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1 hr ago | Concord Monitor
People who vote in the Democratic primary in Senate District 15, which comprises Concord, Hopkinton Henniker and Warner, can't make a bad choice.
5 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Dhaka: An elderly former Bangladesh minister who was sentenced to life in prison for war crimes during the 1971 independence struggle died on Saturday after a prolonged illness, an official said.
8 hrs ago | Daily Camera
Nathan DunlapC was granted a reprieve on his death sentence for the 1993 Chuck E. Cheese murders by D Gov. John Hickenlooper in May 2013, a move that is playing out in the 2014 elections.
12 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Mohamed Badie, right, the Brotherhood's Supreme Guide, stands behind bars as he is tried at a court in the Egyptian capital Cairo, on Saturday.
16 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City
A 3-hour autopsy was performed Friday morning on Hathman. Scottie Willet, 27, faces a first degree murder charge for the Thursday morning shooting death.
19 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
As federal prosecutors and defense attorneys prepare for the long-awaited trial of a former U.S. Penitentiary Atwater inmate, they're disputing over whether it should be held in Fresno or Sacramento.
The man sentenced to death for murdering a Franklin College student 17 years ago understands why he's on death row, but his attorneys say he doesn't comprehend that his execution will mean the end of his life.
An inmate accused of fatally beating and stabbing his cellmate in a Phoenix-area jail told investigators that he heard voices just before the attack telling him "it's either him or me," according to police reports.
South Georgia Medical Center has been using the robot for about four years now, but wants the public to be more aware of it so that more people may consult their doctor about using it.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Alabama Supreme Court reversed a state appeals court today and ruled that bond can be denied for a Limestone County man charged with capital murder even if he is not facing the death penalty.
Perhaps nothing symbolizes this state's swagger over being tough on crime like "Old Sparky," an electric chair that was used to execute 361 inmates and is now the centerpiece of a prison museum.
The Smithville man suspected of murdering a 9-year-old girl in December admitted to committing the acts and was sentenced to two life sentences in prison without the possibility of parole Wednesday The Smithville , OH man accused of raping and killing 9-year-old Reann Murphy has plead guilty and sentenced to life in prison.
An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.
An Oklahoma death row inmate who died following a problematic execution succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.
The jury was unanimous in reaching the verdict and Hulsey stood and applauded when the verdict was read, saying, "Good job," twice, CBS 5 News' Jonathan Lowe tweeted.
As Sabrina Zunich answered questions in Lake County Common Pleas Court before pleading guilty to killing her foster mother, she appeared to realize the enormity of what she had done and the future she faced.
The Catawba County District Attorney has filed a motion to seek the death penalty against the man accused of killing a popular Newton-Conover teacher .
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:50 pm
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