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This undated photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows Russell Bucklew. The Missouri Supreme Court has set a March execution date for Bucklew, a convicted killer who narrowly escaped execution three years ago because of a rare medical condition that created the risk of suffering during the execution process. Bucklew is scheduled to die by injection March 20 for killing a man in 1996. Bucklew was moments away from execution in May 2014 when the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in. (Missouri Department of Corrections via AP)
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Execution date set for Missouri inmate with rare condition

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Victims of cancer doctor could receive $4.1M in repayment

This Nov. 18, 2011 file photo shows the Oregon State Penitentiary, in Salem, Ore. An Oregon woman was sentenced to two years in federal prison in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, on a drug conspiracy charge after her inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss at the Oregon State Penitentiary after a prison visit in 2016. (Danielle Peterson/Statesman-Journal via AP, File)
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Inmate dies after meth-laden kiss; girlfriend gets 2 years

In this Nov. 14, 2017 file photo, two women embrace outside Rancho Tehama Elementary School, where a gunman opened fire in Corning, Calif. Sheriff's deputies responded 21 times in the last year to calls involving a California man who had been feuding with his neighbors before he committed a shooting rampage last week, killing five people and wounding at least eight others. . (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
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California shooter was frequent subject of police calls

Man freed after 19 years for murder sues Baltimore police - Baltimore Sun
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Jury awards wrongfully convicted Baltimore man $15 million

This undated photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Alva Campbell. The Ohio Parole Board on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, rejected a request for mercy from Campbell, a condemned inmate who argues he had such a bad childhood and is in such poor health that he should be spared from execution next month. The board's 11-1 decision came in the case of Campbell, set to die by lethal injection on Nov. 15 for killing a teen during a 1997 carjacking. The slaying came five years after he was paroled on a different murder charge. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP)
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Ohio killer who survived execution files new court appeal

This July 20, 2017 photo released by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office in Iowa City, Iowa, shows Curtis Cortez Jones, Police said Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, that Jones is charged in the April death of 34-year-old Jonathan Wieseler, who was shot during a robbery at his Iowa City office. Jones has been in custody awaiting trial in the death of 46-year-old Ricky Lillie, who police say was robbed and shot after giving Jones a ride in June.(Johnson County Sheriff's Office via AP)
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Parolee charged with killing second Iowa man after release

South Carolina Corrections Director Bryan Stirling, left, and Gov. Henry McMaster stand outside the state's death row at Broad River Correctional Institution in Columbia, S.C. Stirling and McMaster announced Monday the state doesn't have the drugs it needs for lethal injection and can't carry out an execution scheduled for December 1. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
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South Carolina doesn’t have drugs for December execution

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. Uskanli who disrupted a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu won't receive additional jail time and must pay American Airlines more than $8,500. Uskanli was sentenced Monday, Nov. 20, to the six months that he has spent locked up. (Hawaii News Now via AP, File)
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Disruptive Hawaii flight passenger sentenced to time served

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Charles Manson used charm to turn youths into mass killers

Chicago cop pleads not guilty to civil rights charges stemming from shooting - Chicago Tribune
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Ex-Chicago officer who shot at teens gets 5-year sentence

In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, debris litters a concert festival grounds after a mass shooting in Las Vegas. Legal action stemming from the mass shooting at the concert is picking up with lawsuits filed Wednesday, Nov. 15, on behalf of 14 concertgoers. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
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Attorneys filing Vegas shooting lawsuits with 450 plaintiffs

In this June 16, 2015 file photo, workers remove part of a balcony that collapsed at the Library Gardens apartment complex in Berkeley, Calif. Relatives of six college students who died when the balcony collapsed, have reached a settlement with the owners of the apartment building and the company that managed it. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
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California balcony fall victims settle with building owner

In this Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, left, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner, as Time Warner Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Bewkes listens at right. The Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss the matter ahead of the suit's official filing. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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Epic antitrust fight looms for AT&T’s $85B Time Warner deal

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Trial wrapping up in case that sparked immigration debate

This undated photo provided by the Philadelphia Police Department shows Dr. Ricardo Cruciani, a neurologist charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic. Cruciani is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, on misdemeanor charges that include indecent assault. (Philadelphia Police Department/NJ Advance Media via AP)
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Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states

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Students seek $55M in damages, say dorms had toxic mold

At left is a booking photo released by the West Hartford Police showing University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu, who is charged with smearing body fluids on her Jamaican-American roommate's belongings. At right is Chennel Rowe. (PHOTO: AP/Facebook)
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Ex-student to face judge in body fluids contamination case

In this Jan. 3, 2006 file photo, New York State Assemblyman Sam Hoyt speaks with supporters during a news conference in Buffalo, N.Y. Lisa Marie Cater, 51, says in court papers filed Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, that Hoyt sexually harassed and assaulted her. (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)
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Woman says she was harassed by New York state employee

Kenneth Hatch
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Jurors return in trial of deputy accused of abusing girls

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Murder trial in Ohio firefighter’s arson death set to resume

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate
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Closing arguments set for San Francisco pier killing

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