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THE 15-year-old girl who survived a massacre that killed her entire family has told her community that she knows she will see her family again one day.
Two North Carolina men are facing the death penalty in the murder of a young volunteer firefighter last December - but the victim's wife says she has already forgiven them.
A state prison guard in Soledad was stabbed in the back of the head Friday by an inmate who allegedly slipped out of his handcuffs and went at him with a handmade shank , a spokesman said.
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DOMINIC Bird, the Aussie acquitted by a Malaysian court of drug trafficking charges that carried the death penalty, is expected to arrive back home today.
The state Supreme Court unanimously reversed a King County Superior Court judge's ruling that prosecutors had incorrectly sought the death penalty when they charged two former Carnation-area residents with killing a family on Christmas Eve 2007.
Legislators plan to look at alternatives to lethal injection as Oklahoma's method of execution during an interim study before lawmakers return for the 2015 session.
But in a new ruling, U.S. District Judge Philip M. Pro also acknowledged some validity to inmate Joseph Sablan's claims about dangerous conditions at the maximum security prison in California's San Joaquin Valley.
Jalend Daquan Turner, 19, and Khari Dewayne McClelland, 23, are charged with first-degree murder in the death of Kauffman, who was shot in the head during a robbery at his home December 2. McClelland was arrested in the Newton-Conover area a week after the shooting.
A Sudanese court in May sentences a Christian woman married to an American to be hanged, after first being lashed 100 times, after she refuses to renounce her Christian faith.
A North Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison over the 2011 fatal beating of his toddler son less than a month after adopting the boy.
Eddie Wayne Davis was executed by lethal injection Thursday at 6:43 p.m. It was the state's seventh execution this year.
U.S. District Judge Neil Wake, in a ruling Thursday, rejected Joseph Rudolph Wood's argument that his First Amendment rights were violated by the state's refusal to provide the information, such as the makers of the drugs and how the state developed its method for lethal injections.
USA Today reported on the Cobb County, Georgia, hot car death of 22-month-old Cooper Harris that on July 9, Leanna Harris , mother of the victim appeared at the Cobb County Jail in an attempt to visit Justin Ross Harris .
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:07 am
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