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Former prosecutor: ‘Gutless’ not to charge officers in shooting

Former prosecutor: ‘Gutless’ not to charge officers in shootingThe two officers who shot and killed Alton Sterling in Louisiana will not face criminal charges. And, the Sacramento community continues to protest the death of Stephon Clark after an independent autopsy found officers shot Clark eight times.



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Prosecutor: Trump's comments on fatal crash 'ghoulish'

Prosecutor: Trump's comments on fatal crash 'ghoulish'INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana prosecutor blasted President Donald Trump on Wednesday for politicizing the case of an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. and charged in a drunken crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man, saying his and others' comments were "ghoulish and inappropriate."



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Kentucky school shooting suspect did not target victims: local prosecutor

Kentucky school shooting suspect did not target victims: local prosecutorThe teenaged boy who opened fire in a Kentucky high school this week, killing two students and wounding many others, appeared not to have targeted his victims and shot at random, a local prosecutor said on Friday. Three security cameras captured the Tuesday morning incident in Marshall County High School’s common area, Commonwealth’s Attorney Mark Blankenship told Reuters in an email on Friday. “The video clearly shows what happened,” Blankenship said.



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Prosecutor In Larry Nassar Case Thanks Journalists For Uncovering Sexual Abuse

Prosecutor In Larry Nassar Case Thanks Journalists For Uncovering Sexual AbuseBefore a Michigan judge on Wednesday sentenced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar to up to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting more than 140 young women, state Assistant Attorney General Angela Povilaitis honored the role of investigative reporting in the case.



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California parents starved 13 children, taunted them with pie: prosecutor

California parents starved 13 children, taunted them with pie: prosecutorThe father, David Turpin, 57, is also accused of sexually abusing one of his young daughters, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin told reporters in announcing the charges before the couple’s first court appearance later on Thursday. Turpin and his wife, Louise, 49, each faces 94 years to life in prison if convicted on the more than two dozen charges that include torture, child abuse and false imprisonment. The couple pleaded not guilty to all charges during a brief hearing before Judge Michael Donner, who ordered each defendant to remain held on $ 12 million bail and set the next hearing in the case for Feb. 23.



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Former federal prosecutor: Mueller investigation not ending 'anytime soon'

Former federal prosecutor: Mueller investigation not ending 'anytime soon'Former federal prosecutor and chief of staff to James Comey, Chuck Rosenberg, spoke on MSNBC about said that while Robert Mueller’s investigation seems to be moving along at a good pace, he doesn’t concur with Trump’s remarks that it will end soon.



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Death Of Argentine Prosecutor Investigating Massive Terror Attack Ruled A Murder

Death Of Argentine Prosecutor Investigating Massive Terror Attack Ruled A MurderMore than two decades after the deadliest bombing in Argentina’s history, the details of the unresolved massacre are only becoming more mysterious.



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Prosecutor: 'No doubt' gunman was targeting police officers

Prosecutor: 'No doubt' gunman was targeting police officersHARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — There's "no doubt" a gunman who fired at police in several locations in the state capital, wounding one of them before they shot and killed him, was targeting police officers, a prosecutor said.



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Prosecutor declines to charge officer in deaf man's killing

Prosecutor declines to charge officer in deaf man's killingOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor announced Friday that he won't charge a police officer who fatally shot a deaf man, determining the killing was legally justified after the man aggressively approached the officer while armed with a 2-foot metal pipe.



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Court asked to stop suit against prosecutor in man's death

Court asked to stop suit against prosecutor in man's deathRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A lawyer for Baltimore's top prosecutor asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit by five police officers who claim she maliciously prosecuted them in the death of a black man gravely injured in custody.



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