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2 hrs ago | WLOS

Durham woman indicted in son's shooting death

A grand jury has handed up indictments charging a Durham woman with manslaughter, felony child abuse and other misdemeanors in the April shooting death of her 9-year-old son.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

6 hrs ago | KSWO

Man accused in grisly 2012 murder testifies

The man accused of murdering another man and dismembering his body has testified about some of the grisly details of the crime.


10 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Soccer player charged with murder in ref's death

Bieniewicz, 44, of Westland, was working as a referee at a men's soccer game in Livonia on June 29 when Saad, faced with ejection, struck him with a punch, Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy said.


Related Topix: Wayne County, MI

12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Man who raped and killed an 11-year-old Florida girl in 1994 set to be executed Thursday

A man convicted of the 1994 rape and killing of an 11-year-old Florida girl is set to be executed Thursday with the victim's grandmother watching from the witness chamber on behalf of the child and her deceased mother.


Related Topix: Florida, Prison, State Prisons

15 hrs ago | CBS Local

Arlington Mom Also Charged After Child's Death

A North Texas woman whose boyfriend has been accused of killing her toddler daughter faces charges that she helped bury the body under a bridge.


20 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

Murder charges filed against Michael Taylor for fatal shooting in South Bend

Formal charges have been filed against Michael Taylor for his alleged role in the shooting death of Michael Gillam over the weekend in South Bend.


Related Topix: South Bend, IN, Anderson, IN

Yesterday |

Teen charged with threatening Augusta radio host

The Augusta Chronicle reports Columbia County sheriff's deputies arrested the 16-year-old suspect after radio station WGAC host Austin Rhodes reported threats he received via postings on Facebook.


Related Topix: Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Brandon Sun

Police disclose motive in case of Utah mother accused of killing newborns

Authorities say a Utah woman's motive for killing six of her newborns was that she was addicted to drugs and didn't want to deal with the responsibility.


Post and Courier

Judge reduces Beaufort County tow truck driver's manslaughter sentence

A judge has refused to order a new trial for a tow truck driver convicted in the Beaufort County shooting death of another man.


Related Topix: Beaufort County, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bluffton, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Trial begins for man in 'Thunder' shooting case

In this March 24, 2014, file photo, Joey Kadmiri consults with his lawyer Carl Arnold at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas Township Justice Court.


Related Topix: Clark County, NV, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Drugs


Alaska man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

A 63-year-old Alaska man has been sentenced to four consecutive life terms after being convicted in the shooting deaths of two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Alaska's Kodiak Island.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Death Penalty, Vergennes, VT

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Crumbs shows dangers of focusing on single product

Government officials say workers cleaning a storage room at a research center made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox forgotten in a cardboard box.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drugs

The Fresno Bee

2 dead in medical complex shooting

Spokane police said a man went to his wife's workplace in the Deaconess Medical Center complex and opened fire.


WTAX-AM Springfield

Chicago police urge people to stop shooting each other

The Fourth of July holiday weekend brought an explosion of gunfire to Chicago, with more than 50 people shot and nine killed, authorities said on Monday.


Related Topix: Explosion

Man accused in fatal shooting of teenager

Detective Dareall Thompson tells The Meridian Star 26-year-old Lyndell Marcell Pritchard, who is charged with murder and two counts of possession of stolen firearms, was scheduled to have his initial hearing Monday, but the hearing was moved to Wednesday.


The Island Packet

Man arrested in 2010 McClellanville shooting death

Jeremiah Belton was arrested Sunday and charged with murder, first-degree burglary and weapons possession, according to Charleston County sheriff's deputies.


Related Topix: McClellanville, SC, Charleston County, SC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Deputies: Man charged deadly shooting escapes jail

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office said Verdale Moore, 24, of Hammond, escaped from the Tangipahoa Parish Jail in Amite.


Related Topix: Hammond, LA, Amite, LA, Independence, LA

Prince George Citizen

At least 14 killed, dozens more injured in Chicago shootings over long holiday ...

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy speaks at a news conference Monday, July 7, 2014, in Chicago.


Bellingham Herald

Deputy who killed unarmed teen won't face charges

Deputy Erick Gelhaus fired multiple rounds at Andy Lopez in response to what he believed was an imminent threat of death, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced at a news conference.


Related Topix: California

The Modesto Bee

Jury selection begins for 'Thunder' shooting case

Proceedings began Monday with prosecutors dropping eight charges against Joey Kadmiri, including attempted murder, armed robbery and several robbery with use of a weapon.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA