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Federal prosecutor: Dentist confessed to wife’s safari death

Federal prosecutor: Dentist confessed to wife’s safari death

By James Anderson, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — A wealthy dentist killed his wife of 34 years with a shotgun blast at dawn on a remote African safa ...
R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

By Tom Hays and Bobby Caina Calvan | Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Fallen R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday ...
AP: Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail in fake attack

AP: Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail in fake attack

By Don Babwin and Kathleen Foody | Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A judge sentenced Jussie Smollett to 150 days in jail, branding the Black and gay ...
2 Miami men get prison time for stealing medical ventilators

2 Miami men get prison time for stealing medical ventilators

By Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Two Miami men have been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for stealing ventilators bound for a COVID-19 inten ...
Missouri man to be sentenced for killing wife he buried

Missouri man to be sentenced for killing wife he buried

By Associated Press COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who admitted to burying his wife’s body and misleading authorities for more than a year about ...
‘Guilty’: Jury finds all 3 men guilty of murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery

‘Guilty’: Jury finds all 3 men guilty of murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery

By Bill Hutchinson | ABC News A Georgia jury has convicted three white men of murder in the death of Ahmaud Arbery. Travis McMichael, who fatally ...
Man who killed wife, 3 children sentenced to life in prison

Man who killed wife, 3 children sentenced to life in prison

By SFGate ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man who confessed to killing his wife and three children was sentenced Wednesday to life in ...
Serial killer lured by fake social account gets 160 years

Serial killer lured by fake social account gets 160 years

By David Porter | Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who used dating apps to lure and kill three women five years ago was sentence ...
R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

By Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister | Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was c ...
Ex-Pirates pitcher sentenced for sexual conduct with minor

Ex-Pirates pitcher sentenced for sexual conduct with minor

By Associated Press GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former relief pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates was sentenced Tuesday to at least two years behind bars ...
Smugglers sentenced for journey that left 3 sisters dead

Smugglers sentenced for journey that left 3 sisters dead

By Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two smugglers were sentenced to federal prison on Friday for leading three sisters from Mexico into California, ...
It will soon be illegal to punish customers who criticize businesses online

It will soon be illegal to punish customers who criticize businesses online

By Jon Brodkin | ArsTechnica Congress has passed a law protecting the right of US consumers to post negative online reviews without fear of retalia ...
California court says cops need warrants to get phone location data

California court says cops need warrants to get phone location data

By Jon Fingas | engadget A number of states already have laws preventing the police from snooping on your phone's location history without a warran ...
Arizona Rejected by U.S. High Court on Immigrant-Harboring Law

Arizona Rejected by U.S. High Court on Immigrant-Harboring Law

By Greg Stohr | Bloomberg Businessweek The U.S. Supreme Court refused to revive an Arizona law that made it a crime to harbor or transport people w ...
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