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Condemned Boston Marathon bomber files motion for new trial
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has filed a motion for a new trial, less than two weeks after he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attack.
Police: Maryland boy dies after being beaten for eating cake
Police say a 9-year-old boy has died after he was allegedly handcuffed and beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission.
Man testifies Leonard told him house exploded before it did
A man testified that a former friend accused of causing a house explosion that killed an Indianapolis couple told him several days before that he was looking to buy a Ferrari after his house blew up.
Gay couple quickly granted marriage license after lawsuit
A gay couple has received a marriage license after filing a federal lawsuit against a North Texas county clerk who previously cited her religious opposition to gay marriage in denying the license.
Search for missing Northern California baby enters fifth day
The search for a missing 6-month old Northern California girl entered its fifth day Monday.
SC lawmakers begin debate on flag
South Carolina's state Senate has opened debate on the future of the Confederate flag on Statehouse grounds -- and the first amendment being considered is one that would put the matter up to a public vote.
Police check report of 1 shot fired at Walter Reed hospital
Police say they are checking on a report of a single shot fired at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington.
Interview: Suspect in SF pier attack admits he shot woman
A man arrested in the seemingly random shooting of a woman at a San Francisco pier has admitted in a jailhouse interview that he shot her, but says it was an accident.
Police search for missing child of man who jumped off bridge
Rescue crews are searching the Connecticut River for a 7-month-old boy who may have been with his father when the man jumped from a Connecticut bridge.
Florida man faces sentencing for having sex on the beach
A man convicted of having sex on a Florida beach in front of families will soon learn how long he must spend in prison.
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