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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A 42-year-old southwest Missouri man serving four consecutive life sentences for the 2008 kidnapping and rape of a 7-year-girl returns to court Thursday with a post-conviction appeal that suggests police and prosecutors targeted...
Throughout the nine-day murder trial, defendant Charlie Wyne wore dress clothes covering up a secret weapon — a stun belt wirelessly controlled by nearby courtroom deputies. After Wyne's pre-trial outburst over refusing to participate, the judge...
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Unincorporated areas of Ventura County are joining other communities that require actors in porn films to wear condoms. The County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday that takes effect immediately, according to the Ventura County Star,...
A trucker convicted of killing a motorist on Interstate 78 after allegedly falling asleep at the wheel will serve five years of probation under a plea agreement that a Northampton County judge said Tuesday he considered rejecting. Alexandro L. Morales,...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah teen accused of punching a soccer referee who later died was charged Wednesday with homicide by assault, a count issued when an attack unintentionally causes death. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced...
Tags: Soccer, Murder, Crime, Law and Justice, Laws, Trials
“The EDC has identified the top five strategic priorities. These were the same priorities that were discussed and implemented at a strategic planning retreat, for the past two to three years. So there’s nothing new here. And how much are we...
It will soon be legal to own a Taser or stun gun in Anne Arundel County, following a vote by the County Council on Monday. Council members voted 4-3 to legalize the devices, which use an electric shock to disable another person. The bill was sponsored...
When Lawrence A. Gaines stabbed an Easton man to death outside a city drug house, was he merely protecting himself from a violent aggressor, as the law allows him to do? Or was he a cold-blooded killer, notwithstanding his attorney's insistence that he...
PHILADELPHIA — The attorney for a Philadelphia doctor accused of killing four infants during late-term abortions wrapped up his defense on Monday, arguing that prosecutors hyped the case for publicity and denying his client's clinic was a "house...
Lessons from Boston It was uplifting to see how quickly local, state and federal authorities, with the help of the public, were able to apprehend those allegedly responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15. Citizens' tips seemed to play...
In a small room in Easton City Hall, 86-year-old volunteer Louise Ward was keeping a close eye on a police surveillance video. The longtime Easton resident kept a notebook handy as she stared at the monitor, ready to jot down any suspicious activity...
Prosecutors are considering whether to file criminal charges against a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy accused of assaulting an inmate who was helping federal authorities investigate a suspected international drug trafficker, according to records...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Prosecution, Laws, Lawyers, Punishment
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