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Appellate court upholds conviction, life sentence of Facebook killer Derek MedinaMany faces of Derek Medina

Appellate court upholds conviction, life sentence of Facebook killer Derek MedinaMany faces of Derek Medina

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0 Comments / 4 View / November 29, 2018

Jury selection begins in Nouman Raja manslaughter trial

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Jury selection began Thursday in the manslaughter trial of a former South Florida police officer charged in the 2015 fatal shooting of a 31-year-old black musician. Prosecutors and defense attorneys for Nouman Raja will attempt to…

0 Comments / 1 View / December 31, 1969

Officer could face retrial in shooting of unarmed autistic man

MIAMI – Jurors acquitted North Miami police Officer Jonathon Aledda on Friday of one of the four charges he faced during the first trial against a police officer in Miami-Dade County since 1989. Aledda has been living under microscope since he fired his…

0 Comments / 6 View / December 31, 1969

Charles Kinsey still haunted by memories of police-involved shooting

MIAMI – The video made national headlines: A behavioral therapist seen with his hands up, lying in the street next to his autistic patient. “All he has is a toy truck! A toy truck! I am a behavioral therapist at a group…

0 Comments / 2 View / December 31, 1969

Attorneys for Nouman Raja seek new trial, judgment of acquittal

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Attorneys for a former South Florida police officer who was found guilty of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 fatal shooting of a stranded black motorist are seeking a new trial. Nouman Raja was…

0 Comments / 3 View / December 31, 1969

Former school resource deputy, campus monitor in court for deposition

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The father of one of the 17 victims killed in last Parkland school shooting was in court Monday for a deposition as part of his ongoing lawsuit. Andrew Pollack filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against former Marjory…

0 Comments / 2 View / December 31, 1969

Poll: Support rises in all age groups for legal marijuana

LOS ANGELES – A growing majority of Americans say marijuana should be legal, underscoring a national shift as more states embrace cannabis for medical or recreational use. Support for legal marijuana hit 61 percent in 2018, up from 57 percent…

0 Comments / 2 View / December 31, 1969

Nouman Raja manslaughter trial begins

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Opening statements and witness testimony began Tuesday in the trial of a fired South Florida police officer charged in the 2015 fatal shooting of a stranded black motorist. The four-man, two-woman jury listened as defense…

0 Comments / 13 View / December 31, 1969

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand is immediately banning assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and “military style semi-automatic rifles” like the weapons used in last Friday’s attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Ardern announced the ban Thursday…

0 Comments / 5 View / December 31, 1969

‘I didn’t want to die,’ Nouman Raja tells investigators on video played in trial

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A detective said a former South Florida police officer on trial for killing a stranded black motorist gave an interview to investigators shortly after the shooting that doesn’t match other evidence, including an audio recording…

0 Comments / 4 View / December 31, 1969