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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

- CRANBROOK, British Columbia — Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canada's polygamy laws. Winston Blackmore, 60, and James Oler, 53, were found guilty by British Columbia Supreme Court Justice Sheri Ann Donegan, who said the evidence was clear that Blackmore was married to 25 women at the same time and that Oler was married to five women in the tiny community of Bountiful
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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

- Cranbrook, British Columbia • A former bishop of an isolated polygamous commune in Canada has been convicted of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight. Winston Blackmore was found guilty Monday by British Columbia Supreme Court Justice Sheri Ann Donegan. Justice Donegan says the evidence showed Blackmore was married to 25 women at the same time in the tiny community of Bountiful
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Man convicted of 1st-degree murder in death of mother of 2

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Man convicted of 1st-degree murder in death of mother of 2

- YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of the mother of his child almost two years ago in Pennsylvania. Jurors in York County deliberated for about 31/2 hours Friday before convicting 26-year-old Kameron Orr in the August 2015 slaying of 27-year-old Ruby Mercado. He faces a mandatory life term when he is sentenced next month
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Hubbard man sentenced for killing estranged wife in Iowa

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Hubbard man sentenced for killing estranged wife in Iowa

- SIOUX CITY, Iowa — A Nebraska man found guilty of second-degree murder in northwest Iowa for the death of his estranged wife has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Rogelio Morales, of Hubbard, Nebraska, was found guilty last month of killing 21-year-old Margarita Morales on April 19, 2015, in his car near a Sioux City residence. He was sentenced Friday in Woodbury County District Court
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Baton Rouge man convicted in May 2016 Garden District home-invasion rape

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Baton Rouge man convicted in May 2016 Garden District home-invasion rape

- A 23-year-old Baton Rouge man was found guilty Friday of raping a woman in her Garden District home last year and pouring bleach on himself and the victim before fleeing with her driver's license and other items. Thairie Xavier Robinson, who had the 31-year-old woman's license in his pants pocket when police arrested him two days later, faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison on the first-degree rape conviction
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Wilmington habitual offender gets 120 years in prison, 2 years probation in drugs-and-guns conviction

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Wilmington habitual offender gets 120 years in prison, 2 years probation in drugs-and-guns conviction

- A Wilmington man is heading to prison for what would likely be the rest of his life after receiving a 120 year sentence on a drugs and weapons conviction, Delaware Department of Justice officials announced Friday. A jury of his peers found Marzette King, 38, guilty of drug dealing, possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, three counts possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, and one count possession of ammunition by a person prohibited
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Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed

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Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed

- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison, perhaps ending a drawn-out case that drew notice for its startling videos and salacious characters. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley imposed the sentence on Dalia Dippolito, who was convicted last month of solicitation of first-degree murder
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23-year-old's heroin death gets conviction for man accused of supplying drug

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23-year-old's heroin death gets conviction for man accused of supplying drug

- The Maryland man accused of supplying the heroin that killed a York County 23-year-old has been found guilty. Mitchell G. Peck Jr., 25, was convicted Wednesday in York County Court of one count of drug delivery resulting in death. Police say he supplied the heroin that killed Kevin Hunt, 23, of Fawn Township, in December 2014. An investigation into Hunt's death showed he died of a drug overdose, and in his phone, police found the name "Mitch P" and a text conversation that seemed to be coordinating a drug deal, the York Daily Record reported
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York County woman convicted of supplying alcohol before crash that killed Red Lion teens

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York County woman convicted of supplying alcohol before crash that killed Red Lion teens

- The Windsor Township woman police say supplied alcohol to Red Lion High School students before two of them died in a fiery crash has been convicted of all charges. Jodie L. Tierney, 46, was found guilty in York County Court this afternoon of involuntary manslaughter, endangering the welfare of children, corruption of minors and selling or furnishing alcohol to minors. The jury had deliberated for roughly two hours before reaching their verdict
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Iowa man found guilty in Mason City double homicide

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Iowa man found guilty in Mason City double homicide

- FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - A Lake Mills man has been found guilty of killing two people and trying to kill another in Mason City last year. The Globe Gazette reports that a jury on Thursday found 31-year-old Peter Veal guilty of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. Officers sent to a Mason City home in November to check reports of a shooting found the bodies of Caleb Christensen and Melinda Kavars
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Ex-Gladstone cop convicted in wife's death to pay her estate $426,000

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Ex-Gladstone cop convicted in wife's death to pay her estate $426,000

- A former Gladstone police sergeant convicted of orchestrating a plot to kill his wife in 2011 will pay her estate nearly $426,000 to settle a wrongful death lawsuit. Multnomah County Circuit Judge Leslie Bottomly on Wednesday approved a negotiated agreement that calls for Lynn Edward Benton to pay $425,000 in damages and another $956 in fees. The lawsuit, filed by Debbie Higbee Benton's mother Irene Berg, sought $900,000
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Lake County cop found guilty in hit-and-run at Gary Air Show; another suspended amid rape charges

