Jury to mull defendant’s mental health in Slender Man attack
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Jury to mull defendant’s mental health in Slender Man attack

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A jury this week will begin weighing the mental competence of a girl accused in the stabbing of a classmate to please a fictional horror character known as Slender Man. Jury selection begins Monday in Waukesha in the trial to determine 15-year-old Anissa Weier’s competency. It could take up to two … Continue reading

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted three Virginia men accused of plotting to shoot up or bomb synagogues and black churches. The Richmond-area men were originally charged last month. A federal magistrate found probable cause to send the case to a grand jury, which returned a three-count indictment Tuesday. Court records … Continue reading

Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyer urges jury to spare his life
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Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyer urges jury to spare his life

BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday, April 27 to spare the young man’s life, portraying him as “a good kid” who was led astray by his radicalized and belligerent older brother. David Bruck delivered the defense’s opening statement in the penalty phase of Tsarnaev’s trial, saying … Continue reading