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3 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Jamaican police increasingly facing murder charges

It's been nearly a year since Sevina Giderisingh's 20-year-old son died in a confrontation with a police officer on the dusty outskirts of this struggling Jamaican city where jobs are scarce and crime is frequent.

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3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Jamaican Police Increasingly Facing Murder Charges

It's been nearly a year since Sevina Giderisingh's 20-year-old son died in a confrontation with a police officer on the dusty outskirts of this struggling Jamaican city where jobs are scarce and crime is frequent.

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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Jamaican police increasingly facing murder charges

In this photo taken April 17, 2014, in the central Jamaican city of May Pen, Sevina Giderisingh holds a picture of her dead son, Alphanso.

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5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Mexican vigilantes search caves for cartel leader

Mexico City a Vigilantes are searching an extensive cave system in the hunt for the last fugitive boss of the Knights Templar drug cartel, a "self-defense" group leader in western Mexico said Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Life

5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Savannah Badalich: The Student Government Leader Who Sexually Assaulted Me

Two weeks into my second year at UCLA, I was sexually assaulted by a friend and fellow Bruin during a student government retreat.

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9 hrs ago | WPBF

Ex-Army captain tells WPBF why she killed her husband

Valerie Lowe has claimed she was acting in self-defense on that February night in the Port St. Lucie home she shared with Laurence Daly.

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Related Topix: Life, Port St. Lucie, FL, St Lucie County, FL

13 hrs ago | CBS Local

Teens' Autopsy Photos Shown In Minn. Murder Trial

A medical examiner testifying in the case of a Minnesota man who killed two teens when they broke into his home says they were shot a total of nine times, with some shots at close range.

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17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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Surrounded by bill supporters, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signs House Bill 60 into law on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Life, Entertainment, Television

21 hrs ago | KITV-TV

Marine claims self-defense in murder of a woman

Nathaniel Cosby took the stand today in his Court Martial and admitted to killing a woman he slept with but is claiming self defense.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life

22 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Women learn self-defense using physical, mental strength

ALSO NEW TONIGHT: DOZENS OF WOMEN GO ON THE DEFENSIVE..LEARNING THE SKILLS THAT COULD SAVE THEIR LIVES.

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Yesterday | Russia Taday

Gunmen attack self-defense forces in eastern Ukraine

Unknown gunmen have attacked a checkpoint near Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine. Two people were killed, local self-defense forces spokesperson Stella Horosheva told RT.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Jenner found guilty of murder

A jury of 12 deliberated for less than half an hour Wednesday before finding a Tennessee man guilty of murdering his aunt.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Woman who killed ex in South Florida now convicted of trying to kill son

A woman who was found not guilty of murdering her husband in Palm Beach County 22 years ago has now been convicted of trying to kill her son in Las Vegas, prosecutors there said Wednesday.

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ABC2 Maryland

More professionals are turning to self defense

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Related Topix: Life, Pikesville, MD, Israel, World News, Middle East

LiveScience

Misleading Gun-Death Chart Draws Fire

Recent reports about how Florida's "stand your ground" law affected the number of deaths in the state have raised a few eyebrows.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, Occidental College

UnionLeader.com

Man shot by Nashua police says he was acting in self defense

An attorney for Craig Riley, the man shot twice by a city police officer during an arrest last month, says that authorities may have used unlawful force that prompted Riley to defend himself, according to court documents.

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Related Topix: Nashua, NH, Life, Hillsborough County, NH

KGWN

Evidence argued in old Wyoming killing

Prosecuting and defense attorneys argued Wednesday over what evidence and testimony to allow during an elderly Missouri woman's first-degree murder trial in Wyoming.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Man gets life without parole in 2012 murder

A Columbus jury today found Oscar Senior guilty of murder in the April 13, 2012, fatal shooting of Charles Willis III , a case in which investigators could find no motive.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life

KCEN

Police: 71-Year-Old Man Fatally Stabs 43-Year-Old Girlfriend After Argument Over Electric Wheelchair

Dallas homicide detectives say a woman was killed by her boyfriend after a fight over the man's electric wheelchair.

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Patch.com

Man Shoots Two Teenage Intruders: Was It Murder or Self-Defense?

Little Falls, Minn. - The trial of a 65-year-old man who shot and killed two teenage intruders is underway and stirring a debate about self-defense and the use of lethal force.

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Related Topix: Life, Little Falls, MN

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