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Convicted murderer's death sentence for woman's 1986 killing should be commuted to life: Ohio Parole Board

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A condemned killer set for execution next month should be spared following questions raised about discrepancies in the case and the fairness of the trial, the Ohio Parole Board ruled Friday. 797 more words


Carlos the Jackal's 3rd life sentence upheld

PARIS — The life sentence given to the former political extremist known as Carlos the Jackal for a 1974 hand grenade attack that killed two people in Paris was upheld by a French court Thursday. 263 more words


ROAD RAGE KILLING: Man get 30 years in ex-NFL player Joe McKnight's shooting death


GRETNA, La. — The man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 road rage shooting death of former CFL and NFL running back Joe McKnight was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday. 372 more words


Bronson Gordon appealing murder conviction in Reno Lee killing

All three men found guilty in Reno Lee’s 2015 shooting death have now filed notices of appeal.

Within days of a jury’s March 2 verdict… 505 more words

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DNA evidence proves Ga. man on death row not 'stocking strangler': Lawyer

ATLANTA — A lawyer for a Georgia inmate known as the “stocking strangler” says newly discovered evidence proves his client’s innocence, and his planned execution this week would be a “stain on the State of Georgia.” 726 more words


Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz remains silent in court — not guilty plea entered on his behalf

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The former student charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school last month remained silent in court on Wednesday and had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf as police released more recordings that captured the terror of the Valentine’s Day slayings. 627 more words


Woman kills 14-year-old granddaughter, who had cerebral palsy, then herself: Daughter

SHELBYVILLE, Ky. — A family in Kentucky says a woman fatally shot her disabled granddaughter and then killed herself.

Samantha Castillo tells WAVE-TV that her 14-year-old daughter Aurelia, who had cerebral palsy, was killed by her mother, Julia Cash-Owens, who then killed herself. 77 more words