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Lake County cop found guilty in hit-and-run at Gary Air Show; another suspended amid rape charges

- As one Lake County police officer was found guilty Thursday of his disciplinary charges, another was suspended without pay as his disciplinary proceedings begin. The Lake County Sheriff's Police Merit Board found Guy Mikulich, 38, guilty of all eight disciplinary charges he faced in connection with an alleged hit-and-run at last year's Gary Air Show. Mikulich, a 16-year veteran of the department, had his two-day disciplinary hearing before the merit board in June, in which multiple witnesses were called, including the wife of the victim, Maureen Dircks, who described running to her husband's side
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Iowa man found guilty in Mason City double homicide

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Iowa man found guilty in Mason City double homicide

- Iowa man found guilty in Mason City double homicide FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A Lake Mills man has been found guilty of killing two people and trying to kill another in Mason City last year. The Globe Gazette reports that a jury on Thursday found 31-year-old Peter Veal guilty of two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder
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Convicted drug dealer sentenced for selling drugs that caused overdose

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Convicted drug dealer sentenced for selling drugs that caused overdose

- UNION TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A convicted drug dealer was sentenced Thursday for selling drugs that police say led to the overdoses of two people. Eric Sanchez, 33, pleaded guilty to charges of corrupting another with drugs and aggravated drug trafficking. Sanchez was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison. Clermont County's prosecutor says Sanchez sold drugs in April that contained Carfentanil to two people who later overdosed in Union Township
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Western Michigan woman convicted of murder in parrot case

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Western Michigan woman convicted of murder in parrot case

- WHITE CLOUD, Mich. (AP) — A jury has convicted a western Michigan woman of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband in a crime apparently witnessed by the man's pet parrot. The Newaygo County jury deliberated about eight hours before finding 49-year-old Glenna Duram guilty Wednesday of killing 46-year-old Martin Duram. He was shot five times in May 2015
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OJ Simpson making case for his freedom

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OJ Simpson making case for his freedom

- The former football star was convicted in 2008 of an armed robbery in a Las Vegas hotel room. . . OJ Simpson making case for his freedom The former football star was convicted in 2008 of an armed robbery in a Las Vegas hotel room OJ Simpson making case for his freedom The former football star was convicted in 2008 of an armed robbery in a Las Vegas hotel room Former football star and convicted felon O
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'Don’t (expletive) shoot': Michigan woman convicted of murder in parrot witness case

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'Don’t (expletive) shoot': Michigan woman convicted of murder in parrot witness case

