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2 hrs ago | KSTP

Shorewood Woman Pleads Guilty in Boyfriend's Death, Stowing Body in Freezer

A Shorewood woman charged with murdering her boyfriend and stuffing him in a freezer , pleaded guilty Monday in the middle of her trial, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Shorewood, MN, Hennepin County, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life

6 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times

State College man acquitted on assault charge stemming from domestic dispute

Frey was charged with felony aggravated assault and two counts of simple assault and one of recklessly endangering another person, both misdemeanors.

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Related Topix: State College, PA, Life, Centre County, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Click2Houston

Real estate heir accused of urinating on candy

TIME ACCUSED KILLER ROBERT DURST HAS BEEN ARRESTED GOOD AGAIN. GOOD EVENING, I'M DOMINIQUE SACHSE.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Violent Crime, Life

The Baltimore Sun

Road-rage murder trial opens in Anne Arundel | VIDEO

Joseph Dale Harvey Jr. was fatally shot on the side of a highway in Millersville last summer because he picked the wrong man to feud with over a driving mistake, a prosecutor charged in court Monday.

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Related Topix: Millersville, MD, Life, Anne Arundel County, MD, Annapolis, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Trial of man accused of shooting Howard police office in hands of jury

Closing arguments were presented to a jury Monday morning in the attempted murder trial of a homeless man accused of injuring one Howard County police officer in a Route 1 shootout last year.

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Related Topix: Howard County, MD, North Laurel, MD, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life

The Florida Times-Union

Judge says no to another Stand Your Ground defense for Marissa Alexander

In this photo: A Jacksonville judge will likely rule on whether Marissa Alexander will get another Stand Your Ground hearing on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Russia Taday

Kiev forces attack city of Donetsk, civilian casualties reported

A heavy firefight is underway in a section of the city of Donetsk, with cannonade heard downtown.

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Related Topix: Life, Train Disaster

Sunherald.com

Trial to start in death of unarmed woman on porch

Is Theodore Wafer guilty of murder? Or did the 55-year-old use deadly force based on a reasonable fear that he was at risk? Jury selection starts Monday in a trial that will put Wafer's self-defense claim to a tough test.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Dearborn Heights, MI

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Trial to start in death of unarmed woman on porch

Roused from sleep by the sound of pounding in the wee hours, a suburban Detroit man grabbed his shotgun, opened the front door and blasted a young woman in the face.

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Related Topix: Prison, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Israel, World News, Middle East, Life

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ClickOnDetroit

Jury selection to begin Monday in Dearborn Heights murder

PEACE CONTINUE TO FALL ON DEAF EARS. AND WAS IT MURDER OR SELF DEFENSE? TOMORROW MORNING JURY SELECTION BEGINS FOR A LOCAL CASE GETTING NATIONAL ATTENTION.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Dearborn Heights, MI, Life

Examiner.com

As rockets rain down on Israel Obama suggests restraint

In the midst of Israeli civilians being relentlessly bombed by the internationally recognized terrorist organization, Hamas, President Barack Obama is urging Israel to respond with "reasonableness and restraint," while the United Nations calls Israel's reaction inhumane and unlawful.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Palestinian Territories,

The Baltimore Sun

Arundel road-rage murder trial draws wide interest

When a New Jersey police officer goes on trial in Annapolis Monday for killing a Lansdowne man in a road rage incident, he won't face the first-degree murder charge alone.

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Related Topix: Life, Odenton, MD

WLS-AM Chicago

PLO's Hanan Ashrawi: 'Deliberate Massacre' in Gaza

Sunday on This Week , PLO executive committee member Hanan Ashrawi lashed out at Israel over what she described as their "war crimes" and "deliberate massacre" of Palestinian civilians during Israel's current ground offensive in the Gaza Strip.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life

Examiner.com

The Lehigh Valley Chapter of 'A Girl & A Gun' caters to women shooters

This past Saturday 18 girls and their handguns showed up at Guthsville Rod and Gun Club in Orefield for some steel plate shooting.

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Related Topix: Life

The Times of Israel

Jewish students extracted from Boston anti-Israel 'die-in'

In a corner of America's oldest public common, some 200 anti-Israel demonstrators held a so-called "die-on" Saturday to protest Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Activism

KITV-TV

Master Smith empowers women through self defense courses

That's the message a local Woman's Self Defense Course is teaching. Joining me this morning with more on how you can join the class is Master Smith and Kaui Asing with the Smith Taekwondo Center.

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Related Topix: Life

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Detroit News

With jury selection set to begin, self-defense key issue in Dearborn Heights porch shooting trial

A jury pool of 200 Wayne County residents has been reserved for possible service in the case, which, like the Martin case, involves a white shooter and a black victim.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Dearborn Heights, MI, Wayne County, MI

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Self defense seminar held in honor of Rebekah Bletsch

MUSKEGON, Mich.- At least 80 people came out Saturday morning to learn self defense at Reeths-Puffer High School Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Life, Muskegon, MI

The Family Badge

Rockport Police Shoot Woman After Standoff

After trying to talk her out, officers forced their way in. According to Lt. Mike James with Rockport PD, when the officers entered, the woman came at them with a weapon and one officer opened fire in self defense.

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Related Topix: Life

Patch.com

NJ Cop's Trial Begins in Road Rage Shooting Death of Baltimore County Man

Opening statements are set for Monday in the road-rage murder case of a New Jersey police officers charged with gunning down a Halethorpe man in June 2013.

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Related Topix: Baltimore County, MD, Halethorpe, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD, Life, Gambrills, MD

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