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New motion on evidence used to convict “Serial” killer

New motion on evidence used to convict “Serial” killer

BALTIMORE (AP) – An attorney for a convicted killer at the center of the popular podcast “Serial” has filed a motion arguing that cell tower data placing the man near the murder scene was inaccurate and should not have been introduced at trial. Justin Brown, an attorney for Adnan Syed, who was convicted in 2000…

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Brown: Court should stop lawmakers from redrawing district

Brown: Court should stop lawmakers from redrawing district

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown is trying to stop Florida lawmakers from redrawing her congressional district, saying their efforts will deny African-Americans political representation. Brown and other black leaders in central Florida on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to intervene in the Florida Supreme Court decision that is causing lawmakers to…

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Bobby Brown feels ‘completely numb’ after death of daughter

Bobby Brown feels ‘completely numb’ after death of daughter

ATLANTA (AP) – Bobby Brown says in a statement that he feels “completely numb” after the death of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown. Bobby Brown said in the statement Monday that 22-year-old Bobbi Kristina was an angel. Bobbi Kristina died Sunday at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Ga., about six months after she was found,…

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Summer hail prompts use of snowplows in South Dakota city

Summer hail prompts use of snowplows in South Dakota city

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A brief but intense hailstorm that dropped as much as 4 inches of slippery pellets in a South Dakota city prompted officials to call out snowplows in the middle of summer. Pennington County Sheriff’s Deputy Matthew Jackson tells the Rapid City Journal that the Tuesday night incident on U.S. Highway…

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