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Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Making A Murderer's Brendan Dassey

Dassey was only 16 years old at the time when he was put under pressure by authorities to admit the rape and murder of photographer, Teresa Halbach . WBAY spoke with Bob Dvorak, an attorney who's been part of Dassey's post-conviction team. Attorney Laura Nirider said they want to send Dassey home to his mother as soon as possible.



A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop's murder retrial

After the first mistrial in Tensing's case, protesters made a decision to take their march across the city of Cincinnati . Former Cincinnati cop Ray Tensing (left) was charged with the murder of Sam DuBose (right). Asserting the video did not definitively prove the prosecution's arguments about whether Tensing was dragged, Mathews reminded the jury of "Sully", the 2009 movie about airline pilot Chesley Sullenberger who became a hero by making an emergency landing on the Hudson ...


Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

But lesbian, gay and transgender activists say they lack legal protections and face widespread social stigma in a nation heavily influenced by conservative and religious values. The Pride Week events and parade, held in Istanbul since 2003, allowed the LGBTI community to assert their rights, including demands for bans on discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.


Illinois lawmakers meeting again to try to reach budget deal

Illinois lawmakers meeting again to try to reach budget deal

To this day since Rauner took office, there has not been a budget approved. He says leader meetings are more effective than special sessions. House Speaker Mike Madigan, who has been targeted by Governor Bruce Rauner as the cause of the gridlock in Springfield, postponed a vote on a worker's compensation bill in the Labor Committee, but promised to continue working toward a bipartisan solution with Republican lawmakers.



Tropical Storm Cindy expected to bring soaking rains to midstate on Friday

Standing water still remains in some parts of town after tropical storm Cindy brought heavy rain to the area, Saturday , June 24, 2017, in Leakesville, Miss. The main concern is the threat of flooding should slow moving thunderstorms move through our area. "Floating colonies can look like ribbons, streamers or a ball of ants floating on the water", the statement said.


Masters champion Garcia tied for lead in Munich

Masters champion Garcia tied for lead in Munich

Garcia soon had company at the top after a remarkable round from Bland, who recovered from an early mistake at the second with three consecutive birdies from the fourth before entertaining the big crowd with arguably the up-and-down of the season at the 11th.