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He was wrongly convicted of murder as a teen. After fighting for 26 years, his name has finally been cleared

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Dontae Sharpe, a Charlotte, North Carolina, resident, breathed a heavy sigh of relief Friday upon receiving a pardon for a murder he didn't commit -- after spending 24 years in prison. Sharpe, 46, who's Black, was c...

New York Times: Two men convicted of killing Malcolm X to be exonerated.

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Two of the three men convicted of the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X are expected to be exonerated Thursday by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, according to a report by The New York Times. A 22-month investiga...

Tennessee Gangster Disciples member known as ‘Creeper da Reeper’ convicted of killing murder witness

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Brandon Durell Hardison, who went by "Creep" and "Creeper da Reeper," was found guilty by a federal jury of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) conspiracy, murder in aid of racketeering, causing...

A couple convicted of assaulting a Sesame Place worker after a mask dispute has been sentenced to prison

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A New York couple has been sentenced to prison after being convicted in last summer's assault of a Sesame Place employee that prosecutors said happened hours after the victim tried to enforce the theme park's face m...

3 convicted Islamist terrorists in Britain could go free in the next few months

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Parviz Khan, Jawad Akbar and Zakariya Ashiq will go before a parole board over the next few months, with Akbar’s case expected to go ahead before Christmas this year.  Khan, 50, was convicted in a plot to kidnap and ...

California police officer convicted of firearm assault in 2018 death of a Black man, but jury deadlocked on manslaughter charge

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A California police officer was convicted Tuesday of assault with a firearm, but the jury did not reach a verdict over a voluntary manslaughter charge in the 2018 killing of a 32-year-old Black man who was shot nine...

Giuliani associate convicted of campaign finance crimes

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The verdict was returned in Manhattan federal court, where Lev Parnas was on trial for more than two weeks as prosecutors accused him of using other people’s money to pose as a powerful political broker and cozy up t...

Florida sheriff blasts NJ for convicted murderer’s early release after arrest for new murder: ‘Shame on you’

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Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd sounded off on video the department released Wednesday about the arrest of 51-year-old James Lewis on a New Jersey warrant for murder, kidnapping, carjacking, and weapons charges. FLORI...

Texas nurse convicted of killing 4 men with air injections

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The Smith County jury deliberated for about an hour before finding William George Davis, of Hallsville, guilty of capital murder involving multiple victims. Prosecutors planned to seek the death penalty during the se...

Seattle police rescue convicted felon from wrecked car before flames engulf vehicle, bodycam video shows

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Patrol officers first spotted the man staring down at his cellphone while driving a white sedan on Martin Luther King Jr. Way at around 9:40 p.m., police said. When officers tried to stop him, the driver sped away.  ...

NYC man who wanted to join Taliban and kill US troops convicted in federal court, prosecutors say

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Delowar Mohammed Hossain, 36, was found guilty Friday in Manhattan federal court of attempting to provide material support to the terror group.  He was arrested on July 26, 2019, at John F. Kennedy International Airp...

’90 Day Fiancé’ star convicted of aggravated kidnapping, domestic assault

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Geoffrey Ian Paschel, 44, had been accused of assault by his former fiancée. During his two-day trial, Paschel claimed his ex-fiancée's injuries were self-inflicted. However, a jury "discredited" his testimony and fo...

Wrongly convicted man dies of Covid-19, nine years after he was exonerated

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After spending the last nine years taking back his life after being exonerated of murder and released from prison, Damon Thibodeaux has died of complications from Covid-19. "The nurse that took care of him said he ...

Newsom rally speaker has repeatedly called for convicted cop killers to be released from prison

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Melina Abdullah, a professor at California State University, Los Angeles, was a speaker at an African American Voter Registration and Education Project event Monday in support of Newsom, where she attacked Larry Elde...

Colorado day care provider convicted for hiding 26 kids behind false basement wall

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Carla Marie Faith faced 26 counts of misdemeanor child abuse, a felony count of attempting to influence a public servant and another misdemeanor of running a child care facility without a license. The jury convicted ...

Washington man convicted of hate crime in transgender teen’s murder

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A Washington state man was found guilty Friday in the death of a transgender teenager, Nikki Kuhnhausen. David Bogdanov, 27, was convicted of second-degree murder and malicious harassment, according to Clark County ...