Precious Allen, 31, poses in front of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas in Cincinnati, Ohio, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.  (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)

Ohio woman convicted of assault in classroom brawl

CINCINNATI (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted an Ohio woman of assault but acquitted her of trespassing in a high school classroom brawl involving her daughter and another teen accused of bullying the girl. […]


Precious Allen, 31, poses in front of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas in Cincinnati, Ohio, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.  (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)

Jury deliberating over Ohio woman in school brawl

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jurors were deliberating Friday whether an Ohio woman involved in an in-school brawl went to her daughter’s classroom with the intention of helping the teen fight a fellow student. Precious Allen, 31, […]


Dominique Lang points out defendant De'Marquise Elkins during testimony, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 in in Marietta, Ga. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bob Andres)

Teen says he heard shot that killed baby

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — An 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a baby in a stroller during a robbery attempt in coastal Georgia twice counted down from five and threatened the baby before the deadly […]


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Expert says evidence jibes with Zimmerman’s story

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — An expert on gunshot wounds hired by the defense testified Tuesday that George Zimmerman’s account of how he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is consistent with the forensic evidence. Dr. Vincent Di […]


James J. "Whitey" Bulger, alleged racketeer, booking photograph obtained by WBUR 90.9 - NPR Radio Boston. (AP Photo)

Former Bulger protege tells of gruesome killings

BOSTON (AP) — A former close associate of James “Whitey” Bulger offered gruesome details Tuesday of three killings he says he watched Bulger commit, including the choking of a woman. Kevin Weeks described the killings […]


Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo)

Both families clash over voice on 911 call

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) – Trayvon Martin’s mother and George Zimmerman’s mother clashed on the witness stand Friday over whether the screams for help that can be heard in the background on a 911 call came […]


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Police: Zimmerman’s back was covered in grass

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The first police officer on the scene after George Zimmerman’s fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin has testified that Zimmerman’s backside was covered in grass and was wetter than his front side. […]


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Friend: Trayvon Martin encounter racially charged

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A friend of Trayvon Martin’s who was on the phone with him shortly before his fatal fight with George Zimmerman testified Thursday that she thought the encounter was racially charged. Rachel […]


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Trayvon Martin’s friend describes final phone call

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A friend who was on the phone with 17-year-old Trayvon Martin moments before he was fatally shot by George Zimmerman testified that she heard the Miami teen shout, “Get off! Get […]


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Choreographer: No signs Jackson was ill in 2009

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An associate choreographer who worked on Michael Jackson’s planned comeback concerts testified Monday that she didn’t see any signs that the pop superstar was ill or might die in the final […]



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