Crime & Justice
The jury began deliberating late Wednesday and continued all day Thursday, for a total of about 8 1/2 hours over two days. It will continue Friday.
The government said Thursday it will give at least 50 million pesos to relatives of criminal suspects slain at a warehouse last year by soldiers.
Prosecutor Steve Mellin said Tsarnaev's actions "have earned him a sentence of death." Tsarnaev's lawyers said he was "a good kid" led astray by his brother.
Attorney General Kamala Harris told California colleges and universities to collaborate with local police in addressing student complaints of sexual assault.
Cameron Brown faces a mandatory term of life in prison without parole when sentenced June 19.
Protesters peacefully marched to voice their anger about a prosecutor's decision not to charge a police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed biracial man.
A sheriff's deputy mistook a pellet gun Andy Lopez was carrying for an assault rifle, and he shot the boy as he walked near his home in Santa Rosa.
A white Wisconsin police officer won't face criminal charges for fatally shooting an unarmed 19-year-old biracial man.
Balyan surrendered to the Los Angeles Criminal Court Tuesday. He has been charged with two counts of murder.
Santa Clara County Judge Richard Loftus ruled Monday that Christopher Hubbart, known as the "pillowcase rapist," is not a danger to the health and safety of others.
Although the violence had nothing to do with a shooting rampage a year ago, it occurred in the same square-mile community of small apartments and houses that is home to thousands of university students.
A California judge has refused to revoke the release of a serial rapist amid fears by neighbors that he would rape again.
People turned in the guns Saturday with no questions asked in exchange for Ralphs pre-paid grocery cards. Nearly $77,000 worth of the gift cards were handed out.
It's the latest criminal charge against the former star tight end, who once had a $40 million contract with the Patriots.
Former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman narrowly avoided being hit by gunfire during a road rage incident in Florida Monday.
The San Bernardino Sheriff's Department has released the names of 10 deputies allegedly involved in the beating, captured in TV news footage, of a suspect who appeared to have surrendered last month.