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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘conviction’

Cannibal Cop Conviction Overturned

Gilberto Valle, known in tabloids as the “Cannibal Cop”, is a former NYPD officer convicted of attempting to kidnap, murder and eat dozens of women, including his own wife. Valle was convicted in March of 2013, but had not yet been sentenced. He was awaiting sentencing in prison, where he has spent 21 months, seven of which were in solitary …

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Sinn Fein Leader Gerry Adams Arrested For IRA’s 1972 Slaying Of A Widow

Irish republican and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams was arrested and interrogated on Wednesday for being a suspect in the killing of Jean McConville, a widowed mother of 10, in 1972. Adams confirmed his arrest and called it voluntary and pre-arranged. The murder happened during a turbulent time for Ireland, when the IRA (Irish Republican Army) was killing people almost …

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Tom DeLay Wins Appeal of Money Laundering Conviction

In 2005, Tom Delay, along with 2 others, were convicted by a Texas jury of money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering through his re-channeling of corporate funds to pay for campaign financing. Today, the Texas 3rd Court of Appeals overturned this conviction, stating that prosecutors “failed in its burden to prove that the funds that were delivered to …

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