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Man convicted in kidnap, rape, murder of nursing student

Jennifer Thompson, attorney for Zachary Adams, speaks to Adams during State prosecutor Jennifer Nicols' closing argument rebuttal in the Holly Bobo murder trial, Thursday, Sept. 21, in Savannah, Tenn. Zach Adams is charged with felony first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated rape of Holly Bobo. (Kenneth Cummings/The Jackson Sun via AP, Pool)
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The Latest: Jury to resume work Friday in student’s slaying

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Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

Police dressed in riot gear stage in the front of the Saint Louis Galleria mall to clear protesters from the streets on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in St. Louis. St. Louis County police say they broke up a demonstration near the upscale mall because protesters weren't listening to instructions and tried to evade two lines of officers blocking the on-ramp to a highway. The protesters broke into groups, with some milling around near the highway entrance, some in the mall parking lot and others on a nearby street. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
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White ‘allies’ march against verdict

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Family of black man killed by Indianapolis police sue city

In this May 19, 2017 file image made from video provided by Hawaii News Now, shows Anil Uskanli in the back of a sheriff's car as he is driven away from the plane after being detained on an American Airlines flight in Honolulu. A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether to close a hearing for Uskanli, accused of inflight behavior that prompted fighter jets to escort the airplane. Uskanli's attorney wants a hearing over his mental competency and detention to be closed to the public. (Hawaii News Now via AP,File)
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Man accused of disrupting flight found competent for trial

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Judge won’t dismiss suit challenging police-as-prosecutors

In this March 18, 2014, file photo, Scott Dekraai appears in court in Santa Ana, Calif. Dekraai, a 47-year-old former tugboat operator, faces life in prison when he's sentenced Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in an Orange County courtroom, for killing his ex-wife and seven others in a shooting rampage at the hair salon where she worked. His case has dragged on years due to a scandal over authorities’ use of informants to cull information from Dekraai and others housed in the county’s jails. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
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California man faces life sentence for killing 8 in salon

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Attorney says man is innocent of kidnapping, killing student

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Illinois court to issue ruling in Drew Peterson murder case

In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo, Nathan Carman, speaks to reporters outside Saint Patrick - Saint Anthony Church in Hartford, Conn., after a memorial service for his mother, Linda Carman, who was lost at sea. In a legal motion filed Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in Rhode Island, attorneys ask a federal judge to compel Carman to provide discovery they say is relevant to the case because of “striking parallels” between Carman’s mother’s presumed death and his grandfather’s 2013 Connecticut killing. (AP Photo/David Collins, File)
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Lawyers say man whose kin died is withholding information

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Woman sues 4 Baltimore police officers charged with fraud

In this Tuesday Jan. 22, 2013, file photo, Sonja Farak, left, stands during her arraignment at Eastern Hampshire District Court in Belchertown, Mass. A petition is asking the highest court in Massachusetts to dismiss every case connected to Farak, a former state chemist who authorities said was high almost every day she went to work at a state drug lab for eight years. The state's public defender agency is a party to the petition filed Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, before the Supreme Judicial Court by two women whose drug possession convictions are tied to evidence handled by chemist Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to stealing cocaine from the lab. (Don Treeger/The Republican via AP, File)
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Court asked to dismiss cases tied to former drug lab chemist

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Court: Texas man can be executed for slaying daughters

In this May 7, 2015 file photo, Pamela Geller speaks during an interview at The Associated Press in New York. A trial is set to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in federal court in Boston for David Wright of Everett, Mass., accused of participating in a 2015 plot for the Islamic State group to behead Geller, a conservative blogger. The plot was never carried out. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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Defense: Man accused of terror plot an ‘idiot,’ not fighter

Protesters march at the Saint Louis Galleria mall in Richmond Heights, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in St. Louis. Protesters took to the streets again Wednesday in the St. Louis area to demonstrate against a judge's recent acquittal of a white former police officer who fatally shot a black suspect in 2011. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
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Police say some protesters ignored commands

In this April 12, 2017, file photo, students and other immigration-rights supporters gather outside tents by the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. Washington state on Wednesday, Sept. 20, sued the operator of the detention center over claims it did not pay detainees the state's minimum wage for work performed over a decade. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
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Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a day

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Hurricane Harvey’s impact blows Durst hearing into next year

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Ex-soldier convicted of threatening Fort Hood rampage

A group protests U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, as he arrives in Portland, Ore., to discuss sanctuary city policies with city and regional law enforcement officials. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)
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Sessions asks ‘sanctuary cities’ to reconsider

Glenn Chin, the supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, departs federal court after attending the first day of his trial, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Boston. Chin is charged with second-degree murder and other crimes under federal racketeering law for his role in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds of others. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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Lawyers trade jabs as meningitis outbreak murder trial opens

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Judge won’t allow prostitution rumors in Menendez case

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