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  1. Froste juror: Guilty verdicts were 'the correct decision'Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Davis Enterprise

    After hearing several weeks' worth of evidence in a Yolo County double-homicide case, a jury of eight men and four women retreated to their deliberation room, tasked with determining whether two teenagers had been murdered in a case where no bodies have ever been found. "No bodies, no bullets, no gun, no bloody clothes, no solid physical evidence," Deedra Johnson, a Davis resident who served as the jury's foreperson, said of the obstacles the panel faced during its four-plus days of deliberations.

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  2. 'He Just Started Shooting': Cop Shot Jemel Roberson...Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | NewsOne

    That was where, just this past weekend, a police officer, on sight, shot and killed a Black security guard who identified himself as such and was wearing clothing that said the same. The police officer also identified himself, but only a split second before he started shooting, an eyewitness near the nightclub where Jemel Roberson was working Sunday night told the Chicago Tribune in a report published Friday morning.

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  3. Man competent for trial in ex-girlfrienda s gruesome killingRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Republic

    An Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body has been found competent to stand trial. A Clark County judge ruled Thursday that 37-year-old Joseph Oberhansley is competent after prosecutors and the Jeffersonville man's attorneys filed an agreement saying a competency hearing scheduled for Friday wasn't needed.

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  4. Grand Rapids man sentenced to life in prison for 2nd slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A western Michigan man who already was imprisoned for killing his half brother has been sentenced to life in prison for a second slaying. Twenty-three-year-old Royale Runyon was given the most-recent punishment Thursday in Kent County Circuit Court.

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  5. Kentucky supermarket murder suspect charged with federal hate crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | WHTC

    Gregory Bush, 51, accused of fatally shooting Maurice Stallard, 69, on October 24 in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, U.S., is seen in this Louisvil - A white man from Kentucky suspected of killing a black man and woman in a racially motivated shooting attack at a supermarket last month has been charged with federal hate crimes and firearm charges, according to federal officials.

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  6. Michigan man sentenced to life in prison for 2nd slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | WHMI-FM Howell

    A western Michigan man who already was imprisoned for killing his half brother has been sentenced to life in prison for a second slaying. Twenty-three-year-old Royale Runyon was given the most-recent punishment Thursday in Kent County Circuit Court.

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  7. Indiana man accused of eating parts of dead ex-girlfriend will have his day in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    An Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body has been found competent to stand trial. A Clark County judge ruled Thursday that 37-year-old Joseph Oberhansley is competent after prosecutors and the Jeffersonville man's attorneys filed an agreement saying a competency hearing scheduled for Friday wasn't needed.

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  8. Shooter who allegedly killed two at KY Kroger charged with hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 1560 KNZR

    The man who allegedly opened fire at a Kroger grocery store in October, killing two people, is now facing hate crime charges. Investigators announced a grand jury returned hate crime charges against Gregory Bush, 51, who allegedly shot and killed a black man and woman at the Jeffersontown, Kentucky, store on Oct. 24. A grand jury returned a six-count indictment against the accused shooter, including two counts of shooting and killing two victims based on their race, one count of attempting to shoot a victim based on race and three firearm counts based on its use in support of the previous charges.

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  9. Man accused of killing ex-girlfriend, eating parts of her body found competent for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arkansas Online

    JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. - An Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body has been found competent to stand trial.

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  10. Rev. Pfleger, pastors call for independent investigation into...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chicago Tribune

    Police fatally shot armed security guard Jemel Roberson, shown with his son, after a shooting Nov. 11, 2018, in a suburban Chicago bar where he worked, an attorney for the guard's family said. Police fatally shot armed security guard Jemel Roberson, shown with his son, after a shooting Nov. 11, 2018, in a suburban Chicago bar where he worked, an attorney for the guard's family said.

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  11. Lawyers in Charlottesville killing want juror biases exposedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Prosecutors and lawyers for a man accused of killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia have agreed that the judge at his trial should not try to salvage potential jurors who state any biases during the jury selection process. James Alex Fields Jr., of Maumee, Ohio, is accused of driving his car into a crowd protesting against white nationalists in Charlottesville on Aug. 12, 2017.

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  12. Norfolk father arrested, accused of killing his 9-month-old daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Members of Norfolk Fire-Rescue and Norfolk Police Department were at a home in 300 block of Nicholson Street after they received a call that Makayla Smith was unconscious. Medics took the 9-month-old girl to Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters where she died.

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  13. Gauri Lankesh murder: Gun used for murder was at arms training site too, forensics sayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Defence advocate Sanjeev Punalekar said these handsets were shown to have been seized from all the accused arrested in the Lankesh murder case and not Sujeeth alone. In a finding that could be crucial to proving that a 7.65-mm pistol used to gun down journalist Gauri Lankesh was in the possession of a group of Hindu right-wing radicals prior to the murder, forensic analysis of bullets and cartridges recovered from a forest site where shooter Parashuram Waghmare, 26, was allegedly trained for the killing has matched with bullets and cartridges used in the murder.

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  14. Reward increased for information in west Charlotte homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBTV

    A reward has been increased to help find the person responsible for killing Juordan Malik Hill in a west Charlotte shooting in September. The reward amount is now up to $7,000 for anyone who can help Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department identify the shooter.

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  15. Woman's 2017 death ruled a homicide; boyfriend arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTXL

    Police in Florida say the boyfriend of a woman whose 2017 death was reported as a suicide is now being accused of killing her. Jacksonville Sheriff's officials arrested 27-year-old Sean Curtis Lovins on Wednesday after investigators say evidence collected in the death of 20-year-old Aunesty Summer Rayne Hite didn't add up to suicide.

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  16. Grandmother tried to pay off grandson's debt to defuse fight that led to her killing, witnesses sayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    As Billy Desrosiers and Corey Steplight argued outside their 24th Street homes over an unsettled debt, witnesses said Steplight's grandmother intervened, offering to pay the $500 her grandson owed. "OK, I'll give ita I will give you the money," Ruby Steplight told Desrosiers, according to testimony in the case.

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  17. Accused DeWitt Chili's double murderer to get psych examRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    A Syracuse man accused of shooting to death two Chili's employees during a September robbery will be evaluated by a psychiatrist, a defense lawyer said today. William Wood Jr., 32, of East Glen Avenue, is facing life in prison without parole if convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of employees Kristopher Hicks and Stephen Gudknecht at the DeWitt restaurant.

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  18. Raja Bhaiyya announces launch of new party, to rally against reservations in promotionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Six-time independent MLA from Kunda constituency Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias 'Raja Bhaiyya' on Friday announced the launch of his political party, which stands opposed to the SC/ST Act and reservation in promotion. The name of the party will either be Jansatta Dal, Jansatta Party or Jansatta Loktantrik Party and it will contest the elections next year.

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  19. Delhi fashion designer murder: Surrender to police after hopes to find cash fizzle outRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    "They planned to strangle the woman with the wire. However, the woman resisted their attack so they stabbed her," the officer added.

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  20. High School Class Renewed Interest In MurdersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Greenville Sun

    Law enforcement officers inspect the site off Interstate 81 near the Jearoldstown exit where the decomposed body of a young woman with red hair was found April 14, 1985. From left are then-Deputy Sgt.

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