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Everett files lawsuit against painkiller manufacturer

U.S. attorney Robert Capers, left, speaks during a news conference, announcing charges for Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the murderous architect of a three-decade-long web of violence, corruption and drug trafficking, Friday Jan. 20, 2017, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Extradited Thursday from Mexico, Guzman was due later Friday in a federal court in Brooklyn. Prosecutors have sought to bring him to a U.S. court for years while he made brazen prison escapes and spent years on the run in Mexico. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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Lawyer for El Chapo: No evidence of wrongdoing

This undated booking photo provided by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Richard Allen Newsome Jr., 17, of Las Vegas. He was charged as an adult Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, with murder in the Jan. 14, 2017, shooting death of Richard Nelson, 18, of Springfield, Mo. Nelson was a former star football player at Chaparral High School in Las Vegas, and was a freshman on the Missouri State University football team. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department/Clark County Detention Center via AP)
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Teen due in Las Vegas court in Missouri State player slaying

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Decorated officer accused of beating girlfriend’s 5-year-old

This October 2016 file photo provided by the Morton County Sheriff's Department in Mandan, N.D., shows actress Shailene Woodley who was arrested Oct. 10, 2016, during a protest against the Dakota Access pipeline. Trial for Woodley has been delayed again. She initially was to stand trial Jan. 25. It was rescheduled for Feb. 22 and now has been moved to March 31. 2017. (Morton County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
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Actress Woodley’s pipeline protest trial is delayed again

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Hastert to assault victim: Pay back $1.7M in hush money

In this Feb. 18, 2012, file photo, Franclot Graham leans over his son, Ramarley Graham, in his casket before funeral services in the Bronx borough of New York. Officer Richard Haste initially faced a criminal manslaughter charge in the 2012 death of 18-year-old, Graham, but the case was ultimately dismissed. Haste was expected to offer his first public account of the slaying at his department disciplinary trial on Friday, Jan 20, 2017. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
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NYPD officer set to testify about killing of unarmed teen

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New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags

Police board Mexican Air Force plane after the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Mexico's Foreign Relations Department announced Guzman was handed over to U.S. authorities for transportation to the U.S. on Thursday, the last day of President Barack Obama's administration and a day before Donald Trump is to be inaugurated. (AP Photo/Christian Torres)
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Mexican drug kingpin “El Chapo” to appear in US courtroom

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Suspect in officer’s slaying spews expletives at judge

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Ferguson appeals $3M verdict in police stun gun death

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Man accused of killing Orlando officer defiant in court

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Maine man to be sentenced for killing girlfriend, 2 children

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Sheriff accused of meth theft pleads to felony, resigns

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Judge rejects plea deal in Iowa teen’s sex abuse case

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Virginia man convicted of 2006 slaying of family is executed

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Mississippi man pleads guilty in slaying of 5-year-old girl

This booking photo released by the Harris County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office shows Elaine Yates. Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother Elaine Yates in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and their mother was charged with snatching them, police announced Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Yates, who had been living in Houston under the name Liana Waldberg, was arrested on Monday, Jan. 16, without incident and faces arraignment Wednesday in Rhode Island on a fugitive charge. (Harris County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
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Mom pleads not guilty to abducting kids in 1985

This 1999 image scanned from a contact sheet provided by the Innocent Project shows a portrait session with Wilbert Jones. Jones, serving a life sentence for the rape of a nurse in 1971, claims authorities concealed evidence that the crime was committed by another man linked to two similar attacks. In a court filing Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, the Innocence Project New Orleans attorneys asked the Louisiana Supreme Court to review Jones' 45-year-old case and order him a new trial. (Deborah Luster/The Innocence Project via AP)
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Man seeking new trial in 1971 rape claims state hid evidence

Former Pike County Deputy Joel Jenkins, left, sits and listens to closing arguments next to his attorney Mark Collins at the Pike County Court House in Waverly, Ohio, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Jenkins, accused of fatally shooting an unarmed man after a chase, was found not guilty of murder and reckless homicide charges on Tuesday. (Brooke LaValley/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
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Ex-deputy found not guilty of murder charge in Ohio shooting

This July 12, 2013, file photo, a Commonwealth of Massachusetts medical examiner's van leaves the Puritan Lawn Memorial Park in Peabody, Mass., after exhuming Albert DeSalvo's body from a grave to confirm a forensic link to the Boston Strangler. Fifty years ago a judge sentenced DeSalvo, a factory worker who claimed he was the notorious Boston Strangler, but questions still swirl around DeSalvo's confession. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
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A half-century later, questions cloud Boston Strangler case

Russell Yates, whose wife Elaine and two daughters went missing in 1985, speaks in the doorway of his home Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Warwick, R.I. Elaine Yates, living under the name Liana Waldberg in Houston, was arrested Monday, charged with taking the children. She faces arraignment on a fugitive charge Wednesday in Rhode Island. (Glenn Osmundson/Providence Journal via AP)
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Mom charged with taking her kids 3 decades ago to face judge

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