Crime

Father sentenced for severely beating 7-year-old son

Dec 15, 2017

A Massachusetts father who severely beat and abused his 7-year-old son has been sentenced to up to five years in prison

Jurors in soccer bribery trial head home for weekend

Dec 15, 2017

Jurors at the New York corruption trial of three former South American soccer officials have gone home for the weekend after getting started with their deliberations

The Latest: Penn State says it promotes safety in Greek life

Dec 15, 2017

Penn State says it is committed to promoting safety and accountability in fraternities following grand jury report saying school officials displayed 'shocking apathy' to dangers of excessive drinking

Prosecutor clears Oklahoma cop in Taser shooting, fire death

Dec 15, 2017

An Oklahoma police officer has been cleared in the death of a man who burst into flames and died after being shot by a Taser as he was getting into his gasoline-soaked van

Oklahoma man sentenced to death for beheading his co-worker

Dec 15, 2017

An Oklahoma judge on Friday has sentenced a man to death in the 2014 beheading of a co-worker at a food processing plant

Judge puts off request to dismiss lawsuit in mystery deaths

Dec 15, 2017

A New Hampshire judge has put off a decision on whether to dismiss a lawsuit accusing a Vermont man of killing his millionaire grandfather and possibly his mother to collect an inheritance

Australian probe into child abuse attacks Catholic celibacy

Dec 15, 2017

An Australian inquiry into child abuse has recommended the Catholic Church lift its demand of celibacy and that priests be prosecuted for failing to report evidence of pedophilia heard in the confessional

Vatican: Australia sex abuse report thorough, deserves study

Dec 15, 2017

The Vatican says the devastating findings by Australia's Royal Commission into institutional sex abuse is "thorough" and deserves to be "studied seriously."

US investigators target Florida-based fake marriage scheme

Dec 15, 2017

U.S. authorities say they've broken up a fraudulent marriage ring linking Americans with partners from countries that once were part of the Soviet Union

The Latest: Man convicted in workplace beheading gets death

Dec 15, 2017

An Oklahoma judge has sentenced a man to death for beheading a co-worker at a food processing plant

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