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  • Love, disease and a killing

    Love, disease and a killing
    A series of heavy doors slid open, one by one, at the Pima County Jail. And finally I was sitting with 53-year-old Sanford "Sandy" Garfinkel, who had just been sentenced to 16 years in prison for killing his terminally ill wife by holding a pillow over her face.
  • D.A. Cooley's office won't file misdemeanors against Kinde Durkee

    Los Angeles County prosecutors said Thursday they will not pursue misdemeanor charges against campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee for allegedly claiming to be an accountant when she did not have a license. Durkee already has been charged in federal court...

    Followers of polygamist Warren Jeffs give up bikes, trampolines

    Warren Jeffs rules: Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs has issued new rules to his followers, including a ban on children's toys.

    Four shot outside house party in Florence-Firestone

    Four people suffered minor injuries after they were shot in a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning in the unincorporated area of Florence-Firestone, authorities said.

    UCLA says it will fight ‘outrageous’ felony charges in fatal lab fire

    The statute of limitations was about to run out this week when prosecutors filed felony charges in connection with a fatal 2008 lab fire at UCLA, surprising university officials and prompting an unusually strong response from them.