Alabama drops homicide charge against woman who lost fetus
06 July 2019 | 10:50 am
Prosecutors in Alabama have dropped manslaughter charges against a woman who lost her unborn child after she was shot in a fight. A grand jury indicted Marshae Jones after deciding that the shooter acted in self defense.
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Jones wins Alabama Senate race.
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Democrat Doug Jones delivers victory speech after defeating Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama.
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Comedian Bill Cosby arrived for the second day of jury selection on Tuesday in his sexual assault retrial. Cosby, 80, is charged with drugging and assaulting Andrea Constand, 44 at his home near Philadelphia.
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Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn announced the execution of 83-year-old convicted pipe-bomb killer, Walter Moody, the oldest known person put to death in the modern era of U.S. capital punishment.
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A Pennsylvania jury of seven men and five women was due to begin deliberations on Wednesday (April 25) to decide whether to convict comedian and actor Bill Cosby of sexual assault, attempting to reach a verdict where a previous jury was hopelessly deadlocked.
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