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Meagan Grunwald testifies in her own defense in murder trial

PROVO — Meagan Grunwald took the witness stand to testify in her own defense, finally explaining what happened the day Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Cory Wride was murdered and Deputy Greg Sherwood was shot. 1,811 more words


Man to face attempted murder charge in officer shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A man is facing an attempted murder charge in a shooting that injured a Philadelphia police bicycle officer.

Police said Friday that 35-year-old William Nobblen of west Philadelphia will also face aggravated assault and firearms counts. 115 more words


Ohio court awards wrongly imprisoned men more than $1.6M

CINCINNATI (AP) – Two brothers exonerated after spending decades in prison on a conviction and death sentences in a 1975 slaying have been initially awarded more than $1.6 million in compensation from the state of Ohio for wrongful imprisonment. 288 more words


Ohio mom of decapitated baby faces aggravated murder charge

CINCINNATI (AP) – A woman accused of decapitating her 3-month-old daughter with a chef’s knife was indicted Wednesday on a charge of aggravated murder.

Twenty-year-old Deasia Watkins’ arraignment is scheduled for Thursday. 336 more words


Mentally ill mother charged with beheading her 3-month-old baby

A 20-year-old Cincinnati mother has been charged with murder after brutally decapitating her three-month-old daughter, according to cops and local reports.

On Monday, Deasia Watkins, from College Hill, Ohio, was arrested for aggravated murder after her daughter Janiyah was found dead, her head severed, inside the family’s College Hill home. 142 more words


Attack On New York Police Resembles Seattle Crime

SEATTLE (AP) — A motive cited in the weekend killing of two New York City police officers — a vendetta against law enforcement over perceived brutality — is similar to the charges against a man accused of shooting two Seattle police officers five years ago. 348 more words


Jury Recommends Death In Ohio Couple's Murder

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio jury has recommended that a 20-year-old Akron man be executed following his conviction for beating his girlfriend’s parents to death with a sledgehammer. 120 more words