June 13, 2018

Gun rights and gun control key issue in Tennessee governor's race

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam recommends $30 million aimed at improving school safety She highlighted pro-gun measures passed during her time as speaker, including the lowered cost of carry permits as well as a lifetime permit option. She also pointed to...

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June 13, 2018

“48 Hours” investigates the deaths of Colorado man’s wives

Rocky Mountain National Park is a place known for its soaring beauty, majestic wildlife and inspiring serenity, but in September of 2012, it was a site of heartbreak. The story of how love might have gone murderously wrong begins with...

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June 12, 2018

Cop Found Guilty After “Shocking” Video Showed Him Choking a Handcuffed Man

The citizens of Waco, TX, have held one of their officers accountable and have found him guilty of assault and official oppression after he was caught choking a handcuffed man on video. Former officer George Neville claimed he acted in...

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June 12, 2018

‘The Staircase’ Judge’s Comments About The Michael Peterson Trial Add Another Layer Of Uncertainty To The Case

Despite fitting neatly into 13 episodes, the murder story of The Staircase spans nearly 15 years. Towards the end of the final episode of The Staircase docuseries on Netflix , the judge who presided over the Michael Peterson trial reflected...

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June 12, 2018

Murder conviction in 1991 Oklahoma City slaying dismissed

Johnny Tallbear celebrated outside the Oklahoma County Courthouse in Oklahoma City, after Judge Glen Jones ordered his release due to new DNA evidence. Tallbear had been convicted in 1992 of first-degree murder charges in the death of a homeless man....

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June 12, 2018

FBI, International Law Enforcement Disrupt Business Cyber Fraud Schemes

Federal law enforcement officials announced a significant coordinated effort to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes used to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including senior citizens.  The effort has culminated in 74 arrests, including 42 in...

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June 12, 2018

Police framed a teen for four burglaries so chief could tout perfect clearance rate, prosecutors say

Police chief Raimundo Atesiano had a statistic to tout at a city council hearing for the tiny village of 3,000 in the middle of Miami-Dade that was under his watch. But the statistics were a fictitious stunt to gain favor...

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June 11, 2018

Dozens claim a Chicago detective beat them into confessions. A pattern of abuse or a pattern of lies?

A longtime inmate — and dozens of others — say they were beaten and threatened into confessions by a police officer who prosecutors and colleagues say always followed the rules.  The suspects and their attorneys say the abusive interrogations led...

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June 11, 2018

S.C. Supreme Court Upends Child Sex Conviction

South Carolina's Supreme Court has overturned a child sex conviction, saying the man's lawyers should have been able to challenge the credibility of a witness based on a special visa she was given to encourage her testimony. Venancio Diaz Perez...

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June 11, 2018

Was It a False Confession in ‘Making a Murderer’?

In 2015, millions of people watched “Making a Murderer,” a Netflix documentary series about the murder prosecutions of two Wisconsin men. Opinions varied on the guilt of the program’s central figure, Steven Avery, who was convicted of killing Teresa Halbach,...

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