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2 hrs ago | The Republic

Supremacist faces murder charges in Kansas deaths

A white supremacist charged in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City was brought into a video conference room in a wheelchair Tuesday to make his first court appearance.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, Law, Prison

6 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Cold case closed: Missing girls died in car accident

Authorities announced Tuesday that the skeletal remains found inside a car last September belonged to two teens who had been missing for 40 years and that they had died in a car crash.

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Related Topix: Elk Point, SD, Prison, Law, State Prisons

7 hrs ago | WMDT

Mother says police failed to track sex offenders

GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to prevent the crimes in the first place.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Anaheim, CA, Law

8 hrs ago | Seattle Times

'Shrimp Boy' pleads not guilty in corruption case

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a central figure in a sweeping San Francisco organized crime and public corruption case, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to money laundering and other charges related to the investigation.

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Related Topix: Chinatown (San Francisco, CA), Law, California

10 hrs ago | FOX Carolina

Obama commutes sentence made longer by typo

The error was made in a report used to sentence convicted drug dealer Ceasar Cantu of Katy, Texas, and resulted in 3 1/2 extra years being added to his prison term.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Katy, TX, Prison, Law, Federal Prisons

14 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Obama Commutes Sentence Made Longer By Typo

President Barack Obama is commuting the sentence of an inmate who got a longer prison sentence because of a typo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Katy, TX, Law

16 hrs ago | Blackpool Citizen

Coulson denies Milly hack knowledge

Andy Coulson today denied knowing Milly Dowler's phone was hacked while he was in charge of the News of the World.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Law

20 hrs ago | KSWO

Legislative report referred to district attorney

A special legislative report that accuses University of Texas System regent Wallace Hall of possibly criminal misconduct has been forwarded to the Travis County District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Law, Travis County, TX, University of Texas at Austin

Yesterday | EDGE

Better Living Through Chemistry

There are modern movies that acknowledge our misty-eyed nostalgia for the small-town America of the 1950s and smartly skewer it ... and then there are movies that take a blind leap in the general direction of the golden age America knew six decades ago, and end of skewering nothing but themselves.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, The Fly, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, David Cronenberg, Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Click2Houston

Texas grand jury to be seated in Gov. Rick Perry ethics case

A Texas judge was expected to seat a grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors last year.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Austin, TX, Law, Travis County, TX

KNUS-AM Aurora

Disgraced former city manager gets prison

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Related Topix: Tax, Law

Star-Telegram.com

Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence

Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism.

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Related Topix: Law, Prison, Overland Park, KS, Federal Prisons

National Public Radio

Md. Governor Signs Pot Decriminalization Bill

Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana starting in October.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Law

National Public Radio

Feds To Probe Hate Crimes Link In Kansas Shootings

Attorney General Eric Holder ordered a Justice Department investigation Monday into whether federal hate crimes were committed in shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas that killed three people.

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Related Topix: Law

MLive.com

Trial to begin for man accused of second rape of an elderly woman

It is the kind of random act of brutality that nightmares are made of. Now, a jury will decide if a 30-year-old man is responsible for the rape and brutal beating of a 77-year-old woman.

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Related Topix: Law, Macomb County, MI, Warren, MI

KETV-TV

Accused embezzler begins defense against state

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Gunman kills 3 at Kansas City-area Jewish sites

A gunman opened fire outside of a Jewish community center on Sunday, killing a doctor and his teenage grandson before heading to a Jewish retirement community a few blocks away and killing someone else, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Law, Johnson County, KS

Sunherald.com

Minn. man who shot, killed teens heads to trial

When another teen began descending the stairway minutes later, Byron Smith fired again.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Law, Little Falls, MN, Morrison County, MN

Independent Herald

Pike County Grand Jury returns 20 i...

The last round of indictments by those serving on the Pike County Grand Jury have been released by the office of Keith Bartley, Commonwealth Attorney.

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Related Topix: Pike County, KY, Law, Mouthcard, KY, Elkhorn City, KY

Northern Michigan News

Legal minds eye quality control for convictions

Hospitals have staff conferences to examine why patients died. Airline pilots have a system for voluntarily submitting information on safety concerns.

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Related Topix: Prison, Law, Criminal Justice, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania

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