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Convicted killer of elderly D.C. couple could get new trial

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A man serving a 137-year prison sentence for the murders of an elderly couple in upper Northwest Washington could get a new trial. Jose Portillo was found guilty in December 2010 of two counts of first-degree felony murder and other charges. The D.C. Court of Appeals on Thursday did not vacate Portillo's sentence but called for a lower court to further investigate whether his lawyers were...

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