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Judge grants hearing on new evidence for convicted killer

State Supreme Court Justice Francis A. Affronti has granted a hearing for a convicted killer to present new evidence that someone else actually committed the crime. Jose Torres, 49, was convicted of second-degree murder in 2002 for the July 4, ...

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Court of Appeals puts trial-prep exception ‘on the radar screen’

A recent decision by the state Court of Appeals could change the way some prosecutors get ready for trial. Until now, a prosecutor could show a witness a picture of a defendant shortly before testifying. Usually the practice has not ...

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