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Shooter in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' case remains jailed on $100,000 bond

Wednesday  16:30,   15 august 2018
foxnews

A Florida man charged with manslaughter -- after a sheriff previously said the fatal shooting was justified under the state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law -- made his first court appearance Tuesday. Michel Drejka, 48, is accused in the July[...]
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Nebraska becomes first state to use fentanyl in execution

Tuesday  21:21,   14 august 2018
nbcnews

The opioid that has killed thousands of Americans was used in Nebraska execution of death row inmate.Carey Dean Moore, a convicted double-murderer who has spent more than half his life on death row, was strapped at 10 a.m. local time (11 a.m. ET) to [...]

Governor opposes release of NM compound suspects

Tuesday  20:45,   14 august 2018
msn

<p>New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and other state Republicans are criticizing a judge's decision to allow the release of five defendants accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound where authorities found the remains of a[...]

Florida Woman Loses $1 Million In Online Dating Scam

Tuesday  15:59,   14 august 2018
huffingtonpost

They say you can't put a price on love, but a woman in Florida did and shelled out $1 million to an overseas suitor.&nbsp;Pamela Viles of Sarasota told WWSB News she was looking for companionship and she thought she met a nice man[...]

Nebraska poised to carry out first execution since 1997

Tuesday  08:56,   14 august 2018
msn

Nebraska is preparing to carry out its first execution since 1997 on Tuesday in a bewildering about-face driven largely by the state's Republican governor.Carey Dean Moore, 60, is scheduled to be executed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in[...]

Woman convicted in fiancé's death entitled to portion of his life insurance

Tuesday  04:00,   14 august 2018
cbsnews

Angelika Graswald, who pleaded guilty to her fiancé's death, received an undisclosed financial settlement MondayAngelika Graswald walked out of the Dutchess County courtroom without a word, but with a decision. She is entitled to at least a[...]

What we know about the New Mexico compound suspects

Monday  20:05,   13 august 2018
cnn

The case broke with a tip about starving children in a squalid New Mexico compound. Investigators discovered 11 emaciated children wearing rags and no shoes. They also found the decomposed remains of a young boy.It's still not clear whether the[...]

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[...]

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.&nbsp;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.&nbsp;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[...]