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  1. Pedro Espinoza gets death sentence in 2008 murder of Jamiel Shaw ...

    A gang member has been sentenced to death for the murder of a star Los Angeles High School athlete.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  2. Not guilty pleas entered in trial of slain NYC girls hoops star

    Brandon Parker

    Tyshawn Brockington and Robert Cartagena pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Murry Bergtraum senior basketball star Tayshana Murphy. Murphy, one of the top girls' basketball prospects in the ...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  3. Tyshawn Brockington, Robert Cartagena plead not guilty in killing...

    Matt Ehalt

    Tyshawn Brockington and Robert Cartagena pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Murry Bergtraum senior basketball star Tayshana Murphy.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011
  4. Boost your brain power with these 4 foods

    Leslie Goldman

    Pop quiz:If a poor diet can mess with your mind - take the infamous "Twinkie Defense" of 1979, when a man on trial for murder claimed junk food made him do it - then can eating smart actually make you, well, smarter? Correct answer: Yes! Add these...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  5. Cops investigating murder of NYC basketball star Tayshana Murphy

    Susie Arth

    The tragic news of Tayshana Murphy's murder came early Sunday morning. The basketball standout had just started her senior year at Murry Bergtraum (Manhattan, N.Y.) when she was shot and killed in a hallway at her home on Sept. 11. According to ES...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  6. Court upholds Mark Becker conviction in Ed Thomas' death

    An appeals court on Thursday upheld the first-degree murder conviction of a mentally ill man who shot and killed a beloved high school football coach, rejecting arguments that jurors were given improper instructions about his insanity defense.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2011
  7. Ed Thomas' killer Mark Becker sentenced life without parole

    A judge has sentenced an Iowa man to life in prison after the family of slain high school football coach Ed Thomas gave tearful testimony about the impact of Thomas' murder.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2010
  8. Mark Becker found guilty of first-degree murder in death of high ...

    The jury in the trial of Mark Becker, accused of killing Aplington-Parkersburg coach Ed Thomas in the school's weight room last June, found the former high school football player guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2010
  9. Iowa jurors finish week without coach killing verdict

    Jurors in Iowa have ended deliberations for the week without a verdict in the first-degree murder trial of a former football player accused of killing his high school coach.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2010
  10. Mark Becker's trial in murder of Aplington-Parkersburg coach Ed T...

    Jury has begun deliberating the case in which an Iowa man is charged with killing a nationally known high school football coach.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  11. Alleged killer Mark Becker believed slain HS coach Ed Thomas was ...

    A tearful former football player told Iowa police that he repeatedly shot his high school coach because he believed him to be a devil who turned students "into dead people".

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2010
  12. Jury selection opens in Iowa coach slaying trial

    A judge has picked 36 potential jurors in the first-degree murder trial of the man accused of gunning down an Iowa high school football coach last summer.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2010
  13. Judge: Suspect in Ed Thomas' death mentally competent to stand tr...

    A judge ruled Monday that the man accused of gunning down a legendary Iowa high school football coach is mentally competent to stand trial.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2009
  14. High school football: Mark Becker pleads not guilty to killing Io...

    The man accused of killing an Iowa high school football coach has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2009
  15. Tierra Rogers plays for love of father

    Ryan Canner--O'Mealy

    Tierra Rogers has questioned her love of the game ever since the murder of her father last season, but the Sacred Heart Cathedral senior keeps playing to honor his memory.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2008
  16. Alleged gang member charged with murder of prep football star

    A 19-year-old man, charged with capital murder in what police said was the gang-related shooting of a high school football star, had been released from jail just 28 hours before the killing.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2008