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Anna Politkovskaya: A Russian Court Convicts Five Men Of Murder

On Tuesday, five men were convicted of murdering Anna Politkovskaya, a Russian investigative journalist. In 2006, Politkovskaya was found dead with two gunshots in the chest, one in her shoulder, and one in the head. Of the five men who were convicted, three had already been acquitted in a previous trial. According to reports, Politkovskaya was documenting human rights violations …

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Michael Jace Charged For Wife’s Murder

An actor most famous for playing a police officer has now found himself on the opposite side of the law. Michael Jace was arrested late Monday night for the murder of his wife, April Jace. According to a TMZ report, police were called to the Jace’s home on Brynhurst Avenue in Los Angeles at around 8:30 pm after neighbors reported …

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Jill Hansen: Pro Surfer Charged With Attempted Murder

Jill Hansen seemingly had it all; not only is she a professional surfer, she is also a model with her own line of swimwear. So, what would make this very successful woman want to kill a 73-year-old woman? That is the question that everyone is asking after Hansen allegedly tried to run over Elizabeth Conklin, a Hawaiian native, with her …

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Aaron Hernandez Charged With Boston Double-Murder

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez this week was charged with two counts of first-degree murder for a 2012 double-murder in Boston. A grand jury released the indictments on Thursday. The charges stem from murders that took place in July 2012. Hernandez is accused of shooting and killing Daniel Jorge Correia de Abreu and Safiro Teixeira Furtado, both …

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Julie Schenecker Guilty of First-Degree Murder

A Tampa, Florida jury deliberated for less than two hours Thursday evening before finding Julie Schenecker guilty of first-degree murder for the shooting deaths of her two teenage children in 2011. Schenecker’s attorneys had been pitching an insanity defense, which the jury of eight men and four women rejected, and the defendant was handed a mandatory life sentence. A red-eyed …

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Kelli Bordeaux: Remains Finally Found

Police announced on Wednesday that the remains of a woman soldier that had been missing for two years were recently found. 23-year-old Fort Bragg-based Pfc. Kelli Bordeaux was last seen outside of the Froggy Bottoms bar on Ramsey Street in Fayetteville, N.C. in April 2012. The young woman had spent the evening socializing, drinking, and singing karaoke. Her vanishing was …

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Joran van der Sloot To Marry This Summer

Joran van der Sloot is currently serving a 28-year sentence for killing a Peruvian woman, and is also the prime suspect in the disappearance of an American teenage girl. While you would think Joran would be worried about his current legal situation, his is more focused on planning his upcoming wedding. Joran met his wife-to-be Leydi Carol Figueroa Uceda while …

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Jodi Arias Will Face A Death Penalty Hearing For A Second Time

Jodi Arias, the 33-year-old woman who was convicted of first-degree murder last year for killing her boyfriend in 2008, is slated to appear in court this week. Last year, the jurors were not able to a unanimous decision on her case. Arizona law states that prosecutors for the case have the option to put a second penalty case forward with …

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Peephole Shooting Copies Movie Assassination

In a move that seems to be borrowed from a Jean Luc Goddard film, a Philadelphia man was killed by being shot in the face as he peered through the peephole in his door. “According to family members who were in the house at the time of the shooting, there was a knock on the door,” said Philadelphia Police Chief …

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Peephole Shooting: Man Killed While Looking Through Peephole

Be careful the next time you check to see who is knocking on your door, as a 29-year-old man was shot through the peephole of his Philadelphia home. The victim, whose name hasn’t been released, died from the injuries he sustained in the peephole shooting. The peephole shooting happened on late Saturday night in an East Germantown neighborhood. Witnesses say …

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Lake Oconee Murder Stuns Wealthy Community

The beheading of a Georgia man and kidnapping of his wife is a bizarre puzzle law enforcement officials are struggling to make sense of. “If I had a good, solid lead, guess what? I wouldn’t be standing here talking to you,” Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said to reporters. “The only person who’s not a suspect is Sheriff Sills, because …

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Alice Uden Found Guilty of 1970s Murder

A jury in Cheyenne, Wyoming this week found Alice Uden guilty of second-degree murder. Uden was found to have shot and killed her husband during the mid 1970s. Uden is 75 years old and most recently lived in Missouri. According to a Wyoming Tribune Eagle report, Uden was arrested last fall nearly 40 years after the disappearance of her third …

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