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Despite the latest judicial rejection of his claims of innocence and a request for a new trial, his attorney Gordon Widenhouse said Friday, "There's going to be further litigation."
Tom Greer says he fought back when he was attacked by intruders at his home. When he got his gun and fired at them, they ran.
The boy was in the living room of a home around 3 p.m. Thursday when the shooting began.
Investigators work the scene of a shooting Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa.
A northern Arizona man has been resentenced in the rape and murder of a woman who was hitchhiking near Steamboat.
Monica McBride, right, reacts to photos of her deceased daughter during the Theodore Wafer trial before Judge Dana Hathaway at Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Kim Pham, 23, was beaten outside of a Santa Ana nightclub and died in the hospital days later after she was taken off life support on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
A doctor who was grazed by gunfire from a patient in his office at a suburban hospital on Thursday helped stop him by apparently returning fire with his own weapon and severely injuring him, but not before a caseworker was killed, authorities said.
A man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pleaded not guilty for an alleged attack on the boy's mother.
A gunman opened fire inside a hospital psychiatric unit on Thursday, leaving one hospital employee dead and a second injured before being critically wounded himself, a prosecutor said.
A man initially charged with murder in an Orangeburg County shooting death has taken a plea deal and will spend eight years in prison.
Authorities say the case of two murder victims who went unidentified for 19 years has been cracked with the arrest of a 70-year-old Ohio man accused of killing his wife.
A Michigan jury has convicted a man of murder for fatally shooting two men in a Saginaw halfway house last year.
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the US.
Three teenagers have been charged with murder in the Friday night slayings. Police say the men were attacked while sleeping in a vacant lot and beaten beyond recognition with cinderblocks, bricks and a metal pole.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 01:26 am
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