A judge in Baltimore vacated the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, who was featured in the "Serial" podcast. Syed will be released from prison after spending more than two decades behind bars.
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A criminal syndicate had given L.A. Unified until Monday to pay ransom, but released documents early after Supt. Carvalho said he would not negotiate.
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Curt Borgwardt/NetflixRyan Murphy and Joe Berlinger are two sides of the same Netflix coin, creating (respective) fiction and non-fiction cottage industries out of notorious true-crime tales. It’s apt, then, that both have simultaneously turned their attention to the most infamous serial killer of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, Jeffrey Dahmer—Murphy with his Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story and Berlinger with his new Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes. The third insta
NYPD asks for help after man follows woman into Chinatown apartment building and sexually assaults her
The New York Police Department is asking the public for help in finding a man sexually assaulted a woman in her Chinatown apartment building. The attacker followed the 27-year-old woman into her building near Market Street and Madison Street on Sept. 24, police said. In surveillance video of the incident, the woman is seen being pinned against the wall in her vestibule as the culprit tries to kiss her and forcibly grope her buttocks, breasts and groin, according to the NYPD.
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Scotty Pettersen survived the Las Vegas massacre five years ago only to die by suicide. Now his parents are trying to find the people he saved.
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The skydiver’s parachute didn’t open, police said.
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She faces multiple charges, including attempted murder and malicious castration.
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Marco Rubio Slammed as ‘Unpatriotic and Unhelpful’ by Daughter of American Detainee Released in Deal
"You have done absolutely nothing for me or my family," Alexandra Forseth said in response to Rubio's criticism of the exchange
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Mississippi's largest public corruption case, in which tens of millions of dollars earmarked for needy families was misspent, involves a number of sports figures with ties to the state — including NFL royalty Brett Favre and a famous former pro wrestler. At the center, though, is the former head of the state's Department of Human Services, John Davis, who pleaded guilty on Sept. 22 to federal counts of conspiracy and theft and state counts of conspiracy and fraud against the government. Here are the sports figures named in a civil lawsuit, which was filed on May 9, as well as the details from that suit, their responses if available and whether they've been charged.
A plane crashed into the Flathead River east of Perma Bridge on Sunday morning after authorities say the aircraft struck power lines in the area.
During an emphasis patrol, a Bellevue officer walked into a business and immediately recognized a person who was suspected of stealing a $2,400 bicycle from REI.
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Sweden has sent a vessel capable of “advanced diving missions” to the Baltic Sea area where ruptured undersea pipelines leaked natural gas for days, the Swedish navy said Monday. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday accused the West of sabotaging Russia-built natural gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea to Germany, a charge vehemently denied by the United States and its allies. Last week, undersea blasts damaged the pipelines off southern Sweden and Denmark and have led to huge methane leaks, with the Danish and Swedish governments saying that several hundred pounds of explosives was involved.
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He was repeatedly hit in the head with a baseball bat, authorities say.
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Elderly Asian woman attacked and robbed of life savings by men posing as construction workers in California
The granddaughter of an elderly Asian woman in Daly City, California, is speaking out after her grandmother was assaulted and robbed of her life savings by three men pretending to be utility workers. Surveillance footage at the 70-year-old woman’s home shows a man wearing a construction worker vest, a hard hat and holding a laptop. “He was pretending to be someone from PG&E, to try and trick my grandmother into letting him to the house,” Skylar, the victim’s granddaughter, told NBC Bay Area.
The former Army combat medic never disclosed she was working for Florida's government, one migrant said.
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Marion Harmon, a former FAMU professor arrested in 2021 on 57 counts of animal cruelty charges, struck a plea deal with state prosecutors Monday.
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”He would come over to me to exorcize the demon," alleges the former patient. "He’d cover my mouth and nose until I felt like I couldn’t breathe.”
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One suspect threatened an employee with a hammer when they called 911, police said.
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Two of the four former Minneapolis police officers who were convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights during the May 2020 restraint that killed him are scheduled to begin serving their federal sentences Tuesday. J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to report to the U.S. Marshals Service on Tuesday morning. The Bureau of Prisons typically would assign them to a federal facility, but authorities have not publicly said where they will go.