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2 hrs ago | The Advocate

Jurors find Richardson guilty in 2012 shooting death

A West Baton Rouge Parish jury deliberated for approximately two hours before convicting a 24-year-old Port Allen of second-degree murder Thursday in the May 2012 fatal shooting of a Brusly High student.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Port Allen, LA, Life

3 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that federal courts have no jurisdiction over the Colombian claims.

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Related Topix: Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Life, US Supreme Court, Terrorism

4 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Jury gets case of man accused of killing Brusly High football player

The fate of a man accused of killing a Brusly High football player is now in the hands of the jury.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Port Allen, LA, Life

8 hrs ago | MLive.com

Theodore Wafer now claims self defense, initially told police shooting of Renisha McBride accidental

In this undated file photo is the cover of a funeral program showing 19-year-old Renisha McBride from a service in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life

8 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Photos from fatal road rage shooting shown in court

New information was presented Wednesday in the case of a New Jersey police officer on trial in connection with a fatal road rage shooting in Anne Arundel County.

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Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD, Life

12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

In Detroit Porch Shooting Trial, It's Murder Vs. Self-Defense

The murder trial is underway for Theodore Wafer, the Detroit homeowner who shot Renisha McBride, an unarmed black teen, on his porch.

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Related Topix: Life

15 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Charges will not be brought against officers in Shannon shooting

No charges will be brought against the law enforcement officers involved in shooting and killing Benjamin Shannon on March 10 at Saks Mobile Home Park.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Strafford County, NH, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News 4 Jax

Family of murdered man wants answers

Crowds of people demonstrated outside the the state attorney's office. The demonstrators are the family and friends of Zach Tipton, who was shot nearly a month ago outside a popular Jacksonville Beach restaurant.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life

KHOU-TV Houston

Wealthy eccentric accused of urinating on drug store candy turns self in

Robert Durst, the wealthy New York City real estate heir who was acquitted in the murder of a Galveston man, has turned himself in after being charged with criminal mischief .

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Life

Asbury Park Press

Jury: Denville man murdered ex-wifeJury: Denville man murdered...

Jury: Denville man murdered ex-wife Anthony Novellino faces minimum of 30 years in prison for 2010 fatal stabbing Check out this story on app.com: http://dailyre.co/1rBoWh3 Anthony Novellino is led away by Morris County Sheriff's Officers after he was found guilty in Morris County Superior Court of the murder of his ex-wife, Judith.

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Related Topix: Denville, NJ, Morris County, NJ, Life, Morristown, NJ, Parsippany, NJ

WKRC-AM Cincinnati

Arrest, after Man Dies During Home Invasion

On June 12, 2014, Police say Michael Fitzgerald, of Fairfield, and Antonio Heath, broke into a home at 354 Hampshire Drive, where the victim stabbed Heath in self-defense.

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Related Topix: Life

Detroit Free Press

Opening statements scheduled today in murder trial for porch shooting

Jurors in the high-profile trial of Dearborn Heights man charged with fatally shooting a 19-year-old woman on the porch of his home are expected to hear opening statements this morning.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Opening statements set in porch shooting trial

Theodore Wafer, an airport employee with no criminal record, is charged with second-degree murder.

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Related Topix: Life

New York Daily News

Man with gun named 'Loretta' found guilty of murder

Daneel Edwards faces 25 years to life for the murder of Martin Williams in April 2013.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life

KSL-TV

Bluffdale man who shot neighbor released from prison

A man convicted in the shooting of a neighborhood watchman in Bluffdale nearly four years ago was released from prison on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Life

Alabama Live

Mobile County Constable charged with murder claims self-defense, according to Spanish Fort...

Larry Lambert Sheffield is charged with murder after police say he shot a man in the head at Trader's club early Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Spanish Fort, AL, Mobile County, AL, Life, Mobile, AL

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

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

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