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  1. No murder charge in case of baby cut from womb, lawmaker calls death - act of God'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WPMT-TV York

    A former nurse's aide will not face murder charges for allegedly cutting and removing an unborn baby from the mother's womb, Boulder County, Colorado, prosecutor Stanley Garnett said Thursday. When she arrived at the purported seller's home in Longmont, she was attacked, beaten, cut open and her fetus was removed.

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  2. How Alamance County state legislators voted this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Burlington Times News

    HB 6 - Autocycle Regulation: Defines an autocycle as a three wheeled motorcycle that has a steering wheel, pedals, seat safety belts for each occupant, antilock brakes, air bag protection, completely enclosed seating that does not require the operator to straddle or sit astride and is otherwise manufactured to comply with federal safety requirements for motorcycles. Introduced by Rep. John Torbett, R-Gaston.

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  3. Three Men on Greyhound Buses Indicted for Drug Trafficking, Kansas CityRead the original story

    15 min ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    Rios Cesar David Rios, 41, of Tujunga, Calif., was charged with possessing heroin to distribute in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury today in Kansas City, Mo. The federal indictment replaces a criminal complaint that was filed against Rios on March 17, 2015.

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  4. Judge won't bar 'mob' references in Sanzari suitRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Item

    A federal judge has denied a bid by attorneys for Joseph M. Sanzari for an order that would have barred his opponents in a civil lawsuit from making public any statements linking the prominent public works contractor to alleged criminal conduct or Mafia-related activities. Sanzari and two of his companies are accused of dumping 6,000 cubic meters of hazardous waste on a leased property in North Bergen, according to a 2013 lawsuit filed by the landlord, AMA Realty of Allendale.

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  5. 'Home alone' arrest made every dayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Tewkesburyadmag.co.uk

    JUST one parent was arrested on suspicion of leaving one or more of their children at home alone in the West Mercia Police force area in the last three months of last year. The figures come as it is revealed a parent is arrested every day on suspicion of the crime and at least 105 mothers and fathers faced criminal investigations for leaving their offspring unsupervised during the same time period.

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  6. Salman plea to ban media during statement recording rejectedRead the original story

    27 min ago | Nerve News

    A Mumbai court, conducting the trial of the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan, on Friday directed the media to report only facts and refrain from discussing merits and demerits of the case. Additional Sessions Judge D.W. Deshpande's directive came following a plea made by the actor seeking a ban on the media during the recording of his statement in the case on Friday.

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  7. No murder charge in case of baby cut from womb, lawmaker calls death 'act of God'Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A former nurse's aide will not face murder charges for allegedly cutting and removing an unborn baby from the mother's womb, Boulder County, Colorado, prosecutor Stanley Garnett said Thursday. When she arrived at the purported seller's home in Longmont, she was attacked, beaten, cut open and her fetus was removed.

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  8. Photo: Ap, License: N/A, Created: 2015:02:11 22:00:59Read the original story

    45 min ago | The Citizens' Voice

    The state Attorney General's Office worked to re-file witness intimidation charges against Hugo Selenski's defense team after a magistrate tossed them, but was never able to get traction, according to recently filed court documents. The revelation comes as Selenski, 41, is set to appear in court this morning to be sentenced to life in prison for murdering pharmacist Michael Kerkowski and his girlfriend Tammy Fassett.

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  9. Election: Elburn Village BoardRead the original story

    49 min ago | Elburn Herald

    William Grabarek William Grabarek sees the role of board trustee as someone who holds a fiduciary duty to residents. As a fiduciary, one must exercise the highest degree of care in fulfilling their responsibility to residents.

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  10. Why was he able to get away with it for so long?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

    Clementine Ford's probing search for answers to explain the brutal murder of Jill Meagher by a recidivist serial offender - "It was easy for Bayley to stalk, rape and murder" - is compelling and thought provoking. Why was the perpetrator, with a long history of brutal sexual assault since 2000, simply allowed to "get away with it", with minimal sanctions applied by a seemingly lax criminal justice system? I fear that the characterisation of women as either being whores or God's police continues to flourish in the unconscious bias of the various agents of the judiciary, supported by a legal system steeped in patriarchal privilege and entitlement.

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  11. Longmont case eerily similar to Ore. fetal abductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LongmontFYI

    Korena Elaine Roberts, with her lawyer Jim Glover, is arraigned in Washington County, Ore., in 2009.

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  12. GOP aghast at rep's act-of-God comment in baby's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LongmontFYI

    Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt sits at his desk during the opening of the Colorado legislature at the State Capitol in Denver, Jan. 7, 2015.

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  13. California concealed gun ruling to be reconsideredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    A federal appeals court will reconsider last year's controversial ruling that would have dramatically loosened California's restrictions on carrying concealed firearms. In a brief order filed Thursday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to take a second look at the so-called Peruta case with a special 11-judge panel.

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  14. Officer indicted in Independence stun gun caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    An attorney for Bryce Masters and his family say the 17-year-old teen suffered brain damage after he was hit by the probes from an Independence police officer's stun gun. An attorney for Bryce Masters and his family say the 17-year-old teen suffered brain damage after he was hit by the probes from an Independence police officer's stun gun.

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  15. See 32 People Indicted in Operation #GoldenGofer "Legal" Pot RingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Westword

    The 32 people indicted in what the Colorado Attorney General's Office has dubbed Operation #GoldenGofer hardly look like a group of criminals. Indeed, the collection of photos on view below depict men and women of widely varied ages and backgrounds, the vast majority of whom look absolutely benign - like the kinds of folks we see every day.

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  16. Ban on Daydreaming would save more lives than texting-while-driving ban, just as enforceableRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Grits for Breakfast

    Eric Nicholson at the Dallas Observer's Unfair Park blog rehearsed the arguments against the ban on texting-while-driving passed in the Texas House, with a particularly good discussion of the disingenuous numbers used to hype the policy and the inevitable difficulties enforcing it: When pushing the bill, proponents tend to conflate distracted driving with cell phone use, perhaps because the numbers are more impressive. Every year there 3,300 fatalities nationwide linked to distracted driving .

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  17. Three men are one step closer to freedom after wrongful imprisonment.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | University of Cincinnati

    Today three men are one step closer to freedom after being wrongly incarcerated for 18 years. Derrick Wheatt, Laurese Glover and Eugene Johnson had their convictions for the 1995 murder of Clifton Hudson Jr. thrown out after nearly a decade of legal advocacy from the Ohio Innocence Project .

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  18. Woman charged with scamming Boston bombing victims...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WHTC

    A Boston woman has been indicted with fraudulently obtaining $8,000 from the fund set up for victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and thousands more from other fundraising, officials said on Thursday. Investigators found that Joanna Leigh, 41, was at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 when two bombs exploded, killing three people and injuring more than 260, but they argued that she was not injured, the Boston Police Department said in a statement.

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  19. South Yorkshire Police arrest three parents for leaving their children home aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South Yorkshire Times

    Three parents were arrested on suspicion of leaving their children home alone in the last three months of 2014, new figures reveal. Nationally at least 105 mothers and fathers faced criminal investigations for leaving their children unsupervised over the three month period.

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  20. Michael Bohrer's 1981 victim calls judge's ruling in Heidi Allen case small town justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Post-Standard

    A woman who was abducted by Michael Bohrer in 1981 says a judge was wrong not to let her testify in a hearing over the 1994 kidnapping of Heidi Allen. Catherine Schmitt said this morning that acting Oswego County Judge Daniel King's decision Thursday to not let any evidence of her 1981 abduction into the hearing was the second time courts have failed her.

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