Shepherd convicted, sentenced to life in prison without parole
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Apr 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A 115th District Court jury reached a guilty verdict after only about 45 minutes of deliberation in the Jonathan Ray Shepherd capital murder trial Tuesday after both sides rested their cases Monday...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2013 file photo, former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner arrives at the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, in New York. ABC 's Diane Sawyer will interview the former Olympic champion and patriarch of the Kardashian television clan in a two-hour interview airing on Friday, April 24. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner told the world that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman" in an extraordinary television interview aired Friday about gender confusion he first felt as a youngster trying on his mother's and sister's dresses.


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Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Anthony Batts speaks about the investigation into Freddie Gray's death at a news conference, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)BALTIMORE (AP) — In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van.


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West: Americans are 'allowing tyranny to take its hold'
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Apr 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Former U.S. Rep. Allen West warned a gathering of more than 200 people at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Union Grove on Friday night that Americans are “allowing tyranny to take its hold” and tha...
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