Sat04192014

Man Kills 3, Himself in Orange County Shooting Spree

(CNN) -- In the middle of a shooting spree that killed three people and unleashed terror on Southern California motorists Tuesday morning, Ali Syed told one of his carjacking victims to walk away, police say.

"Mr. Syed ... said, 'I don't want to hurt you, I killed somebody. Today's my last day. Give me your keys,' " Tustin Police Chief Scott Jordan

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Murder Trial for Atlanta Rapper Slim Dunkin Begins

Tuesday marked the beginning of the trial for the man accused of fatally shooting up-and-coming Atlanta rapper Slim Dunkin.

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Transocean to Pay $1 Billion in Civil Penalties for 2010 Oil Spill

(CNN) -- Transocean Deepwater Inc. will pay $1 billion in civil penalties for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, after a federal judge in New Orleans signed off Tuesday on the company's deal with the Justice Department.

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier is a formality: the Justice Department and Transocean reached the deal last

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Supreme Court Rules Drug-Sniffing Dogs Can Trigger Probable Cause for Search

(CNN) -- Aldo the German shepherd and his human companions in law enforcement won an important Supreme Court appeal on Tuesday over vehicle searches for drugs and contraband.

The justices found that a positive "hit" from the sniff of a well trained police dog could establish probable cause for the search of a vehicle.

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Georgia Prisoner Who Defenders Say is Mentally Retarded Scheduled to Face Execution Today

(CNN) -- Warren Lee Hill, whose defenders say he is mentally disabled, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Tuesday for the 1990 killing of Joseph Handspike.

Handspike was another inmate in a Georgia state prison.

Hill was convicted of beating Handspike to death with a nail-studded board while already serving a life sentence in the 1985 killing

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