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Suzanne Basso was convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with a promise of marriage. (Photo: Texas Dept. Of Criminal Justice)

Woman Set To Be Executed For 1998 Murder

Suzanne Basso was convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with a promise of marriage.

02/05/2014

New research suggests assumptions about the death penalty may be wrong. (Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Study: Executions Do Not Bring Closure To Victims’ Families

According to a new study, executions do not heal the victims’ families.

01/27/2014

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Police: La. Shooter Embroiled In Difficult Divorce

It might have appeared that Ben Freeman was trying to right some wrongs in his life in the months before police say he killed three people and himself.

12/28/2013

A deported immigrant walks back into Mexico after being deported by U.S. immigration authorities on October 2, 2013 to Tijuana, Mexico.  (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Feds Deport Mexican Man Wanted For Murder

Federal officials have deported a Mexican citizen wanted in his home country for murder and aggravated robbery.

12/23/2013

Mexican authorities say Edgar Jimenez Lugo confessed to murdering 4 people on behalf of the drug cartels. (Getty Images)

Teen Cartel Killer Released In Mexico, Goes To U.S.

A 17-year-old American citizen who confesses to being a killer for a Mexican drug cartel has finished his three-year juvenile-offender term for for murder and other charges and is returning to the U.S.

11/27/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images)

Houston Woman Pleads To Killing Mom, Taking Baby

A Houston woman charged with killing a mother and abducting her newborn son last year is avoiding a possible death sentence by pleading guilty and accepting a sentence of life without parole.

11/19/2013

Australian Chris Lane was attending college in Oklahoma on a baseball scholarship when he was shot and killed. (Getty Images)

Game To Honor Murdered Australian Baseball Player

An exhibition baseball game honoring an Australian student who was on a baseball scholarship at an Oklahoma college when he was shot and killed in Duncan has been rescheduled.

10/24/2013

File photo of an empty prison cell.  (credit:  Andy Sacks/Getty Images)

71-Year-Old Prisoner Dying Of Cancer Freed After Spending 41 Years In Solitary Confinement

A 71-year-old Louisiana prisoner who spent 41 years in solitary confinement and is now dying of cancer was released late Tuesday from prison, his attorneys said.

10/01/2013

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Pastor Shot, Killed During Church Service

A Louisiana pastor was fatally shot as he preached to a crowd of more than 60 during a revival service and a suspect has been arrested, law enforcement officials said Saturday.

09/29/2013

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Aaron Hernandez Associate Indicted As Accessory

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A second associate of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been indicted on a charge of accessory to murder after the fact in the killing of Hernandez’s friend, the […]

09/27/2013

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