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  1. Parole Board hears 2 death-row pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | NWAonline

    Melissa Cassidy comforts her nephew, Jonathan Erickson, during testimony about death-row inmate Stacey Johnson at a Parole Board hearing Friday in Little Rock. Johnson killed Carol Heath, Cassidy's sister and Erickson's mother, in 1993.

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  2. The nation in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | NWAonline

    Republican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation into law that will allow most adults to carry a hidden firearm without a permit, making North Dakota one of about a dozen "constitutional carry" states. Burgum signed the bill Thursday.

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  3. Ex-Penn State president convicted over child-sex scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | The Times-Tribune

    MATT ROURKE / ASSOCIATED PRESS Former Penn State president Graham Spanier walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg on Friday. HARRISBURG - Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up child sexual abuse allegations in 2001 against Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved football coach Joe Paterno.

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  4. MAN & CHILD: Unexpected expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Trinidad Guardian

    I have read, and continue to read, the best science-based parenting books around. And yet I am continually surprised at how surprised I am by my children.

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  5. Judge clears way for retrial of ex-Philadelphia monsignorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Tribune

    A Catholic church official's 14-year legal odyssey over his handling of sex-abuse complaints won't end anytime soon after a Philadelphia judge said Friday he would be retried on child endangerment charges. Monsignor William Lynn had served nearly three years of a three- to six-year sentence when the Pennsylvania Supreme Court tossed his conviction because of trial errors.

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  6. Crosswalk included in 53K 'branding' projectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

    "I pushed everybody away from me because I didn't want them to really know who I really was and how I really felt." The former NHL player was speaking in front of a full assembly of nearly 500 students at Lorne Akins Junior High School.

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  7. In the swingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Times Observer

    There was a Facebook post featuring a snippet of a video of an interview with Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In it she said an unnamed said the symbol of the U.S. isn't the Bald Eagle, but the pendulum.

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  8. Police and Court Report for March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    A Martinsburg man, and a former offender on the sex offender registry, has been arraigned in Berkeley County Magistrate Court for charges of first degree sexual assault. According to a criminal complaint, police began investigating claims of sexual assault in June 2016.

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  9. New trial date set for police officer's trialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Tribune-Star

    A new jury trial date of June 13 has been set for Danial Armentrout, a suspended Terre Haute Police Department patrolman criminally charged after a December 2015 domestic dispute. Judge Sarah Mullican set a pretrial conference date of May 22 and ordered Armentrout to appear for both the hearing and trial.

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  10. 32-yr-old guard to spend 14 yrs in jail for raping virginRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    A 32-year -old Kenechukwu Okonkwo was yesterday convicted to 14 years imprisonment by a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja yesterday for raping a 29-year-old Virgin, names . In her judgment, Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye held that the prosecution proved their case beyond reasonable doubt, after which she convicted the defendant on a one count of rape contrary to Section 258 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011.

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  11. Local businessman prepares false tax returns, sentenced to federal prison for the second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chron

    A local tax return preparer was sentenced Friday to federal prison for the second time, after preparing false tax returns, according to Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez and D. Richard Goss, special agent in charge of Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation. Cedric Oliphant was issued a 36- month sentence by U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison to federal prison .

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  12. Mosque fire suspect indicted in unrelated case 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Stephen Ruiz said his former friend, Marq Vincent Perez, fired a shotgun into the windshield of his father's car parked in his driveway. Perez's first appearance in federal court is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at the U.S. Courthouse, 515 Rusk Ave., Houston.

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  13. Spanier jury reaches split verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was convicted Friday of hushing up child sexual abuse allegations in 2001 against Jerry Sandusky, whose arrest a decade later blew up into a major scandal for the university and led to the firing of beloved football coach Joe Paterno. The jury found Spanier guilty of one misdemeanor count of child endangerment over his handling of a complaint against the retired assistant football coach but acquitted him of conspiracy and a second child endangerment count.

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  14. Area man sentenced in three-county sex crime caseRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | News Tribune

    A Holts Summit man involved in sexual assaults of minors in three Mid-Missouri counties pleaded guilty Friday to charges he faced in the last county in which he was accused of committing the crimes. Around mid-August 2014, an investigator with the Boone County Sheriff's Department Cyber Crimes Task Force began an investigation after a Boone County resident learned Michael Kreps, 41, had sex with the resident's female child.

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  15. Ogdensburg man indicted on meth chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    An Ogdensburg man was indicted on Thursday by a St. Lawrence County grand jury on charges of making and possessing methamphetamine. Edward J. Degraw, 57, of 328 Morris St., Ogdensburg, is charged with felony third-degree unlawful manufacturing methamphetamine and misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

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  16. Lowville man admits to selling and making methRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    A Lowville man in Lewis County Court Friday admitted to selling methamphetamine and later making the drug in a downtown apartment that was destroyed by fire. Douglas M. Tuttle, 22, Snell Road, Lowville, pleaded guilty to third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine and fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, also satisfying charges of first-degree reckless endangerment and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance that had been lodged against him.

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  17. Walnut Creek Police Arrest Robbery Suspects After Victim Assaulted, Cell Phone StolenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ClayCord.com

    On 3/22/17 at 10:37 am, a female was talking on her cellphone while walking on Mt. Diablo Blvd. near Broadway Plaza.

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  18. Bihar Police does not need anti-Romeo squad to handle miscreants, taunts JDRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi/Patna , Mar. 25 : The Janata Dal on Saturday took a dig at the newly-elected Uttar Pradesh Government, saying that the Bihar Police was capable of handling miscreants without forming 'anti-Romeo' squads. JD leader Ajay Alok said the ones pointing finger at Bihar's law and order situation should first see Uttar Pradesh where the need for 'anti-Romeo' squads emerged.

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  19. Justice Hardesty gives tour of Nevada Supreme Court building set to open MondayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Millbury

    Nevada Supreme Court Justice James Hardesty stood proudly outside the 26,600-square-foot marble structure at Clark Avenue and Fourth Street on Friday, pointing to the county, state and court seals etched around the top.A brass entrance resembled a scaled-down version of the United States Supreme Court building in Washington D.C.Fifty stars circle the dome, with Lady Justice perched atop, a sword extended in her right hand.What Hardesty seems to appreciate most is that the ornate details also serve functions: from the tip of the sword, which also acts as a lightning rod, to the sturdy foundation that he said represents justice and its permanence in Nevada.The high court broke from its lease with the county to occupy a smaller spot atop the Regional Justice Center and would save about $2 per square foot and pay roughly $500,000 less in rent over the next 10 years, Hardesty said.Fellow ... (more)

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  20. Speaker discusses - true lies' during high school assemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Review

    With more than three decades of experience, Phil Chalmers has spoken to students and communities throughout the country of the dangers of society and how to best avoid them. Chalmers' message was largely received Friday morning as he spoke with students at Wellsville High School as part of his seminar which deals with teen destructive decisions including substance abuse, sexual activity and pornography, violence and bullying, self-abuse and suicide, and gambling and gangs.

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