A suburban Philadelphia man on trial in the slayings of a baby and her grandmother who were killed in what authorities have called a botched kidnapping plot says he confessed because police threatened him and his wife.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Cleveland man who killed 11 women and hid the remains in and around his home deserves a new trial because a judge wrongly closed a portion of jury selection and a hearing where attorneys argued about his police interrogation, the serial killer's lawyers told the Ohio Supreme Court.
The NCAA is going on the legal offensive, asking a federal judge to declare unconstitutional a state law that requires Penn State's $60 million fine over the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal be kept within Pennsylvania.
SELBYVILLE, Del. (AP) — A 4-year-old girl mistakenly took hundreds of packets of heroin to her day care center and began passing it out to classmates, thinking it was candy, Delaware State Police said Tuesday.
By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber initially denied visiting the suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly blasts but changed his story while being questioned by the FBI, an agent who interrogated him testified on Tuesday. U.S. prosecutors contend that 21-year-old Robel Phillipos of Cambridge, Massachusetts, lied about accompanying two other men to the suspect's college dorm room and removing a backpack containing fireworks three days after the April 15, 2013, attack, which killed three people and wounded more than 260. ...