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Stepping Hill nurse guilty of murdering patients by poisoning saline drips

'Evil' Victorino Chua who contaminated saline drips with insulin convicted of murdering two patients while working at Stockport hospital<p>A nurse has been found guilty of murdering and poisoning patients at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport.<p>Victorino Chua, 49, injected insulin into saline bags and …

Murder accused grins after getting Afrikaans lawyer

Jenna Etheridge, News24<p>Cape Town - A Cape Town man, charged with killing a woman and raping two others he met while cycling, expressed delight on …

Man convicted of all counts in murder of Kearny girl, 16, and faces life in prison

There were tears, hugs and sighs of relief from the family members and friends of a 16-year-old Kearny girl murdered in 2013 when Cruz Martinez of …

Couple Murdered for ‘Unfriending’ Woman On Facebook

A mother-daughter duo are on trial in Tennessee for allegedly inciting the murder of a couple that unfriended one of the women on social media.<p>The …

Vehicle, bodies recovered in Craigslist disappearance

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Two bodies, one male and one female, were recovered Monday in the case of a Marietta, Georgia, couple, who went missing after contacting a car seller on Craigslist.<p>The bodies have not yet been identified, said Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson. He said the couple's car was also …

Police: Missouri gunman kills 7 in town of 50 then himself; was cousin to 2 slain couples

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small Missouri town's discovery that a gunmant killed seven people and injured another Thursday night began when a girl managed to flee a residence where she heard gunfire.<p>She ran to a neighbor's house and called police, say investigators in Tyrone, Missouri.<p>Authorities then found a trail …

Justice

Police praise stabbed pregnant woman

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Longmont, Colorado, police officer Billy Sawyer responded to a 911 call from a pregnant woman who was stabbed and had her fetus ripped out, he wasn't prepared for what they would see.<p>"She was barely conscious. It was very hard to keep her attention at the moment," Sawyer told CNN's …

Crime

No murder charge in case of baby cut from woman answering Craigslist ad

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former nurse's aide will not face murder charges for allegedly cutting and removing an unborn baby from the mother's womb, Boulder County, Colorado, prosecutor Stanley Garnett said Thursday.<p>The mother, Michelle Wilkins, answered a Craigslist ad for baby clothes on March 18.<p>When she …

Crime

Mother jailed for murdering son so 'she could blog about his illness'

Lacey Spears killed her five-year-old son with a salt overdose while suffering from Munchausen by proxy syndrome, according to judge<p>A suburban New York mother who blogged about motherhood was sentenced by a judge to 20 years to life in prison on Wednesday for murdering her young son with a salt …

'Bored' Oklahoma teen convicted in random 'thrill kill'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The bored teenager who gunned down a college baseball player in Oklahoma simply because he and his two friends "had nothing to do," is now a convicted murderer.<p>Chancey Allen Luna was found guilty of first-degree murder Friday for his role in the August 2013 drive-by shooting of Christopher …

Indiana mom lured away by 'child welfare worker' found dead; baby safe

Indiana police said Sunday that a missing 23-year-old mother has been found murdered in an apparent plot to steal her newborn baby, who had also disappeared.<p>Samantha Fleming, of Anderson, and the infant disappeared April 5 with a woman pretending to be an Indiana Department of Child Protective …

Popular Weed-Killer Is Probably Carcinogenic, WHO Says

LONDON (AP) — One of the world's most popular weed-killers — and the most widely used kind in the U.S. — has been labeled a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.<p>The decision was made by IARC, the France-based cancer research arm of the World Health Organization, …

Why I’m Coming Out as a Christian

I’m not scared that non-believers will make me feel like an outcast. I’m scared that Christians will.<p>Who do I need to prove my faith to—and why …

40 Breathtaking Portraits Capture The True Beauty Of Wildlife

Photographer Brad Wilson goes up close and personal with some of the most gorgeous — and deadly — creatures in the world.<p>For his photo series <i>Affinity I</i> and <i>Affinity II</i>, Wilson brought a variety of gorgeous, and sometimes lethal, wild animals into his studio for their close-ups. Posing them as he …

Fields of Gold: GMO-Free Crops Prove Lucrative for Farmers

Non-Biotech Corn, Soybeans Fetch a Premium as Processors Respond to Rising Demand<p>Last spring, for the first time in 20 years, Indiana farmer Jim Benham planted his fields entirely with soybean seeds that hadn’t been genetically modified to withstand herbicides.<p>It wasn’t because the 63-year-old …

Agriculture

Our Favorite Photos of the Food We Eat, From Plow to Plate

From sugarcane farmers in Mozambique to fishermen on the Philippines's Sulu Sea, here's a collection of some of the best photographs from our Future of Food series.

Raw milk: Victorians who sell or supply it for consumption risk $60,000 fine

A strong bittering agent will be added to unpasteurised milk to deter people from drinking it, consumer affairs minister says<p>Victorians who give family members raw milk to drink face fines of $60,000 under new regulations.<p>As of Sunday, a strong bittering agent will be put into unpasteurised milk to …