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'Very unusual' mistrial in woman's burning death

'Very unusual' mistrial in woman's burning deathBATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The jury in the tense murder trial of a Mississippi man charged with setting a 19-year-old friend on fire and leaving her to die handed a bailiff a note: They have reached a verdict.



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Trial begins to shed light on woman's gruesome burning death

Trial begins to shed light on woman's gruesome burning deathBATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The night a 19-year-old Mississippi woman was burned to death, she and her killer had sex in her car and he thought he had suffocated her before he torched her vehicle with her inside, a prosecutor said Tuesday in an opening statement, presenting his theory of what led to the gruesome slaying.



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The Latest: Texas executes prisoner for woman's 2004 killing

The Latest: Texas executes prisoner for woman's 2004 killingHUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the execution scheduled in Texas for a man who killed a San Antonio woman in 2004 (all times local):



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FBI arrests suspect in woman's death on Alaska cruise ship

FBI arrests suspect in woman's death on Alaska cruise shipANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A suspect is in custody in the death of a woman during a domestic dispute on a cruise ship in U.S. waters off Alaska, the FBI in Anchorage said late Wednesday.



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Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman's shooting

Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman's shooting(Reuters) – Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday at the request of the city’s mayor, who said that she had lost confidence in Harteau following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman. The death of Justine Damond, 40, from a single gunshot wound to the abdomen fired through an open window of a police patrol car, has outraged her relatives and the public in Australia. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called it “shocking” and “inexplicable.” Mayor Betsy Hodges said in a statement that she and Harteau agreed during discussions on Friday that Harteau would step aside.



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Australians see woman's shooting by police as US nightmare

Australians see woman's shooting by police as US nightmareSYDNEY (AP) — Half a world from where an Australian woman was shot dead by a Minneapolis police officer, a front-page headline in her hometown Sydney newspaper summarized Australia's reaction in blunt terms: "AMERICAN NIGHTMARE."



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Appeals court expresses concern over woman's jail stay

Appeals court expresses concern over woman's jail stayHOUSTON (AP) — Judges on a federal appeals court said Wednesday that they were concerned a Mississippi woman had been jailed for 96 days without seeing a judge or having a chance to make bail.



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Colorado woman's remains found under grave of WWII veteran

Colorado woman's remains found under grave of WWII veteranDENVER (AP) — A Colorado man who pleaded guilty Friday to killing his estranged wife more than two decades ago recently led authorities to her body, which was buried under the grave of a World War II veteran.



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After Woman's Daring Escape From Captor, How to Get Out If You're Trapped in a Car's Trunk

After Woman's Daring Escape From Captor, How to Get Out If You're Trapped in a Car's TrunkThe woman had been abducted at gunpoint and forced into the trunk of her own car.



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Wisconsin man jailed for cutting off woman's pinky finger: media

Wisconsin man jailed for cutting off woman's pinky finger: mediaA Wisconsin man was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison on Friday for cutting off a woman’s pinky finger with a machete and trying to close the wound with a blow torch during a ceremony for a fellow fan of a hip hop band, media reported. In August, Jonathan Schrap, 25, and three other people held a “ritualistic memorial” at his home for a fellow fan of hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse who died in 2015, a local ABC affiliate reported, citing a criminal compliant filed by the state. Schrap pleaded no contest earlier this week to a felony charge of second degree reckless injury charge, according to online court records.



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