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Prosecutors vow to seek death penalty in Pamela Hupp murder trial

ST. CHARLES COUNTY • Prosecutors here on Thursday said they would seek the death penalty if Pamela Hupp is convicted of murdering a 33-year-old disabled man last year. The aggravating factor justifying the death penalty is that the murder was outrageously…
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APD didn’t follow up on report of ‘attempted kiss’ claim in Martens case

Five months before 10-year-old Victoria Martens was raped and killed, the state Children, Youth and Families Department received a call that her mother’s then-boyfriend had tried to kiss the girl. CYFD forwarded the call to the Albuquerque Police Department. APD…
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Nevada Highway Patrol sergeant testifies in Bundy trial

A Nevada Highway Patrol sergeant who responded to the 2014 protests in Bunkerville testified Monday that he was “jealous” of one of Cliven Bundy’s supporters because the man carried a radio that broadcast police scanner activity better than a state-issued…
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Psychiatric defense planned in Graswald murder trial

GOSHEN – Lawyers for Angelika Graswald have filed a last-minute notice of their intent to offer a psychiatric defense in the murder case against her. Graswald, of Poughkeepsie, faces murder and manslaughter charges in the April 2015 drowning death of…
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Victoria’s alleged killer attacked in county jail

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The man charged in the rape and murder of 10-year-old Victoria Martens was attacked by another inmate at the county jail last month, according to a criminal complaint filed in Metropolitan Court. A corrections officer reported that,…
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Celina Cass Case: Murder Charge Nixed against Stepdad Accused of Drowning Girl, 11

CONCORD, N.H.– A judge on Monday dismissed charges against a man accused of drowning his 11-year-old stepdaughter after finding him incompetent to stand trial. Prosecutors said the man confessed to killing the stepdaughter five years ago because he believed he had…
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Prosecutors: Aaron Hernandez said ‘What’s up now?’ as he shot, killed 2 men

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez taunted the two men whom he shot and killed in July 2012, then later bragged to an associate about his aim, prosecutors alleged in opening statements for his double murder trial on Wednesday. They claimed…
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