In a 6-0 vote, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that Stanley Wrice, who was convicted of rape in 1983, will get a chance to have a court decide whether his confession was the product of torture, reports the Chicago Tribune.Continue »
Investigators say surveillance video shows two men breaking into the Siskiyou County Courthouse early Wednesday morning and smashing a glass case that contained the valuable display on the area's mining history.
CBS Houston reports a relative of Staff Sgt. Sam Burbank and his wife saw the couple's possessions for sale on the lawn Tuesday and called police.
Ja Rule (real name Jeffrey Atkins) is serving two years for gun possession and tax evasion at Mid-State Correctional Facility in Oneida, New York.
(CBS/AP) PHILADELPHIA - A Philadelphia man who has been arrested 44 times without being convicted, now faces a minimum of 32 years in federal prison for a pair of armed robberies.
Josh Brewer served 60 days in jail and was put on three years of probation for exceeding Oregon's limit of possessing a pound-and-a-half of medical marijuana. On appeal, the Oregon Attorney General's Office conceded that the two-and-a-half pounds of pot that was found drying on coat hangers suspended from the ceiling shouldn't have counted against the limit.
CBS affiliate WBTV says police were responding to an assault report on January 15 when they were told 22-year-old Michael Chavis Junior assaulted a five-year-old child by "picking that child up and holding them over an aggressive, chained pit bull dog."Continue »
(CBS/AP) ATLANTA - A couple was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after a jury found them guilty of murdering their neighbor in a quarrel over the victim's dog.Continue »
(CBS/KIRO) TACOMA, Wash. - The children of missing Utah mother Susan Cox Powell will remain in the custody of her parents as new allegations against their father emerge.
According to CBS affiliate KIRO, sexually explicit images were found on a home computer that belongs to Josh Powell.Continue »
According to the New York Times, Luis Ortiz, who was arrested Wednesday in the shooting of Officer Kevin Brennan, had been wanted for questioning in the death of Shannon McKinney, whose body was found lying in front of a supermarket on Jan. 1.Continue »