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2 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
A sex offender linked by DNA to the 1984 rape and murder of 14-year-old Gloria Pointer is now facing death penalty charges.
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2 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
Steven Pumper arrives to face the cameras at the federal courthouse in Akron Feb. 8, 2012.
5 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
A Florida man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the killing of his wife, whose bloody corpse was shown in photos he later posted on Facebook.
5 hrs ago | Detroit News
A South Florida man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of his wife, whose bloody corpse was later depicted in photos he posted on Facebook.
5 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram
State Rep. Dan Ramos, D-Lorain, said he understands that some relatives of homicide victims want to see the killers executed.
9 hrs ago | Seattle Times
It has cost Clallam County about $1 million this year to re-try a man in the 1993 slaying of his wife and business partner at an exotic bird farm near Sequim.
The state has released a final report on two high profile suicides this summer, one a death row inmate and another a notorious rapist and kidnapper.
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against one of two reputed gang members charged in the shooting deaths of five people at a Long Beach homeless encampment just over five years ago, according to the District Attorney's Office.
Prosecutors asked a federal magistrate judge on Tuesday to deny bail for a California man accused of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport last month, killing a security agent and wounding three other people.
Chantilly native Justin Wolfe, who sat on Death Row for more than a decade before having his conviction overturned by a federal appeals court in 2012, is still incarcerated, and is still fighting for his life.
The year Sister Helen Prejean published her bestselling book Dead Man Walking - 1993 - was the same year the World Wide Web was born.
Attorney-at-law Bert Samuels says while public outrage is understandable, Jamaica's Court of Appeal is duty-bound to uphold or dismiss death sentences in accordance with the country's highest appeal court, the Privy Council.
The Victorville Daily Press reports 24-year-old Collin Lee McGlaughlin pleaded guilty Monday to murder, kidnapping and other charges related to the 2008 slayings.
A Broward judge facing a DUI charge in Palm Beach County will continue - at least for now - to preside over the sentencing of a man convicted of killing his landlord.
Prosecutors will pursue the death penalty in two unrelated Granville County homicides, including a convenience store clerk killed by a shotgun blast in September.
Allen is charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 5 stabbing death of 60-year-old Susie Ann Hester.
A man who's led a tragic life will now spend the rest of it in prison. Brian Scott Hord was sentenced to life in prison Monday for killing his former roommate, Richard Lee Gentry.