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In this March 16, 2017, file photo, Barry Cadden arrives at the federal courthouse in Boston. A verdict has been reached Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the case. Cadden, president of New England Compounding Center, faces multiple counts in a fungal meningitis outbreak from tainted steroids manufactured by the pharmacy, which killed dozens and sickened hundreds of people in 2012. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
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Ex-pharmacy exec convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak

Christopher Tapp, right, and Jeremy Sargis embrace during Tapp's post conviction relief hearing at the Bonneville Courthouse in Idaho Falls, Idaho, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Tapp, who experts say was coerced into a false murder confession, is now free after spending half of his life behind bars. A judge released Tapp on Wednesday morning after vacating his rape conviction and resentencing him to time served for the 1996 murder of Angie Dodd. (Taylor Carpenter/Post Register via AP, Pool)
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Idaho man who didn’t match DNA from killing is freed

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams arrives for his arraignment on bribery and extortion charges at the federal courthouse, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Top prosecutor pleads not guilty in gifts-for-favors case

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Teen accused of helping friend shoot girl in head

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, second left, and his wife Sandra, arrives for the third day of his trial at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Spanier is charged with conspiracy and endangering the welfare of children. Prosecutors say Spanier and two other Penn State administrators failed to act on a report of sexual abuse by former football coach Jerry Sandusky. (Dan Gleiter/PennLive.com via AP)
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Defense to begin in trial of Penn State’s former president

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Former Social Security judge sentenced to prison in sex case

In this Sept. 8, 2011, file photo, Javier Righetti makes his initial appearance on charges of the rape and murder of 15-year-old Alyssa Otremba at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas. A jury has decided that Righetti should be put to death for the rape, murder and mutilation of Otremba in a crime that shocked Las Vegas for its brutality in 2011. (Sam Morris/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)
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Jury decides death penalty for man, 24, in Las Vegas killing

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Parents delay help for wounded boy to scrub evidence

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Grand jury indicts man in 5 slayings and arson in Colquitt

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US prosecutors oppose easing jail conditions for El Chapo

In this Sept. 22, 2016 file photo, Virginia businessman Philip Zodhiates leaves U.S. District Court in Buffalo, N.Y., where he was on trial for international parental kidnapping and conspiracy. Zodhiates was convicted of the charges on Sept. 29, 2016, after prosecutors say he helped a mother move her daughter out of the country and away from her ex-partner. Vermont U.S. District Court Judge William Sessions on Monday, March 20, 2017, ruled that a lawsuit filed by Janet Jenkins, whose former civil union partner fled the country with their child rather than share custody, is being allowed to proceed because Zodhiates is set to be sentenced in a separate criminal case. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson, File)
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Man convicted in same-sex child custody case to be sentenced

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Officer: Utah teens plotted to shoot girl over texts

Joey Meek's attorney, Deborah Barbier of Columbia, S.C. talks to the media Tuesday, March 21, 2017, after her client was sentenced to 27 months for telling others not to report Dylann Roof in Emanuel AME Church shooting. (Brad Nettles/The Post And Courier via AP)
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Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing

Acting New Jersey U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick speaks during a news conference announcing corruption charges against Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Philadelphia. Williams, Philadelphia's top prosecutor, was charged Tuesday with taking more than $160,000 in luxury gifts, Caribbean trips and cash, often in exchange for official favors that included help with a court case, according to a bribery and extortion indictment unsealed Tuesday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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The Latest: Philadelphia’s top prosecutor faces arraignment

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The Latest: 7 women, 5 men picked for Penn State jury

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Anti-death-penalty prosecutor challenges Florida governor

In a May 21, 2014, file photo, former Penn State president Graham Spanier walks from a hearing before a Superior Court panel at City Hall, in Philadelphia. Jury selection is scheduled to begin in Harrisburg, Pa., on Monday, March 20, 2017, in Spanier's trial on charges that children were put at risk by how he responded to complaints about Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky more than 15 years ago. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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2 ex-officials set to testify against ex-Penn State leader

In this Aug. 20, 2015, file photo, Brittany Pilkington, right, and her attorney, Marc Triplett, listen as a judge sets a bond in Bellefontaine, Ohio. A judge on Monday, March 20, 2017, gave attorneys in the case of Pilkington, an Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three young sons out of jealousy at the attention her husband gave them, a deadline of May 15 for filing any additional motions. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins, File)
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Deadline set in case of Ohio mother accused of killing sons

In this Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, file photo, pallbearers carry the casket of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis to a grave site at Beaumont Cemetery in Beaumont, Miss. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday, March 13, 2017, for Derrick Stafford's trial where he and another deputy city marshal fired on a car during a November 2015 traffic stop. The shooting killed Mardis and critically wounded his father, Christopher Few. (Eli Baylis/Hattiesburg American via AP, File)
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Jury to hear 2nd day of testimony in officer’s murder trial

In this June 18, 2015 frame from video Joey Meek, friend of Dylann Roof who is accused of killing nine black church members during Bible study on June 17 in Charleston , S.C., speaks to The Associated Press. Meek was arrested Thursday, Sept. 17, more than a month after authorities told him he was under federal investigation for lying to them and failing to report a crime, an official close to the probe said. (APTN via AP)
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Dylann Roof’s friend is going to prison for lying to FBI

In this Feb. 19, 2016 file photo, Ethan Couch is led by sheriff deputies after a juvenile court for a hearing in Fort Worth, Texas. Couch, a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense following a deadly drunken-driving wreck, will appear Wednesday, April 12, before a Fort Worth judge who could order more jail time as part of the conditions of his adult probation. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
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Texas ‘affluenza’ teen’s lawyers seek his release from jail

In this photo taken July 23, 2015, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, March 20, 2017, declined to hear Menendez's appeal of his corruption indictment, setting the stage for a federal trial in the fall. The justices let stand a lower court ruling that refused to dismiss charges including conspiracy, bribery and fraud against the Democratic lawmaker. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)In this photo taken July 23, 2015, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, March 20, 2017, declined to hear Menendez's appeal of his corruption indictment, setting the stage for a federal trial in the fall. The justices let stand a lower court ruling that refused to dismiss charges including conspiracy, bribery and fraud against the Democratic lawmaker. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Justices won’t hear Menendez appeal in corruption case

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