Mark Memmott http://kttz.org en Boston Bombing Defendant Can See Victims' Autopsy Photos, Judge Says http://kttz.org/post/boston-bombing-defendant-can-see-victims-autopsy-photos-judge-says A federal judge said Wednesday that Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may see autopsy photos of the three people who died after the <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/177378595/boston-marathon-explosions" target="_blank">explosions near the finish line of last year's race</a>.<p>District Court Judge George O'Toole "rejected a claim by the government that Tsarnaev should not see the photos because it would disturb the families of the victims," <a href="http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/boston-bombing-anniversary/tsarnaev-can-view-victim-autopsy-photos-judge-n81996" target="_blan Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:39:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 42697 at http://kttz.org Boston Bombing Defendant Can See Victims' Autopsy Photos, Judge Says Dozens Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria http://kttz.org/post/dozens-girls-abducted-nigeria-militants-blamed Soldiers, "vigilantes and volunteers," <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/04/16/world/africa/nigeria-girls-abducted/" target="_blank">CNN writes</a>, are searching for about 100 Nigerian schoolgirls who are reportedly in the hands of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.<p>The students, along with about 100 other girls, were grabbed by Boko Haram gunmen on Monday in the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok after a firefight with guards at their school. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:48:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 42690 at http://kttz.org 43-Year-Old Cold Case Closed: South Dakota Girls Died In Accident http://kttz.org/post/43-year-old-cold-case-closed-south-dakota-girls-died-accident Families and friends who have wondered since 1971 about what happened to two South Dakota girls now have some closure.<p>Authorities said Tuesday that they believe Pamela Jackson and Cheryl Miller died when their 1960 Studebaker Lark accidentally went off a gravel road and into a local creek. "All the evidence would appear to indicate an accident," South Dakota Attorney Gen. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:14:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 42689 at http://kttz.org 43-Year-Old Cold Case Closed: South Dakota Girls Died In Accident In Ukraine: Reports Of Soldiers Switching To Pro-Russia Side http://kttz.org/post/ukraine-reports-soldiers-switching-pro-russia-side Confusion continues to reign in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russia gunmen remain in control of many government offices even as the Ukrainian military sends in troops, tanks and armed aircraft in an attempt to dislodge them.<p>According to NPR's Ari Shapiro, who is in eastern Ukraine, locals who are pushing to separate from the central government and join the Russian Federation claim that at least some Ukrainian troops are refusing to move against them.<p>In the city of Slovyansk, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/04/16/303640418/the-latest-from-eastern-ukraine" target="_blank">Ari reported on<em Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:02:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 42684 at http://kttz.org In Ukraine: Reports Of Soldiers Switching To Pro-Russia Side Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea's Coast http://kttz.org/post/hundreds-missing-after-ferry-sinks-south-korea-coast <h6>This post is being updated as news comes in.</h6><p>Many hours after the tragedy, close to 300 people were still missing following a ferry disaster Wednesday off the southern coast of South Korea. Most of those unaccounted for are high school students who were on a trip to a resort island.<p>The ship, which left the city of Incheon on South Korea's western coast Tuesday night, sent out a distress signal around 9 a.m. local time on Wednesday. That was 8 p.m. ET Tuesday. The trip south to Jeju Island was supposed to take about 14 hours. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 42682 at http://kttz.org Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea's Coast