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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge on Friday put off deciding whether to accept a man's request to plead guilty to first-degree murder in the beheading of a co-worker, as a death sentence would still be possible. Cleveland County District Judge Lori Walkley repeatedly asked...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A man charged with killing six people during a night of random shootings in Michigan was dragged out of court Friday after bizarre outbursts during testimony by a woman who survived the rampage. A judge called a recess and ordered Jason Dalton to jail...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing to determine if Jason Dalton goes to trial for the fatal shootings of six people in Michigan (all times local): ___ 11:50 a.m. A Michigan man accused of killing six people and wounding two others in between picking up fares...
ATLANTA (AP) — Body camera video shows Georgia sheriff's deputies using stun guns multiple times on a handcuffed man in the back of a vehicle who died shortly after the struggle on an interstate highway. The video obtained Friday by The Associated Press from the family's...
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A judge stopped a hearing after a Michigan man accused of killing six people interrupted the testimony of one of the two people who survived the shooting rampage. Jason Dalton raised his voice in court Friday and talked about people with "black bags."...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem the listeria-linked illnesses and deaths worry it'll be difficult to get...
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — When former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci died unexpectedly in January, he left behind several charitable and business ventures, including his self-branded pasta sauce, a scholarship fund and plans for a library to house 40 years' worth of memorabilia. His...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin in the murder-for-hire trial of Drew Peterson, the former suburban Chicago police officer accused of plotting to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars in his third wife's death. The process will start Friday in Randolph...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A light rail line is about to extend across metropolitan Los Angeles to the Pacific for the first time since the 1950s. Starting Friday with the opening of the 6.6-mile final leg of the Expo Line, riders can now ride Metro rail from the far-inland suburb of...