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Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Attorneys representing Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, have been granted their request for a postponement of his trial.

2nd California child molester dies after inmate’s cane attack, authorities say

A second convicted child molester has died following a fellow inmate’s attack with a walking cane at a central California prison, authorities said Wednesday.

Arizona mom sang to young children as she smothered them: police

After allegedly killing her three children Monday, Rachel Henry “placed all of the children in a position on the living room couch as if they were taking a nap,” according to court documents released Tuesday evening.

Utah police ID 4 family members killed in shooting, say boy suspect not cooperating

Police in Utah have released the names of four family members shot and killed in their home Friday night and said the boy charged with their murders has refused to speak with investigators searching for a possible motive.

Chicago man dies nearly decade after suffering wounds in shooting; coroner rules death homicide

A Chicago man’s death has been ruled a homicide after he died last week of complications from multiple gunshot wounds he suffered in a shooting nearly a decade ago, officials said.

California man intentionally rammed vehicle with 6 teens inside, killing 3, officers allege

The California Highway Patrol said Monday that a driver intentionally rammed his vehicle into a Toyota Prius that was filled with teenagers, causing a fatal crash that killed three boys in Temescal Valley.

Anthony Todt, dad accused of killing family in Florida, witnessed own father’s plot to kill mother: reports

Anthony Todt, the man charged last week with killing his wife, their three children and family dog in a Florida home near Disney World, had 40 years ago witnessed his own father’s attempt to have his mother murdered, according to reports.

Man facing execution for Florida girl’s murder is innocent, accomplice claims: report

Two men were convicted of stabbing to death a 14-year-old girl in Florida 35 years ago but now one says the other– who faces execution–is innocent, according to a report Sunday.

California woman found dead from ‘significant trauma’ 4 days after boyfriend found hanging in tree: authorities

The body of a Northern California woman who had been dead “for some time” was discovered inside her home Wednesday, after authorities were asked to conduct a welfare check, according to a report.

Delbert Africa, Philadelphia MOVE group member linked to cop’s death, released after 42 years

Delbert Orr Africa, a member of the MOVE 9 group, was released from prison in Pennsylvania Saturday, 42 years after he and eight other members were convicted of third-degree murder in a shootout that ended in the killing of a Philadelphia police officer.