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Alabama turns rape victims into suspects

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Alabama turns rape victims into suspects

- So many laws designed to protect the powerful, at the expense of the powerless. Until you look at rape. Again Alabama protects the powerful. And shame the powerless. But priorities are a discussion for another day. This one is about the law. The victim, Megan Rondini, told police she resisted, that she tried to leave, that she turned away when the man kissed her and continued to say she wanted to go home

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials say a deputy was waved down by a citizen Saturday afternoon and was led to a burned Quran filled with bacon, hanging by a handcuff from a fence

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials say a deputy was waved down by a citizen Saturday afternoon and was led to a burned Quran filled with bacon, hanging by a handcuff from a fence

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials say a deputy was waved down by a citizen Saturday afternoon and was led to a burned Quran filled with bacon, hanging by a handcuff from a fence

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials say a deputy was waved down by a citizen Saturday afternoon and was led to a burned Quran filled with bacon, hanging by a handcuff from a fence

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials say a deputy was waved down by a citizen Saturday afternoon and was led to a burned Quran filled with bacon, hanging by a handcuff from a fence

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials say a deputy was waved down by a citizen Saturday afternoon and was led to a burned Quran filled with bacon, hanging by a handcuff from a fence

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Ypsilanti Ripper leaves trail of women’s mutilated bodies along Michigan highway in late ’60s

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Ypsilanti Ripper leaves trail of women’s mutilated bodies along Michigan highway in late ’60s

- As of July 23, 1969, six young women had been murdered and dumped in remote spots around Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti, Mich. All had been shot, strangled, stabbed, or subjected to acts of “unspeakable savagery,” author Edward Keyes wrote in his 1976 book “The Michigan Murders.” Most had been raped and mutilated. Whoever killed them was still on the loose. Law enforcement officials had issued urgent pleas to girls to stop hitchhiking

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Man charged with vehicular manslaughter after fatal Jefferson Co. crash

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Man charged with vehicular manslaughter after fatal Jefferson Co. crash

- We Matched RIGBY — A 52-year-old man has been charged nearly two months after Gary Thompson, 64, died due to injuries sustained in a rural Jefferson County crash. A warrant was issued for Timothy P. Kostial on June 14 for a felony vehicular manslaughter charge. The charge stems from the April fatal crash. Kostial was arrested June 15 and made his first court appearance that afternoon

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Doctor charged with murder in patients' opioid deaths

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Doctor charged with murder in patients' opioid deaths

- MIDWEST CITY, Okla. According to The Associated Press and Washington Post, police arrested Dr. Regan Nichols on Friday and charged her with five counts of second-degree murder. One of the patients, Sheila Bartels, reportedly died after overdosing on painkillers in 2012. The Post reported that on the day Bartels was discovered dead, she had filled a prescription for 510 pills. The also reported that Nichols “prescribed more than 3 million doses of controlled dangerous drugs from 2010-2014" and in 2010 “prescribed one 47-year-old patient a total of 450 pills

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Former inmate wants Missouri Supreme Court to know: Troubled kids need intervention

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Former inmate wants Missouri Supreme Court to know: Troubled kids need intervention

- ST. LOUIS COUNTY • When Billy Harris was 16 years old, he and a group of teenagers murdered someone who had been accused of rape by a friend of theirs. Harris served 15 years in prison for second-degree murder. Now, at 46 years old, he wants to make sure Missouri’s justice system understands how he became the person that he once was

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Teenager found shot to death in Riverview

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Teenager found shot to death in Riverview

- RIVERVIEW • A teenage boy was found shot to death in an apartment complex Saturday afternoon, police said. Police were called to the 10000 block of Toelle Lane for a shooting at about 2:15 p.m. The victim, who had a gunshot wound, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity will be released after family members are notified, police said

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Man's Family Reacts To News Of Alleged Murder By Girlfriend Inside Brockton Home

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Man's Family Reacts To News Of Alleged Murder By Girlfriend Inside Brockton Home

- BROCKTON (CBS) – The family of the victim who was allegedly murdered by his live-in girlfriend is in shock over the news. Daughter of Brockton man allegedly murdered by his girlfriend tells #wbz the family is in shock and devastated. Live at 11 pic.twitter.com/DNSyNbffaY. Just after 1 p.m. on Friday, police received a 911 call about the stabbing on Maguire Road where Kirsten Smith, 53, lived with 52-year-old Scott Benoit

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Berlin PD: Stolen gun found in car of a man following accident

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Berlin PD: Stolen gun found in car of a man following accident

