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2 years 4 months ago

Convicted killer's home destroyed

CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland is tearing down the home where a serial killer dumped the remains of the 11 women he murdered. Live video from the scene on Tuesday shows demolition equipment clawing apart Anthony Sowell's house. Victims' relatives and neighbors tell media outlets that razing the home...

3 years 7 months ago

White supremacist in '84 Denver murder dies

A white supremacist convicted of civil rights violations in the 1984 machine-gun slaying of Denver radio talk show host Alan Berg has died in federal prison. Bruce Pierce, 56, died of natural causes Monday at the Allenwood Federal Correction Complex near Allenwood, Pennsylvania. Pierce was serving a 252-year sentence...

3 years 7 months ago

Cancer is leading economic killer

American Cancer Society researchers say that cancer is now the world's leading economic killer as well as its likely top cause of death. Their new report says that cancer costs more in productivity and lost life than AIDS, tuberculosis or other infectious diseases. Cancer's economic impact was $895 billion in...

3 years 8 months ago

Colorado inmate charged in cold case murder

Prosecutors in California have charged a Colorado inmate with murdering a bar owner nearly four decades ago. Investigators say Roy Melanson, 73, fatally stabbed a Napa woman in July 1974, just two months before murdering another woman in Colorado. Melanson is serving a life sentence in the Colorado...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Village hunts for 7-meter killer python

Indonesian villagers are hunting a giant python that killed a 13-year-old boy a week ago on Sumatra island. Police say the 23-foot-long python was believed to be hiding in waterway tunnels built by a textile company for its industrial waste. Villagers blocked road access to the tunnels Sunday to protect...

4 years 1 month ago

Girl's remains found near recent killing

When 17-year-old Chelsea King went missing last month, Maurice Dubois had a sinking feeling that his 14-year-old daughter had fallen victim to the same killer. Amber Dubois vanished walking to school on Feb. 13, 2009, about 10 miles from where Chelsea was last seen in running clothes at a...

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