- WHITE CLOUD, Mich. - A jury has convicted a western Michigan woman of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband in a crime apparently witnessed by the man’s pet parrot. The Newaygo County jury deliberated about eight hours before finding 49-year-old Glenna Duram guilty Wednesday of killing 46-year-old Martin Duram. He was shot five times in May 2015. Glenna Duram suffered a head wound in what prosecutors said was a suicide attempt, but survived
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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives
Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives CRANBROOK, British Columbia (AP) — Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decades-long legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canada's polygamy laws. Winston Blackmore, 60, and James Oler, 53, were found guilty by British Columbia Supreme Court Justice Sheri Ann Donegan, who said the evidence was clear that Blackmore was married to 25 women at the same time and that Oler was married to five women in the tiny community of Bountiful   Read More ...
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Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives
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Report: Convicted killer's inmate slaying on bus preventable
Report: Convicted killer's inmate slaying on bus preventable CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Two-time convicted killer Casey Pigge sat in the very back of the prison bus on Feb. 1, out of sight of the three state corrections officers sitting up front. Just two days before Pigge was wrapped in a straitjacket as he pleaded guilty to the February 2016 murder of his cellmate at the Lebanon Correctional Institute, Luther Wade of Springfield   Read More ...
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Michigan man who killed stepdaughter for asking for food convicted of murder
Michigan man who killed stepdaughter for asking for food convicted of murder A Michigan man who told police he killed his 5-year-old stepdaughter and set fire to the family's apartment after she interrupted his nap has been convicted of first-degree murder. Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Joyce Draganuchuk on Friday also found 25-year-old Thomas McClellan of Holt guilty of first-degree child abuse and first-degree arson. He's scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 23 to life in prison without parole   Read More ...
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Eagan home day care provider guilty of inflicting 'permanent brain injuries' to 13-month-old
Eagan home day care provider guilty of inflicting 'permanent brain injuries' to 13-month-old An Eagan day care provider has been convicted of first-degree assault in connection with permanent brain injuries inflicted on a 13-month-old boy who was in her care. Mariel A. Grimm, 33, was found guilty Thursday by a Dakota County District Court jury and remains free ahead of sentencing on Sept. 29. According to the prosecution, Grimm called 911 early in the afternoon on Sept   Read More ...
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Man convicted of 1st-degree murder in death of mother of 2
Man convicted of 1st-degree murder in death of mother of 2 YORK, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of the mother of his child almost two years ago in Pennsylvania. Jurors in York County deliberated for about 31/2 hours Friday before convicting 26-year-old Kameron Orr in the August 2015 slaying of 27-year-old Ruby Mercado. He faces a mandatory life term when he is sentenced next month   Read More ...
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Hubbard man sentenced for killing estranged wife in Iowa
Hubbard man sentenced for killing estranged wife in Iowa SIOUX CITY, Iowa — A Nebraska man found guilty of second-degree murder in northwest Iowa for the death of his estranged wife has been sentenced to 50 years in prison. Rogelio Morales, of Hubbard, Nebraska, was found guilty last month of killing 21-year-old Margarita Morales on April 19, 2015, in his car near a Sioux City residence. He was sentenced Friday in Woodbury County District Court   Read More ...
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Former boxer convicted of killing girlfriend with knife and pipe
Former boxer convicted of killing girlfriend with knife and pipe A former pro boxer was convicted Friday of murdering his girlfriend with a knife and pipe almost three years ago. A nearly three-week trial ended with 31-year-old Trevis Hall’s conviction of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon. Hall, a Guyana-born featherweight and 2009 Golden Gloves champ, stabbed his girlfriend Margarita Rivera, 31, in the chest on Dec   Read More ...
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Minnesota daycare provider found guilty; child suffered brain damage
EAGAN, Minn. -- An Eagan daycare provider has been found guilty of seriously injuring a 13-month-old boy who has permanent brain damage.A Dakota County jury   Read More ...
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Minnesota daycare provider found guilty; child suffered brain damage
EAGAN, Minn. -- An Eagan daycare provider has been found guilty of seriously injuring a 13-month-old boy who has permanent brain damage.A Dakota County jury   Read More ...
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Man convicted of fatally shooting marijuana grow partner
DENVER (AP) — A jury has convicted a man of fatally shooting his partner in a marijuana growing operation. The Denver Post reports https://goo.gl/aBmNHJ 48-year-old Shawn Geerdes was found guilty Wednesday of murder and arson charges stemming from the September 2015 death of 44-year-old Jason Dosa of Parker. Prosecutors say Geerdes shot Dosa five times, stuffed the body in the trunk of a car, drove to Jefferson County and lit the vehicle on fire   Read More ...
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Baton Rouge man convicted in May 2016 Garden District home-invasion rape
Baton Rouge man convicted in May 2016 Garden District home-invasion rape A 23-year-old Baton Rouge man was found guilty Friday of raping a woman in her Garden District home last year and pouring bleach on himself and the victim before fleeing with her driver's license and other items. Thairie Xavier Robinson, who had the 31-year-old woman's license in his pants pocket when police arrested him two days later, faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison on the first-degree rape conviction   Read More ...
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Basehor man convicted in wreck that killed brother, uncle will spend year in jail
Basehor man convicted in wreck that killed brother, uncle will spend year in jail A Basehor man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of his brother and uncle will spend a year in jail, far less than the 41 months prosecutors sought. Leavenworth County District Judge Gunnar Sundby sentenced 22-year-old William Mathew Wilson to one year in jail with work release after he was convicted in June of one count involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of Jesse Aldrich and Justin Wilson   Read More ...
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Wilmington habitual offender gets 120 years in prison, 2 years probation in drugs-and-guns conviction
Wilmington habitual offender gets 120 years in prison, 2 years probation in drugs-and-guns conviction A Wilmington man is heading to prison for what would likely be the rest of his life after receiving a 120 year sentence on a drugs and weapons conviction, Delaware Department of Justice officials announced Friday. A jury of his peers found Marzette King, 38, guilty of drug dealing, possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, three counts possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, and one count possession of ammunition by a person prohibited   Read More ...
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Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed
Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison, perhaps ending a drawn-out case that drew notice for its startling videos and salacious characters. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley imposed the sentence on Dalia Dippolito, who was convicted last month of solicitation of first-degree murder   Read More ...
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Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed
Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison, perhaps ending a drawn-out case that drew notice for its startling videos and salacious characters. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley imposed the sentence on Dalia Dippolito, who was convicted last month of solicitation of first-degree murder   Read More ...
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Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed
Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison, perhaps ending a drawn-out case that drew notice for its startling videos and salacious characters. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley imposed the sentence on Dalia Dippolito, who was convicted last month of solicitation of first-degree murder   Read More ...
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Convicted killer 'cannot say I'm sorry for something I did not' do
Convicted killer 'cannot say I'm sorry for something I did not' do JERSEY CITY -- Still maintaining their innocence, two Jersey City men were each sentenced to nine years in prison today for stabbing a North Bergen man to death outside a Jersey City Heights house party in 2014. Kevin Aviles, 24, and Tommy Pham, 23 each faced five to 10 years in prison after being convicted in April of the reckless manslaughter of Kermy Amparo-Berroa, 22, who was killed on Manhattan Avenue near Central Avenue in the early morning hours of Aug   Read More ...
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