First Degree Murder Charge in Oklahoma Beheading

First Degree Murder Charge in Oklahoma Beheading SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press | Tuesday, September 30, 2014 NORMAN, Oklahoma (AP) — A man who had been suspended from his job was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the beheading of a co-worker, who was attacked from behind as the man sought revenge, a prosecutor said Tuesday. LawOfficer Moore Attack Coverage Alton Nolen, 30, could face the death penalty for Thursday's deadly attack on Colleen H...

Bungled Murder Trial May Leave Cops Liable

     (CN) - A Baltimore man cleared by DNA after 20 years in prison for a 1987 rape and murder may show that police officers withheld evidence, the 4th Circuit ruled.     One day after Colleen Williar was raped, robbed and killed in her Baltimore apartment on Aug. 2, 1987, James Thompson, one of Williar's neighbors, contacted police about a reward for information about the crime.     Thompson claimed that he found a knife...

TX Betting Law Survives Suit by Churchill Downs

     NEW ORLEANS (CN) - The host of the Kentucky Derby horse race failed to show that an in-person betting requirement that effectively bans online betting in Texas hurts out-of-state tracks, the 5th Circuit ruled.     Though Texans had wagered on out-of-state races online or over the telephone since the 1990s, the state Racing Commission opted in 2011 to renew a 25-year-old in person betting requirement.     Kentucky-bas...

Jury Hears First Details of Alleged Atlanta Schools Cheating Scandal

     ATLANTA (CN) - Prosecutors wasted little time on Monday establishing a human dimension to the harm caused by an allegedly widespread and "cleverly disguised" conspiracy through which teachers and administrators sought to protect their jobs and curry favor with their superiors.     "The defendants lied, cheated and stole," said Assistant District Attorney Fani Willis as she explained the defendants' alleged effort to inflate scores on the Cri...

Bias Suit Prompts School Board Election Reform

     DALLAS (CN) - A Dallas-area school district will change its system of electing trustees to settle claims that the process discriminated against Latino voters.     Victor Rodriguez, of Grand Prairie, sued the Grand Prairie Independent School District and its board of trustees in May 2013 after candidate Gloria Carrillo was defeated in a race for a seat in the district's current at-large system.     She argued that the...
  September 30, 2014  

Sheriff’s office: One dead in officer-involved shooting in Puyallup

Sheriff's office: One dead in officer-involved shooting in PuyallupQ13 FOXPUYALLUP — A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in a Puyallup area parking lot Monday morning, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department said. According to sheriff's deputies, officers responded to calls of a suicidal subject in a vehicle ...Man dead after deputy-involved shooting in Puyallup KING5.com

Bryan Stow again sues the Dodgers, accuses team of conspiring to deprive him of adequate care

Bryan Stow again sues the Dodgers, accuses team of conspiring to deprive him of adequate care LOS ANGELES - Beating victim Bryan Stow is again suing the Dodgers, alleging the team, two insurers and the San Francisco Giants fan’s former employer conspired to deprive him of adequate medical care.Stow filed the lawsuit Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court against the National League franchise, Anthem Blue Cross, ACE Casualty & Property Insurance and American Medical Response Inc., where Stow worked before he was hurt. The suit alleges contract violations, fraud, breach of fiduciary du...
  September 30, 2014  

Oklahoma Man Charged With Murder in Beheading

Oklahoma Man Charged With Murder in Beheading Oklahoma Man Charged With Murder in BeheadingABC NewsAn Oklahoma man was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the gruesome beheading of a Vaughan Foods worker, authorities said. Cleveland County prosecutor Greg Mashburn said 30-year-old Alton Nolen faces murder and assault charges.Murder charge expected in Oklahoma beheading case Los Angeles TimesSuspect in Oklahoma beheading expected to be charged with murder ReutersSuspect in Oklahoma beheading to be charged with murder amid Islamophobi...

Officer-involved shooting at South County retail center

Officer-involved shooting at South County retail centerSTLtoday.comSt. Louis County police are investigating an officer-involved shooting Tuesday at a retail center at 3901 Lemay Ferry Road. The suspect received a minor graze wound to the leg, and has been treated and released from a local hospital, police said. A ...Suspect shot in south St. Louis County Valley News Live

Sharyn, Joshua Hakken take plea deals for kidnapping their children, fleeing …

Sharyn, Joshua Hakken take plea deals for kidnapping their children, fleeing ...Tampabay.comRoughly 300 miles from home, they were caught by U.S. authorities outside Havana and brought back to Florida, where they were charged with kidnapping and other offenses. Their sons were returned to the custody of their grandparents in North Tampa.Hakkens accept plea deals in kidnapping of young sons TBO.comHakkens plead guilty to kidnapping kids, taking them to Cuba WFLAPlea deals for parents in Cuba kidn...
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