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Police: California man arrested in brother’s death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police arrested a man on suspicion of murder after his brother was fatally shot during a weekend family birthday celebration in South Los Angeles. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Florida attorney general mulls next step after death penalty ruling

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) – The Florida attorney general was considering the state’s next move on Friday after the state Supreme Court ruled a man sentenced to die for a 25-year-old murder should be taken off death row.     The 6-1 Supreme Court ruling on Thursday granted the appeal of Carl Dausch, […]

Egypt arrests Sunni scholar sentenced to death

Egyptian police arrested Saturday a fugitive Sunni scholar who had been sentenced to death in absentia in a trial involving the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, state media reported. Abdallah Hassan Barakat, a former senior academic at the prestigious Al-Azhar University, was arrested at a checkpoint in Cairo, the official MENA news agency reported. Barakat […]

Man arrested in Detroit mom’s death; kids missing

DETROIT (AP) — Police say they're pursuing a murder charge against the husband of a slain Detroit woman whose two children remain missing. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

10 Islamists sentenced to death in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced 10 Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood movement to death in absentia Saturday on charges of inciting violence and blocking a road last July. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Son of senior Shi’ite cleric sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia

A Saudi court on Monday sentenced to death the son of a senior Shi’ite Muslim cleric after he was convicted of shooting at security forces in the kingdom’s Eastern Province, local media said, in the first such ruling in three years. Minority Shi’ites have staged sporadic protests in the province for years. The www.rasid.net news […]

Jury finds former Hawaii soldier eligible for death penalty, will return to consider sentence

HONOLULU (AP) — Jury finds former Hawaii soldier eligible for death penalty, will return to consider sentence. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Jury finds ex-soldier eligible for death penalty

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal jury on Friday decided a former Hawaii soldier convicted of murder is eligible for the death penalty in the first capital case in the history of Hawaii's statehood. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

China mine tycoon sentenced to death in gang case

BEIJING (AP) — A former Chinese mining tycoon was sentenced to death Friday for leading a crime gang that killed rivals, a state news agency reported, in a case that revealed ties between organized crime and politicians. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Tennessee reinstates electric chair as death penalty option

By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) – Tennessee’s electric chair, last used in 2007, is now an option for executions in the state if lethal injection drugs are unavailable, following a bill that was signed by the governor on Thursday. The law was drawn up as various states were encountering difficulty in obtaining drugs for […]