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Patriots Josh McDaniels could be called to testify in Hernandez murder trial

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels could find himself on the witness stand in the double-murder trial of Aaron Hernandez, according to new legal documents from the fallen footballer’s defense team. In a pitch to delay Hernandez’s trial, his…
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Drew Peterson’s son: Father ‘probably’ killed both wives

Living in his father’s home, raising his father’s children, Stephen Peterson, the son of convicted murderer Drew Peterson, said he’s spent the better part of a decade cleaning up his dad’s “mess.” In 2012, Drew Peterson was sentenced to 38…
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Judge loosens terms of Dalia Dippolito’s house arrest, also allows her to attend brother’s wedding

A judge on Thursday agreed to loosen some of the terms of Dalia Dippolito’s house arrest, allowing her to venture anywhere on her mother’s property. As Dippolito awaits her third trial on a 2009 murder-for-hire charge, she has remained on…
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Possible plea deal discussed in murder of Tenn. student Holly Bobo

DECATURVILLE, Tenn. –  A lawyer has raised the possibility of a plea deal for one of three men charged with killing a Tennessee nursing student. Michael Scholl, who represents Jason Autry, said in court Wednesday that he called Judge C….
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Dalia Dippolito wants to get off 24-hour house arrest. Motion also asks to attend brother’s wedding; brunch

West Palm Beach, Fla. — Lawyers for murder-for-hire defendant Dalia Dippolito filed a second motion to change the conditions of her house arrest, arguing that Dippolito is neither a flight arrest or a danger to the community. The motion requests…
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Pistorius prosecutor ‘the bulldog’ resigns

Johannesburg (AFP) – South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel, who came to worldwide attention for securing the murder conviction of Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, has resigned, the country’s prosecuting authority said on Tuesday. Nel’s forensic questioning and ferocious style attracted global…
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“This man killed’ Sierra LaMar, prosecutor says pointing to suspect

SAN JOSE — The long-anticipated trial of the man accused of killing missing teen Sierra LaMar began Monday afternoon. The jury of six men and six women received preliminary instructions from Judge Vanessa A. Zecher before the prosecutor David Boyd stepped up…
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