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Cosby's lawyers cite grounds for appealing sexual assault conviction

Dec 12 2018

Attorneys for Bill Cosby outlined their grounds on Tuesday for appealing his sexual assault conviction, citing what they called errors in legal procedure that may have biased the jury and warrant a new trial for the once-beloved comedian.

Texas executes man convicted of 1993 murder

Dec 12 2018

The state of Texas on Tuesday executed an inmate convicted of shooting a man to death and sexually assaulting his wife after trying to rob the newly married couple on the campus of a community college near Dallas 25 years ago.

Cosby's lawyers cite grounds for appealing sexual assault conviction

Dec 11 2018

Attorneys for Bill Cosby outlined their grounds on Tuesday for appealing his sexual assault conviction, citing what they called errors in legal procedure that may have biased the jury and warrant a new trial for the once-beloved comedian.

Michigan medical officer ordered to trial over Flint water deaths

Dec 07 2018

A Michigan judge on Friday ordered the state's chief medical officer to stand trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection to the contamination of the city of Flint's water supply, a crisis that resulted in 12 deaths.

Tennessee executes convicted murderer by electric chair

Dec 06 2018

A convicted killer who spent more than 36 years on death row in Tennessee was executed by electric chair on Thursday, the second time in five weeks that the state used electrocution to carry out a death sentence.

Chicago policemen conspired to shield officer convicted of murder -prosecutor

Nov 27 2018

CHICAGO Three Chicago policemen conspired to protect a fellow officer after he fatally shot a black teenager in 2014, a prosecutor said on Tuesday, even though there was a video of the shooting that helped to convict former officer Jason Van Dyke.

Chicago police investigate hospital shooting that left four dead

Nov 20 2018

CHICAGO Chicago police on Tuesday were seeking a motive for a shooting rampage outside and inside a hospital late Monday that left four people dead, including the gunman, a physician who was his former girlfriend and a police officer, officials said.

Chicago hospital shooting leaves four dead, including police officer and gunman

Nov 20 2018

CHICAGO A gunman shot a doctor to death outside a Chicago hospital on Monday before storming the facility and killing a pharmaceutical assistant and a police officer during an exchange of gunfire and dying in the rampage, officials said. | Video

Man convicted on terrorism charge in 2017 Michigan airport stabbing

Nov 13 2018

A man accused of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport last year was convicted in U.S. federal court on Tuesday of charges including terrorism, a court official said.

Man convicted on terrorism charge in 2017 Michigan airport stabbing

Nov 13 2018

Nov 13 A man accused of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport last year was convicted in U.S. federal court on Tuesday of charges including terrorism, a court official said.

World News

U.S. Senate hands Trump historic rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.