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Fortney: 'Meika died in pain and alone', prosecutor says in closing argument to judge

A child running stairs — up and down, up and down, for hours on end, for at least two days, maybe more. Sometimes, her hands are tied; often, she is pleading, begging for a chance to just sit down and rest. 741 more words

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Cabbie who ran over client while being mobbed cleared of all charges

A Montreal cabbie said he is “more than relieved” after being acquitted Thursday in the case where he was charged with running down a drunk and angry client while trying to flee an angry mob that surrounded his taxi. 657 more words

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Duffy Trial Day 12

By David Reevely

Mike Duffy’s criminal trial took a sharp turn Tuesday, with the co-owner of a company the Senate had hired to do political consulting for Duffy’s office testifying that it was “100-per-cent” a construction firm. 281 more words


The Murder Beat

On April 15 a jury declared that Aaron Hernandez was guilty of first-degree murder, in addition to weapons and ammunition charges. This story has slowly grown since 2013. 443 more words


Deng Keror faces life for drug-related slaying of Philip Anny

Crown prosecutor Ken McCaffrey said Friday he will seek at least 15 years without chance of parole for a Calgary man convicted of second-degree murder in the slaying of Philip Salviu Anny three years ago. 260 more words

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Convict tells Pennsylvania court he's so unhappy with his lawyers he’d rather be executed than continue appeal

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A man from India sentenced to death in the killings of a baby and her grandmother in what prosecutors called a botched kidnapping plot said Monday he’s so dissatisfied with his attorneys he’d rather be executed now than continue seeking a new trial with them. 353 more words


Father admits punching six-year-old daughter in stomach day before she died

Spencer Jordan told an undercover police officer that he punched his six-year-old daughter Meika in the stomach after an argument with common-law wife Marie Magoon, but has no idea what caused numerous injuries that led to the girl’s death the next day. 312 more words

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