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'We are reeling': Coronavirus kills two Riverside sheriff's deputies in 24 hours 4.4.2020 LA Times: Health

David Werksman, 51, died Thursday night, hours after fellow Riverside County Deputy Terrell Young, 52, had succumbed to the coronavirus.

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Tekashi 6ix9ine will serve the rest of prison sentence at home due to coronavirus threat 3.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine will serve the balance of his federal sentence in home confinement, a judge ordered, due to coronavirus-related conditions in prison.

'It's like we're expendable': Detroit's first responders fall to COVID-19 pandemic 2.4.2020 LA Times: Nation

The homicide captain is dead. The jail commander is dead. The police chief is ill. 'You pretty much gotta kill somebody to get arrested,' a sergeant says.

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Should the census count black and Latino inmates in rural prisons as area residents? 1.4.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The census counts inmates as residents of the rural areas where they're imprisoned. Critics say that practice siphons power from the urban areas which the mostly nonwhite inmates consider home.

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'Please make Bobbie not hurt me': Fergus Falls woman sentenced for death of long-abused 6-year-old 31.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Bobbie Christine Bishop was sentenced to 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release Monday for the second-degree murder of long-abused 6-year-old Justis Burland.
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Prosecutors: Ex-Mayo employee vowed to join ISIS, attack the U.S. 25.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Federal prosecutors say 28-year-old Muhammad Masood quit his job as a medical research coordinator at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., moved out of his apartment and tried to travel to Syria to link up with the terror group ISIS.
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Man arrested in connection with 2009 shooting death of 23-year-old college student near Park Meadows mall 17.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A 26-year-old man has been arrested for investigation of two counts of first degree murder in the 2009 shooting death of a 23-year-old University of Colorado graduate student in Arapahoe County.
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Justice in a time of coronavirus: Scared jurors, delayed trials, court closures 14.3.2020 LA Times: Health

California's courts grapple with balancing justice and public health amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Former Air Force Academy cadet sentenced to 5 years in prison for rape 12.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A former U.S. Air Force Academy cadet has been sentenced in U.S. District Court in Denver to five years in prison following his conviction for raping a female cadet.
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Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison 11.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The 67-year-old ex-producer, who was convicted of rape and sexual abuse last month, heard the sentence in court Wednesday. But the sentence doesn't represent the last of Weinstein's legal woes.
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Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison 11.3.2020 Mother Jones
Harvey Weinstein, who was found guilty last month of third degree rape and a first-degree criminal sexual act, was sentenced to 23 years in a New York State prison Wednesday morning. More than 100 women have accused the former media mogul of sexual misconduct, and his sentencing is a landmark moment for the #MeToo movement […]
Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years for rape, sexual assaults 11.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault, a sight the Hollywood mogul's multitude of accusers thought they would never see.
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Aurora man gets 12 years to life in prison for raping two Overland High School students 9.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A 25-year-old Aurora man has been sentenced to 12 years to life in prison following his conviction at trial of raping two high school girls.
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Teen pleads guilty to committing murder during crime spree 3.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A Coon Rapids teenager admitted he shot and killed motorist Steven Markey in Minneapolis last year.
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LA’s First Black District Attorney Is Battling for Reelection. Black Activists Want Her Out. 2.3.2020 Mother Jones
The debate didn’t exactly go as District Attorney Jackie Lacey had planned. Lacey, onstage at the Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles on January 29, struggled to complete a sentence before protesters started yelling again. “Jackie Lacey must go!” they chanted. One 71-year-old man rushed toward the stage after shouting about the more than 500 people […]
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Rivals hammer Bernie Sanders at crucial South Carolina debate 26.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

In a chaotic Democratic debate, rival candidates scrambled to try to blunt the momentum of Bernie Sanders. But they spent just as much time shouting at and over one another.

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John 'Sonny' Franzese, powerful mob boss who hung out with Frank Sinatra, dies at 103 26.2.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Alleged to be a prolific killer, Franzese was finally released from prison when he was 100

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Man who severely beat his wife sentenced to 23 years in prison 21.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
A 44-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for severely beating his wife, who was divorcing him.
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Op-Ed: John Adams would have defended the detainees at Guantanamo Bay 13.2.2020 LA Times: Commentary

In defending prisoners at Guantanamo prison, we're defending the core values of the American legal system.

Denver police arrest woman in connection with Sunday night shooting death 10.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver police have arrested a 52-year-old woman for investigation of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man.
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