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Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

Oscar Pistorius, left, greets his uncle Arnold Pistorius, right, and other family members as he is led down to the cells of the court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Pistorius received a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year (AP Photo/Herman Verwey, Pool)

Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Death row inmate in US wins last-minute stay

A death row inmate facing execution Tuesday night won a last-minute stay on the grounds he might be mentally incompetent.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Utterly evil’ Australian baby killer gets life


An “utterly evil” Australian man who killed a 10-month-old boy by bludgeoning him with a homemade baton during a burglary was Friday jailed for life.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Japan mulls filming criminal interrogations


Japanese investigators could have to make video recordings of criminal interrogations under new proposals aimed at achieving transparency in a system often criticized as opaque, reports said Thursday.

Posted: May 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Marathon defense team wants new deadlines for feds


Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say they remain concerned about being “adequately prepared” for a November trial in his death penalty case.

Posted: May 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »