Man wants new sentence in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term. Jacob...

The Latest: Judge questions Indiana abortion procedure ban

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit over Indiana's attempt to ban abortion procedure (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A federal judge has grilled an attorney for ...

Clinic director: May sue over North Dakota abortion law

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Abortion rights supporters are considering a lawsuit over a new North Dakota law that would require the clinic to read women a "junk science" script about reversing a medication abo...

Triangle promoter says tattoo artist plotted murder of Canadian English teacher in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the trial for the murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher in New Taipei City continued on Wednesday (May 8), Taiwanese-Canadian Wu Hsuan (吳宣), 21, also known ...

Kansas court bolsters abortion rights, blocks ban

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' highest court ruled for the first time Friday that the state constitution protects abortion rights and blocked a first-in-the-nation ban on a common second trimester method...

The Latest: Kansas court upholds abortion rights, blocks ban

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court's ruling on abortion rights and second-trimester procedure (all times local): 9:40 a.m. The Kansas Suprem...

Son of suspected American accomplice to New Taipei murder dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher, the fourth suspect in the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher, was informed of the sudden death of his 19-year-old son ...

The Latest: Supporters laud bill banning abortion procedure

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signing bill banning abortion procedure (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Supporters of a North Dakota ...

North Dakota governor signs bill banning abortion procedure

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Republican Gov. Doug Burgum signed legislation Wednesday that makes it a crime for a doctor performing a second-trimester abortion to use instruments such as clamps,...

Italian police detain 2 Colombians in killing, dismemberment

MILAN (AP) — Italian police have detained two Colombians in connection with the killing of an unidentified victim whose body was found dismembered inside a suitcase that had been set on fire. ...

Mother set to plead guilty in teen's murder, dismemberment

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A woman is set to plead guilty in the 2016 rape, murder and dismemberment of her 14-year-old daughter. Former adoptions supervisor Sara Packer agreed to plead ...

Man gets death for teen's rape, murder, dismemberment

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A jury outside Philadelphia has sentenced a man to die for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter. Forty-six-year-old Jacob ...

The Latest: Slain teen's mom said she was 'difficult child'

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the fate of a Pennsylvania man who authorities say raped, murdered and dismembered his girlfriend's daughter (all times local): 2:30 p.m. ...

Dismembered teen's family testifies about impact of death

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Family members of a slain 14-year-old girl said Thursday they remain haunted by her torture and excruciating death, describing for jurors their unrelenting pain at a hearing tha...

The Latest: Jury to decide if man gets death in teen murder

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the fate of a Pennsylvania man who authorities say raped, murdered and dismembered his girlfriend's daughter (all times local): 10:45 a.m. ...