Jury returns death sentence for 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper" should be sentenced to death for murdering nine women and a teenage girl over more than two decades in South Los Angeles, a jury decided Monday.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press

Court: Pet's value is market cost, not sentimental value

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's highest court ruled Monday that the value of a pet injured or killed by someone else's negligence is the animal's fair market value but that the owners may also try to collect costs incurred trying to save the animal.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Arkansas judge is investigated for sex abuse, misconduct

WYNNE, Ark. (AP) — For many male defendants in Judge Joseph Boeckmann's courtroom, the initial deal seemed simple enough: The judge would approach them after court, either himself or through a bailiff, and offer a way out of traffic or court fines.

  • Written by CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press