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  • NJ teens accused of killing girl showed 2 sides

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — Something struck Toni Fiorella whenever she would see a mother from her hometown drop two teenage sons off at the laundromat to do the family’s wash. …


  • Police: 3 people dead after 5 shot in Los Angeles

    DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — Five people were shot and three of them died Wednesday in connected attacks at a business and residence in a Los Angeles suburb, police said. The …


  • CPR less likely for minorities on street or home

    CHICAGO (AP) — People who collapse from cardiac arrest in poor black neighborhoods are half as likely to get CPR from family members at home or bystanders on the street …


  • Georgia megachurch shooting suspect in custody

    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — A volunteer leading a prayer service at a Georgia megachurch was shot and killed Wednesday morning, and a former church employee was taken into custody …


  • Ex-Goldman exec given 2 years for inside trades

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday, culminating a spectacular fall from grace for …


  • Police: Local teen arrested in Colo. girl’s death

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenager who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her death, …


  • Police: 5 shot, at least 2 dead in Calif. shooting

    DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — Police say five people have been shot and at least two are dead in a Los Angeles suburb. Downey police Lt. Dean Milligan tells KCAL-TV that …


  • Police: Teen arrested in killing of Colorado girl

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A teenage boy who lived just a mile from a 10-year-old Colorado girl who was abducted and killed earlier this month has been arrested in her …


  • Parents: Slain NJ girl was treated like ‘trash’

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — The mother of a 12-year-old New Jersey girl who was strangled and dumped in a recycling bin said Wednesday that the two teenage brothers accused of …


  • Prosecutor: Day care owner betrayed parents’ trust

    HOUSTON (AP) — A woman charged with murder after a fire at her Houston home day care killed four children betrayed the families who entrusted her with their kids’ lives, …


  • Terrorist sentenced to 37 years in millennium plot

    SEATTLE (AP) — Algerian terrorist Ahmed Ressam was sentenced Wednesday to 37 years in prison for plotting to bomb Los Angeles International Airport around the turn of the new millennium. …


  • Ex-megachurch employee sought in fatal shooting

    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — A church volunteer leading prayer was shot and killed Wednesday inside the chapel of a Georgia megachurch, and authorities were searching for a former church …


  • Family member arrested in Calif. triple slaying

    RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday arrested the 19-year-old brother of a man whose wife and two young children were found brutally slain inside their …


  • No suspect yet in 6 deaths in Tennessee, Alabama

    FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Investigators trying to solve six killings at four locations along the Tennessee-Alabama state line have found a common thread: one of the slain knew all the …


  • Kennedy cousin denied parole in 1975 slaying

    SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was denied a bid for freedom Wednesday at his first parole hearing since he was convicted a decade ago of killing his …


  • Gunman kills 1 person in chapel of Ga. megachurch

    COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — A man opened fire Wednesday morning inside a Georgia megachurch chapel, killing one, and police were still searching for the suspect. The suspect got away …


  • Man detained in Calif. slayings of mom, toddlers

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police detained a man early Wednesday in the deaths of a woman and her two toddler children, whose bodies were found in a horrific scene that …


  • Kennedy cousin Skakel proclaims innocence

    SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel pleaded for mercy Wednesday at his first parole hearing since he was sent to prison a decade ago, proclaiming his innocence once …


  • NY cop killed in traffic stop called ‘exemplary’

    BELLEROSE TERRACE, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York City police officer killed after being shot in what started out as a traffic stop was an “exemplary officer,” a county …


  • US Supreme Court upholds stay of execution in Fla.

    STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Following a slew of conflicting court rulings, a federal appeals court has blocked the scheduled execution of a mass killer convicted of eight killings that jolted …


  • Links sought for deaths of 6 in Tennessee, Alabama

    FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three women and an 18-month-old boy are slain in Tennessee, but an infant and toddler are spared. A man wanted for questioning in the homicides is …


  • Clues left all around in slaying of NJ 12-year-old

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — Two teenage brothers charged with killing a 12-year-old girl who disappeared while riding her bike left behind evidence in their house, and one wrote a Facebook …


  • Ex-Goldman executive awaits sentence from NY court

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member convicted of insider trading will serve up to 10 years in prison if the government …


  • Ex-Goldman executive awaits sentence from NY court

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member convicted of insider trading is about to learn whether prison or community service is his …


  • US Supreme Court upholds stay of execution in Fla.

    STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Following a slew of conflicting court rulings, a federal appeals court Tuesday night blocked the scheduled execution of a mass killer convicted of eight slayings that …


  • School aide fired after call about ‘65 killing

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa teacher’s aide was fired Tuesday after school officials recently learned she was the member of an Indianapolis family who tortured and killed a …


  • Police link Colo. girl’s killing to jogger attack

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — Police said Tuesday the abduction and killing of a 10-year-old girl in suburban Denver this month is connected to a May kidnapping attempt in which a …


  • New stay blocks Fla. execution of mass killer

    STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday night blocked the scheduled execution of a mass killer convicted of eight slayings that jolted South Florida in the 1970s. …


  • Officers seek links between 6 dead in Tenn., Ala.

    FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man sought for questioning in four homicides in Tennessee was found dead over the state line in Alabama, the apparent victim of a homicide himself, …


  • Teenage brothers charged with killing NJ girl, 12

    CLAYTON, N.J. (AP) — A teenage boy lured a 12-year-old girl into his house under the guise of getting parts for her treasured bicycle and then, with his older brother, …


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