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3 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declined a death row inmate's clemency request Tuesday evening, clearing the way for his execution hours later barring an unforeseen development in the case.
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5 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Millions of fugitives can pass undetected through federal background checks and buy guns illegally because police departments across the country routinely fail to put their names into a national database that tracks people on the run from the law.
8 hrs ago | National Public Radio
A South Florida man was convicted Tuesday of beating his newlywed wife to death so he could collect a $1 million life insurance policy.
11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
This undated photo provided by the Wood County Sheriff's Office shows Joseph Lewis Miller.
12 hrs ago | The Northwestern in Oshkosh
Another fatal shooting of a suspect by police has rattled the city of Albuquerque, where a string of killings has sparked sometimes violent protests in recent weeks.
14 hrs ago | ABC News
A prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a 28-year-old man accused in the fatal shooting of four people at a rural eastern Kansas farm.
15 hrs ago | CBS Local
A Charlotte man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after being convicted of killing a man nearly four years ago.
17 hrs ago | WBNS
Prosecutors argued during the first day of the trial in Cuyahoga County Monday that the boy, then 16, carried the girl into the locker room at Shaker Heights High School and raped her.
19 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
Franklin County Sheriff's Lt. Phillip Young tells media outlets that the shooting occurred Monday morning at a residence in the Burnt Chimney community.
Megan Huntsman, accused of killing six of her babies and storing their bodies in her garage, appears in court Monday, April 21, 2014, in Provo, Utah.
Little Falls, Minn. -- A Minnesota man on trial for killing two teenagers after they broke into his house had been lying in wait in his basement with a book, some snacks and two guns, a prosecutor said Monday in his opening statement.
A week before his trial was set to begin, the man accused of killing and dismembering a law school classmate in Macon has pleaded guilty to malice murder.
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A 51-year-old western Michigan man is expected to be sentenced to life in prison for the slayings of his sister and her husband in 1987 at their Holland-area home.
San Antonio police were on the scene of an officer-involved shooting Sunday night where a possible robbery suspect was shot and killed.
PORTLAND, Ore. Police on Saturday booked the man suspected of shooting officer Jeff Dorn and killing Dorn's K-9 partner, Mick, on Wednesday.
Phoenix police say the brother of a suspect in the shooting of an off-duty security guard at a Phoenix bar last month has also been arrested.