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He was facing 126 years to life for an 8-year-old's murder. Now he could be free in as little as 4 years

He was facing 126 years to life for an 8-year-old's murder. Now he could be free in as little as 4 years

31 seconds ago   |   WLWT

A California law prevents Adrian Gonzalez from being tried as an adult since he was 15 years old at the time of the crime.
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Man faces murder charge after girlfriend found shot in Bishop Noll parking lot, documents allege

33 seconds ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The victim, Monica Mills, 43, of Hammond, was taken to St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago where she later was pronounced dead, officials said.
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The Spin: Lightfoot says she's watched video of fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo as city braces for its release | Pritzker feeling ‘fine' after J&J vaccine | Obama Presidential Center facing new lawsuit

22 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Burnes delivers with arm, bat as Brewers trounce Cubs 7-0

Burnes delivers with arm, bat as Brewers trounce Cubs 7-0

40 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MILWAUKEE - Corbin Burnes struck out 10 in six dominant innings and also delivered a two-run single for his first career RBIs as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Chicago Cubs...
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Mosby defends policy against prosecuting minor crimes in Baltimore

Mosby defends policy against prosecuting minor crimes in Baltimore

42 minutes ago   |   WBALTV

Baltimore's top prosecutor is defending her policy not to prosecute minor crimes.
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Why Did You Kill Me?' on Netflix, a True-Crime Documentary About a Mom Who Used MySpace to Find Her Daughter's Killer

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Why Did You Kill Me?' on Netflix, a True-Crime Documentary About a Mom Who Used MySpace to Find Her Daughter's Killer

52 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Will it scratch the itch of true-crime aficionados?
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Johnson & Johnson vaccine 'pause' creates ethical dilemma as virus surges

56 minutes ago   |   ABC

"Taking the opportunity to be vaccinated away from patients when we are still in the middle of a pandemic and thousands of people are being hospitalized and dying every day is...
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Senate overwhelmingly votes to advance bill on anti-Asian hate crimes in a rare bipartisan move

Senate overwhelmingly votes to advance bill on anti-Asian hate crimes in a rare bipartisan move

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In a rare bipartisan effort, the Senate on Wednesday pushed forward a bill that addresses the spike in discrimination and violence against Asian...
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Former Philadelphia prosecutor campaigning for DA accused of lying about role in wrongful conviction case

Former Philadelphia prosecutor campaigning for DA accused of lying about role in wrongful conviction case

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement A former prosecutor campaigning to be Philadelphia's next district attorney has downplayed his role in a murder case against a man who was exonerated by...
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Bernie Madoff's lawyer admits he wasn't perfect - but ‘no man is'

Bernie Madoff's lawyer admits he wasn't perfect - but ‘no man is'

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Bernie Madoff's lawyer defended the disgraced financier even after his death on Wednesday, saying that while he wasn't perfect - “no man is.” Attorney Brandon Sample said in a...
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It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

Kim Godwin, a longtime producer and executive at CBS News, has grabbed the top job at ABC News. The history-making hire, which leaked out last week, sets up Godwin as the first... Read more ...

Father of suspect helped hide body of missing student Kristin Smart...

Father of suspect helped hide body of missing student Kristin Smart, prosecutor says

A prosecutor gave more details Wednesday following two arrests authorities say relate to college student Kristin Smart's disappearance in 1996. Read more ...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and auto races

New York bars and restaurants will soon be able to stay open until midnight beginning next week, pushing back the current 11 p.m. COVID-19 curfew, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced... Read more ...

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state. Read more ...

Ben Askren feels no pressure 'at all' to represent MMA vs. Jake Paul

Ben Askren feels no pressure 'at all' to represent MMA vs. Jake Paul

ATLANTA - Ben Askren says his boxing match with Jake Paul isn't for anybody but himself. In the lead-up to the Triller Fight Club headliner on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz... Read more ...

Bo Bichette's walk-off homer deals Yankees another crushing loss

Bo Bichette's walk-off homer deals Yankees another crushing loss

DUNEDIN, Fla. - The Yankees dropped another series to a division rival with Wednesday's 5-4 loss, as Bo Bichette led off the bottom of the ninth with a homer off Chad Green to... Read more ...

Yadier Molina enters MLB record books with 2,000th game caught with Cardinals

Yadier Molina enters MLB record books with 2,000th game caught with Cardinals

Molina is the sixth catcher to hit the 2,000 game mark, but the first to reach that milestone with one team. Read more ...

Family of teen fatally shot by trooper releases statement

Family of teen fatally shot by trooper releases statement

The family of a 16-year-old boy fatally shot by a Maryland state trooper released a statement. Read more ...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the disenfranchisement of DC's 700,000 residents

Summary List Placement The House Oversight and Reform Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would make Washington, DC, the country's 51st state. The Washington, DC... Read more ...

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan begins May 1, ends Sept. 11

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan begins May 1, ends Sept. 11

The US military will begin a full withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan starting on May 1, and complete the process by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks... Read more ...