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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

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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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Sheriff: Parents, 3 Children Found Dead In North Texas Home

CORSICANA, Texas (AP) — A couple and their three children were found shot dead in their North Texas home in what authorities believe was a murder-suicide, a sheriff said Monday. Authorities have yet to determine […]

09/23/2013

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2 Children Gunned Down In New Orleans In Past Week

Gunmen opened fire on a New Orleans home early Monday, fatally wounding an 11-year-old girl and injuring another child and a man, police said.

09/03/2013

In this booking photo released by Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department, murder suspect James Francis Edwards Jr., 15, of Duncan, Okla. is seen. (credit: Stephens County Oklahoma Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)

Murder Suspect’s Friend: ‘It Has Nothing To Do With Chris Being White’

An Australian baseball player who was allegedly shot and killed at random while he was jogging wasn’t targeted because of his race or nationality, the prosecutor in charge of the case said Friday.

08/24/2013

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3 Teens Charged After Australian Player Slain

With the simplest of motives — breaking up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer — three teenagers followed an Australian collegiate baseball player who was attending school in the U.S. and killed him with a shot to the back for “the fun of it,” prosecutors said Tuesday as they charged two of the teens with murder.

08/20/2013

A Galveston County jury has awarded more than half-million dollars in damages and back-pay to a former deputy constable who was allegedly sexually harassed by former boss and Precinct 7 Constable Pam Matranga in 2011.   (Credit: Thinkstock)

West Texan Convicted In Fatal Beating Of Cousin

A West Texas man faces up to life in prison for the fatal beating of his cousin as the men argued about their wives — who are sisters.

08/15/2013

File photo of a death chamber where lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Road Rage Killer Of 2 Set For Execution Wednesday

Fifteen years after a pair of North Texas road rage killings took Douglas Feldman off the streets and into a death row cell, the rage still appears to exist.

07/30/2013

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