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Defies Reason and Logic: Alabama Woman Charged in Death of Fetus Seeks Dismissal of Unjust Case

An Alabama woman who was charged in thecharge Wednesday by a Jefferson County grand jury. The charges come six months after Jones was shot in the stomach while five months pregnant outside a Dollar General in Pleasant Grove during a Dec. 4, 2018, altercation with another woman, authorities said. The grand jury concluded Jones started the argument, which was over the unborn childs father. While everyday Ms. Jones relives the most tragic event in her life, the loss of her baby, Marlaysia Jones, she is now being forced by the…

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Chicago Police Release Jussie Smolletts Texts With Nigerian Brothers

CHICAGOThe Chicago Police Department released hundreds of documents from the Jussie Smollett case on Thursday, including text messages that suggest the Empire star discussed drugs with clients are suing Geragos for defamation. But everything will come out, he said. The city of Chicago is currently Foxx received emails and texts from Tina Tchen, an attorney friend of the Smollett family and chief of staff to Michelle Obama, who told Foxx she had concerns about the investigation and that Foxx also exchanged emails with a member of Smolletts family. An internal…

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Mom Berated Daughter for Not Doing Your F*cking Job! as They Strangled Pregnant Teen: Prosecutors

As 19-year-old charged with first-degree murder and felony aggravated battery after Desiree allegedly confessed to helping her mother with the slaying. Ochoa-Lopez was found in a trash can behind Clarisas Chicago home on May 15, police said. If someone confesses to a murder, then they should not have the right to live free among us, Julie Contreras, spokeswoman for the family and chair of LULAC National Immigration Committee, allegedly later told her daughter, according to Desirees videotaped confession. The 24-year-old, who is four-months pregnant, told her mothers boyfriendwho was at…

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Feds Feared Alleged Neo-Nazi Benjamin Bogard Could Be Next Mass Shooter

An alleged member of the neo-Nazi group the BBC reports. John Cameron Denton, a Texas man who at one time led the group, went by the listed as required reading for Atomwaffen members, describes graphic abuse of children. Bogard has been indicted only on the pornography charge, but the FBI detailed his alleged interest in white supremacy and violence during a court hearing last week. Agents testified that Bogards internet search history included phrases like buildings to bomb, and instructions for building guns, according to the San Antonio Express-News. He…

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DNA Crime-Solving Is Still New, Yet It May Have Gone Too Far

DNA is one of the most powerful substances in the universe. In the same structure it can encode the instructions to make uranium-munching microbes, giant flying lizards, or a stand of quaking aspens five miles wide. It can store every movie ever made in a single test tube. And it can stick around for tens of thousands of years. Just this week, Japanese scientists revealed they’d awakened some ancient wooly mammoth DNA by sticking it into mice embryos. What is dead may never die, indeed. It’s DNA’s ability to resurrect…

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Mighty Ducks Star Shaun Weiss Slow Fall From Grace

Early Saturday morning, police officers amused officers with his sense of humor; they called him witty. The witty man police arrested and later released was none other than Shaun Weiss, former child star and actor famous for his roles in The Mighty Ducks and Heavyweights. Born in 1978 in Montvale, New Jersey, Weiss got his start in show business in 1986 with a small part by Emilio Estevez was a surprise hit for Disney at the box office and spawned two sequels. In between Mighty Ducks films, Weiss kept busy…

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Formerly Jailed Ex-NBA Star Jayson Williams Gives Support to Ex-NYC Jail Union Boss at Retrial

Former New Jersey Nets player and ex-convict Jayson Williams gave moral support to former jail guard union boss Norman Seabrook on Thursday at his retrial for an alleged kickback he received for putting union cash into a hedge fund without authorization. Hes like family to me, Williams told the New York Daily News. Seabrook is accused of accepting a $60,000 payment for making a $20 million union investment into a shady hedge fund. Williams and Seabrook have reportedly known each other for over a decade, with Seabrook helping out with…

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How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonalds Monopoly Game and Stole Millions

On August 3, 2001, a McDonalds film crew arrived in the bustling beach town of Westerly, Rhode Island. They carried their cameras and a giant cashiers check to a row of townhouses, and knocked on the door of Michael Hoover. The 56-year-old bachelor had called a McDonalds hotline to say hed won their Monopoly competition. Since 1987, McDonalds customers had feverishly collected Monopoly game pieces attached to drink cups, french fry packets and advertising inserts in magazines. By completing groups of properties like Baltic and Mediterranean Avenues, players won cash…

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How the LAPD Uses Data to Predict Crime

If you’ve ever been incarcerated, it’s never easy to escape your past. In Los Angeles, it may be even harder. The Los Angeles Police Department is one of dozens of cities across the country that’s trying to predict where crime will happen—and who those future criminals will be—based on past crime and arrest data. One effort, known as Operation LASER, which began in 2011, crunches information about past offenders over a two-year period, using technology developed by the shadowy data analysis firm Palantir, and scores individuals based on their rap…

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The Creepy Genetics Behind the Golden State Killer Case

For the dozen years between 1974 and 1986, he rained down terror across the state of California. He went by many names: the East Side Rapist, the Visalia Ransacker, the Original Night Stalker, the Golden State Killer. And on Wednesday, law enforcement officials announced they think they finally have his real name: Joseph James DeAngelo. Police arrested the 72-year-old Tuesday; he’s accused of committing more than 50 rapes and 12 murders. In the end, it wasn’t stakeouts or fingerprints or cell phone records that got him. It was a genealogy…

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Feds Are Treating Michael Cohen Like a Mob Lawyer, Trump Allies Say

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are treating personal attorney. The news that FBI agents raided his office appeared to leave the president shaken, and he told a pool spray of reporters a few hours after it broke that he was now considering firing special counsel Bob Mueller. The raid was handled by the Southern District of New York, not Muellers office. Lawyers told The Daily Beast that raiding lawyers offices isnt unheard ofbut is generally used for lawyers who work with alleged members of organized crime, or for lawyers who are…

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This Florida Teacher Hid 65 People During a Massacre

Ashley Kurth is a 34-year-old culinary teacher at Nikolas Cruz allegedly walked into the school and opened fire with a rifle, killing at least 17 people. Kurth spoke with The Daily Beast about how she helped 65 kids and other teachers hide from the gunfire. It was the end of the day and I was closing up because we just finished doing all of our cooking labs. We heard two pops and I thought it was something like a balloon popping. Then the fire alarm went off, which was really…

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Teenager given life sentence for planned Justin Bieber gig attack

Lloyd Gunton, 17, researched security for the Cardiff concert and wrote a martyrdom letter A teenager who planned an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack on a pop concert a month after the Justin Bieber gig in Cardiff and wrote a martyrdom letter. Police raided the boys home in south Wales on the day of the show and found a claw hammer and a gutting knife in his school rucksack. His letter read: I am a soldier of the Islamic State. I have attacked Cardiff today because your government keep on bombing…

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