NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut elementary school principal who was among the 26 people killed in the 2012 Newtown school shootings will be awarded a doctorate degree posthumously from an upstate New York college, a college official says.
BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev must make one of the most difficult decisions a jury can be faced with: Should they sentence him to death or spare his life?
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — William Devin Howell, a drifter with a lengthy criminal record, was working odd jobs around central Connecticut in the summer of 2003 when several people, some of them women with histories of substance abuse, began to vanish.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After 29 years of having little control over what he would do on any given day, newly pardoned ex-prisoner Michael McAlister is taking his time deciding how to spend it now that he is free.
By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - The first full day of jury deliberations in the Boston Marathon bombing trial ended on Thursday without a decision on whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev would be sentenced to death or to life in prison for the deadly 2013 attack. All 12 jurors must reach unanimous agreement to sentence Tsarnaev to death.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A woman fatally shot two young children and then killed herself with a gunshot to the head inside an SUV parked in a desolate industrial zone of New Orleans on Thursday, police said.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A white supremacist accused of killing three people outside two Kansas Jewish sites fired his attorneys on Thursday, telling the judge that he thought representing himself was the only way he'd be allowed to speak at the capital murder trial.