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Man Convicted Of Killing Retired Villanova Professor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Jurors in Philadelphia have convicted a handyman of stabbing a retired Villanova University astronomy professor to death. A judge on Monday sentenced 48-year-old Jose Diaz to the mandatory term of life in prison without parole. 57 more words


Former BSO Sheriff Scott Israel Fights For Job At Senate Hearing In Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – The Florida Senate begins a hearing Tuesday in Tallahassee regarding the future of suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel.

Israel is fighting his ouster by Gov. 349 more words


Trial Begins Today For Bronx Teen Accused Of Stabbing Classmate To Death

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A trial begins today for a Bronx teenager accused of stabbing one classmate to death and wounding another.

Prosecutors say Abel Cedeno… 49 more words


FBI Probing Brendt Christensen's Claim That Chinese Scholar Yingying Zhang Was 1 Of 13 Murder Victims

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the claim by a former University of Illinois doctoral student that the visiting scholar from China he’s charged with killing was his 13th victim, even though no evidence has been found to indicate whether he was telling the truth, an FBI agent testified Monday. 879 more words


Boston Children's Named Country's Top Pediatric Hospital For 6th Straight Year

BOSTON (CBS) – In what has become a regular occurrence, Boston Children’s Hospital was once again named the top place in the country for pediatric care in the U.S. 101 more words


Mentoring Matters: Aspiring Young Musician's Bond With Music Mentor Hits All The Right Notes

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Music has the power to bring people together and one local music program is uniting mentors and mentees in perfect harmony.

Kyle Tennyson follows his own beat. 516 more words


Vice President Mike Pence To Send Off Navy Hospital Ship From PortMiami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Vice President Mike Pence is in Miami Tuesday to help send off the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort on a medical assistance mission. 302 more words