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Connecticut home invasion: second man sentenced to death

A jury condemned a man to death Friday for raping and strangling a woman and killing her two daughters in an attack that led to the defeat of a bill to abolish the death penalty in Connecticut and was compared to Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood. Joshua Komisarjevsky will join his accomplice Steven Hayes on […]

ICC Requests Arrest Warrant for Sudanese Defense Minister

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has requested an arrest warrant for Sudan’s defense minister, who allegedly helped to plan atrocities in the Darfur region. Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein is accused of coordinating attacks against villages in Darfur between August 2003 and March 2004. The prosecutor’s office says the attacks followed a pattern in which the […]

US students arrested in Tahrir Square

Violence continues in Tahrir Square Link to this video The US embassy in Cairo is investigating the detention of three US students accused of throwing petrol bombs at security forces in Tahrir Square. The three, all students at the American University in Cairo, were arrested during clashes outside the interior ministry on Monday, authorities said. […]

ICC Prosecutor: Libya May Try Gadhafi’s Son

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says the captured son of Moammar Gadhafi may be tried in Libya rather than in The Hague, as long as the trial meets ICC standards. ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo met officials in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, Tuesday, as the country’s National Transitional Council prepared to name a new Cabinet […]

ICC Trying to Secure Surrender of Gadhafi Son, Spy Chief

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) says his office has been “galvanizing efforts” to bring a son of Moammar Gadhafi to justice as well as the former Libyan leader’s spy chief. Luis Moreno-Ocampo says efforts are underway to secure the surrender of Gadhafi’s son, Seif al-Islam, as part of a broader probe […]

Fugitive Son of Libya’s Gadhafi Discusses Possible Surrender

Informal talks are underway between a fugitive son of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and the International Criminal Court. Seif al-Islam Gadhafi is wanted by the ICC for alleged crimes against humanity. He is accused of killing civilian protesters during the uprising against his father’s regime. ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo says intermediaries have been […]

Michael Jackson trial: ‘I would diagnose him as physically dependent’- video

Dr Robert Waldman tells court the singer was receiving “above average doses” of the painkiller Demerol when questioned by prosecutor David Walgren

Amanda Knox flies home as prosecutor vows to launch appeal

Meredith Kercher’s family says they still have no answers regarding the death of the British student. Link to this video Amanda Knox is flying back to her native Seattle as the prosecutor who led the investigation into the murder of Meredith Kercher indicated he would seek to overturn her acquittal and that of her former […]

Michael Jackson doctor trial begins with jury told of singer’s final moments

More than two years after Michael Jackson‘s death from an overdose of a powerful surgical anaesthetic, the irrepressible circus surrounding the King of Pop was back in full swing on Tuesday as the personal physician who attended to him in his dying hours stood trial for involuntary manslaughter. Fans with gold “MJ” armbands and T-shirts […]

California cop pleads not guilty to murder in beating

Los Angeles (CNN) — A Fullerton, California, police officer pleaded not guilty Monday after being charged in the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man, an official in a local prosecutor’s office said. Manuel Ramos, 37, a 10-year veteran of the Fullerton police department, is charged with second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. His next […]