- BERLIN — A Meriden man is facing criminal charges after police said they found a stolen gun in his car after he crashed his car into a pole Friday night. Berlin police said they responded to a report of a loud bang followed by a power outage. Police said when they arrived, they saw a pole, which had a transmitter attached that was damaged with numerous wires in the roadway which made it hard for them to help Jesus Lopez, 39, out of the car

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Judge dismisses murder charge against woman in deadly shooting, report says

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Judge dismisses murder charge against woman in deadly shooting, report says

- A judge on Thursday dismissed murder and gun charges against a woman accused in the 2014 Paterson slaying of a recently released ex-convict, according to a published report. Jennifer Suriel, 28, still faces an obstruction of justice charge for allegedly making false statements to police investigating the shooting of Jose "Chepa" Rodriguez, 25, the Paterson Press reported. The case against three others charged in the murder will continue

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Deputies investigate armed robbery at Darlington County gas station

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Deputies investigate armed robbery at Darlington County gas station

- DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Darlington County Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating an armed robbery that took place Saturday morning the Cruizers convenience store on S. Charleston Road. Around 10:30am, a person entered the store wearing dark clothes, a bandana covering his face, gloves and a hat. The subject showed the clerk a handgun and demanded the store clerk give him money

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Alabama turns rape victims into suspects
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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials say a deputy was waved down by a citizen Saturday afternoon and was led to a burned Quran filled with bacon, hanging by a handcuff from a fence   Read More ...
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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques
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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques
Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials say a deputy was waved down by a citizen Saturday afternoon and was led to a burned Quran filled with bacon, hanging by a handcuff from a fence   Read More ...
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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques
Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials say a deputy was waved down by a citizen Saturday afternoon and was led to a burned Quran filled with bacon, hanging by a handcuff from a fence   Read More ...
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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques
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Marjorie Caldwell faced years of legal trouble after Duluth's Glensheen murders
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Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques
Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. Officials say a deputy was waved down by a citizen Saturday afternoon and was led to a burned Quran filled with bacon, hanging by a handcuff from a fence   Read More ...
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DA: Husband, wife tried to have victim in rape case killed
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Ypsilanti Ripper leaves trail of women’s mutilated bodies along Michigan highway in late ’60s
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Groom arrested at wedding reception, charged with assault
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Beshear: Grant County Man Found Guilty of Possessing Child Pornography
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Woman’s children involved in her massive Idaho drug ring go to prison
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Woman tracks her stolen car & the alleged thief is found parked outside the jail
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Man charged with vehicular manslaughter after fatal Jefferson Co. crash
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Albuquerque TV News Van Stolen As News Crew Sets Out To Report On Crime Story
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Prosecutors appeal Hernandez’s voided murder conviction
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2 men charged in major beehive theft targeting Central Valley almond orchards
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Biker in Mongols gang is arrested in fatal shooting of rival Hell Angels member
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Doctor charged with murder in patients' opioid deaths
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Al Capone song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction
Al Capone song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction BOSTON • Artifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction Saturday. A diamond pocket watch that belonged to Al Capone and was produced in Chicago in the 1920s, along with a handwritten musical composition he wrote in Alcatraz in the 1930s, were among the items that sold at the "Gangsters, Outlaws and Lawmen" auction   Read More ...
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Former inmate wants Missouri Supreme Court to know: Troubled kids need intervention
Former inmate wants Missouri Supreme Court to know: Troubled kids need intervention ST. LOUIS COUNTY • When Billy Harris was 16 years old, he and a group of teenagers murdered someone who had been accused of rape by a friend of theirs. Harris served 15 years in prison for second-degree murder. Now, at 46 years old, he wants to make sure Missouri’s justice system understands how he became the person that he once was   Read More ...
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Teenager found shot to death in Riverview
Teenager found shot to death in Riverview RIVERVIEW • A teenage boy was found shot to death in an apartment complex Saturday afternoon, police said. Police were called to the 10000 block of Toelle Lane for a shooting at about 2:15 p.m. The victim, who had a gunshot wound, was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity will be released after family members are notified, police said   Read More ...
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Man's Family Reacts To News Of Alleged Murder By Girlfriend Inside Brockton Home
