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Prosecutors likely to toss thousands of tainted drug cases

Prosecutors likely to toss thousands of tainted drug cases

The state's highest court ordered the prosecutors to produce lists by the end of day Tuesday indicating how numerous approximately 24,000 affected cases they would not or could not prosecute if new trials were ordered. She also admitted to "dry labbing" in which she tested a few samples but reported the same results for multiple other samples. Numerous drug case defendants have already completed their sentences, though some probably remain in prison because of other charges not ...



Amber Alert issued for missing boy, 6, from Canton, Ga

The alert was issued by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for the Canton Police Department for Nathan Zeller. The agency is now conducting an investigation in reference to a child that was taken earlier this afternoon at approximately 4:10 pm., from the Canterbury Ridge Apartments by the noncustodial father.



US Supreme Court stops execution of Arkansas death row inmate

Arkansas contends it must act quickly because one of the drugs in its lethal injection mix, the valium-like sedative midazolam, expires at the end of April. Arkansas officials originally scheduled eight executions from 17-27 April. In a public display of protest, Judge Wendell Griffen strapped himself to a gurney to voice his opposition to the state's death penalty.


Southeast Kansas lawmaker named as treasurer

Southeast Kansas lawmaker named as treasurer

Estes held off Democrat James Thompson, a civil rights attorney, to claim the 4th congressional district seat occupied by Republicans for more than two decades. LaTurner's filings with the Kansas Secretary of State's Office indicate he owns a consulting firm called LaTurner Consulting. Wallace said the party must wait 10 days before having a meeting to determine who LaTurner's successor will be, and the process must be complete within 21 days from Tuesday.



Mayor Bill de Blasio, wife report $221000 in income

The City Council raised mayoral pay to $258,750 last year, but de Blasio declined the increase until after this year's election. Students now qualify for free lunch based upon their income, but backers of universal free lunch argue that some kids wind up going hungry because they are embarrassed in front of peers, or their parents or guardians fail to submit the necessary paperwork to qualify.


Anti-Defamation League Offers Spicer Holocaust Training After Hitler Gaffe

Anti-Defamation League Offers Spicer Holocaust Training After Hitler Gaffe

It expressed " deep concern " over " inaccurate and insensitive use of terms related to the Holocaust " in Spicer's comments, adding that such statements reveal his " profound lack of knowledge of events of the Second World War ". "When I heard [the Hitler comments], I was like, Trump's got to fire this guy , I think", the 63-year-old shock jock said. "He admitted it", Coffman said, before clarifying: "I mean, he needs to go".