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Mom holding son's ashes: ‘This is what I'm left with'
Michael White’s mother brought an urn of the slain teen’s ashes to court Wednesday, telling his young killers “this is what I’m left with.”         
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Pittsburgh police alter policy over calls handled by phone
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh public safety officials have reversed course and will scale back a new policy that had clerks taking some crime reports over the phone rather than dispatching a police officer. Police Chief Cameron McLay last month issued an order prohibiting officers from appearing in person to handle ...
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Officer shot 7 times cleared to return to full police duty
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say an officer shot seven times near Philadelphia earlier this summer has been cleared to return to duty. Christopher Dorman was shot in June in the face, leg and groin in Folcroft while responding to a report of a possible drug deal. The Folcroft Police Department ...
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Man sentenced after admitting to attempted rape of child
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors in southwest Ohio say a man has been sentenced to serve a decade in prison after admitting he tried to rape a young child. Warren County prosecutors announced on Thursday that 29-year-old Jonathan Schneider had been sentenced this week after pleading guilty to felony counts ...
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Winooski teen will be tried as an adult on murder charges
WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) - A Winooski teen will be tried as an adult on a charge of second-degree murder after a 54-year-old man died from injuries sustained in a street fight last month. Judge Dennis Pearson ordered the 17-year-old boy held without bail on Thursday in Vermont Superior Court. The ...
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Bronx fare-beating bust leads cops to solving attempted rape case
A fare-beating arrest in the Bronx Wednesday led cops to solve a year-old attempted rape case, authorities said.
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Minnesota man confesses to killing 11-year-old boy 27 years ago
For nearly 27 years, one man knew where Jacob Wetterling was and last month, Danny Heinrich agreed to confess to killing the 11-year-old boy.
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Ex-San Francisco 49ers FB Bruce Miller faces seven felony counts
The Sports Xchange The San Francisco 49ers moved quickly to release fullback Bruce Miller.
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Clinton Township man charged in friend’s stabbing
Antonio Mansour faces up to life in prison for assault with intent to commit murder        
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Newborn baby punched in the head after 63yo ‘mistook her for a toy doll’
A 63-year-old Manchester man has been arrested after a five-day-old baby was punched in the head at a Tesco supermarket. He claims he “mistook her for a toy doll.” Read Full Article at
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‘This is what I'm left with,’ mother holding son's ashes tells teen killers
Michael White’s mother brought an urn of the slain teen’s ashes to court Wednesday, telling his young killers “this is what I’m left with.”       
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Police admit first use of the 'Blue Lives Matter' law was a mistake
Police say the man yelled racial and sexual slurs at officers while he was being arrested for criminal property damage and disturbing the peace.
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Man charged with robbing off-duty officer in Lakeview
A Near North Side man has been charged with robbing an off-duty Chicago police officer at gunpoint in Lakeview on Saturday, according to police and court records. Kendall Hammond, 18, is charged with armed robbery, disarming a police officer and aggravated assault of a police officer, according...
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Man charged with sex assault of teen in Cook forest preserve
A Southwest Side man with a history of public indecency arrests has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy in the Cermak Woods Forest Preserve in Lyons, according to police and court records. Armando Robles, 46, is charged with assaulting the boy between about 9 and 10:30 p.m....
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Man charged with robbing off-duty CPD officer
A man has been charged with robbing an off-duty Chicago Police officer of his gun and badge last week in Lake View.
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Anonymous hacker faces 16 years in prison, while Steubenville rapists walk free
An Anonymous hacker who helped expose the gang rape of a teenage girl in Steubenville, Ohio, is facing up to 16 years in prison, but her attackers are already roaming free. Read Full Article at
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5 in Rapides jail accused of raping another inmate
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Five inmates in the Rapides Parish jail face charges of raping another inmate there. The Town Talk reports ( ) that one of those accused is a 17-year-old awaiting trial in the beating death of a man at an Alexandria motel. The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office ...
