Indiana man enters murder plea in 1977 Michigan cold case

Raymond Richmond of South Bend pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder in the death of 25-year-old Robert Stasiak. Richmond, who was 18 at the time of Stasiak’s death, is scheduled to be sentenced to 12 to 18 years in prison on Sept. 15.

Senate panel drops Manafort subpoena

The top Republican and Democrat on the committee have said they want to question Manafort about a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer.

Man accused of smuggling king cobras in potato chip cans

The agents later served a search warrant there and found tanks with a live baby Morelet’s crocodile, alligator snapping turtles, a common snapping turtle, and five diamond back terrapins. Prosecutors say all of the reptiles are protected under U.S. law.

Ohio set to end 3-year hiatus with execution of child killer

Forty-three-year-old Ronald Phillips is scheduled to die Wednesday at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville. He was convicted for the 1993 rape and killing of Sheila Marie Evans, his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter.

Trump: Nation closer to liberation from ‘Obamacare’

Trump said that with the Senate’s vote to allow consideration of a health care bill, “We’re now one step closer to liberating our citizens from this Obamacare nightmare and delivering great health care for the American people.”

Pharmaceutical company Celgene settles suit for $280 million

The agreement settled a lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court by a former Celgene saleswoman who said the New Jersey-based company submitted false claims to Medicare and health care programs in 28 states and Washington, D.C., which were all parties to the settlement.

US Rep: Truck passed checkpoint 2 hours before discovery

Some of the 29 identified survivors have told authorities they hired smugglers who brought them across the U.S. border, loaded some of them onto trucks that took them to the tractor-trailer, and marked them with different colored tape to identify them to various smugglers who would be picking them up after the tractor-trailer reached its destination.