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Peterson son on stand: ‘Dad is innocent’

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Drew Peterson’s son stepped up Wednesday as the last witness before the defense rested, telling jurors in a calm, confident voice that he never for a …


Motorola trade secrets thief gets 4-year term

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chinese-born American convicted of stealing trade secrets from Motorola was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison in a case that both the judge and prosecutors …


Julia Child foundation, oven-maker in legal battle

BOSTON (AP) — A foundation set up by Julia Child is locked in a legal battle with the manufacturer of Thermador ovens for touting the late chef’s use of the …


In NYC, identifying the dead, and finding closure

NEW YORK (AP) — On a wind-swept island off New York City, the remains of 850,000 people rest in pine boxes in a grid of covered trenches — but many …


Mom of dead NY girl, 5: Teen suspect a ‘mooch’

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The mother of a dead 5-year-old girl said the teen accused of killing her daughter was someone she had not wanted to be around the …


Study: Condemned inmates go for comfort foods

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — On death row, last meals tend to be high in calories and heavy on meat. French fries, soda, ice cream, hamburgers, chicken, steak and pie are …


Texas girl, 13, describes alleged sexual assaults

LIBERTY, Texas (AP) — A 13-year-old Texas girl who authorities say was repeatedly sexually assaulted by 20 men and boys during a series of attacks two years ago cried Wednesday …


Police: Relative reported worries about soldier

SEATTLE (AP) — A relative of one of four soldiers accused by Georgia authorities of killing a fellow soldier and plotting anti-government acts came to police with concerns about the …


$21M awarded in torture suit against ex-Somali PM

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A U.S. judge on Tuesday awarded $21 million to seven people who sued a former prime minister of Somalia now living in Virginia, claiming he tortured …


Peterson witness: 3rd wife died accidentally

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — A forensic pathologist testified for the defense Tuesday that he’s convinced Drew Peterson’s third wife died of an accidental fall in the bathtub and wasn’t murdered, …


Mom: Boy accused of killing NY girl wasn’t in home

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The teenager charged with killing a 5-year-old girl then dumping her body in a garbage can wasn’t around when the little girl’s mother dropped her …


Israeli court rejects US activist’s family lawsuit

HAIFA, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court on Tuesday cleared the military of wrongdoing in the death of a young American activist who was crushed by an Israeli bulldozer during …


Lawyer: Md. school shooting suspect was bullied

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — At 6:27 a.m. on his first day as a sophomore at Perry Hall High School in the Baltimore suburbs, Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. updated his …


Conservation groups sue over Arctic spill plans

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A coalition of conservation groups is suing the federal government over its approval of oil spill response plans for an Arctic Ocean drilling program. The lawsuit …


CA murder trial opens for accused arsonist

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The five victims all died of heart attacks. But prosecutors said it was still murder. Angry after being thrown out of a house where his …


Trial under way in deadly 2003 Calif. wildfire

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A prosecutor said Monday a man who was angry about being thrown out of a house where his family was staying was guilty of murdering …