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Wife of killed Islamic State leader now in Iraq custody

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:49
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of an Islamic State leader who was captured earlier this year in a military operation that left her husband dead, has been transferred to Iraqi custody after being detained for months by the U.S. Umm Sayyaf, wife of the Islamic State’s head of oil operations Abu Sayyaf, was in U.S. […]

Victims conflicted over death penalty for theater gunman

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:49

FILE - In this July 14, 2013 file photo, shooting attack survivor Marcus Weaver prays alongside others during a weekly church service inside a warehouse at Metal Movers, in Denver. It was his faith, Weaver says, that helped him cope with the loss of a friend in the Colorado movie theater attack in 2012. But after talking openly for years about forgiving the man who shot him, killed his friend and caused untold suffering, Weaver says he has changed his mind, and favors the death penalty for James Holmes. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, file)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Marcus Weaver spent nearly three years talking openly about forgiving the man who shot him, killed his friend and caused untold suffering. As a Christian opposed to capital punishment, he considered forgiveness "a no-brainer" and didn't want to see the gunman executed.


Defense witness: Police did everything right in shooting

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:46

Former Albuquerque Detective Keith Sandy, center, listens to a special prosecutor tell a judge at a preliminary hearing that he unlawfully shot a homeless camper who posed no threat in Albuquerque, N.M. on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Sandy and Albuquerque officer Dominique Perez are facing second-degree murder charges in the 2014 fatal shooting death of 38-year-old James Boyd. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A defense witness in a case against two New Mexico officers charged with murder in the death of a homeless man testified Thursday that police used the right tactics and followed standard training during the standoff.


Washington state man charged with hate crime after anti-gay slurs

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:44
A federal hate crime charge has been filed against a man who yelled anti-gay slurs and threatened to stab three men in a Seattle neighborhood with a sizable gay community, a U.S. attorney's spokeswoman said on Thursday. Troy Deacon Burns, a 38-year-old from Bremerton, Washington, was charged on Wednesday under the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act, the Justice Department said. Burns, holding a knife raised over his head in a stabbing position, approached three gay men in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood just after midnight on Jan. 25 and yelled homophobic slurs, said Emily Langlie, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney in Western Washington.

Washington state man charged with hate crime after anti-gay slurs - Reuters

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:44

Washington state man charged with hate crime after anti-gay slurs
Reuters
(Note: Language in paragraph 7 may be considered offensive.) SEATTLE (Reuters) - A federal hate crime charge has been filed against a man who yelled anti-gay slurs and threatened to stab three men in a Seattle neighborhood with a sizable gay ...

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Suspect arrested in Louisiana officer's killing: police

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:43
(Reuters) - A suspect was arrested on Thursday afternoon in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Shreveport, Louisiana, ending a 16-hour manhunt, police said. The suspect, Grover Cannon, 27, is accused of fatally shooting Officer Thomas LaValley on Wednesday evening. Cannon, a convicted felon, will face charges of first-degree murder, in addition to earlier charges of attempted second-degree murder and a weapons violation, Shreveport police said in a statement.

4 arrested for breaking fence; driving on Monroe H.S. field

WA Cougars - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:39
Four people have been arrested after allegedly breaking a chain-link fence and doing doughnuts on the Monroe High School football field with an SUV Wednesday night.
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4 arrested for breaking fence; driving on Monroe H.S. field

WA Huskies - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:39
Four people have been arrested after allegedly breaking a chain-link fence and doing doughnuts on the Monroe High School football field with an SUV Wednesday night.
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4 arrested for breaking fence; driving on Monroe H.S. field

Seattle Storm - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:39
Four people have been arrested after allegedly breaking a chain-link fence and doing doughnuts on the Monroe High School football field with an SUV Wednesday night.
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4 arrested for breaking fence; driving on Monroe H.S. field

NBA - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:39
Four people have been arrested after allegedly breaking a chain-link fence and doing doughnuts on the Monroe High School football field with an SUV Wednesday night.
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4 arrested for breaking fence; driving on Monroe H.S. field

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:39
Four people have been arrested after allegedly breaking a chain-link fence and doing doughnuts on the Monroe High School football field with an SUV Wednesday night.
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4 arrested for breaking fence; driving on Monroe H.S. field

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:39
Four people have been arrested after allegedly breaking a chain-link fence and doing doughnuts on the Monroe High School football field with an SUV Wednesday night.
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4 arrested for breaking fence; driving on Monroe H.S. field

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:39
Four people have been arrested after allegedly breaking a chain-link fence and doing doughnuts on the Monroe High School football field with an SUV Wednesday night.

Lawyers argue for last time over life of Colorado movie gunman

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:37

File photo of James Holmes sitting in court for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in CentennialProsecutors said execution is the only appropriate sentence for the "horror and evil" wrought by Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes, while the defense asked jurors on Thursday if they were ready to sign the death warrant of a mentally ill person. "He came into that theater to perpetrate a mass murder," District Attorney George Brauchler said in his closing argument for the trial's punishment phase. "For James Eagan Holmes, justice is death.


Backpack-collection drive honors son killed by gang member

WA Cougars - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:37
Ayanna and Louis Brown are again collecting backpacks and school supplies to give to kids in their Skyway neighborhood. The now yearly collection drive and giveaway is in honor of their son Alajawan, who was 12 when he was fatally shot by a gang member.
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Backpack-collection drive honors son killed by gang member

WA Huskies - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:37
Ayanna and Louis Brown are again collecting backpacks and school supplies to give to kids in their Skyway neighborhood. The now yearly collection drive and giveaway is in honor of their son Alajawan, who was 12 when he was fatally shot by a gang member.
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Backpack-collection drive honors son killed by gang member

Seattle Storm - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:37
Ayanna and Louis Brown are again collecting backpacks and school supplies to give to kids in their Skyway neighborhood. The now yearly collection drive and giveaway is in honor of their son Alajawan, who was 12 when he was fatally shot by a gang member.
Categories: Sports Center

Backpack-collection drive honors son killed by gang member

NBA - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:37
Ayanna and Louis Brown are again collecting backpacks and school supplies to give to kids in their Skyway neighborhood. The now yearly collection drive and giveaway is in honor of their son Alajawan, who was 12 when he was fatally shot by a gang member.
Categories: Sports Center

Backpack-collection drive honors son killed by gang member

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:37
Ayanna and Louis Brown are again collecting backpacks and school supplies to give to kids in their Skyway neighborhood. The now yearly collection drive and giveaway is in honor of their son Alajawan, who was 12 when he was fatally shot by a gang member.
Categories: Sports Center

Backpack-collection drive honors son killed by gang member

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 08/07/2015 - 06:37
Ayanna and Louis Brown are again collecting backpacks and school supplies to give to kids in their Skyway neighborhood. The now yearly collection drive and giveaway is in honor of their son Alajawan, who was 12 when he was fatally shot by a gang member.
Categories: Sports Center