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  • Telemarketers call in reinforcements as they ignore do-not-call list

    Telemarketers call in reinforcements as they ignore do-not-call list
    Dan Yeh has been on the federal government's Do Not Call Registry for years. And for a while, it seemed like the leave-me-alone system worked just fine. Not anymore. "There's been a real surge recently," Yeh, 72, told me. "I've been getting five or...
  • Zimmerman verdict: 'The Daily Show' names Florida 'The Worst State'

    Zimmerman verdict: 'The Daily Show' names Florida 'The Worst State'
    As the reverberations of the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial continue to be felt across the country, “The Daily Show" returned to the air Monday night after a two-week hiatus just in time to weigh in on the controversy. In what’s...
  • Chris Brown speaks out as judge revokes probation

    Chris Brown speaks out as judge revokes probation
    Singer Chris Brown expressed outrage Monday as a judge revoked his probation in his 2009 conviction for beating then-girlfriend Rihanna after prosecutors said he violated the terms by committing an alleged hit-and-run while driving without a valid...
  • Judge in Jodi Arias case considers September trial date

    Judge in Jodi Arias case considers September trial date
    PHOENIX — A new jury could be impaneled sometime in late September to decide whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death or life in prison, a judge said Tuesday, as attorneys continued to file motions and kept mum on any talk of a deal to...
  • Jury is selected in Ft. Hood court-martial

    Jury is selected in Ft. Hood court-martial
    A jury was selected Tuesday to hear the case against an Army psychiatrist accused in the Ft.  Hood shooting, whose long-awaited murder trial is set to begin next month. The panel comprising 13 officers will hear the case against Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan,...
  • Killers in pizza parlor shooting sentenced to death

    Killers in pizza parlor shooting sentenced to death
    Two men who shot and killed three people inside a Pico Rivera pizza parlor were sentenced to death Friday. Rudy Ruiz, 34, and John Perez, 47, were convicted in April of three counts of first-degree murder and seven counts of attempted murder in...
  • Neo-Nazi metal musician planned 'large' terror attack, officials say

    Neo-Nazi metal musician planned 'large' terror attack, officials say
    French authorities on Tuesday arrested a Norwegian "black metal" musician and neo-Nazi on suspicion of planning  "a large terrorist act." Varg Vikernes is an alleged sympathizer of mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, according to the Associated Press....
  • Court rejects bid to halt release of serial rapist in L.A. County

    Court rejects bid to halt release of serial rapist in L.A. County
    A state appellate court on Tuesday rejected an attempt by Los Angeles County prosecutors to stop a convicted serial rapist from being released in the county. The panel of three appellate justices denied the legal request without comment. A Los Angeles...
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson faults Zimmerman jurors' 'own cultural biases'

    Rev. Jesse Jackson faults Zimmerman jurors' 'own cultural biases'
    ORLANDO — The Rev. Jesse Jackson spoke about Trayvon Martin before appearing at the NAACP national convention here Wednesday morning, faulting the jury that acquitted Martin’s killer for being biased and relying on the state’s “...
  • Terrorist? Neo-Nazi metal rocker Varg Vikernes arrested as precaution

    Terrorist? Neo-Nazi metal rocker Varg Vikernes arrested as precaution
    More details emerged Wednesday concerning the case of a Norwegian "black metal" musician and neo-Nazi arrested on suspicion of planning a "a large terrorist act." French authorities arrested Varg Vikernes and his wife Tuesday at a home near Salon-la-...
  • Satan worshiper gets life in prison for killing, skinning mom

    Satan worshiper gets life in prison for killing, skinning mom
    A Maywood man whom prosecutors described as a Satan worshiper was sentenced Wednesday for strangling and killing his mother, then dismembering her body. Moises Meraz-Espinoza, 21, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the Feb. 2, 2011, slaying...