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Judge declares Prince’s 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota judge has ruled that Prince’s six siblings are the heirs to his estate. In a ruling made public Friday, Carver County District Judge Kevin Eide declared that Prince died without a will and that his sister, Tyka Nelson, and five half-siblings are his heirs. There are people who filed appeals … Continue reading

Prosecutor: Girl texted with college man before stabbing
Campus Life

Prosecutor: Girl texted with college man before stabbing

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia Tech students carefully planned the kidnapping and killing of a 13-year-old girl, arranging a pre-dawn rendezvous online after buying cleaning supplies and a shovel at separate Wal-Mart stores, a prosecutor alleged Thursday. Montgomery County Commonwealth’s Attorney Mary Pettitt described how authorities believe David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers … Continue reading

Religion news in brief
Middle East

Religion news in brief

BALTIMO RE (AP) — A former Episcopal bishop who killed a bicyclist in Baltimore while driving drunk has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Heather Cook, who was the second ranking Episcopal bishop in Maryland, pleaded guilty last month to manslaughter, drunken driving and leaving the scene. She fatally struck 41-year-old cyclist Tom Palermo … Continue reading

Local / Virginia

Judge scolds Norfolk police for selling murder victim’s car

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Norfolk judge has scolded city police for selling a murder victim’s car. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1QjID5s ) reports that Judge Junius Fulton III admonished the police department for its handling of James Johnson’s 1989 Mercury Grand Marquis during a Friday hearing. The 84-year-old Norfolk man was assaulted in December by his … Continue reading