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5th grader charged with strangling, beating 90-year-old to death

Damascus - A 10-year-old boy has been charged with criminal homicide and may be tried as an adult after he admitted to strangling and beating an elderly woman to death.

Was Hunter Thompson Murdered? Another Clue

[This is an update to the viral article: "Gun facts suggest Hunter S. Thompson was murdered," Digital Journal, September, 6, 2014]

Neighbours seek to give Jorge Interiano proper burial

Toronto - Jorge Interiano, 40, of Toronto was a friend to all in his West end neighbourhood. He lived in a bike shop after the owners took Jorge in, helping him out by cleaning his clothes and fixing him breakfast.

U.S. judge grants $41 mn settlement in Central Park rape case

New York - A U.S. federal judge has approved a $41 million settlement for five men wrongfully convicted for the brutal 1989 rape and attempted murder of a white jogger in New York's Central Park.

Harsh sentence handed down for Pennsylvania man

Lancaster - Ben Klinger will spend the next 30 to 60 years of his life behind bars following a particularly stiff sentencing from presiding Lancaster County Judge Margaret Miller.

Missouri man executed for murder, rape of college student in 1995

Bonne Terre - A 43-year-old Missouri man convicted of raping and strangling a college student in 1995 was executed August 6 as his family members and those of his victim watched.

Russia's role central to UK inquiry into Litvinenko death

London - Russia has a case to answer over the poisoning of former spy Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive tea in London, a British judge said Thursday, as he opened a public inquiry into the highly sensitive affair.

NRA's top lawyer was allegedly convicted of gun crimes in 1964

Fairfax - Bob Dowlut has been the general counsel for the NRA across several years. Now the man stands accused of hiding a past of violence. According to reports Dowlut murdered multiple people with a gun during his youth.

Op-Ed: Homeowner justified in shooting at allegedly pregnant intruder

Long Beach - An 80-year-old homeowner is beaten by burglars in his house. He manages to grab his gun and starts shooting. One of his assailants, while fleeing, yells that she is pregnant. She is hit and killed. Start the debate.

Britain to hold inquiry into ex-spy Litvinenko's death

London - Britain on Tuesday announced a public inquiry to identify those responsible for the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian spy who accused the Kremlin from his London deathbed of poisoning him with radioactive tea.

Three Albuquerque teens charged with killing two homeless men

Albuquerque - Three teens have been arrested after it was alleged they beat two homeless men to death while a third managed to escape. According to police, the teens admitted beating other homeless people.

Sri Lanka jails killers of British tourist

Colombo - A Sri Lankan ruling party politician and three accomplices were Friday sentenced to 20 years in jai for murdering a British holidaymaker on Christmas Eve and raping his Russian partner.

Israel to charge three Jews over Palestinian teen murder

Jerusalem - Israel is to indict three Jewish extremists with murder over the brutal killing of a Palestinian teenager, officials said Monday, as it emerged their initial target was an eight-year-old child.

Elderly couple slain in northwest Iowa

Akron - Details remain scarce surrounding the grisly death of an elderly couple found inside their Akron, Iowa home Wednesday evening.

Pope is rumored to resign to avoid satanic ritual murder charge

The internet rumor mill is buzzing with the possibility of Pope Francis resigning to avoid satanic murder evidence becoming public.

Police: Prostitute murdered Google exec with lethal heroin dose

Santa Cruz - California police have arrested a high-priced call girl, accusing her of injecting a married Google executive with a lethal dose of heroin on his yacht before coldly stepping over his body to finish a glass of wine and then fleeing the scene.

Dutchman van der Sloot weds in Peruvian prison

Lima - Dutchman Joran van der Sloot, who is serving a 28-year prison sentence for killing a Peruvian woman in 2010, has married his pregnant girlfriend.

Guatemalan ex-guerrilla convicted of indigenous massacre

- A Guatemalan court handed down the country's first conviction of a leftist guerrilla leader for the killings of indigenous farmers during the 1960-1996 civil war.

U.S. dad charged with murder after son bakes to death in car

Miami - A U.S. man has been charged with murdering his nearly two-year-old son by leaving him in a hot car for seven hours and could face the death penalty if convicted.

Girl, 17, shot execution style on a Newark, NJ street

Newark - Police in Newark, New Jersey are searching for the killer or killers of a promising 17-year-old cheerleader who was shot in the head while walking down a street on the weekend.

Police: Dead boy's mom also researched child deaths in hot cars

Marietta - New warrants obtained by the media show Leanna Harris, the mother of Cooper Harris who died after being left in a hot car by his father for eight hours, also did research on children dying in hot cars.

Police: Georgia child left in hot car might have been intentional

Marietta - What seemed to have been another tragic case of a parent forgetting a child was in the back seat of a vehicle has taken a more sinister turn as police claim to have uncovered more evidence of what really happened.

Pakistan woman raped and hanged from tree

Lahore - A 21-year-old woman was raped and hanged from a tree in Pakistan, police said, in a case bearing a chilling resemblance to a spate of recent sex crimes that sparked outrage in neighbouring India.

Review: ‘Twelve Angry Men’ remains powerful in flawed Toronto production Special

Toronto - A stinging, gripping defence of presumption of innocence, “Twelve Angry Men” hasn’t lost any of its guts after nearly 60 years. It’s a credit to Reginald Rose’s sharp writing that the play overcomes the flaws of Soulpepper’s production.

Young boy stabs another to death over alleged bullying

New York - It is clear that Noel Estevez stabbed Timothy Crump to death at a school in the Bronx. It is not so clear what their relationship was before the event.

Three Quebec inmates escape from detention centre in helicopter

Quebec - A manhunt is under way for three dangerous criminals who escaped from a Quebec City detention centre in a helicopter. The three were awaiting trial on serious criminal charges.

Moncton shooting suspect Justin Bourque apprehended by RCMP

Moncton - At 12:10 a.m. AT Friday, the manhunt came to an end. Justin Bourque, the Moncton resident suspected of killing three Canadian police officers and wounding two others, is in police custody.

Was a murder caught on Google Street View? (Video)

Edinburgh - People have found some pretty weird things using Google's Street View, with everything from people making love to donkeys lying dead on the street. This time was more serious, however, as it looked like a grisly murder was taking place.

Finnish police find bodies of five babies in cellar

Helsinki - A 35-year-old woman has been detained in Finland after the bodies of five apparently stillborn babies were found in the basement of a block of flats, police said Wednesday.

Mother arrested and charged with murder of her three children

Los Angeles - Carol Coronado, age 30, was arrested Tuesday evening after being discovered covered in blood and her three slain children surrounding her in a pool of blood.
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