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5 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg
This image from video provided by WJLA-TV shows Ryan Loskarn, chief of staff to Sen. A North Texas teen from an affluent family was sentenced to probation this week after he killed four pedestrians when he lost control of his speeding pickup truck while driving drunk, a punishment that outraged the... "Affluenza," the term used by a psychologist to ... (more)
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3 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno
Prosecutors have wrapped up their case against two former California police officers who are on trial in the death of a mentally ill, homeless man.
7 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Police say 26-year-old Isidro Mercado has been arrested and is expected to be charged with one count of murder and one count of attempted murder.
Missouri executed Allen Nicklasson on Wednesday night for killing a good Samaritan who stopped to help him and his friends after their car stalled on Interstate 70 in 1994.
Missouri executed Allen Nicklasson on Wednesday night for killing a Good Samaritan who stopped to help him and his friends after their car stalled on Interstate 70 in 1994.
An alleged serial bank robber was shot and wounded by police Wednesday after a chase from Novato to Terra Linda.
A federal jury on Wednesday acquitted a former New Orleans police officer of fatally shooting a man without justification outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath.
Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
The Supreme Court is considering whether to give a new sentencing hearing to a man who confessed to kidnapping, raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in Kentucky.
A former Phoenix police officer pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday in a deal that spares him another trial on charges of second-degree murder and animal cruelty.
The man wanted in the shooting death of the brother-in-law of Columbia, S.C.'s mayor has been arrested in Charlotte.
Lake Tahoe News reports a jury in South Lake Tahoe imposed the death penalty against 62-year-old Joseph Michael Nissensohn after deliberating for about 90 minutes Tuesday.
Dozens of angry protesters flooded the City Council chambers of a Northern California town Tuesday to protest the return to duty of a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy in October.
The teen brothers accused of killing a National Guardsman last week over an iPad may have sought out other robbery victims through Craigslist in the past, court documents indicate.
The three-member board reached the decision Tuesday after hearing from the victim's mother, Mississippi state Rep. Deborah Butler Dixon of Jackson.
A League City man has been indicted over the 2012 death of his mother whose body was found buried in the backyard of their home.
A 22-year-old Elkhart man has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of the owner of a northern Indiana convenience store and an employee.