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Jailed at 17 for a drug crime in 1988, Rick Wershe Jr is still behind bars. Why?

Of more than 200 people sentenced to life without parole under a controversial Michigan drug law only one remains. At last he has a hope of freedom<p>Rick Wershe Jr has a daily routine not unlike most of the 43,000 incarcerated individuals in Michigan’s prison system.<p>Every morning, he wakes up in a …

Crime

With Samsung's new phones, the phablet is so mainstream it's no longer a category

<i>By Ross Rubin</i><p>It was only in 2010 that Samsung introduced the Galaxy S, the first in its incredibly popular series of flagship smartphones. It had a 4-inch display, which was large for its time. A year later, however, the phone was dwarfed by the then-mammoth 5.3-inch screen on the first Galaxy …

Galaxy Note

St. Louis police investigate officer's 'Michael Brown bonus' post

St. Louis County police are investigating a social media post in which one of its officers talks about how he spent his “annual Michael Brown bonus.”<p>The Guardian reports that Officer Todd Bakula posted on his Facebook page that he took his wife to a bed and breakfast using money he allegedly earned …

5 Awesome Paid iPhone Apps Now sales for Free

5 Awesome Paid iPhone Apps Now sales for Free Need your daily fix of free apps? We’ve handpicked 12 iPhone, iPad and iPod touch apps that are free …

4 Things I Do to Keep Our Grocery Budget at $200 a Month for a Family of Four

Think it's impossible to feed your family on a grocery budget -- toiletries and cleaning supplies included -- of just $200 a month? Think again! Here are some tips on how you and your family can significantly cut your spending.<p>When we first got married five years ago we had less than $1,000 cash to …

Steps On How to change icons on the iPhone 6

Here's a great feature you can learn on your own, according to <b>PhoneArena</b> its now possible to change the icons of your iPhone6.<br>Tired of that same old …

Sydney man faces 32 charges over 'family law court murders'

More than 30 charges have been laid against a Sydney man arrested over a string of unsolved shootings and bombings that became known as the family law court murders.<p>Former firefighter Leonard John Warwick was arrested in Campbelltown in Sydney’s south-west on Wednesday and taken in for questioning …

Family Law

Liam Lyburd guilty of Newcastle College mass murder plot

<b>A 19-year-old has been found guilty of plotting mass murder at his former college.</b><p>Liam Lyburd admitted possessing a gun, bomb and bullets but claimed he had not intended to hurt anyone at Newcastle College.<p>He was found guilty of possessing weapons with intent to endanger life following a trial at …

Teen charged with killing 8-year-old emotionless in court

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KTVU and wires) – Dressed in jailhouse khakis and a green shirt, a 15-year-old accused of kidnapping, raping and murdering his …

Man admits to killing landlord Tom O'Gorman before removing organs

Saverio Bellante is charged with stabbing Tom O'Gorman to death last year.<p>Saverio Bellante is charged with stabbing Tom O'Gorman to death last</b> …

Father appeals conviction in murder of his daughter Meika Jordan

CALGARY – A Calgary father found guilty of abusing and killing his 6-year-old daughter Meika Jordan is appealing his conviction.<p>In June, a judge …

Michigan high court overturns Flint gang murder conviction

LANSING – The Michigan Supreme Court has overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a man linked to a Flint gang because the prosecution didn’t …

Essex man convicted of harassing family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby

Christopher Spivey has been convicted today of harassing the family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby after a two day trial at Chelmsford Magistrates’ …

Judge allows cameras in courtroom for manslaughter trial of CMPD officer

Superior Court Judge Robert Ervin decided Friday to allow cameras in the courtroom for the trial of CMPD Officer Randall “Wes” Kerrick, but he …

Dylann Roof Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Hate Crime Charges

<b>Updated at 4 p.m. ET</b><p>A judge entered pleas of not guilty to 33 federal hate crime counts against Dylann Roof, the white suspect accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston, S.C., last month.<p>Roof's attorney said his client wanted to plead guilty, but that he advised …

Two teenage girls charged with attempted murder in Brisbane to face court Monday - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Two teenage girls will face court on Monday, charged with attempting to murder a 16-year-old just north of Brisbane.<p>It is alleged the pair broke into …

Office: Netanyahu in rare call to Abbas after toddler murder

JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a rare telephone call to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, condemning the murder …

Stockport baby death: Man charged with murder

<b>A man has been charged with the murder of a baby girl in Greater Manchester.</b><p>Emergency services were called to reports of a child that had stopped breathing at Shaw Road South in Shaw Heath, Stockport, on Wednesday night.<p>Two-week-old Florence Liberty Mae died in hospital before a post-mortem …

The Story of an NYPD Officer Sentenced to Death—100 Years Ago Today

A century ago today, the world cheered when a crooked cop was executed in Sing Sing. But was he framed for a gangland murder?<p>When it came to scandal, …

Rapist carried victim, 6, to cemetery 'kicking and screaming'

Dirk Lotriet, News24<p>Bloemfontein - The Bloemfontein High Court on Thursday sentenced a 24-year-old man to two life terms for rape and a further 10 …

Couple Murdered in Front of Their Daughter After They Stopped to Help a Stranded Motorist: Police

A teen is accused of murder after allegedly fatally shooting a couple and wounding their daughter on Wednesday when they stopped on a remote Montana …

Pakistani woman hanged to death by brothers in honour killing

In yet another honour killing incident in Pakistan, a young woman was hanged to death by her two brothers for marrying the man of her choice in …

Wife of crossbow murderer jailed for driving him away from scene

<b>A woman who helped her husband evade arrest after a Wrexham man was murdered with a crossbow has been jailed.</b><p>Gwen Munkley, 55, was given a two-year eight-month sentence for perverting the course of justice and helping her husband supply drugs.<p>Anthony Munkley, 53, and Lee Roberts, 33, were jailed …

Paige Chivers murderer jailed for at least 33 years

Robert Ewing sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering 15-year-old in Blackpool to stop her reporting their sexual contact to police<p>A man who murdered a 15-year-old girl to stop her reporting their sexual contact has been sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum of 33 years in …

Crime

Norfolk paedophile ring: Marie Black set children up as 'sexual play things'

A woman has been found guilty of being at the centre of a paedophile ring which set children up as "sexual play-things" over more than a decade.<p>Ten …

NY Prison Break: The Final Hours Before Escapees Richard Matt and David Sweat Were Captured

Convicted murderer Richard Matt had been on the run from law enforcement for three weeks when he found himself hunkered down in a deserted camper …

Oklahoma Law Enforcement Seized Money From Civilians, Here's What Prosecutors Spent It On

Civil forfeiture laws allow the government to take cash, businesses, cars, homes and other property suspected of being involved in criminal activity. …