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2 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

Oklahoma appeals court upholds murder conviction

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the murder conviction and life without parole sentence of man convicted in an Oklahoma City slaying.

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

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7 hrs ago | News 12 WRDW

Man surrenders in Orangeburg County shooting death

Sheriff Leroy Ravenell told local media outlets that 36-year-old Shagura Ramon Mack turned himself in around 6:15 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Orangeburg County, SC, Orangeburg, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Republic

Prosecutor: Gunman, others dead after shooting

A gunman lured his father to a remote Oregon campsite and killed him, then drove to a beach where he shot five cars in a parking lot, killing a Michigan camper who was sleeping in his vehicle, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Dillard, OR, Coos County, OR

Cybercast News Service

Lawyer: Man shot trespasser he thought pointed gun

A 73-year-old former schoolteacher facing a murder charge in the death of an unarmed trespasser should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense when he thought the man pointed a gun at him, his new defense attorney said.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Sparks, NV, Reno, NV

WFAA-TV Dallas

Death penalty sought in Indy officer's slaying

A prosecutor filed court papers Tuesday seeking the death penalty against a man charged with murder in the killing of an Indianapolis police officer during a shootout in an alley.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty

KMIR 6

Grand jury to decide on Ferguson officer charges

A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence as soon as Wednesday to determine whether any charges should be filed against a white suburban police officer who fatally shot unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Saint Louis University

WTEN-TV Albany

Alaska Republicans vie for chance to unseat Begich

Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

KNUS-AM Aurora

Prosecutor: Father shooting driver was 'execution'

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Related Topix: Angleton, TX

Journal and Courier

Police, protesters clash in Ferguson

What began as a peaceful evening of demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday turned into another night of chaos as police lobbed tear gas into the crowd after objects were thrown at officers and gunshots were reported.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Florissant, MO, St Louis County, MO

Cybercast News Service

In New Orleans, a change in police command

Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year, but violent crime still plagues New Orleans and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fox News

Colorado mother pleads guilty to killing son, 9, in murder-suicide attempt that paralyzed her

A Routt County woman accused of killing her 9-year-old son in a murder-suicide attempt has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder.

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Related Topix: Routt County, CO, Steamboat Springs, CO, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Palladium-Item

Trayvon Martin's mom writes heartbreaking letter to Michael Brown's family

Trayvon Martin's mom, Sybrina Fulton, wrote a heartbreaking letter published in TIME magazine to Michael Brown's family, saying their 'lives are forever changed.'

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO

Townsend Times

2nd inmate arraigned in Souza-Baranowski prisoner's murder

A second inmate charged in the murder of another Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center inmate was held without bail after his arraignment Monday morning in Clinton District Court.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, Prison, Camden, AL

NewsOK.com

Witness video sought in Utah nightclub shooting

Authorities investigating a weekend shooting that injured six people at a crowded Salt Lake City nightclub said Monday they are hoping someone took video that will help them identify the gunmen.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival

KVII-TV Amarillo

Tulsa PD officer officially charged murder, intent to kill

A Tulsa police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the off-duty shooting death of his daughter's boyfriend earlier this month.

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WKOW-TV

Wisconsin man charged with killing wife in 1984

Portage County prosecutors have charged a 55-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man in the 1984 shooting death of his wife.

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Related Topix: Portage County, WI, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Plover, WI, Suicide

Daily Herald

Former Wisconsin officer to enter plea in suitcase slaying

A former police officer accused of killing two women and hiding their remains in a pair of suitcases is due back in a Kenosha County courtroom.

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Related Topix: Kenosha County, WI, West Allis, WI

The Cyprus Weekly

Army called in

Missouri's governor said today he would send the National Guard into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to restore calm after authorities forcibly dispersed a crowd protesting last week's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by police.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Alternative

Cybercast News Service

Credibility concerns in Missouri shooting probe

After a week of violent clashes between police and protesters, Missouri authorities leading the investigation into the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager are increasingly facing questions about whether their eventual findings can be seen as credible among residents who are highly distrustful of those in charge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Missouri, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Aug 17, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

At rally, civil-rights attorney calls Brown shooting 'an execution'At ...

The attorney who represented the family of Trayvon Martin, fatally shot in 2012., told a rally Sunday that police are trying to assassinate the character of Michael Brown, the young man shot dead by police.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ferguson, MO, Florissant, MO

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