Plea hearing delayed again for suspect in teen's rape, death

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who admitted to the rape, murder and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl has been taken to the hospital for high blood pressure, and his plea hearing was inte...

Trial set for Michigan soldier charged in husband's killing

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a woman and a man who Michigan authorities allege were having an affair and conspired to kill the woman's husband. Authorities ...

Police: Texas man confessed in hammer death of daughter, 2

ORANGE, Texas (AP) — A police affidavit says a Southeast Texas man found naked and stained with blood told officers that he killed his 2-year-old daughter, who had been bludgeoned with a hammer . ...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2019. There are 313 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 21, ...

Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

BEIJING (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in China on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia that aims to expand the kingdom's influence on the continent. Prince Moha...

Woman dead after driver plows into family in suburban NY

HAVERSTRAW, N.Y. (AP) — Police say an enraged driver plowed his car into a family of eight, including a baby and five children, outside a store in Rockland County Wednesday, killing a 32-year-old woma...

The Latest: 2nd person sought in California boy's 1990 death

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on cold-case arrests in the separate killings of a boy and girl in California (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities say a man ch...

Mexican court nixes 70-year-old capo's plea for house arrest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A court in Mexico has denied a request by convicted drug lord Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo to serve out his sentence under house arrest due to his bad health and advanced age. ...

New Hampshire cold case unit solves 5 decade old murder

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Cold Case Unit said Wednesday it has solved its oldest crime, the 52-year-old shooting death of an auto repair shop worker, and said the man who did it killed hims...

The Latest: Blood found on missing woman's fiance's property

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the criminal cases tied to a Colorado woman's death (all times local): 10 a.m. Police investigating the disappearance of a Colorado woma...

Mexico activist killed days before pipeline referendum

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A community activist fighting against a plan to build a gas pipeline through his central Mexico town has been killed three days before a scheduled public referendum on the project. ...

Family of 4 found dead in murder-suicide in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A family of four was found dead inside a taxi in western Taiwan's Taichung City on Monday (Feb. 18) after they apparently asphyxiated from inhaling charcoal smoke, reported...

Woman says man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating

DENVER (AP) — Investigators say a Colorado man beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat after failing to convince a woman he was having an affair with to commit the killing. The...

Iowa mom gets life for death of baby son found in swing

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa woman whose infant son's lifeless body was found in a baby swing has been imprisoned for life without possibility of parole. Court records say 22-yea...

Man pleads guilty in rape, murder of Pennsylvania teen

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty in the rape, murder and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl, and the victim's adoptive mother has agreed to plead guilty and serve a life s...