GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Jurors who convicted a deer poacher of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a central Pennsylvania game warden must now decide whether to sentence him to execution or life in prison without possibility of parole.
The Adams County panel deliberated for less than an
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police arrested six crew on Tuesday after a ferry and a company boat carrying more than 120 staff and family celebrating the mid-autumn festival collided, killing 37 people as the boat sank.
The boat, belonging to Hongkong Electric Co, controlled by
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - The former University of Alabama-Huntsville professor sentenced to life in prison for killing three of her colleagues in a shooting rampage wants to go on trial in the 1986 death of her brother in Massachusetts, her lawyer said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - A man whose murder conviction was overturned after he spent 11 years in prison has been awarded $2 million by New York State.
The award settles a wrongful conviction lawsuit filed by Michael Clancy.
Clancy, an elevator repairman, was arrested in March 1997 in the killing of John
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Amnesty International on Tuesday took Egypt's new president to task for failing to address the "bloody legacy" of abuses by security forces committed under military rule after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, which continue even after the
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A 35-year-old man found guilty of killing a flight attendant in an Atlanta suburb in 1995 has been sentenced to life in prison plus 47 years.
Waseem Daker insisted at sentencing Monday that he was wrongly convicted of killing Karmen Smith and repeatedly stabbing her 5-year-old
By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say the boyfriend of a college freshman found beaten to death in her western New York university dorm room has admitted intentionally killing her.
Alexandra Kogut's body was found early Saturday at the State University of
By KELVIN CHANAssociated Press
HONG KONG (AP) - A boat packed with revelers on a long holiday weekend collided with a ferry and sank off Hong Kong, killing at least 36 people and injuring dozens in the deadliest accident to strike the Chinese territory in years.
The boat was carrying utility
By DAVE COLLINSAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Two decades into a fight over the case of a brain-damaged defendant, Richard Lapointe's supporters claimed their first victory Monday as a Connecticut court ordered a new trial for the man serving life in prison for the rape and killing