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White man charged with fatally shooting black man in Florida

Monday  19:15,   13 august 2018
msn

Florida prosecutors have charged a white man in the death of an unarmed black man whose videotaped shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law.The Pinellas County State Attorney Bernie[...]
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Man fatally shot in Mattapan, Mass. was a Boston city worker

Monday  18:30,   13 august 2018
bostonglobe

The man fatally shot at his Mattapan home late Saturday night was a Boston Public Works employee, and he had been shot before in December, according to city records and a relative. The employee, Alexander J. Allen, was shot inside 201[...]

Nebraska inmate seeks new evidence in decades-old slayings

Monday  18:25,   13 august 2018
msn

A man convicted of a 1988 double murder in western Nebraska is seeking to reopen the case by using new technology to identify fingerprints left at the crime scene, even as a new documentary nearing completion calls into question his[...]

Nebraska inmate seeks new evidence in decades-old slayings

Monday  18:22,   13 august 2018
wisn

A man convicted of a 1988 double killing in western Nebraska is seeking to reopen the case by using new technology to identify fingerprints left at the crime scene, even as a new documentary series nearing completion calls into question his[...]

Notable compound investigations in New Mexico history

Monday  18:13,   13 august 2018
koat

New Mexico has seen quite a few compounds over the years and now the state is a week into the investigation of another. New Mexico has seen quite a few compounds over the years and now the state is a week into the investigation of another.[...]

Florida man arrested in alleged multi-state SIM card hacking ring

Monday  15:33,   13 august 2018
theverge

Seven victims in seven[...]

Five charged with abusing children on New Mexico compound face detention hearing

Monday  13:56,   13 august 2018
reuters

<p>Five parents arrested on charges of abusing their 11 children at a New Mexico compound where a 12th child died under suspicious circumstances were due back in court on Monday for a hearing to decide whether the defendants should remain jailed[...]

20 shot in Chicago: 'Even I'm scared to walk to the corner store'

Sunday  01:00,   12 august 2018
chicagotribune

The two cousins had planned to settle in for a night of playing video games, but first, the boys, 15 and 17, wanted to walk to the nearby gas station for something to eat. "Probably junk food," said Genice Hines, the mother of the[...]

Police: 3 injured in Baltimore shootings, including 2 young men

Saturday  22:10,   11 august 2018
msn

Two young men were shot -- less than a mile apart -- overnight in Baltimore, police said Saturday morning.&nbsp;Load[...]

Uber driver convicted of raping female passenger, faces 20 years in prison

Saturday  16:16,   11 august 2018
msn

In a 911 call, she asked for police help: ‘I don’t know how I woke up here. I don’t know.’In a 911 call later, the confused and weeping woman asks for police to come to the motel, telling the emergency call-taker: “I don’t know how I woke up here. I [...]

DNA Links Colorado Murders From 34 Years Ago to an Inmate

Saturday  05:50,   11 august 2018
nytimes

The gruesome murders outside Denver in 1984 remained unsolved until DNA found at the crime scenes was matched to a Nevada inmate last month, the authorities said.The father suffered 16 blows to the top of his head with a hammer and his throat had[...]

This is what happened in and outside prison as Billy Ray Irick was put to death

Friday  21:15,   10 august 2018
usatoday

Billy Ray Irick was put to death by the state of Tennessee on Aug. 9, 2018. He was convicted in 1986 for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl.NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In the parking lot of Riverbend Maximum Security Institution here, an empty[...]

California police chief's son due in court over beating of Sikh man

Friday  17:15,   10 august 2018
reuters

<p>The son of a California city police chief is expected to appear in court on Friday after he was arrested for beating an elderly Sikh man in an unprovoked attack that was caught on video.</p>Tyrone McAllister, 18, has been charged, along[...]

Unsolved murders: Declining murder clearance rate a brewing 'national disaster'

Friday  13:58,   10 august 2018
usatoday

The issue of murder clearance rates is in the spotlight as Chicago officials struggle to solve gun violence that’s plaguing the city. The city is just one among many struggling to solve violent crime.The national murder clearance rate—the[...]

Tennessee executes its first inmate in nearly a decade

Friday  04:35,   10 august 2018
msn

Tennessee carried out the execution Thursday of a man condemned for the 1985 rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl, marking the first time the state has applied the death penalty since 2009.Inmate Billy Ray Irick, 59, received a three-drug injection[...]