Man's Family Reacts To News Of Alleged Murder By Girlfriend Inside Brockton Home BROCKTON (CBS) – The family of the victim who was allegedly murdered by his live-in girlfriend is in shock over the news. Daughter of Brockton man allegedly murdered by his girlfriend tells #wbz the family is in shock and devastated. Live at 11 pic.twitter.com/DNSyNbffaY. Just after 1 p.m. on Friday, police received a 911 call about the stabbing on Maguire Road where Kirsten Smith, 53, lived with 52-year-old Scott Benoit   Read More ...
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U.S. senators ask military to clarify role in Yemen torture
U.S. senators ask military to clarify role in Yemen torture Network of secret prisons across southern Yemen Pressure mounted on the U.S. Defence Department Friday after multiple senators called for investigations into reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates who are accused of torturing detainees in Yemen. John McCain, Republican chairman of the Senate armed services committee, and the ranking Democrat, Jack Reed, called the reports "deeply disturbing   Read More ...
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'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced and Dassey should be freed, court affirms
'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced and Dassey should be freed, court affirms A three-judge federal appeals panel has affirmed that a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was coerced into confessing and should be released from prison. Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach's death two years earlier. Dassey told detectives he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Halbach in the Avery family's Manitowoc County salvage yard   Read More ...
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Berlin PD: Stolen gun found in car of a man following accident
Berlin PD: Stolen gun found in car of a man following accident BERLIN — A Meriden man is facing criminal charges after police said they found a stolen gun in his car after he crashed his car into a pole Friday night. Berlin police said they responded to a report of a loud bang followed by a power outage. Police said when they arrived, they saw a pole, which had a transmitter attached that was damaged with numerous wires in the roadway which made it hard for them to help Jesus Lopez, 39, out of the car   Read More ...
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Judge dismisses murder charge against woman in deadly shooting, report says
Judge dismisses murder charge against woman in deadly shooting, report says A judge on Thursday dismissed murder and gun charges against a woman accused in the 2014 Paterson slaying of a recently released ex-convict, according to a published report. Jennifer Suriel, 28, still faces an obstruction of justice charge for allegedly making false statements to police investigating the shooting of Jose "Chepa" Rodriguez, 25, the Paterson Press reported. The case against three others charged in the murder will continue   Read More ...
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Man tells Myrtle Beach police he was robbed by polite gunman
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A man told Myrtle Beach police he was on his way home from Denny’s when he was robbed at gunpoint by a man who took his money and said, “Thanks.” According to an incident report, the victim was in the area of Second Avenue and Chester Street when three men said hello to him. As he walked away, he felt a tap on his shoulder, turned around and saw a black glock in his face   Read More ...
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Simpsonville Police ID suspect in Bank of America armed robbery
Simpsonville Police ID suspect in Bank of America armed robbery SIMPSONVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) - Simpsonville Police are asking for public assistance in identifying the suspect connected to an armed robbery at Bank of America on Saturday. Police say a a middle-aged male entered the Bank of America located at 622 Fairview Road at approximately 9:58 a.m. The suspect handed the bank teller a note that stated he was armed and demanded money from the teller, police say   Read More ...
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Deputies investigate armed robbery at Darlington County gas station
Deputies investigate armed robbery at Darlington County gas station DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Darlington County Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating an armed robbery that took place Saturday morning the Cruizers convenience store on S. Charleston Road. Around 10:30am, a person entered the store wearing dark clothes, a bandana covering his face, gloves and a hat. The subject showed the clerk a handgun and demanded the store clerk give him money   Read More ...
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Indiana crackdown on opioids sparks more pharmacy robberies
By RICK CALLAHAN Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - When Indiana cracked down on the opioid crisis, it accidentally helped spark a wave of pharmacy robberies, eventually reporting more robberies than any other state. The frequent holdups show how the opioid epidemic shape-shifts to evade new obstacles. Dealers and those struggling with addictions quickly adapt to new regulations and law enforcement tactics   Read More ...
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Deputy arrested, fired for allegedly stealing meth on the job
Deputy arrested, fired for allegedly stealing meth on the job CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) — A New Mexico deputy was arrested and fired for allegedly stealing meth on the job. “I’m very surprised. I’m very shocked. I didn’t think that could be happening in such a small town like this,” said Reginald Beacham, Clovis resident. People in Clovis are surprised to hear about the case against the now-former Curry County Sheriff Deputy Brandon Nolen   Read More ...
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Family devastated after young woman murdered in Santa Fe
Family devastated after young woman murdered in Santa Fe ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A family is left devastated and stunned after a young woman was brutally murdered and her boyfriend of five years was arrested in the death. “She was very vibrant, she had an intoxicating smile,” said Andrea Sweet. Family of 21 year-old Selena Valencia are remembering the young woman whose life was cut short. “Selena was a beautiful, sweet young girl, just starting off her life,” said Barbara Martinez   Read More ...
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