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Recent Crime News
Saturday Aug 15 | via New York Daily News
John Brunen was shot and killed in his New Jersey home in 1922, blasted a 12-gauge shotgun from outside the window. Three weeks before his circus was to hit the road for the season, John Brunen was enjoying a quiet Sunday evening at home in Riverside, N.J., just across from Philadelphia. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 4 | via Philly.com
The Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury of seven women and five men deliberated about five hours since Monday before announcing its verdict against the 25-year-old Coffee. Judge Glenn B. Bronson immediately sentenced Coffee to the mandatory life term on the murder count in the June 21, 2013, shooting of Daniel Cook, 27. Bronson also sentenced Coffee to a consecutive 50 to 100 years in prison for three other armed robberies in June 2013, two of which used Craigslist ads as a lure. Comment?
Jul 29, 2015 | via Balloon Juice
A member of Congress and four of his associates were indicted today for their roles in a racketeering conspiracy involving several schemes that were intended to further the political and financial interests of the defendants and others by, among other tactics, misappropriating hundreds of thousands of dollars of federal, charitable and campaign funds. Comment?
Jul 28, 2015 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown
A suburban Philadelphia man is on trial in the shooting death of a man apparently killed after answering an advertisement on a social media site for sale of an all-terrain vehicle. Twenty-five-year-old Thomas Coffee of Willow Grove is charged in the June 2013 shooting death of 27-year-old Daniel Cooke of Williamstown, New Jersey in north Philadelphia. Comment?
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