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  1. Ohio Statehouse pictured on new specialty license platesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Ohio drivers wishing to show support for the state's historic Capitol now have a specialty license plate available to them. Last year, state lawmakers approved legislation creating the new plates.

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  2. Conservative group demands Ginsburg and Kagan recuse themselves from marriage equality casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Daily Kos

    In a laughable display of desperation, the American Family Association is demanding that Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg recuse themselves from the four marriage equality cases it recently agreed to hear. Their unhinged press release titled "Kagan and Ginsburg: Recuse Yourselves!" is a study in head-up-one's-ass reasoning: Both of these justices' personal and private actions that actively endorse gay marriage clearly indicate how they would vote on same-sex marriage cases before the Supreme Court," said AFA President Tim Wildmon.

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  3. After wrongfully imprisoned, Banks now has a career in NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | New York Daily News

    Brian Banks spent five years in prison after being falsely accused of rape, but now he finally has a career in NFL END ZONE: Banks' formative years in football were spent shuttling between adult prisons in California. Who knows what would have happened to Banks if his life had not been derailed? Brian Banks, who once served 5 years in preson after being falsley accused of rape, stands in the NFL's Park Ave. office where he works in their league's football operations department.

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  4. Saginaw teen resentenced in 2012 murder because of Juvenile Lifers lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | MLive.com

    Kareem A. Swilley Jr., 19, listens during his sentencing in front of Saginaw County Chief Circuit Judge Fred L. Borchard on Dec. 17, 2014. Swilley was sentenced to life without parole for first-degree premeditated murder for the Nov. 21, 2012, homicide of 16-year-old DaVarion Galvin then resentenced on Jan. 21 to a total of 39 to 77 years in prison would need to be brought back to correct sentence ...." That led to Wednesday, where without a request for life without parole from the prosecution, Borchard had to decide on a sentence between the length parameters set forth by the Michigan Legislature.

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  5. Thanks Obama! Amnesty Allowed Illegal Alien who Killed an Arizona Man to Stay in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Right Wing News

    Obama has made it abundantly clear that he is going to ignore any and every immigration law that we have on the books, and that is shown in his refusal to deport criminal aliens; even those convicted of felonies. One man, Apolinar Altamirano, killed a U.S. citizen over a pack of cigarettes after he was released on federal bail for pleading guilty to burglary.

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  6. Lawyer: Man sentenced for crime he can't recall after wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall because of a brain injury suffered in a car accident. Defense attorney Stephen Misko also says 23-year-old Christian Eshenbaugh has become a "completely different person" as he struggles to regain his memory and motor skills - and no longer has a penchant for petty crimes fueled by drug use.

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  7. Weird crime: State police hopeful's admissions land him on wrong side of lawRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    The skinny: A Crawford County man hoping to become a Pennsylvania State Police trooper found himself on the wrong end of the police agency after disclosing an intimate relationship with a minor during the application process. What we know: Police said the 29-year-old Hartstown man was at the state police station in Meadville on Jan. 15 for his police cadet application polygraph examination.

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  8. Convicted Utah killer wants to be sentenced in absentiaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Frank Paul Reyos says he doesn't want to attend his murder sentencing out of respect for the teenage victim, who was shot in the back of the head execution-style and left for dead in a shallow ditch behind a vacant Sugar House lot. But the uncle of 16-year-old Kenyatta Winston - who prosecutors say was murdered in 2012 for leaving Reyos to fend for himself after shots were fired at a party - wants the convicted killer in the courtroom when he and others give their victim impact statements.

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  9. Heroin network dismantled by FBI and Longmont PDRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

    Longmont Police Officers and FBI special agents have dismantled a heroin distribution network centered in Northern Colorado, the U.S. Attorney's Office, FBI and Longmont Police Department announced Friday. Ten defendants were arrested.

