Suspects to stand trial in 1996 Kristin Smart disappearance

The man last seen with Kristin Smart before she vanished from a college campus 25 years ago on the Central California coast will stand trial on a murder charge in her suspected death and his father will face a charge as an accomplice for allegedly helping bury her body, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Robert F. Kennedy's assassin granted parole

Sirhan Sirhan, the man convicted of assassinating Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in 1968 in Los Angeles, was granted parole Friday on his 16th attempt, in a hearing that was absent any representation from the agency that prosecuted him -- the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.