DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — When he was arrested, prosecutors say the man charged with killing three North Carolina college students had possession of the murder weapon, gunshot residue on his hands and blood from one of the victims splattered on his pants.
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — A man and his seven children found dead in their Maryland home Monday were poisoned by carbon monoxide from a generator they were using after the power company cut off their electricity, a couple who identified themselves as the man's mother and stepfather said.
(Reuters) - Charges against a Chicago Uber driver who was accused of raping a female passenger late last year were dropped on Monday, officials said. Sally Daly, a spokeswoman for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, said new evidence was brought to prosecutors prompting them to dismiss the charges against Maxime Fohounhedo. "This new evidence was thoroughly reviewed and authenticated and after consultation with the complaining witness the charges were dismissed." The Chicago Tribune newspaper reported that the evidence was a video, roughly nine minutes in length, which Fohounhedo recorded with his cell phone during the November ride. A second Chicago Uber driver was charged with sexually assaulting a passenger in January.
Boston newcomer Hanley Ramirez and Dustin Pedroia each hit two home runs, Clay Buchholz threw three-hit ball over seven innings and the Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-0 in an interleague opener Monday.
BOSTON (AP) — As he planted a backpack containing a bomb near a group of children, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made a coldblooded decision aimed at punishing America for its wars in Muslim countries, a federal prosecutor told the jury during closing arguments Monday at Tsarnaev's death penalty trial.