By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A prison inmate testified Wednesday that a former Utah doctor acknowledged killing his wife by saying he was getting away with murder.
The testimony came as a trial resumed in the case against Martin MacNeill, who is accused of killing his wife so
By LYNNE TUOHYAssociated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's top court upheld the sentence of the state's only death row inmate, clearing the way for a convicted cop killer to become the first person executed in New Hampshire since 1939.
Michael Addison, 33, was convicted of gunning
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
The wife of a Louisiana man charged with killing a preacher had filed a rape complaint against the pastor two days before the shooting, but it's not yet clear if there was an assault or a consensual sexual relationship, a sheriff said Monday.
Woodrow Karey is
By DAVID PORTERAssociated Press
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A Chinese-born chemist who worked for a decade for one of America's biggest pharmaceutical companies was a cold, calculating murderer who poisoned her husband rather than let him divorce her, a judge said Monday as he sentenced her to
WASHINGTON (AP) - Prosecutors are seeking dismissal of charges against a former Blackwater Worldwide security contractor accused in a 2007 shooting of Iraqi civilians.
In a court filing Monday, the U.S. Attorney's office in Washington, D.C., asked a federal judge to dismiss the indictment
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) - A court hearing Amanda Knox's second appeals trial on Monday accepted a request to run additional DNA tests on the presumed weapon in the murder of Meredith Kercher, but rejected most other defense requests for new testimony or evidence. Presiding Judge
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - With the government teetering on the brink of partial shutdown, congressional Republicans vowed Sunday to keep using an otherwise routine federal funding bill to try to attack the president's health care law.
Congress was closed for the day
An elderly couple in Wenatchee is dead after an apparent murder suicide. It happened Friday morning. The bodies of 81-year-old Charles Mason and his wife, 97-year-old Ruth Mason were found in their car. Police say a semi automatic handgun was found in Charles Mason's lap.
By RYAN LUCAS and BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - A car bomb exploded near a mosque north of the Syrian capital as worshippers emerged from Friday prayers, killing at least 30 people, activists said.
The blast, which struck outside the al-Sahel mosque in the town of Rankous, also wounded
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Greenpeace says it will appeal the Russian court rulings that sent its activists to jail for a protest near an oil platform in the Arctic.
On Thursday, the court in the northern Russian city of Murmansk jailed 28 Greenpeace activists who protested