law enforcement and corrections

A video that could undermine Alex Murdoch’s claim that he was not at the scene of the murder is expected to be played in court as early as today, a source says

CNN — Two witnesses in Alex Murdo’s murder trial told a court Wednesday they were “100 percent” sure Murdo’s voice was on the recording, prosecutors said, undermining the disgraced former South Carolina attorney’s claim that he was not on the scene of the murders when his wife Maggie and 22-year-old son Paul were fatally shot. …

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Tyr Nichols’ life will be celebrated at a funeral service in Memphis

CNN — Tyree Nichols, whose death at the hands of Memphis police led to second-degree murder charges against five officers, will be remembered at a funeral service Wednesday for the life he lived. Nichols, 29, who was black, was subdued but subjected to a lengthy beating following a traffic stop by Memphis police on Jan. …

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Double amputee shot and killed by police; the family claims excessive force was used

CNN — Videos purported to have captured the moments before the death of a wheelchair-bound double amputee have raised questions about whether police used excessive force in the Southern California town of Huntington Park. Thursday afternoon, Huntington Park police officers responded to a report of a stabbing, the department said in a statement Monday. Responding …

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The first witness in Alex Murdo’s murder trial did not see any tears

CNN — The officer who first responded to the scene where Alex Murdough’s wife and son were found murdered testified Thursday that one of the first things Murdough mentioned after the officer arrived was a boating accident involving his son years ago. Murdo, a disbarred attorney and member of a prominent legal family, was on …

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Half Moon Bay: The latest massacre is among 3 mass shootings in 44 hours in California

CNN — As Californians grapple with three deadly mass shootings in three days, investigators near San Francisco are trying to figure out why a 66-year-old man may have killed seven people in a massacre that has once again devastated the Asian American community. FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES The US has already suffered 39 mass shootings this …

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Monterey Park, Calif., suspected shooter is man found dead after police standoff in Torrance, sheriff says

Torrance, California CNN — The man found dead in a white pickup truck after a standoff with police in Torrance, Calif., has been confirmed as the suspect in a mass shooting in Monterey Park Saturday night, according to police. Huu Canh Tran, 72, was pronounced dead at the scene after a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Los …

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Brian Walshe searched online “Can you be charged with murder without a body?” prosecutors say. The law says yes

CNN — Anna Walsh — a Massachusetts mother of three who hasn’t been seen since New Years — is still missing even though her husband was charged this week with her murder. Getting a murder conviction without a body can seem almost impossible. But with strong evidence — as prosecutors say they have against Brian …

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Virginia teacher allegedly shot by 6-year-old released from hospital as child’s family sends condolences, says gun was safe

CNN — The family of the 6-year-old Virginia boy who allegedly shot his first-grade teacher at a Newport News elementary school nearly two weeks ago issued a statement for the first time since the incident, praising the teacher and saying their child has a severe disability. “Our hearts go out to our son’s teacher and …

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Prosecutors are detailing extensive evidence in the murder case against Brian Walsh, accused of killing his wife Anna Walsh. Here’s what we know

CNN — As Massachusetts prosecutors build their case against Brian Walsh, they have laid out substantial evidence that the husband killed his wife on New Year’s Day and disposed of her body in a gruesome manner. Brian Walsh, 47, appeared in court on Wednesday to be charged with murder and unlawfully digging up or moving …

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Siamak Namazi: American detained in Iran begins hunger strike, writes to Biden asking him to do more for detainees

Washington CNN — An American wrongfully detained in Iran is calling on President Joe Biden to pay attention to American detainees there, starting a hunger strike Monday to mark seven years since he was abandoned in a prisoner swap that brought other Americans home. In a letter to Biden, Siamak Namazi urged the US president …

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