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4 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Jury now deliberating case of Eastern Michigan player's murder

A man on trial in the robbery-killing of Eastern Michigan football player Demarius Reed was a full participant in the crimes and is just as guilty as the confessed gunman, a prosecutor told an Ann Arbor jury today.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Darrell Fuller Found Guilty Of Murder Of Nassau County Police Officer, Motorist

A parolee who fled from a crash scene was found guilty of killing a Nassau County police officer and a motorist.


12 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Killer sought immunity for Hodson murders

Contract killer Rodney Charles Collins demanded police no longer pursue him over a brutal double murder in exchange for supplying information about the murder of a police informer and his wife, an inquest has been told.


16 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Should the condemned suffer? Victim families torn

Randy Browning watched from behind the glass as Kimberly McCarthy slipped quietly into unconsciousness, snored briefly, then finally stopped breathing.


Related Topix: Death Penalty

18 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Man charged with murder surrenders in slaying of Christopher Adams

The Kalamazoo man who has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Christopher Adams last week has turned himself in, police said.


Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

Man shot to death: Family and friends seek answers after woman killed by police

Atlanta police are investigating the murder of a man and GBI is investigating the deadly shooting of a armed and distraught woman by Henry County police.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA


Nightclub owner accused of killing patron

The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg reports 69-year-old James Williams was charged Saturday with murder in the July 19 death of 26-year-old Phillip Brunson at the Corner Pocket Club.


Confession to undercover cops in investigation of Calgary murder broke open Saskatchewan cold case

Sonja Muzika was out for her regular evening walk on Preston Avenue, heading south toward Saskatoon's Market Mall, when she witnessed something she said looked like a scene from a TV show.


Related Topix: Canada, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Guilty will be punished: Rajendra Chaudhary on Mohanlalganj rape case

Lucknow, July 27 : Samajwadi Party leader Rajendra Chaudhary on Sunday reiterated that the Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav -led Uttar Pradesh government would ensure that whoever is found guilty in the Mohanlalganj rape case will be punished.


Related Topix: India, World News

The Fresno Bee

Merced County DAa s son charged in murder

Ethan Morse, 18, was arrested Friday, July 25, 2014, on a warrant charging him with murder in connection with the deaths of three teenagers at a house party in 2013.


Related Topix: Merced County, CA, Merced, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

Serial killer gets guilty verdict in cold-case rape, murder

There are a lot of spots to fill, to replace an influx of teachers, principals and other school faculty who suddenly turned in their books and pens.


Related Topix: Louisville, KY


Man convicted in 1983 rape-murder in Louisville

A Louisville man could receive the death penalty after he was convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983.


Related Topix: Death Penalty

WXOW-TV La Crosse

2 guns found at hospital shooting suspect's home

Fast food workers from across the country have voted in suburban Chicago to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation by including civil disobedience.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs


2 guns found at hospital shooting suspect's home

Authorities found two more guns at the home of a man suspected of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist in suburban Philadelphia before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back.


Related Topix: Delaware County, PA, Clifton Heights, PA, University of Pennsylvania

WKYC-TV Cleveland

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A judge in Akron disputes claims from prosecutors that she was biased in a death penalty murder case and says she shouldn't be removed.


Related Topix: Akron, OH, Death Penalty

Cybercast News Service

Kansas court overturns brothers' death sentences

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned the death sentences of two brothers convicted of killing four friends who were robbed and forced to engage in sex acts before being shot to death and left in a snow-covered Wichita field.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Girls face felony charges for killing tortoise

Neighbors want strict punishment for two Jacksonville girls who are accused of killing a gopher tortoise with fire.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABC 33/40

Man, 80, says he shot burglar after pregnancy plea

U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't... U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: ... (more)


Related Topix: Lottery, Long Beach, CA

News Observer

Attorney: 'Fatal Vision' court case will continue

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."