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Man sentenced for groping girl at Wichita high school
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Wichita man was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for assaulting a student in a high school bathroom last year. Guy Harris was sentenced Thursday for misdemeanor sexual battery in the September 2015 assault on an 18-year-old female student at East High School. Police ...
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SW Side man charged with sexually assaulting teen in woods
A Southwest Side man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy Sunday night in the Cermak Woods in west suburban Lyons.
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Carbondale police looking man who assaulted a woman on a bike path last month
Carbondale police want the public's help finding a man wanted for physically assaulting a woman on a bike path last month.
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News Analysis: Donald Trump’s Remarks Show He’s Mistaken on Sexual Assault in Military
In defending his suggestion that the integration of women led to assaults, Mr. Trump exposed a faulty understanding of a complex issue and of the military justice system.
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Monee mayor accused of striking youth umpire pleads not guilty
The south suburban mayor who admitted he made contact an umpire at a youth baseball game pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony battery charges in Will County court. Monee Mayor Jay Farquhar told police he acted in self defense during a June 4 incident that the umpire, Tim Nelson, said required...
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Suspect in slaying of Ohio college student pleads not guilty
WAUSEON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man charged with killing a college student who disappeared while riding her bicycle has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder charges that carry the possibility of a death sentence.
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After closed-door meeting, Pittsburgh amends police-response policy
Pittsburgh police will send an officer to every call for simple assault, harassment and terroristic threats, putting a tighter limit on the types of calls that may be handled only by phone, city officials said today.
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Teacher allegedly assaults father of Bangladesh U-16 girls' team goalkeeper Taslima
A teacher of a school, where most members of Bangladesh’s triumphant Under-16 girls' team study, has allegedly assaulted the father of goalkeeper Taslima Akter in Mymensingh's Kalsindur.
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Brooklyn prosecutor slammed for seeking delay in cop assault case
Judge Danny Chun was furious that prosecutors weren't ready Thursday for the trial of two cops accused of beating up a suspect.
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Student testifies against former teacher accused of sexually assaulting him

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Self-described white supremacist with meth wounded by Fla. cops
A self-described white supremacist was wounded in a gunfight with Florida detectives on Wednesday.
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Brock Turner registers as sex offender
Brock Turner, the former Stanford University swimmer who spent three months in jail after being convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, has registered as a sex offender in western Ohio, a police official said Tuesday.
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Man impersonating an Uber driver allegedly assaults UMass student
A Holyoke man was charged with indecent assault and battery after allegedly impersonating an Uber driver and assaulting a female University of Massachusetts student, university police said in a statement Tuesday. On Sunday, police received a report of an indecent assault and battery taking place Saturday morning. Around 3:30 a.m. Saturday, a man allegedly approached the female […]
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Man dies 5 weeks after Auburn Gresham stabbing
A 59-year-old man stabbed during a domestic fight earlier this summer in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood died Monday evening.
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Texas shooting suspect says he planned crime with the devil
Kody Lott says he was upset he didn't have a girlfriend and planned the shooting of two teen girls with the devil. Kody LottWichita Falls Police via Twitter  WICHITA FALLS, Texas -- A man accused of shooting two teen girls as they walked home from school, killing one, told police that he planned the crime with the help of the devil, reports say. The Wichita Falls Times Record News obtained the arrest warrant affidavits for Kody Lott, 20, who has been charged with murder and aggravated assault in connection with last week's shooting. (The affidavits can be seen below. Mobile users can see them here.) In the affidavit, police say Lott confessed to shooting Lauren Landavazo and Makayla Smith, both 13, on Sept. 2. The two girls were walking home from school when Lott reportedly pulled up in his car and fired at least 15 shots from a .22-caliber rifle. Lauren was hit 14 times and was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. Makayla was wounded but survived.  Lott was arrested a day later after police received a report of a person acting suspiciously and were given the license-plate number from Lott's vehicle. Officers searched Lott's vehicle and found a spent casing from a .22-caliber rifle. Police say Lott thought Lauren was attractive but knew she had a boyfriend, and Lott was angry he didn't have a girlfriend. He told police he went to his father's apartment and retrieved a .22-caliber rifle and waited for Lauren and Makayla to walk by. Lott told police he was upset that the killing had been described in the media as "senseless," say he had planned the shooting while speaking with the devil. Lott is being held in jail on a $4 million bond. If you'd like to comment on this post, please visit the crime and courts comments section.  Kody Lott's Arrest Affidavits by orlando_floresjr on Scribd
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Woman admits to role in kidnapping of 2 college students
A New York woman has admitted to her role in the kidnapping and torture of two college students ...
