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Man charged with murder hauled from courtroom after fighting with deputies

As 22-year-old Jamel Nelson was led into the courtroom, he began shouting and struggling with sheriff's deputies who were leading him into the room.

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The 21-year-old gay University of Wyoming student was beaten, tortured and left to die 20 years ago. For years, his parents have been afraid to bury him out of concern the site would draw anti-gay protests. The National Cathedral will inter Shepard's remains in its crypt on Oct. 26.

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Opening statements in Jersey City murder trial stopped due to juror's illness

Opening statements in the murder trial of a 19-year-old Jersey City man where adjourned after a juror took ill today. JERSEY CITY -- The prosecution began presenting its opening statement today in the murder trial of a 19-year-old Jersey City man but the sudden illness of a juror caused an...

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Western business leaders, including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and tech investor Steve Case, distanced themselves from Saudi Arabia over the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi.

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump nominated U.S. District Judge Joseph Bianco, who has overseen many murder cases against MS-13 gang members on Long Island, to serve on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the White House said Wednesday.

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MSNBC host Chris Hayes floats conspiracy theory that Saudis pay Trump hush money to overlook murder

MSNBC “All In” host Chris Hayes took to twitter with a bizarre conspiracy on Wednesday, pondering if wealthy Saudi Arabians are shelling out cash to President Trump in exchange for the authorization to kill critics.

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Meet N.J.'s newest addition to the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list

Investigators hope heightening the profile of the accused killer will lead to his capture Lamont Stephenson has been on the run for almost four years as a prime suspect in the October 2014 killing of his fiancee and her dog in Newark. Now, the FBI is raising the stakes in the search for the...

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Trump can’t let the Saudis get away with murder

In the face of mounting evidence that the Saudi government is behind the disappearance and likely murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, President Trump has to make it plain that he’s not the junior partner is the US-Saudi alliance. Trump on Thursday seemed to rule out the most obvious...

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Trial date set for duo in deadly Ala Moana game room robbery

A 28-year-old man accused of fatally shooting another man at an illegal game room during a robbery attempt in Ala Moana pleaded not guilty to a murder charge at Circuit Court today.

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Murder trial shocker: Witness who identified killer now says 'it was a lie'

A key witness recanted sworn statements made to police today on the stand at the murder trial of a Jersey City man. JERSEY CITY -- A key prosecution witness who identified the man on trial for murder as the killer eight years ago recanted his sworn statement Thursday -- at first saying he didn't...

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Feds bust up drug gang that threatened murder, 'dancing with the devil' on Facebook

The Famous Boyz sold fentanyl-laced heroin and warned snitches on social media, 'there gone (sic) be a murder,' feds say Federal prosecutors have charged 17 alleged members and associates of a Bloods street gang in Newark in a drug trafficking conspiracy authorities say used threats of...

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The president sees no reason to stop doing business with Mohammed bin Salman, despite a credible allegation that Saudi Arabia killed and dismembered a journalist last week.

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Jamal Khashoggi’s alleged murder represents a new kind of depravity

Speaking directly and forcefully about Khashoggi’s disappearance would send a message that certain principles are inviolable.

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Judge downgrades murder charge in ex-cop Pownall's homicide case

Former Philadelphia police officer Ryan Pownall will be tried for third-degree murder instead of first-degree murder in the shooting death of David Jones.

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Fate of 2 accused of murder is in jury's hands; victim was shot at least 19 times

Two fate of two Jersey City men charged with murdering a man shot some 19 time will be in the hands of the jury today. JERSEY CITY -- Two Jersey City men charged with murdering a man who was shot as many as 19 times on a front stoop in 2016 will have their fates placed in the hands of the jury...

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Man charged with fatal Riverdale neighborhood stabbing

Jose De La Torre, 30, was charged with one felony count each of first degree murder and first degree attempted murder, Chicago police said.

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American Horror Story: Apocalypse: What Horrors Await at the Murder House?

This week kicked our crossover bonanza into high gear, bringing back not only Lily Rabe’s Misty Day, but also her idol, the White Witch—a.k.a. Stevie Nicks.

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Matthew Shepard, whose 1998 murder became a symbol for the gay rights movement, will be interred at Washington National Cathedral

The 21-year-old gay University of Wyoming student was beaten, tortured and left to die 20 years ago. For years, his parents have been afraid to bury him out of concern the site would draw anti-gay protests. The National Cathedral will inter Shepard's remains in its crypt on Oct. 26.

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Ex-con busted for plotting reputed mobster’s drive-thru assassination

An ex-con was busted Thursday for allegedly plotting the assassination of a reputed mobster who was rubbed out while waiting for a cup of McDonald’s coffee last week, The Post has learned. Bushawn “Shelz” Shelton, 34, is named in a Brooklyn federal court complaint that charges him with...

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