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New Mexico library killer sentenced to life in prison

Feb. 15, 2019 8:18 PM EST

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico teenager convicted of opening fire and killing two people at a public library will spend decades in prison before being eligible for parole under a sentence imposed Friday by a state district judge. Judge James Hudson made his decision after hearing emotional testimony...

Son charged with killing parents, housekeeper in California

Feb. 15, 2019 7:11 PM EST

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man was charged Friday with killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community. Camden Nicholson, 27, of Newport Beach, was charged with three counts of murder and an enhancement alleging multiple murders. Nicholson was arrested Wednesday night...

Teen planned to shoot ex-girlfriend at school, documents say

Feb. 15, 2019 6:26 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A note found in a 16-year-old boy's pocket indicated that he had planned to kill his ex-girlfriend and others on Valentine's Day, when he fired a gunshot inside his high school, according to documents filed by authorities in court. No one was injured in the shooting that happened...

'Melrose Place' actress to serve more time for fatal crash

Feb. 15, 2019 6:22 PM EST

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A former "Melrose Place" actress was sentenced Friday to more prison time for a fatal 2010 auto accident by a judge who appeared at times reluctant to follow the guidelines set by an appeals court that had ruled her initial sentence and a second sentence were too lenient. Amy Locane...

Man to stand trial in boy's fatal Detroit freeway shooting

Feb. 15, 2019 5:55 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A 24-year-old Detroit man will stand trial for murder in the shooting death of a 3-year-old boy on a Detroit freeway during a case of road rage. Judge Ronald Giles bound over Derrick Durham on Friday during after a preliminary hearing. Durham is charged in the death of 3-year-old Christian...

The Latest: Son charged with killing parents, housekeeper

Feb. 15, 2019 5:19 PM EST

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with killing his parents and their housekeeper in California (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Prosecutors have charged a California man with killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale community. The Orange County district attorney's office...

Judge dismisses suit filed by acquitted St. Louis officer

Feb. 15, 2019 4:42 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by a white former St. Louis police officer whose acquittal in the death of a black suspect set off weeks of protests. The former officer, Jason Stockley, accused investigators of intentionally disregarding and lying about evidence when he...

Police: Man kills girlfriend, self at Houston doughnut shop

Feb. 15, 2019 4:19 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a man gunned down his girlfriend at a Houston Dunkin' Donuts where she worked and then killed himself. A police investigator told KTRK television that the man went into the shop west of downtown Houston just before noon on Friday and fired several shots, killing his...

$1M bond set for suspect accused of setting deputy on fire

Feb. 15, 2019 3:11 PM EST

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a $1 million bond for a man charged with setting an Ohio sheriff's deputy on fire, causing serious burns when the deputy and other officers tried to arrest him on a felony warrant. Forty-five-year-old Jay Brannon appeared in court Friday afternoon in Ravenna after being...

3 indicted in slaying of 3-year-old boy on Ohio interstate

Feb. 15, 2019 2:57 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two men and a 17-year-old boy have been charged with firing shots at a car on Interstate 75 in Ohio that killed a 3-year-old as his family headed home from a Thanksgiving gathering last November. The Blade reports 20-year-old Andre White, of Detroit, 18-year-old K'veon Giles, of Toledo,...