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1 hr ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Arizona execution renews debate over methods

A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth... A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

22-year-old motorcyclist dead after South Woodham Ferrers crash

A 22-year-old man believed to be from the South Woodham Ferrers area has died after his motorbike was in collision with a Volkswagen Golf on the A132 at South Woodham Ferrers.

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9 hrs ago | Watford Observer

Lara Fernandes-Pontes: sea of floral tributes left for six-year-old who died after a car accident

Hundreds more flowers and tributes line the road where six-year-old Lara Fernandes-Pontes died after a car accident last Sunday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSWO

Police still investigating after burglar killed

U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't... A large family that lives at the shore and suffered losses during Superstorm Sandy will share a $20 million lottery jackpot that one of ... (more)

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WALA

Carjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 3 children

Two men forced a woman into the backseat of her sport utility vehicle at gunpoint, drove off but later lost control and plowed into a group of people on a corner near a fruit stand on Friday, police said.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

'Up the Down Staircase' writer Kaufman dies at 103

Kaufman was a middle-age teacher and single mother in the mid-1960s when her autobiographical novel became a surprise best-seller.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Former astronaut Hank Hartsfield dies at 80

Former astronaut Henry "Hank" Hartsfield, who logged 483 hours during three trips into space and commanded two shuttle missions, has died.

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Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

INQUEST: Broadway father-of-two Nicholas A'Court-Wills died in road traffic collision

TWO from Broadway died as a result of his motorbike colliding with a car near Wellington, an inquest has heard.

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The Miami Herald

Calif. dolls were meant to spread cheer, not chill

"> : Lionfish, like this one spotted in the Bahamas, are a carnivorous, non-native predatory fish that damage coral reefs and can decimate native fish populations.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

VERDICT: Ben Blakeley found guilty of murdering Jayden Parkinson

There were emotional scenes in Oxford Crown Court this after the jury of six men and six women returned its verdict, by a majority of 11-1.

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News Observer

2 charged in fatal attack on UNC professor

According to police, 59-year-old Feng Liu suffered serious head wounds Wednesday and was taken to UNC Hospitals.

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KFVS12

Federal prisoner in Missouri medical center dies

The U.S. Department of Justice says 57-year-old Cyprian Adoh died Wednesday. A spokeswoman for the U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners says his death is being investigated as a homicide.

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Castanet.net

Murderer gasps in death chamber

A fence surrounds the state prison in Florence, Ariz. where the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Sunherald.com

Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast

In this July 1, 2014 file photo, Philadelphia Police and Fire Department investigate the scene of a food truck explosion in the Northeast section of Philadelphia.

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WHAS11

Arizona execution using new drug combination drags on for almost 2 hours

The state of Arizona executed Joseph Wood on Wednesday. It took him nearly two hours to die after his veins were injected with a novel combination of two drugs.

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Cybercast News Service

Mother, daughter die after Philly food truck blast

Authorities say a mother and daughter have died of injuries they suffered when a food truck exploded in Philadelphia earlier this month.

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WSOCTV

NC inmate dies after fight with another inmate

An inmate at Neuse Correctional Institution has died three weeks after he was involved in a fight with another inmate.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Prayers for man who died in NY police custody

Gospel music mixed with cries of grief at a Brooklyn church filled to overflowing with mourners for the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent chokehold, and his family was scheduled to meet with federal prosecutors in efforts to get a civil rights probe of his death.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Death Row Inmate Takes Two Hours To Die

The office of Attorney General Tom Horne said Joseph Rudolph Wood was pronounced dead at 3.49pm local time, one hour and 57 minutes after the execution started.

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Sunherald.com

Texas won't pursue criminal charges in mass graves

A Texas Rangers investigation found that Funeraria Del Angel Howard-Williams in Falfurrias did not violate Texas law or overcharge Brooks County for the burials, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times reported late Tuesday.

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