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Tex McIver is handcuffed and taken into custody after a jury found him guilty of murder and influencing witnesses on their fifth day of deliberations Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Fulton County Courthouse in Atlanta. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, Pool)
Atlanta attorney who killed wife to be sentenced next monthAn Atlanta attorney who was convicted of murder for fatally shooting his business executive wife is to be sentenced next month
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FILE - This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J. Attorneys for Kelly and Baroni are scheduled to argue in court, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Philadelphia, to try and convince a federal appeals court their clients' convictions in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case should be reversed. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
Former Christie allies: Bridge realignment didn't break lawTwo former allies of former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have argued in federal appeals court that their convictions in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case should be thrown out
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Judge Thomas Estes listens as his attorney addresses the court on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Boston. Estes admits he had a sexual relationship with Tammy Cagle, who worked in the special drug court where he sat, that included sexual encounters in his courthouse chambers. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP)
Court weighs punishment for judge for courthouse affairAn attorney says a Massachusetts judge should not lose his job for a relationship with a social worker that included sexual acts in his chambers
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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Erick Davila. Attorneys for the Texas death row inmate want the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his scheduled execution this week for the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother during a birthday party 10 years ago outside a Fort Worth apartment. The former Fort Worth street gang member is set for lethal injection Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
Fort Worth gang member to die for killing girl, grandmotherA 31-year-old Texas inmate is set for execution for the fatal shootings of a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother who were celebrating another child's birthday at their Fort Worth apartment 10 years ago
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Court upholds ex-officer's conviction in fatal shootingAn appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Virginia police officer who was sentenced to 2½ years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager suspected of shoplifting
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Truckers aid police in stopping suicide on Michigan freewayAbout a dozen tractor-trailers lined up beneath a Detroit-area freeway overpass to aid police trying to help a man contemplating suicide
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In this Monday, April 23, 2018 photo, dead and injured chickens are seen through the open bed of a trailer, part of a semi-tractor that went off the road and crashed in Washington Township, Ohio.  (Gayle Blair /The Review pm via AP)
Tractor trailer overturns, hundreds of chickens killedA transport truck veered off a roadway in Ohio, leaving hundreds of chickens dead, and those that did survive huddled in a nearby ditch
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Texas unveils special education fix after denying servicesTexas has unveiled a formal plan to overhaul special education, after federal officials found that the state illegally denied services to students with disabilities
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Graphic compares number of daily fights, flights per aircraft and distance flown of five of the largest domestic airlines; 2c x 2 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 63 mm;
Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaintsUntil last week, Southwest Airlines had a string of 47 years without a passenger dying in an accident, but it has also paid millions in fines over safety
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, a family reunites following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. A commission tasked with investigating government actions surrounding the Florida high school massacre and the state’s other mass shootings is set to hold its first meeting, Tuesday, April 24. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)
Investigators: School design contributed to massacreA commission investigating the Florida high school massacre has earned that faulty classroom designs and police radio and 911 systems contributed to the chaos and possibly to some of the 17 deaths
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Amazon Will Deliver Packages to Your TrunkNeither rain, nor sleet, nor snow ... will mar your Amazon package, which can now be delivered not to your front porch but into the trunk of your car. The AP reports the company on Tuesday launched that new service in 37 US cities, and while there's no upcharge, there are...
Newser4 hours ago
Los Angeles police and firefighters gather where authorities say a man fatally shot his mother after a house fire in the Gardena section of Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Daniel Bowyer)
Police: Man fatally shot mother after Los Angeles house fireAuthorities say a man fatally shot his mother at the scene of a house fire early Tuesday morning
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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