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  • Suspect booked with first-degree murder of JPSO Deputy David Michel Jr.

    06/23/2016 4:29:51 PM PDT · by BBell · 8 replies | The Times-Picayune ^ | 6/23/16 | Michelle Hunter, | The Times-Picayune
    Jerman Neveaux, the suspect arrested in the fatal shooting of Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Deputy David Michel Jr., has been booked with first-degree murder and other charges, authorities said. Neveaux, 19, was also booked with aggravated assault with a firearm, battery of a police officer and resisting arrest, said Col. John Fortunato, spokesman for the department. In an act Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand called "cold-blooded murder," Neveaux is accused of shooting Michel, 50, three times during a pedestrian stop Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Manhattan Boulevard and Ascot Road in Harvey. Michel was taken to University Medical Center...
  • Why did Marissa Alexander get a 20-year sentence despite invoking ‘Stand Your Ground’?

    07/15/2013 5:33:57 PM PDT · by neverdem · 48 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 07/14/2013 | Morgan Whitaker
    Late Saturday evening, George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The issue of self-defense played a central role in Zimmerman’s not guilty plea and his defense’s argument against the second-degree murder charges, and his acquittal is drawing comparisons in the media to the verdict of another high-profile Florida shooting incident: the case of Marissa Alexander. Alexander, an African-American Florida woman, was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2012 for shooting what she described as warning shots into a wall during a confrontation with her husband. Alexander’s lawyers claimed self-defense in the case, and...
  • BREAKING: Jodi Arias found GUILTY of murder in the 1st Degree

    05/08/2013 1:49:27 PM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 80 replies
    May 08, 2013 | GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
    Jodi Arias has been found GUILTY in the murder of Travis Alexander. Justice has been served!
  • 90-Year-Old Man Attacked in March Home Invasion Dies

    05/04/2012 10:45:39 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 60 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | 05/04/12 | Zack Stoycoff
    A 90-year-old man who was attacked in his home in March along with his 85-year-old wife died Friday morning, Tulsa police said. Bob and Nancy Strait were attacked in the 3300 block of East Virgin Street late March 13 or early the next day, police said. Bob Strait died in Coweta about 11 a.m., Officer Jason Willingham said. The Medical Examiner's Office will determine whether the death is a result of the injuries he sustained in the attack, Willingham said. If so, Tyrone Dale David Woodfork, 20, who was arrested March 15 in the attack, will be charged with an...
  • N.Y. State Trooper Shooting Suspect Charged

    09/09/2006 3:40:42 PM PDT · by stm · 6 replies · 295+ views
    Fox News ^ | September 09, 2006 | AP
    CARROLL, N.Y. — A former fugitive suspected of fatally shooting a state trooper and wounding two others made his first court appearances Saturday, a day after surrendering following a five-month manhunt.
  • Michael Schiavo to Tell His Side of the Story in Book

    09/18/2005 1:25:48 PM PDT · by Crackingham · 222 replies · 3,548+ views
    AP ^ | 9/18/05
    Michael Schiavo is co-writing a book with author Michael Hirsh to tell his side of the end-of-life case that divided much of the country. Schiavo's wife Terri suffered a brain injury in 1990 that left her in what some doctors called a "persistent vegetative state." She died March 31 after a bitter court battle between her husband and her parents. Hirsh expects the 280-page book, "Terri: the Truth," to be available just before the first anniversary of Terri's death. Dutton Publishing publicity manager Jean Anne Rose confirmed that the company is publishing the book in March. Michael Schiavo's decision to...
  • Schiavo’s father makes emotional appeal

    03/28/2005 12:17:43 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 109 replies · 2,917+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 3/28/05 | Sandy Bauers
    PINELLAS PARK, FL -- Bob Schindler, the father of severely brain-damaged Terri Schiavo, said his daugher is "begging for help," and so is her family. Now in her 11th day without food or water after her feeding tube was removed under court order on March 18, Schiavo is "failing," he said, but nevertheless "fighting like hell to live." Although "emaciated," Schiavo is "still communicating," Schindler said, "... And she's responding to me." Schindler spoke to reporters shortly before 1 p.m. outside the Woodside Hospice, where Schiavo is being cared for. Several days ago, a family spokesman reported that Terri's mother,...
  • Second Convict in Tyler (Texas) Gay Slaying Executed Today

    10/13/2004 8:15:33 PM PDT · by COEXERJ145 · 8 replies · 693+ views
    Associated Press via The Houston Chronicle ^ | October 12, 2004 | Associated Press
    HUNTSVILLE - Condemned inmate Donald Aldrich was executed Tuesday for the abduction of a homosexual East Texas man who wound up victim of a gay-bashing murder. In a brief final statement, Aldrich apologized to the family of his victim although none was present. "I hope that you can forgive me," he said. "To my family and loved ones and friends, I thank all of you for your support and I'm sorry for the pain and hurt I have caused you," Aldrich said. "I love you all and will see you on the other side." Aldrich closed his eyes and gasped...
  • Ex-cop held in LoDo slaying (Denver)

    01/02/2003 3:31:31 PM PST · by coloradan · 2 replies · 265+ views
    (Denver) Rocky Mountain News ^ | January 2, 2003 | Deborah Frazier
    Man, 30, may have hidden in vehicle of his estranged wife A man arrested in a New Year's Eve shooting death is a former police officer who may have hidden in his estranged wife's car until she and friends returned from dinner. Carlos Marquez, 30, was arrested in Lower Downtown less than a block away from where Michael Garth Jr., 26, was killed, Denver Police Sgt. Michael Anderson said Wednesday. Marquez apparently hid behind the back seat and fled after he allegedly shot Garth, who was driving the sport utility vehicle, police said. The SUV crashed into a light pole...