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1 hr ago | Concord Monitor

Editorial: Ardinger is the right choice for District 15

People who vote in the Democratic primary in Senate District 15, which comprises Concord, Hopkinton Henniker and Warner, can't make a bad choice.

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Related Topix: Henniker, NH, Warner, NH, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Jailed former Bangladesh minister dies

Dhaka: An elderly former Bangladesh minister who was sentenced to life in prison for war crimes during the 1971 independence struggle died on Saturday after a prolonged illness, an official said.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, Asia, World News,

8 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Colorado's pro-death penalty voters could make Hickenlooper pay

Nathan DunlapC was granted a reprieve on his death sentence for the 1993 Chuck E. Cheese murders by D Gov. John Hickenlooper in May 2013, a move that is playing out in the 2014 elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Colorado Government, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Denver, CO

12 hrs ago | Times of Oman

Court commutes Badie's death sentence to life term

Mohamed Badie, right, the Brotherhood's Supreme Guide, stands behind bars as he is tried at a court in the Egyptian capital Cairo, on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi

16 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Callaway County boy died from 2 gunshot wounds

A 3-hour autopsy was performed Friday morning on Hathman. Scottie Willet, 27, faces a first degree murder charge for the Thursday morning shooting death.

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Related Topix: Callaway County, MO, Violent Crime

19 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Talks underway to resolve 10-year-old California prison death

As federal prosecutors and defense attorneys prepare for the long-awaited trial of a former U.S. Penitentiary Atwater inmate, they're disputing over whether it should be held in Fresno or Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Prison, California

23 hrs ago | WSOCTV

3 more warrants unsealed in Maggie Daniels' homicide case

We will have the latest on what is in the warrants released Friday on Eyewitness News at 5 and 6 p.m. Early Thursday, Eyewitness News obtained search warrants in the Maggie Daniels murder case that were unsealed by a judge and shed light on how she was killed.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Journal

Hearing will determine if man competent for death penalty

The man sentenced to death for murdering a Franklin College student 17 years ago understands why he's on death row, but his attorneys say he doesn't comprehend that his execution will mean the end of his life.

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KTAR

Inmate accused of killing brother heard voices before allegedly killing cellmate

An inmate accused of fatally beating and stabbing his cellmate in a Phoenix-area jail told investigators that he heard voices just before the attack telling him "it's either him or me," according to police reports.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Phoenix, AZ, Maricopa County, AZ

WALB-TV Albany

Warren Hill poses new challenge for Ga. death penalty

South Georgia Medical Center has been using the robot for about four years now, but wants the public to be more aware of it so that more people may consult their doctor about using it.

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Related Topix: HealthSouth Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, South Georgia Medical Center, Healthcare Industry, Robots

Alabama Live

Alabama Supreme Court rules OK to deny bond in Limestone County capital murder case, though no death penalty sought

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Alabama Supreme Court reversed a state appeals court today and ruled that bond can be denied for a Limestone County man charged with capital murder even if he is not facing the death penalty.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Limestone County, AL, Huntsville, AL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Off the Kuff

The slow decline of the death penalty in Texas

Perhaps nothing symbolizes this state's swagger over being tough on crime like "Old Sparky," an electric chair that was used to execute 361 inmates and is now the centerpiece of a prison museum.

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Suria

Japan hangs gangster and killer arsonist

Japan executed a mobster and a killer arsonist on Friday, bringing to 11 the total number of death sentences carried out since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took power in 2012.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Japan

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Man sentenced to life in prison in murder, rape of 9-year-old

The Smithville man suspected of murdering a 9-year-old girl in December admitted to committing the acts and was sentenced to two life sentences in prison without the possibility of parole Wednesday The Smithville , OH man accused of raping and killing 9-year-old Reann Murphy has plead guilty and sentenced to life in prison.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Criminal Defense Law, Law

KEPR CBS 19

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

An Oklahoma death row inmate who died following a problematic execution succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Prison, Mary Fallin, US Governors

KOLD-TV Tucson

Hulsey sentenced to death in murder of Glendale officer

The jury was unanimous in reaching the verdict and Hulsey stood and applauded when the verdict was read, saying, "Good job," twice, CBS 5 News' Jonathan Lowe tweeted.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Cleveland.com

Sabrina Zunich pleads guilty to killing stepmom; Lorain church catches fire; Brunswick man facing death penalty: Northeast Ohio News Links

As Sabrina Zunich answered questions in Lake County Common Pleas Court before pleading guilty to killing her foster mother, she appeared to realize the enormity of what she had done and the future she faced.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Lorain, OH, Brunswick, OH

WBTV

DA files motion for death penalty in Maggie Daniels' death

The Catawba County District Attorney has filed a motion to seek the death penalty against the man accused of killing a popular Newton-Conover teacher .

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Related Topix: Catawba County, NC, Violent Crime, Conover, NC

The Charlotte Observer

Catawba prosecutor to seek death penalty in teacher Maggie Daniels' killing

The Catawba County District Attorney has filed a motion to seek the death penalty against the man accused of killing a popular Newton-Conover teacher .

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Catawba, NC, Catawba County, NC, Conover, NC

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