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  • Officer, teen and suspect killed in Va. shooting

    Norfolk police are investigating a series of events that led to the shooting death of a police officer, a teenager and the suspected gunman.


  • Legislator challenges state campaign law

    A Montana lawmaker who faces possible impeachment over allegations that his campaign took illegal corporate contributions said the law he is accused of breaking violates free-speech rights.


  • FILE - In this June 8, 2012, file photo is James Brown in Sterling Heights, Mich. Brown was convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of four women whose bodies were stashed in cars in Detroit in 2011. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Todd McInturf, File )  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

    Man sentenced to life for killing 4 Michigan women

    A man convicted of killing four women whom he met through an online escort site opted to stay in his jail cell Tuesday when a Detroit-area judge sentenced him to life in prison in a courtroom packed with victims' relatives.


  • 5 things to know about the Rev. Al Sharpton

    The Rev. Al Sharpton has evolved from the fiery activist who gained prominence leading protest marches in the 1980s to an insider with a show on MSNBC and the ear of elected officials. Here are five things to know about Sharpton:


  • NH police arrest "fugitive-of-the-week"

    A New Hampshire fugitive is in custody - arrested just hours after he was featured on the U.S. Marshals featured him in their "fugitive of the week" internet post.


  • Attorney submits US Senate vacancy initiative

    A Helena attorney submitted a ballot initiative proposal Tuesday that would change Montana law to take away the governor's power to fill U.S. Senate vacancies and instead require special elections.


  • FILE - In this June 8, 2012, file photo, James Brown listens as his preliminary hearing is delayed in Sterling Heights, Mich. Brownn was convicted on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, of first-degree murder, arson and disinterment of a body. He faces mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole for killing four women in his basement and stuffing their bodies in car trunks after he met them through online escort ads. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Todd McInturf )  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

    Man convicted of killing 4 women from escort site

    Loud cheers and sobs broke the calm of the courtroom Friday as a Detroit-area man was convicted of killing four women in his basement and stuffing their bodies in car trunks after he met them through online escort ads.


  • FILE -- In a June 8, 2012, file photo James Brown listens as his preliminary hearing is delayed on June 8, 2012, in Sterling Heights, Mich. Closing arguments are next in the trial of the Detroit-area man charged with killing four women who met him online. Brown is accused of killing the women in pairs on different days at his Sterling Heights home. Their bodies soon were discovered in cars in a Detroit neighborhood in December 2011. Final arguments in the three-week trial are set for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Detroit News,Todd McInturf )  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

    Trial nears end in Detroit-area deaths of 4 women

    A Detroit-area man who met four women through an online escort site killed them in his basement and then stuffed their bodies like "garbage" into car trunks, a prosecutor told jurors Thursday as she urged them to return a guilty verdict at the end of a three-week trial.


  • Jury returns Friday in deaths linked to escort ads

    There is no quick verdict in the trial of a Detroit-area man charged with killing four women who met him through online escort ads.


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