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Fuller: After assault on helpless man, the public will be watching

The case of Justin James Crowe will reveal as much about who we are as a society as it will the qualities of the alleged offender himself. 579 more words

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She said her fiance died in a kayaking accident. Now she has pleaded guilty in his death

By Alex Horton

A woman who in 2015 told police her fiance died in a kayaking accident in the Hudson River pleaded guilty Monday to criminal negligent homicide, officials said. 465 more words

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Woman who used fake penis, male alter ego to sexually assault her friend going back to jail

A British woman who posed as a man to have sex with a schoolgirl will spend six and a half years behind bars.

According to the Telegraph, 27-year-old Gayle Newland broke down as Manchester Crown Court handed down the sentence after being found guilty on sexual assault charges after a retrial. 235 more words

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'Let 1994 go': Simpson case's racial symbolism now a relic

Justin Zimmerman was a 7-year-old black boy in Moreno Valley, California, when O.J. Simpson was on trial for murder.

He wasn’t old enough to understand the “trial of the century,” but his parents and the older black people in his community made their position clear: They were cheering for Simpson, and were convinced the former NFL star was an innocent dupe in a racial conspiracy. 1,029 more words

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Judge declares mistrial in drug case after questioning cop in office

An Ottawa judge has declared a mistrial in a drug case after privately questioning an investigating officer in chambers violated an accused’s right to be at his own trial. 961 more words

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Pelletier 'raised by the streets,' he tells sentencing hearing

His mother scarred by residential school and his grandparents unable to control him, Forrest Duane Pelletier looked to the streets for a surrogate family, he told a judge on Friday. 555 more words

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Timeline: Two decades of the Hells Angels in Calgary

Hells Angels from across Canada are coming to Calgary this weekend to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their takeover of the province from the Alberta Grim Reapers. 324 more words

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