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  10. Court: Rapist can't act as own lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Star Press

    Court: Rapist can't act as own lawyer A state appeals court has ruled a sex offender can't serve as his own attorney. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/1BWJc1z A Muncie man accused of trying to sexually assault a woman nearly three years ago is not competent to act as his own attorney, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled last week.

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  11. No good deed goes unpunished, Erler editionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Hi all. I've not seen this posted before. Rebekah Erler, the Minnesota woman The Prez spotlighted in the SOTU is getting beaten up from the Rush and the right.

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  12. Oregon focus of effort to expand background checks for gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    This Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows Michael Wright, of the Montgomery County Sheriff's office in Conroe, Texas, looking through the sight of a rifle at the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. Fresh off a victory in Washington state, a leading gun control group, Everytown for Gun Safety, has targeted Oregon as the next prize in a campaign to require all gun sales go through background checks to keep them from criminals, the mentally ill and domestic abusers. 1 comment

  13. Police reassure residents over number plate recognition operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    Police have reassured law abiding residents that they nothing to fear from automatic number plate cameras currently being used across Wycombe neighbourhoods. Chepping Wye Valley policing area residents may have seen police by the side of the road using the Autmomatic Number Plate Recognition systems to monitor traffic coming in and out of the area.

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  14. Bill is an assault on domestic protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    In recent years, the New Hampshire Legislature has established a solid record of enacting legislation aimed at curbing domestic violence. Law enforcement agencies and the criminal justice system are better able than ever before to intercede in dangerous situations and hold abusers accountable for their actions.

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  15. Judge issues injunction against Gils Carb 's appointmentsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Judge Esteban Furnari issued a preliminary injunction to suspend Attorney General Alejandra Gils Carb's naming of 16 new prosecutors, upholding a request by the influential Magistrates Association. The move definitively suspends the possibility that the 16 substitute prosecutors that were appointed at the end of last year assume their new posts on February 2. Furnari agreed with the AMFJN that the appointment of prosecutors can only be carried out once the new Criminal Procedural Code comes into effect.

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  16. Lindsay Lohan Facing Possible Jail Time As Community Service Deadline ApproachesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Lindsay Lohan could find herself facing possible criminal penalties, including jail, if she fails to complete the remainder of her community service hours. The actress, who is currently suffering from the virus Chikungunya, is said to have less than a week to complete what is estimated to be around 100 hours of community service.

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  17. Bill aimed at allowing students with permits to carry weapons being discussedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    It is an issue that is talked about every time there is a shooting on a college campus. Now it is being talked about, as the state legislative session gets ready to begin in March.

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  18. Alleged Rapist's Bullshit Defense Blames Vanderbilt's "Sexual Freedom"Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Gawker

    According to prosecutors, Cory Batey is one of several former Vanderbilt football players who raped an unconscious student in a dorm room last year, filming parts of their crime and urinating on the victim afterwards . According to Batey's defense, however, their client is also a victim-of "a campus culture of sexual freedom, promiscuity and excessive alcohol consumption," Reuters reports .

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  19. Village official nabbed for drug tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    A BARANGAY official was nabbed on Friday afternoon for allegedly selling illegal drugs at a beach resort in Penaplata in Island Garden City of Samal , Davao del Norte. Operatives of the Philippine Drugs Enforcement Agency 11 in coordination with the Igacos Police Station and Davao del Norte Public Safety Command arrested the suspect around 3 p.m. "After several months of conducting casing and surveillance, barangay councilor Cabunilas was arrested when he sold a suspected shabu to an agent who posed as a buyer," PDEA director Emerson Rosales said.

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  20. Man Sentenced To Crime He Doesn't Remember Following Car Wreck: LawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Switched

    A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall because of a brain injury suffered in a car accident. Defense attorney Stephen Misko also says 23-year-old Christian Eshenbaugh has become a "completely different person" as he struggles to regain his memory and motor skills - and no longer has a penchant for petty crimes fueled by drug use.

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