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Daughter tracks down suspect 26 years after dad's killing

Joselyn Martinez was 9 when her father was shot and killed outside his New York City restaurant in 1986. Nearly three decades later, she may finally see justice for his death. And she has herself to thank.

After 16 years in hiding, Whitey Bulger stands in spotlight of federal trial

If you lived in South Boston from the late 1970s through the mid-1990s you either loved or loathed Whitey Bulger. He could be colorful and generous, or, if you were his enemy, he could be cutthroat and cruel.

Ohio kidnap suspect pleads not guilty

An Ohio man accused of murder, rape and holding three women in a Cleveland house against their will pleaded not guilty on Wednesday.

Colorado fires scorch state; thousands evacuated

Fast-moving wildfires lit up central Colorado, forcing thousands from their homes and scorching some 12,000 acres of brush and timber. Of the five fires burning, the most problematic was the Black Forest Fire.

Overdraft fees cost bank customers hundreds a year

Checking account customers are racking up hundreds of dollars in overdraft fees each year, a new government report finds.

Santa Monica shooting survivor: 'Thank God, I'm alive'

 By all accounts, suspected Santa Monica shooter John Zawahri was ready to inflict maximum harm. He had multiple firearms and about 1,300 rounds of ammunition. Also, apparently, he had the capacity to kill.

Julian Assange to Edward Snowden: 'Go to Latin America'

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, knows something about secrets and what happens when they're exposed.

U.S. weather: Deadly beaches, grinding tornadoes, sweltering heat

Summer has not yet officially arrived, but the country's midsection is burning up. Denver broke a heat record Monday -- and Tuesday promises more sweltering heat.

Santa Monica gunman rips apart three families, including his own

What would compel a man to take his father's and his brother's lives and then spray bullets at his former college, killing three other people in the next 13 minutes?

Cleveland man indicted on 329 counts in captive women case

A man accused of kidnapping and holding captive three young women in his Cleveland house for 10 years will be arraigned this week on 329 counts.