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4 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
An attorney says a New York train engineer experienced a nod or "a daze" before his train derailed at a curve, killing four passengers.
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4 min ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines
SALEM, Mass. - A 14-year-old boy pleaded not guilty to murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery charges Wednesday in the killing of his high school math teacher.
2 hrs ago | Navarre Press
A Florida man accused of killing his wife and posting pictures of her corpse on Facebook is due in a Miami courtroom for a hearing.
3 hrs ago | WSVN-TV Miami Beach
A Florida man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the killing of his wife, whose bloody corpse was depicted in photos he later posted on Facebook.
5 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee
A suspected robber is in critical condition after shooting himself in the chest when police came to take him into custody.
An attorney for a man charged in the 1997 slaying of his wife in Iowa City says he hasn't decided whether to challenge his extradition from Minnesota.
A jury has been chosen for the retrial of a former New Orleans police officer who shot and killed a man whose burned body turned up after Hurricane Katrina.
When USA TODAY started investigating mass killings, it seemed a fairly straightforward thing to count: How many times have at least four people died at the hands of another in a single incident? But marking the death toll of mass killings in America is anything but simple.
In the foyer of her grandparents' house in Covina in suburban Los Angeles, Katrina darted toward the man at the door on Christmas Eve.
A 17-year-old boy has been charged in a central Ohio juvenile court with aggravated murder and other counts in the stabbing death of an 18-year-old friend last month near a high school.
A man accused of killing two teenage boys after friends said the boys tried to blackmail him has pleaded not guilty in Adams County court.
Officials say an Eastern Michigan University student was hit in the shoulder by a shot apparently fired randomly into the air from outside an off-campus apartment.
Jason Michael Hann admits he killed two of his children just weeks after they were born, his attorney said.
The judge set Feb. 24 as the trial date for Elias Acevedo, 49, over the objections of defense attorneys who asked for a May trial and said they might need more time to fight a videotaped admission made by the defendant to investigators.
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The new head of Chicago's FBI office said Monday he'll look for ways his agents can do more to help stem homicide rates and other violent crimes in the nation's third-largest city, though he added it's not yet clear what more the FBI can do that it's not already doing.
San Francisco police say a man who advertised a video game console for sale online was robbed of the device and shot and killed by the would-be buyer.