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Confession in boy's death solves case that haunted Minnesota
For nearly 27 years, one man knew where Jacob Wetterling was ...
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Stop justifying men who rape
It's time to shut down those who profess to want justice while making excuses for the inexcusable -- men who prey on and violate women, says Roxanne Jones.
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Folcroft officer shot in face to return to duty
A Delaware County police officer is set to return to duty this week, just more than two months after he was shot while responding to a report of drug activity.
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Should Brock Turner be referred to as a rapist?

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Police: Man posed as Uber driver, sexually assaulted woman
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - University of Massachusetts police have charged a Holyoke man they say claimed to be a driver for the Uber ride-hailing service and then sexually assaulted a woman he picked up. Samuel Texidor was held without bail after pleading not guilty to indecent assault and battery this ...
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Brooklyn judge hears 911 calls from beating of gay black man
A Brooklyn judge heard what may be the most compelling testimony of the gang assault trial of a Hasidic Jewish man — two 911 calls.
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Summer 2016 safest for NYC in 25 years despite J'Ouvert violence
The bloodshed at the J’Ouvert celebration provided a violent coda to the safest New York summer in 25 years, city officials said Tuesday.
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Connecticut man convicted of murdering woman gets 115 years
A Connecticut man who murdered his next-door neighbor and bragged about it on Facebook received a 115-year sentence Tuesday.
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Texas murder suspect said devil helped him plan teen's killing
Kody Lott confessed to killing Lauren Landavazo and wounding her friend Makayla Smith last week.
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Jonathan P. Baird: The gun-control victory that went unnoticed
In recent years, gun-control advocates have had precious little to cheer about. Victories have been exceedingly rare.So it is important to acknowledge a real win when it happens. Back in June, at the end of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term, the court issued a decision that limited domestic violence ab...
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Tenn. fugitive caught after chase in Royal Oak
Timothy England has been awaiting trial for a bank robbery in Tennessee — the latest in a string of prior convictions.        
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Baltimore toddler allegedly beaten by mother's boyfriend dies, police say
A 3-year-old boy died Sunday after police said he was beaten by his mother's boyfriend, a 22-year-old from West Baltimore. Charles Shelton, of Gorman Avenue, was charged with first-degree attempted murder and held at Central Booking without bail. Prosecutors are working to upgrade charges against...
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Man gets 28 to 60 years in shots fired at police officer
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man convicted of shooting at a central Pennsylvania police officer during a high-speed chase last year has been sentenced to 28 to 60 years in prison.
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D.A. reverses course, will prosecute alleged DNC sex assault
After initially declining to take on the case, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office on Wednesday charged a Delaware County man with the indecent assault of a fellow delegate at the Democratic National Convention.
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Charges dropped against officer after wife won't testify
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — Charges against a police officer in Massachusetts accused of assaulting his pregnant wife have been dropped after his wife refused to testify against him.The Daily News of Newburyport reports 34-year-old Michael Mori was charged with assault and battery on a family member, assault and battery on a pregnant woman and strangulation. The charges were dismissed last week after Mori's wife told a judge she wouldn't testify.
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NYPD cop and boyfriend busted for fighting in their Queens home
Detective Rosalyn Rosahamdja, 35, and Akim Land, 40, of the Rockaways, have leveled domestic violence allegations against each other in the 3:05 a.m. incident.
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Father-to-be fights for life after ex-con punches him into a coma
Even if the expectant father lives, he may never lay eyes on his first child.
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