Two men were wounded in separate shootings reported at 7:05 p.m. Friday, a police spokesman said.
The corruption case of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife has gone to a jury after a 25-day trial.
The boys, some the age of Little Leaguers, the others just a few years older, were sleeping one night long ago about 1 a.m.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman’s death.
The state attorney general’s office said in a statement that a jury deliberated about five hours before finding Tracy Lynn Garner, 54, guilty of depraved-heart murder and conspiracy to commit wire fraud in the 2012 death of Karima Gordon, 37. The murder conviction carries a maximum sentence of life in prison.
“We felt confident that the evidence would lead to a conviction,” said Attorney General Jim Hood in a statement. “We hope this verdict will deliver some sense of justice for Ms. Gordon’s family.”
Judge Winston Kidd set sentencing for Tuesday.
A Southern California dog owner whose four pit bulls mauled and killed a 63-year-old woman near her home last year was convicted of murder on Friday.
Authorities in Connecticut on Friday were investigating a possible threat against President Barack Obama, local media reported.
Jordan Lynch’s feel-good story with the Bears fell short of a fairy-tale ending Friday when his hometown team waived him.
The lawyers said they need more time to evaluate the “massive amount” of evidence, which they say prosecutors have been slow and disorganized in producing, and to explore mitigating factors that could lessen his sentence if convicted.
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A US judge strikes down part of a Texas abortion law that would have closed more than a dozen clinics.
President Barack Obama will visit Estonia and attend a NATO summit in Wales next week to send a strong message to Russian President Vladimir Putin that his incursion into Ukraine must be reversed and to keep his hands off the Baltic nations.
Chef Matthias Merges said he hesitated at first when the University of Chicago asked him several years ago to open a restaurant in Hyde Park. The owner of acclaimed Yusho and Billy Sunday in hipster haven Logan Square loved the diverse and tightknit So…
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics statewide in a victory for opponents of tough new anti-abortion laws sweeping across the U.S.
U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel sided with clinics that sued over one of the most disputed measures of a sweeping anti-abortion bill signed by Republican Gov. Rick Perry in 2013. The ruling stops new clinic requirements that would have left seven abortion facilities in Texas come Monday, when the law was set to take effect.
Texas currently has 19 abortion providers — already down from more than 40 just two years ago, according to groups that sued the state for the second time over the law known as HB2.
A man was airlifted to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove after his car hit a residential garage and flipped over in West Chicago this morning, authorities said.
A Cook County judge took the rare step Friday of imposing limits on how a south suburb spends its revenue from selling water amid complaints that officials for years misused $20 million it was supposed to pay Chicago for supplying its water.