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Charlie Tan tells court why he killed his father

Assistant District Attorney William Gargan reacts to Judge James Piampiano's decision not to consider a retrial, after murder charges against former Ivy League student Charles Tan, left, accused of shooting his business executive father inside the family's home, were dismissed Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, in Rochester.   (Max Schulte /Democrat & Chronicle via AP, Pool)

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Pittsford resident, Charlie Tan, a former Cornell University student,  is telling a federal judge why he killed his father, although the murder case against the son was dropped after a jury deadlocked. In court papers ...

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Charlie Tan detention hearing is Wednesday

A former Pittsford man indicted on weapons charges related to the fatal shooting of his father in 2015 is due in federal court in Syracuse on Wednesday. Tan, who had charges that he fatally shot his father, Jim Tan, dismissed ...

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