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  • Amanda Knox convicted of murder in Italy… again

    FLORENCE, ITALY – If it sounds like double jeopardy, it is. It’s also what will keep Amanda Knox from returning to an Italian prison. An Italian appeals court has convicted Knox and her ex-boyfriend, Rafaele Sollecito, of murdering British student Meredith Kercher. They’re the same charges the couple was convicted of in 2009, then acquitted of in 2011. But since Knox is American, she won’t be extradited in order to serve her 28 1/2 year sentence. Sollecito might not be […]

  • Boston Marathon bombing suspect to face death penalty

    BOSTON, MA – The Boston Marathon bombing suspect could be put to death. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder have the “go-ahead” Thursday, prompting prosecutors to file the death penalty notice in federal court against Dzhokar Tsarnaev. Holder said in a statement, “The nature of the conduct at issue and the resultant harm compel this decision.” It’s a decision weighed heavily upon the victims and their families. A guilty plea could have gotten Tsarnaev a life sentence, but he’s still pleading […]

  • Woman serves 5 months in jail for 2 day sentence

    CLARK COUNTY, KY – Do the crime, do the time, right? Well, one Kentucky woman did the time, plus some. Destiny Hoffman, 34, was sentenced to two days in jail for violation of a drug court program. She spent 154 days locked up. The sentencing judge, Jerry Jacobi, told Clark County Sheriff’s officials to hold Hoffman “until further notice.” But then Jacobi forgot about her. Hoffman sat incarcerated for five months. She wasn’t even given a court-appointed attorney. It wasn’t […]

  • Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    NORWAY – The world remains divided over the efforts of Edward Snowden. Many believe he put national security, for several nations, in jeopardy. Others believe he did us all a favor by giving us a heads up that our government was spying on us. Then there are two Norwegian lawmakers who believe what Snowden did is so great, they nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize. Bard Vegar Solhjell and Snorre Valen said in a statement, Snowden has “revealed the […]

  • 2 busted for selling fake Super Bowl tickets

    NEW YORK, NY – Going to the Super Bowl can be a dream come true, but that dream can be crushed with a counterfeit ticket. Thanks to a sting led by New York City cops and D.A. officials, a bunch of those bogus tickets are now off the market. Cops say Damon Daniels and Eugene Fladger were caught hawking phony tickets out of Queens and Bronx apartments to unknowing customers all over the country. The tickets were said to be […]

  • Mission deploys van to help homeless on the streets

    HOUSTON – With this wintry mix heading into H-town, one local mission is going into overdrive. Literally/ The Star of Hope Mission is deploying its Hope in Action van. While many of our city’s homeless opt to stay out, mission workers are encouraging then to seek shelter. It’s just too darn cold for anyone to be out on the streets overnight. “If they’re not going to come into the shelter, we could at least make them warm with blankets and […]

  • City of Houston sues HFD Retirement and Relief Fund

    HOUSTON – The Houston Fire Department is facing a big battle, but this fire will have to be put out in court. The City of Houston filed a lawsuit against the department’s relief and retirement fund. City officials say HFD is abusing retirement pensions. “It is true that the firefighter pension is the best funded pension. It is untrue to say it is the healthiest pension,” said Mayor Annise Parker. The biggest problem, according to Mayor Parker, is the city […]

  • Supreme Court refuses stay of execution for cop killer

    HOUSTON – It’s Huntsville’s first execution of the year, and it’s proving to be a controversial one. Edgar Tamayo was put to death Wednesday night after the U.S. Supreme Court refused a stay of execution. Tamayo shot Houston Officer Guy Gaddis from the backseat of a patrol car in 1994. Tamayo’s attorneys and the Mexican Government say the case was tainted from the beginning because he wasn’t told he could get the legal help from his home country following his […]

  • 911 Recordings: Harris County prosecutor threatens man with pistol

    TOMBALL, TX – Most people are in a good mood on Fridays. That apparently wasn’t the case with Harris County Attorney Susan Sciacca. Tomball Police say she got into a bit of trouble after what started with a fit of road rage. According to 911 recordings, a man cut Sciacca off on Highway 249, and she didn’t take too kindly to that. The two ended up in a parking lot where they both called the cops. The man can be […]

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