Nebraska court overturns order releasing man from prison

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska prisoner who convinced a judge to throw out his first-degree murder conviction and order his release will remain behind bars after the state Supreme Court overturned that...

Lawyer: Case of Black inmate set to die reveals racial bias

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The lawyer for the first Black inmate scheduled to die this year as part of the Trump administration’s resumption of federal executions says race played a central role in land...

Lawyer: Case of Black inmate set to die reveals racial bias

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The lawyer for the first Black inmate scheduled to die this year as part of the Trump administration's resumption of federal executions says race played a central role in land...

Lennon's killer says he sought glory, deserved death penalty

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man who killed John Lennon in 1980 says he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for a "despicable” act. Mark David Chapman made the comments in r...

Mom gets 30 years for killing baby and leaving body in trash

EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — A Florida woman who killed her 6-month-old son in South Carolina because she was angry when the child's father wouldn't answer her texts or phone calls was sentenced to 30 years...

Deputy fired over Florida school massacre to get job back

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy who was fired for his inaction during a school shooting that left 17 dead has been reinstated with back pay by an arbitrator who ruled that the ...

Famed jewel thief, surf champ 'Murf the Surf' dies at 83

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jack “Murf the Surf” Murphy, who was behind one of the biggest jewel heists in U.S. history, gained membership in a surfing hall of fame and served time for murder, has die...

Federal charges filed against 2 on eve of Trump visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors announced charges in two Philadelphia gun cases Monday, saying local prosecution of the men was too lenient. U.S. Attorney William McSwain ann...

Jailed for 37 years, Florida man cleared of murder, rape

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — After 37 years behind bars, a Florida man was formally cleared Monday of a 1983 rape and murder that DNA evidence proved he did not commit after a long-ago trial that relie...

Germany: nurse convicted of killing 85 patients loses appeal

BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court has rejected a former nurse's appeal of his murder conviction and life sentence for killing 85 patients by deliberately bringing about cardiac arrests. ...

Turkey: Gunman to serve life sentence for Islamic State's deadly New Year's Eve attack on Istanbul nightclub

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — Turkey: Gunman to serve life sentence for Islamic State's deadly New Year's Eve attack on Istanbul nightclub.

Pakistan: Police search for man accused of killing journalist wife

Police in Pakistan's northwestern Balochistan province carried out raids on Sunday to arrest the husband of a female journalist, who was killed in her home on Saturday. Local police identified th...

Man gets life sentence in slayings of grandparents, uncle

SCOTTSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man who fatally shot his grandparents and uncle has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Edward Dilon Siddens, 31, was sentenced earlie...

Man imprisoned for life for Sydney violence targeting judges

SYDNEY (AP) — A former firefighter was sentenced to life in prison Thursday for a series of murders and bombings in Sydney during the 1980s that terrorized Australia’s legal fraternity. ...

Head of Khmer Rouge torture prison, Comrade Duch, dies aged 77

Comrade Duch, the head of the Khmer Rouge and the person who ran Cambodia's notorious S-21 prison during the country's genocide, died on Wednesday, a spokesman for the tribunal that convicted ...