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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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‘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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Baltimore father gets 8 years in prison for toddler's hot car death
A Baltimore father convicted of manslaughter for leaving his toddler in a hot car was sentenced last week to eight years in prison, the State's Attorney's Office confirmed Monday. Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Jeannie Hong sentenced Wilbert Carter, 32, on Thursday for the June 2015 death of 2 1/2...
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Judges could seek a middle ground on Trump's travel ban by shielding only certain travelers
Trump attacks senator after Supreme Court nominee's criticism Feb. 9, 2017, 2:44 p.m. This is a look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: After bruising confirmation fight, Sessions takes over at Justice Department Construction resumes on Dakota Access pipeline Top Senate...
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After decades in prison, Detroiter freed, starting over
Bernard Young left jail Wednesday after a judge recently vacated his 1989 conviction on criminal sexual conduct charges        
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Memorial to honor Kalamazoo shooting victims
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - A permanent memorial is being planned to honor the victims and survivors of a shooting spree in Kalamazoo one year ago. The specifics of the memorial will be shared at a candlelight vigil on Feb. 20, the one-year anniversary of the incident. The vigil will also ...
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Fate of school board president unclear
Pending lawsuit, proposed legislation will determine who seats on the school board
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Oktibbeha County man sentenced for shooting man
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Starkville man has been convicted of aggravated assault for the March 2014 shooting of another man. In a news release Thursday, Attorney General Jim Hood said 23-year-old Tobias Coleman was sentenced Wednesday by Oktibbeha County Circuit Court Judge James T. Kitchens, Jr., for one count ...
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2 face sentencing in 13-year-old boy’s murder
Lillian Roberts and Gregory Walker face sentencing in the May 31 kidnapping and slaying of Deontae Mitchell        
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Two face sentencing in 13-year-old Detroit boy’s murder
Lillian Roberts and Gregory Walker face sentencing in the May 31 kidnapping and slaying of Deontae Mitchell        
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Execution date to be set for man convicted of killing family
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An execution date will soon be set for a man convicted of killing a family of four in Richmond. A hearing in Ricky Gray's case will be held via teleconference with Richmond Circuit Court Judge Beverly Snuckals on Monday. The Attorney General's Office has recommended the ...
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Howes: Wayne jail site dream set to meet reality
The high-stakes battle over a prime gateway to downtown Detroit is likely to move soon into its final phase        
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Massage therapist who killed co-worker gets 40-year sentence
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A judge has sentenced a Virginia Beach massage therapist to 40 years in prison for killing his co-worker. News outlets report that Circuit Court Judge William O'Brien followed the jury's recommended sentence on Wednesday, explaining that he had no doubt that 39-year-old Justin Keith Cornell ...
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Hogan names two new judges for Baltimore County
Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed two attorneys to join the bench in Baltimore County Circuit Court. C. Carey Deeley Jr. and Dennis M. Robinson Jr. have "a wealth of legal knowledge and experience" that prepares them well to be judges, Hogan said in a statement Wednesday. Deeley is a partner at the...
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Editor’s Note: Don’t boot DPS board hopefuls
Let Detroit voters decide who they want on the school board        
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2nd girl pleads insanity in Slender Man case
A second girl accused of plotting to kill a sixth-grade classmate in the Slender Man stabbing case pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect Friday in a Wisconsin court.         
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2nd girl pleads insanity in Slender Man stabbing case
A second girl accused of plotting to kill a sixth-grade classmate in the Slender Man stabbing case pleaded not guilty by reason of mental di...       
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Emanuel offers 1.5M motorists a do-over on red-light tickets
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is offering a do-over to 1.5 million motorists hit with red-light and speed camera tickets.
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