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2015/05/21 07:27
2015/05/21 07:27
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The Nebraska legislature has passed a bill to repeal the state's death penalty and replace it with life without parole. The measure, which passed Wednesday on a 32-15 vote, faces a promised veto from...
2015/05/21 07:27
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2015/05/18 18:10
2015/05/18 18:10
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BOSTON — At 21, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is about to become the youngest, most notorious inmate on federal death row. After convicting the Russian immigrant last month in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, a...
2015/05/18 12:25
2015/05/18 12:25
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Good morning, Boston. Here are the stories you need to know for the day ahead. The death penalty sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is just the beginning: “If you compare the death penalty to an airline...
2015/05/17 23:25
2015/05/17 23:25
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The trial is over, but the work has just begun. A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death—starting a long appeals process that could stretch a decade or more. “If you compare the death penalty to...
2015/05/17 13:01
2015/05/17 13:01
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Although a jury has sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death, practically speaking, he could very well be getting life in prison. (Video via FBI) Or something close to it. That's because it’s pretty rare...
2015/05/17 03:02
2015/05/17 03:02
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The legacies of Orange County’s worst mass murder are many, including a town that rose up and bonded. But for Bethany Webb, who lost her sister and nearly lost her mother, there can be no greater...
2015/05/16 14:42
2015/05/16 14:42
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Clayton Lockett was a career criminal. In 1992, he pleaded guilty to burglary, knowingly concealing stolen property and he pleaded no contest to charges of intimidating state witnesses. In 1996, he...
2015/05/16 12:10
2015/05/16 12:10
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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is likely to serve his time on death row at a southern Indiana prison where others, including convicted spree killer Gary Lee Sampson, have spent years awaiting the tip of a poisoned...
2015/05/16 07:27
2015/05/16 07:27
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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, suspect #2 in the Boston Marathon explosion is pictured in this undated FBI handout photo. NEW YORK Boston Marathon bomber Dzhohkar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death on Friday....
2015/05/16 02:13
2015/05/16 02:13
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... -- Here's a look at the death penalty in the United States. Capital punishment is legal in 32 U.S. states. Connecticut and New Mexico have abolished the death penalty, but it is not...
2015/05/15 22:28
2015/05/15 22:28
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Now that a death sentence was given Friday to convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, many Americans may be surprised to know he could live a relatively long time on federal death...
2015/05/15 20:14
2015/05/15 20:14
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Now that a jury has sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death, he will likely face decades in prison first. The U.S. government has executed only three criminals since the federal...
2015/05/13 12:57
2015/05/13 12:57
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A single page in a recent edition of the New York Times offers a stark picture of the present state of criminal justice in these United States. The April 4 newspaper features three stories. The first...
2015/05/05 12:04
2015/05/05 12:04
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Georgia has just passed into law rules that dramatically increase transparency into last ditch efforts by inmates on death row to save their own lives. Or maybe it hasn’t. The processes in question...
2015/05/05 11:38
2015/05/05 11:38
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Mississippi prisoner exonerated of capital crime Willie Jerome Manning, on death row for 21 years in the US state of Mississippi, has been released from one of the capital punishments he faces after...
2015/05/05 00:16
2015/05/05 00:16
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A prosecutor's decision not to seek a death penalty for the man accused of abducting and killing a University of Virginia student is emblematic of capital punishment's decline across the country and...
2015/05/04 04:54
2015/05/04 04:54
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AP Top News at 7:18 p.m. EDT Sunday, May 3 2015 | 11:18 p.m. CDTNYPD officer 'fighting for his life'; suspect denied bail NEW YORK (AP) ? A man who officials say boasted of being a street...
2015/05/04 01:13
2015/05/04 01:13
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AP Top News at 3:30 p.m. EDT Sunday, May 3 2015 | 7:30 p.m. CDTIn Congress, income inequality comes with breakfast, lunch WASHINGTON (AP) ? Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to...
2015/05/04 00:29
2015/05/04 00:29
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AP Top News at 2:38 p.m. EDT Sunday, May 3 2015 | 6:38 p.m. CDTIn Congress, income inequality comes with breakfast, lunch WASHINGTON (AP) ? Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to...
2015/05/03 16:11
2015/05/03 16:11
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The death penalty has been on the decline in Virginia and nationally. The numbers of death sentences, followed by the number of executions annually in Virginia since 1998: — 1998: Death sentences, 9....
2015/05/21 07:27
2015/05/21 07:27
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