June 14, 2018

Uber driver sentenced to 22 years for raping passenger

Before choosing 22 years as the sentence for an Uber driver convicted of raping a passenger, the judge Wednesday said she considered more than Gary Kitchings ’ crime and the traumatizing effect on the victim. There was the fact that...

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June 13, 2018

The Cosby Verdict Won’t Fix A Broken Legal System

Conviction rates for these crimes are notoriously low, and it’s more than likely that at the end of a long, painful process, the jury will side with the defendant. The Cosby verdict, along with the conviction of former USA Gymnastics doctor...

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June 13, 2018

Conviction in 2011 murder thrown out over bad verdict form

LAPEER, Mich. (AP) — A murder conviction after a 12-day trial in Lapeer County, MI, has been thrown out because of a bad verdict form. Ken Grondin III was found guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his...

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June 13, 2018

Florida didn’t run FBI background checks on gun buyers for a year—the reason why is mind-boggling

There have been two massacres in Florida in the past two years. The state of Florida, home to the second deadliest mass shooting on American soil and the Parkland massacre earlier this year, went for more than a year without...

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June 13, 2018

Not Guilty on all Counts; Verdict in Overdose Death in Schuylkill County

A man on trial in Schuylkill County for the overdose death of a woman two years ago was found not guilty. The jury acquitted Kyle Merenda, of Barnesville, on all four counts he was facing in the death of Alexandria...

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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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