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Oklahoma on Tuesday executed a 48-year-old man convicted of the 1998 stabbing death of a horse trainer from Ringling.
A jury on Tuesday recommended life in prison rather than the death penalty for Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari in the 2001 mob-style killing of a former gambling executive who also founded the Miami Subs restaurant chain.
Federal prosecutors say a Harvard University student trying to get out of taking a final exam made the bomb threats that led to the evacuations of four campus buildings this week.
This photo taken Nov. 25, 2013 shows a University of Maryland Police Department vehicle patrolig Baltimore Avenue in College Park, Md.
The attorney who helped get George Zimmerman acquitted of murder charges earlier this year is being investigated by the Florida Bar after a complaint was filed against him.
A lawyer for Vice-President Joe Biden's niece says she's undergoing treatment after her arrest on charges she scuffled with New York City police.
Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger has been moved to a federal prison in Oklahoma, although it was not immediately clear when or why.
A $75,000 reward was posted Monday in the deadly home-invasion shooting of a director who worked on the reality TV show "America's Next Top Model," police said.
Twelve ordinary people, some too young to remember when Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal were Hollywood's golden couple, will now decide who owns an Andy Warhol portrait of the iconic blond beauty.
Justice Minister Peter MacKay is deflecting criticism of a new, mandatory victim surcharge, saying judges opposed to the measure will eventually "see the wisdom" of making sure victims of crime receive proper help.
A man convicted of running a charity scam that stole millions of dollars intended for Navy veterans was sentenced in an Ohio courtroom Monday to 28 years in prison, the Ohio attorney general's office said.
Anthony "Little Tony" Ferrari should be sentenced to die for a prominent businessman's slaying because the gangland-style hit was coldly planned for weeks and the victim suffered after he was shot multiple times, a prosecutor told jurors Monday.
A Cleveland police official says police believe the recent slayings of two transgender women were motivated by hate.
But the two systems - one meant to protect public safety, the other to treat the mentally ill - are deeply intertwined.
A Montgomery man faces a minimum sentence of 26 years in prison after being convicted of attempted murder in a 2011 gang-motivated shooting in Aurora.
A former Fortune 500 executive told police he was depressed and aiming to kill himself when he drove his full-size pick-up truck across a grassy highway median, went airborne and crushed to death a young Vermont couple expecting their first child in January.