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Mom who killed child argues cops have done same to suspects

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island woman is appealing her conviction for suffocating her daughter, arguing police officers who accidentally kill detainees in similar ways are not convicted. The Providence Journal reports 44-year-old Kimberly Fry recently brought her case ...

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Key Till witness gave false testimony, historian says

NEW YORK — The woman at the center of the trial of Emmett Till’s alleged killers has acknowledged that she falsely testified he made physical and verbal threats, according to a new book. Historian Timothy B. Tyson told The Associated ...

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Case dropped against man jailed 25 years

NEW YORK — After spending a quarter-century in prison on a conviction that got overturned, Johnny Hincapie was waiting to hear whether he’d finally be cleared of suspicion in an infamous tourist killing. He got both a yes and a ...

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Can Amazon Echo help solve a murder?

When police responded to a home in Bentonville, Arkansas, one Sunday morning in November 2015, they discovered Victor Collins’ dead body in the backyard. Police records describe a grim scene: Collins’ body was floating face up in a hot tub, ...

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Doctor sentenced for killing wife

SYRACUSE (AP) — A prominent central New York physician has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for killing his estranged wife inside their mansion and trying to cover up the crime. Sixty-three-year-old Dr. Robert Neulander was sentenced ...

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Court overturns 2007 murder conviction

    ROCHESTER (AP) — The state’s highest court has overturned a murder conviction in which the suspect accused Monroe County’s district attorney of prosecutorial misconduct.’The court reversed the 2007 murder conviction of Howard Wright. He claimed that District Attorney ...

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