Detroit boy, 12, faces murder charge, possible life sentence, in shooting death of woman, 24

Detroit boy, 12, faces life murder charge in death

DETROIT — A 12-year-old Detroit boy accused of shooting a 24-year-old woman to death during a street robbery could face an adult murder sentence of life in prison without parole if he’s convicted, authorities said Wednesday.

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Blackhawks star Kane indicted on misdemeanor assault, theft charges in NY cabbie attack

Blackhawks star Kane indicted in NY cabbie attack

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane was indicted Wednesday on misdemeanor assault and theft charges after he was accused of beating up a cab driver over a fare dispute.

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Blackhawks star Patrick Kane indicted on misdemeanor assault, theft charges in cabbie attack

Blackhawks star Kane indicted in cabbie attack

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane was indicted Wednesday on misdemeanor assault and theft charges after he was accused of beating up a cab driver over a fare dispute.

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Mass. man says his parents, both prominent lawyers, knew he was growing, dealing pot at home

Mass. man: Lawyer parents knew I was drug dealer

NATICK, Mass. — Two prominent attorneys are under police scrutiny after their son, arrested on charges he was dealing marijuana from home, told investigators his parents knew what he was doing. Police found a small smoking pipe, scale and baggies in their bedroom.

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Trial by video-conferencing not fair: Abu Salem

NEW DELHI - Extradited gangster Abu Salem, facing charges of extortion, Wednesday told a city court that conducting his trial by video-conferencing was not fair and it would violate his extradition conditions.

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Pakistani Taliban leader declared proclaimed offender

ISLAMABAD - An anti-terrorism court Wednesday declared Pakistani Taliban leader Maulana Fazlullah a proclaimed offender, officials said.

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High time India reformed its policing: Experts

NEW DELHI - India needs urgent reforms in policing to free it from the shackles of politicians and bureaucrats and make it more effective and trustful for common citizens, says former police chiefs and experts. Most states have been dragging their feet over the reforms fearing loss of political control over its forces.

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Judge in Santa Monica divvies up memorabilia, OJ Simpson gets first $6,075 from auction

Judge in Santa Monica divides Simpson memorabilia

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — A California judge ordered some memorabilia returned to O.J. Simpson Tuesday, even as the football Hall of Famer sits in a Nevada prison for stealing it during a hotel room heist.

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Mo. woman charged with cyberbullying for allegedly putting teen’s photo, e-mail on Craigslist

Mo. woman charged with cyberbullying on Craigslist

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri woman has been charged with cyberbullying for allegedly posting photos and personal information of a teenage girl on the “Casual Encounters” section of Craigslist after an Internet argument.

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US seeks reduced prison term for ex-UBS banker who was star witness in tax secrets case

US seeks reduced term for star Swiss bank witness

MIAMI — A former Swiss banker should get a sharply reduced prison term for helping the U.S. government as a star witness in a wide-ranging tax evasion investigation of banking giant UBS AG, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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