NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man has been found guilty but mentally ill in the deadly sword stabbings of his parents and twin brother in suburban Philadelphia more than three years ago.
A Montgomery County judge on Wednesday convicted Joseph McAndrew Jr., 27, of first-degree murder in the March 2011 slayings inside their Gulph Mills home. After his arrest, police said McAndrew had called the killings an "extermination."
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Palm Beach County Sheriff's officials in Florida say a man called 911 on himself after sexually assaulting a woman who had responded to a Craigslist ad for a cleaning job.
The Palm Beach Post (http://bit.ly/1ruI5gC ) reports 47-year-old Joel Jones flagged down deputies responding to the call Tuesday evening. Before they could ask his name, he began shouting, "Take me to jail."
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal authorities have decided against issuing citations in a natural gas well fire in southwestern Pennsylvania that killed one worker earlier this year.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration said no exact cause was determined for the Feb. 11 fire at the Chevron well in Greene County's Dunkard Township. No citations for violation of federal safety standards will be issued.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman has admitted she pretended to be disabled in order to befriend a developmentally disabled man and steal from him.
Thirty-six-year-old Carol Hulett of Akron was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to burglary, forgery and theft from the disabled. She was sentenced to an additional nine months for violating probation.
Hulett's husband, Shaun Hulett, pleaded guilty to burglary in...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court appears to have cleared the way for same-sex marriages to begin in Virginia as early as next week, but that could be put on hold indefinitely if the nation's highest court intervenes.
The state also would need to start recognizing gay marriages from out of state Aug. 21 after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' decision not to delay its ruling that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The highest-ranking U.S. military officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War was buried with full honors Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery in a ceremony attended by his family and platoons of fellow warriors.
Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene was killed Aug. 5 when a gunman believed to be an Afghan soldier opened fire at a military academy near Kabul.
During the ceremony, Greene's adult son tightly clasped the hands of his...