27/2013

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