Wednesday, June 19 2013 1:47 PM EDT2013-06-19 17:47:57 GMT
DENVER (KUSA/CNN) - A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone. She discovered the mistake while visiting his grave at Fort Logan Cemetery in Denver. "IMore >>
A military widow wants to know why another woman's name is engraved on her husband's headstone.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:29 AM EDT2013-06-19 13:29:19 GMT
NEW WEST MINISTER, CANADA (WAVE) - A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a class picture. For Anne Belanger, the photo was completely unacceptable. Her son, Miles, was pushedMore >>
A second grader with a disability was seemingly shunned during a photo shoot at his elementary school.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 12:32 PM EDT2013-06-19 16:32:33 GMT
The search for a missing 10-month-old boy from Birmingham is over. Birmingham police say he and his alleged captor were found in Dallas, Texas around 11:30 Tuesday night. A missing child alert was issuedMore >>
The search for a missing 10-month-old boy from Birmingham is over. Birmingham police say he and his alleged 14-year-old captor were found in Dallas, Texas around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 3:13 PM EDT2013-06-19 19:13:33 GMT
A Baton Rouge couple and their five children are safe and are thankful they survived a fire that destroyed their home early Wednesday morning.More >>
A Baton Rouge couple and their five children are safe and are thankful they survived a fire that destroyed their home early Wednesday morning. The father was at work when the fire started and the mother jumped into action to get her children out of the house.More >>
(Baton Rouge-AP) -- Defense lawyers for Derrick Todd Lee, the suspect in the killings of seven women in southern Louisiana, argued to a judge Thursday that DNA evidence should be thrown out of one murder case.
The defense lawyers told District Judge Richard Anderson of Baton Rouge that attorney general's investigators had obtained the DNA improperly. They said the investigators used a subpoena, but should have used a search warrant. The judge did not immediately rule.
The hearing was for Lee's first-degree murder trial in the 2002 slaying of Charlotte Murray Pace. In an unrelated motion, the issue of funding for Lee's defense could be sent to the Louisiana Supreme Court, possibly delaying a scheduled trial date of May 10th. East Baton Rouge Parish D.A. Doug Moreau has said he will decide quickly whether to appeal that ruling to the high court.
The First Circuit Court of Appeal ordered the trial judge to meet with defense lawyers to determine whether the state should pay for expert witnesses. But Moreau says he wanted to avoid any delay for Lee's trial in the Pace case.
Lee has pleaded innocent. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. Police say Lee also has been linked by DNA to the slayings of six other women. He's also charged in an attack on a woman in Breaux Bridge.