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By Eliott C. McLaughlin and Holly Yan CNN WACO, Texas (CNN) -- The biker gang members who began beating, stabbing and shooting each other in a Texas Twin Peaks restaurant knew the police were outside; they just didn't care, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said Monday. By the...
At just before 3:30ET jurors in the case of convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev haned down their decision that he should be sentenced to death of the April 2013 attack. Reports are that he showed no visibile reaction as the sentence was handed down. Below is an...
By Ray Sanchez, Dana Ford and Ralph Ellis CNN (CNN) -- A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman was headed to visit family in New York. A Wells Fargo executive was returning from a funeral. A wine and oil merchant from Italy took the train after missing his flight. An Associated Press...
By Greg Botelho CNN (CNN) -- [Breaking news, posted at 6:19 p.m. ET] Before asking specific questions in an interview with the engineer of the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia this week, investigators will ask him to describe what happened that day, National...
By Ann O'Neill and Wayne Drash CNN BOSTON (CNN) -- Jurors deliberating the fate of the Boston Marathon bomber asked the judge Thursday how they should interpret portions of the 24-page questionnaire they must complete before deciding whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives or dies...
By Greg Botelho and Kevin Conlon CNN (CNN) -- How do all seven cars and the engine of an Amtrak train jump the rails, sending passengers, luggage, laptops and more flying? One possibility loomed over all others Wednesday: speed. Authorities haven't said what caused the...
By Ray Sanchez CNN (CNN) -- A man wanted for allegedly attacking people with a hammer on the streets of New York City was shot and wounded by police Wednesday after he swung a hammer at a female officer, authorities said. The unidentified suspect, who allegedly assaulted at...
As day broke in Philadelphia on Wednesday, rescue workers were still searching inside the mangled wreckage of an Amtrak train that derailed the night before, killing at least six people and sending another 150 to various hospitals. Among those killed was a midshipman from the U...
4-game suspension for Tom Brady, $1M fine for Pats By Greg Botelho and Mariano Castillo (CNN) -- The NFL has suspended New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady for four games without pay in relation to the "Deflategate" incident in which the team was found to have used...