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Fundraiser set for park honoring 2 teenagers slain in 2017

Sunday  22:50,   30 september 2018

Residents in a northern Indiana city are raising money for a park that will honor two teenage girls who were slain during a hiking trip. Fourteen-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams vanished on Feb. 13, 2017, while hiking... >>>

Investigation disrupts alleged dark web hitmen in potential murder-for-hire plots

Sunday  22:50,   30 september 2018

"Never in my journalistic career have I ever been involved in a murder investigation that led us to prevent other future potential killings," says correspondent Peter Van Sant"48 Hours" explores the alarming world of murder-for-hire on the... >>>

Dozens of NYCHA tenants beg judge to help fix troubled agency as mom of murdered teen says it refuses to transfer her to new place

Sunday  22:30,   30 september 2018

One by one they came forward in the high-ceiling courtroom, public housing tenants pleading with Manhattan Federal Judge William Pauley for help to finally fix the long-troubled agency known as NYCHA.Then came Dionne Boyd, whose 16-year-old son,... >>>

Lawyer, 99, will retire 'when they carry me out of here'

Sunday  22:10,   30 september 2018

Attorney Morton Katz, 99, recalls just one client assigned to him as a special public defender who made an issue of his age. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Nebraska high court rejects latest appeals by John Lotter

Sunday  22:10,   30 september 2018

The Nebraska Supreme Court has rejected the latest appeals of a death row inmate John Lotter, ruling filed the appeals too late. Lotter was sentenced to death for his role in the 1993 killings of Brandon Teena, a 21-year-old transgender man, and two >>>

Detroit police reassign detectives to help reduce homicide caseloads

Sunday  19:30,   30 september 2018

Officials said they hope to bring detective workloads in line with policing recommendations.Detroit was among 48 major city police departments surveyed by The Post about the number of homicide detectives they employ as part of an ongoing examination >>>

Analyst lays out timeline of night woman was burned alive

Sunday  19:10,   30 september 2018

The prosecution rested its case Saturday in the retrial of a man who is accused of burning a Mississippi woman alive in 2014. BATESVILLE, Miss. — The prosecution rested its case Saturday in the retrial of a man who is accused of burning a... >>>

Tennessee inmate convicted in 1983 double murder fights for his life as Oct. 11 execution nears

Sunday  17:26,   30 september 2018

Edmund Zagorski is the inmate who has spent the second-longest time on death row. He is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Oct. 11.Load... >>>

3 charged in fatal shooting of Memphis civic leader

Sunday  14:26,   30 september 2018

Three people have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a civic leader and former airline executive in Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis police said on Twitter late Saturday that 22-year-old McKinney Wright, 18-year-old Quandarius... >>>

Famed Mexican telenovela villain arrested in San Antonio, accused of theft

Sunday  10:51,   30 september 2018

A Mexican telenovela actress who has inspired memes such as "perdonate" ("forgive yourself") and "te hace falta Jesus" ("you need Jesus") was arrested and charged with theft Friday, according to court records. Danielle Stefani Arellano, 52, also... >>>

Indiana couple whose baby died after ingesting meth arrested, charged with neglect: police

Sunday  10:05,   30 september 2018

A Madison, Indiana couple whose baby died after ingesting methamphetamine have been arrested and charged with neglect, state police said this week.Deven G. Frisque, 32, and Tara L. Savage, 28, from Madison, Indiana, were arrested and charged this... >>>

Woman held for hours gets her captor's gun and shoots him, police say

Sunday  09:35,   30 september 2018

A woman who’d been held against her will in a Thousand Oaks apartment managed to get her captor's gun and shoot him in self-defense, authorities said.The shooting was reported around 12:35 a.m. PDT Saturday, and upon arriving, deputies found the >>>

Washington man gets prison for overharvesting sea cucumbers

Sunday  07:50,   30 september 2018

The owner of a Washington seafood company has been sentenced to two years in prison for overharvesting sea cucumbers in the Puget Sound. Federal prosecutors say the post-processing value of the cucumbers was $1.5 million.Load... >>>

25-year-old man fatally shot in South Baltimore; he had spoken out about armed robbery last year

Sunday  00:30,   30 september 2018

A year ago, Timothy Moriconi told neighbors he was robbed at gunpoint, describing how he chased after the young men until they dropped his... >>>

Police charge father with neglect after photo shows baby crawling across New Jersey street

Saturday  23:05,   29 september 2018

The father of a child found in the middle of a Lakewood, New Jersey street was charged Friday.Evgeniy Dorman, 41, was charged with cruelty and neglect of a child, a fourth-degree crime, according to Lakewood Police Sgt. Gregory Staffordsmith. He... >>>