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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

James Holmes (AP Photo)

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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L.A. man gets 2½ years for laser at aircraft

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison after pleading guilty to pointing a laser at a police helicopter and a small plane.

03/26/2013

Lawsuit: child molester should buy victim’s house

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a young Pennsylvania girl who was sexually molested by their neighbor have sued the man in a bid to force him to buy their house.

03/21/2013

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Man guilty in Family Research Council shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to wounding a security guard at the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group, a shooting that made headlines in part because the gunman was carrying 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches.

02/07/2013

Randy Travis

Randy Travis admits driving drunk, gets probation

SHERMAN, Texas (AP) — Randy Travis pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated Thursday in a case that began last summer when the country music star was found naked after crashing his Pontiac Trans Am.

02/01/2013

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